Hancock County Clerk of Courts Deposits & Fees

Effective April 1, 2015

DIVORCES (NO CHILDREN) $400.00
DIVORCES (WITH CHILDREN) $475.00
DISSOLUTIONS (NO CHILDREN) $375.00
DISSOLUTIONS (WITH CHILDREN) $450.00
ANSWER & COUNTERCLAIM (DIVORCE – NO CHILDREN) $245.00
ANSWER & COUNTERCLAIM (DIVORCE – WITH CHILDREN) $295.00
HOME INVESTIGATION (PER HOUSEHOLD) $100.00
DOMESTIC CONTINUING JURISDICTION MOTIONS IF PARTIES HAVEN’T ATTENDED HOPE PARENTING CLASS IN THE  PAST 2 YEARS (ADDITIONAL DEPOSIT) $175.00 

$ 70.00

GUARDIAN AD LITEM (VOLUNTEER) $350.00
GUARDIAN AD LITEM (ATTORNEY) $600.00
H.O.P.E. SESSION (PER FAMILY) $  70.00
CIVIL ACTIONS $350.00
CIVIL ACTIONS (MORE THAN 5 PARTIES TO BE SERVED) $  50.00
CIVIL ACTIONS (WITH GARNISHMENTS OR ATTACHMENTS) $375.00
FORECLOSURES $525.00
ANSWER & COUNTERCLAIM/ANSWER & CROSS-COMPLAINT (CIVIL) $250.00
THIRD-PARTY COMPLAINT $250.00
EXECUTIONS $100.00
GARNISHMENTS $100.00
DEBTOR’S EXAMINATION $  55.00
CERTIFICATE OF JUDGMENT (FILE & RECORD) $  45.00
CERTIFICATE OF JUDGMENT (ISSUE, FILE & RECORD) $  50.00
CERTIFICATE OF JUDGMENT (ISSUE ONLY) $    5.00
WRIT OF POSSESSION (FORECLOSURES) $150.00
ARBITRATION $450.00
CRIMINAL EXPUNGEMENTS $  55.00
RECORD SEARCH $  15.00
SUBPOENA (EACH – WHEN PARTY HAS NO DEPOSIT) $  10.00
NOTARY AUTHENTICATION (EACH) $    2.00
APPEALS TO COURT OF APPEALS (FIXED BY COURT OF APPEALS) $150.00

THE ABOVE COSTS AND DEPOSITS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE.

THE CLERK SHALL NOT ACCEPT FOR FILING ANY MOTIONS TO INVOKE CONTINUING JURISDICTION OF THE COURT, EXCEPT FOR THOSE MOTIONS PERTAINING TO CHARGES OF CONTEMPT FOR FAILURE TO PAY CHILD SUPPORT, IF THE MOVANT HAS OUTSTANDING COURT COSTS, UNLESS THE COURT GRANTS A WAIVER FROM THIS RULE UPON GOOD CAUSE SHOWN.

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