CIRCUIT COURT CLERK
FILING FEE SCHEDULE
EFFECTIVE SEPTEMBER 19TH, 2016

CASE TYPE CASE TYPE DESCRIPTION FILING FEE
SC Small Claims - not to exceed $250.00 $130.00
SC Small Claims - $250.01 to $500.00 $140.00
SC Small Claims - $500.01 to $2,500.00 $160.00
SC Small Claims - $2,500.01 to $10,000.00 $195.00
SC Appearance - through $1,500.00 $150.00
SC Appearance - $1,500.01 to $10,000.00 $180.00
SC Jury Demand (6 person) $12.50
SC Jury Demand (12 person) $25.00
CASE TYPE CASE TYPE DESCRIPTION FILING FEE
AR Arbitration - $10,000.01 to $15,000.00 $195.00
AR Arbitration - $15,000.01 to $50,000.00 $280.00
AR Appearance $180.00
AR Rejection Fee ($30,000 or less)

$200.00

AR Rejection Fee (over $30,000)

$500.00

AR Jury Demand  $212.50
CASE TYPE CASE TYPE DESCRIPTION FILING FEE
LM (Law Med.) Law - up to $15,000.00 (Replevin, Detinue) $195.00
LM (Law Med.) Law - $15,000.01 to $50,000 (Replevin, Detinue ) $280.00
LM (Forcibles) Law - Possession only or Possession & Rent up to $15,000.00 $170.00
LM (Forcibles) Law - Possession & Rent exceeding $15,000.00 $280.00
LM (Law Med.) Law - Appearance

$180.00

LM (Forcibles) Law - Appearance (Rent up to $15,000.00) $150.00
LM (Forcibles) Law - Appearance (Rent exceeding $15,00.00) $18000
LM Jury Demand  $212.50
CASE TYPE CASE TYPE DESCRIPTION FILING FEE
L Law - Over $50,000.00 $280.00
L Confession of Judgment - $1,000.00 to $1,500.00 $170.00
L Confession of Judgment -$1,501.00 to $15,000.00 $235.00
L Confession of Judgment - Exceeding $15,000.00 $320.00
L Appearance $180.00
L Jury Demand $212.50
CASE TYPE CASE TYPE DESCRIPTION FILING FEE
CH Chancery (Residential) Tier#1 $895.00
CH Chancery (Residential) Tier#2 $645.00
CH Chancery (Residential) Tier#3 $445.00
CH Chancery (Commercial) $280.00
CH Chancery $280.00
CH Appearance $180.00
CH Jury Demand $212.50
CASE TYPE CASE TYPE DESCRIPTION FILING FEE
ED Eminent Domain $270.00
ED Appearance $180.00
ED Jury Demand $212.50
CASE TYPE CASE TYPE DESCRIPTION FILING FEE
MR Petition For Name Change $160.00
MR Miscellaneous Remedy $280.00
MR Petition for Administrative Review (No LL, AF or DS fees)
(Exception: persons claiming Employment Benefits
Under 820 ILCS 405/1100 Administrative Review Proceedings)
$200.00

No Charge

MR Appearance $180.00
MR Petition for Writ of Habeas Corpus $100.00
MR Jury Demand $212.50
CASE TYPE CASE TYPE DESCRIPTION FILING FEE
AD Adoption -    Note: Upon good cause shown the court may waive the fee in a
"special needs adoption." The term "special needs adoption" shall
have the meaning ascribed to it by the IL Dept of Children & Family Services.
$ 65.00
CASE TYPE CASE TYPE DESCRIPTION FILING FEE
F Family - Paternity, Custody & Visitation $280.00
F Petition for a Marriage License $113.00
F Appearance

(Exception: When a Paternity action or Petition to Determine Parent/child relationship is filed by the State's Attorney or by IL Dept of Public Aid & when a Joint Parentage Order with an Agreed Order for Support is submitted.)

Performing a marriage in court

$180.00

No Charge
 

$10.00

CASE TYPE CASE TYPE DESCRIPTION FILING FEE
D Dissolution of Marriage or Legal Separation $280.00
D Petition to Enroll Judgment from one Circuit to another in IL $280.00
D Petition transferred from another County $200.00
 

