Lincoln County Chancery Court Fee Chart (2/15)

Civil Action

Category One Cases (bond may be used)
(Contracts, torts, personal injury, property damage, 357.50 w/1 defendant malpractice, wrongful death, employment discrimination, civil rights suits, tax disputes, special remedies, real estate matters & cases not otherwise specified.)
329.50 w/o service
357.50 w/1 defendant
Category Two Cases
(Workers comp cases (bond may be used); appeals to circuit from general sessions, city courts and other courts or hearings; transfers from foreign counties; writs of mandamus; condemnation/inverse condemnation; & quo warrants actions.)
254.50 w/o service
282.50 w/1 defendant
Category Three Cases
(Adoption, legitimations, paternity cases, termination of parental rights, & other domestic relations matters not otherwise designated, Grandparent Rights, restoration of citizenship, name changes, minor settlement, enforcement of foreign judgments, and orders of protection (fees not required in advance), cross-filings and counter complaints.)
204.50 w/o service
232.50 w/1 defendant
Cases-Reopen Modification
(Child support enforcement and modification, interstate support cases, modification of parenting plan, civil contempt except for state cases.)
82.00 w/o service
110.00 w/1 defendant
Divorce with minor children
304.50 or 332.50 w/service
Divorce without minor children
229.50 or 257.50 w/service
Third Party complaints
C & M fee less archive ($5)
QDRO
25.00
Subpoenas
6.00 or 34.00 w/service
Continuances (taxed at end of cases)
7.00
Copies
.50 per page
Certification
5.00
Triple Certification
15.00
Receiving funds on confirmation of private sale or other funds and paying out
40.00
Preparing a record on appeal from Chancery court to an Appellate Court
300.00
Expungement of Order of Protection /Case
105.00
Requests not otherwise provided for
18.00(23.00-original)
Orders not otherwise provided for
12.00
Filing documents not otherwise provided for
7.00
Interim settlements or accounting
40.00
Execution/Garnishment/Bank Levy
25.00 + Service 47.00
Case transfer
175.00
Counter-Complaint
100.00

Probate

Estate / Muniment of Title
334.50
Notice to Creditors
118.00
Small Estate Affidavit
(w/o will-145.50) w/will 150.50
Small Estate into Regular Probate
189.00
Probate Letters Extra Copy
5.50
Claim against Estate
11.00
Exception of Claims
42.00
Petition & Order
30.00
Notice Sent from Court
18.00
Safe Keeping of Wills
5.00
Guardianship/Conservatorship
264.50 + service 292.50
Ligitimation/Name Change/Removal of Disability/Habeas Corpus
232.50
Mental Health Cases
152.50

Miscellaneous Other Chargges

(Private process server can serve original process but not garnishments, conservatorship and guardianship)
Litagation Tax
97.50
Birth Certificate (Department of Vital Records)
27.50
Secretary of State
20.00
Service to any Sheriff
28.00
Wage Assignment
25.00+ service 47.00
Fax Filings as allowed by TRCP 5A
5.00 +1.00 per page