Appearance

Petition to Modify if filed before 30 days after entry of Judgment

$180.00

$50.00

  Petition to Modify if filed after 30 days from entry of Judgment $75.00
  Petition to Modify if relating to Child Support, Maintenance or Withholding Orders No Charge
  Fees for Deposit in Maintenance & Child Support Collection Fund
(Annual fee charged to obligor)
$36.00
  Certifications to Secretary of State. $5.00
CASE TYPE CASE TYPE DESCRIPTION FILING FEE
OP Petitions for Orders of Protection No Charge
CASE TYPE CASE TYPE DESCRIPTION FILING FEE
MC Jury Demand $212.50
CASE TYPE CASE TYPE DESCRIPTION FILING FEE
MH Mental Health $180.00
MH Appearance No Charge
CASE TYPE CASE TYPE DESCRIPTION FILING FEE
TX Petition for Tax Deed $320.00
TX Each Additional Parcel $60.00
TX Tax Objection Complaint $170.00
TX Appearance $165.00
TX Jury Demand $212.50
CASE TYPE CASE TYPE DESCRIPTION FILING FEE
P Administration of estate (intestate & testate - $15,000 & over) $370.00
P Administration of estate (intestate & testate - under $15,000) $260.00
P Proof of heirship only (will admitted without administration) $51.00
P Guardianship of a disabled person
    (Ward's estate $15,000.00 & over)
$195.00
P

Guardianship of a disabled person (Ward's estate less than $15,000.00)

$160.00
P Guardianship of a disabled person  (Ward's person only) $140.00
P Guardianship of a minor
    (Minor's estate $15,000.00 & over)
$195.00
  Guardianship of a minor   (Minor's estate less than $15,000.00) $160.00
  Guardianship of a minor  (Minor's person only) $140.00
P Wrongful Death ($5,000.00 & over)
    (less than $5,000.00)
$61.00
$31.00
P Petition to Sell Real Estate $50.00
P Each Accounting other than final account (if fee not waived) $25.00
P Claim fees ($150.00 to $500.00)
    (500.00 to $10,000.00)
    (Over $10,000.00)
$25.00
$40.00
$60.00
P Certified copies of Letters of Office $4.00
P Exemplification fee for certification $4.00
P Claim, petition, supplemental proceedings based on action seeking equitable relief including the construction of contest of a will. $60.00
P Appearance for purpose of consent or appearance of executor/administration No Fee
P Appearance for any other person $32.00
P Jury Demand  $137.50
Note: Other payables - To the clerk all postage charges incurred by the Clerk in mailing petitions, orders, & notices. Publication costs to be paid directly to the newspaper by executor, administrator, guardian, petitioner, or other interested person or his or her attorney.
CASE TYPE CASE TYPE DESCRIPTION FILING FEE
Petition To Intervene (Fee equal to fee had a separate action been filed)
Counterclaim or Third Party (Fee equal to fee had a separate action been filed, less amount already paid)
Garnishment, Wage Deduction and Citation (up to $1,000.00)
($1,000.01 to $5,000.00)
(Over $5,000.00)
$15.00
$30.00
$50.00
Each Alias Summons or Citation   $5.00
Petition to Vacate   Exceptions: Judgment of Foreclosure, Forcible Detainer Judgment, Small Claims Judgment,  Petition to Reopen an Estate $40.00
Mailing Plus Actual Postage $10.00
Certified Copies of Judgment after the first, except in Small Claims & Forcible Entry & Detainer $10.00
Certification, Authentication, and Reproduction Court Appeals when original documents are forwarded
   *Under 100 pages
   *Over 100 pages
   *Over 200 pages - additional fee per page
*Plus delivery and costs

$60.00
$150.00
$.25

 

Reproduction of any copy contained in clerks files
   1st page
   next 19 pages (per page)
   all remaining (per page)

$2.00
$0.50
$0.25

Case Corrections For correction of the following on any document filed in the clerk's office:
Case Number, Case Title, or Attorney computer ID number
$25.00
Change of Venue

Filing on change of venue - same as if it were commencement of a new suit
Except no law library, caf or doc storage fee (NOTE:  Deduction = $ 71.00 from reqular filing fee)          

 
  Preparation & certification of a record on change of venue to another Jurisdiction $40.00
NSF Check For any check, draft or other bank instrument returned for NSF, account closed or payment stop $25.00
Expungement Petition Petition for Expungement $60.00
  Additional fee (For certified copies of order and mailing fees)

Note: In addition to above, for each petition the petitioner must also remit a separate check made payable to IL State Police in the amount of $60.00 to accompany order.

$30.00
Record Search For each search

For a single Plaintiff/Defendant index or single case inquiry made in person with no request for hard copy printout & records are maintained on an automated medium

$6.00

No Charge

Criminal and Quasi-Criminal Additional Filing fees Motions to Vacate or Amend final orders.
Motions to Vacate Bond Forfeiture orders.
Motions to Vacate Exparte Judgments, whenever filed.
Motions to Vacate Judgments on Forfeitures, whenever filed.
Motions to Vacate Warrant.
$40.00
CL (Civil Law)
OV (Ordinance Violation)
Jury Demand - cases punishable by fine only $137.50