Fee Schedules

Small Claims

  • $37 Answer Fee
  • $37 Filing Fee plus $45 Douglas County Sheriff’s Office - Service Fee for up to 2 people, 3 or more $25 each
  • $53 Plaintiff's filing fee after Defendant's Answer with Demand for Jury Trial
  • $45 Douglas County Sheriff’s Office - Service Fee for up to 2 people, 3 or more $25 each
  • $215 Demand Jury Trial Fee (Includes: $90 Civil Answer Fee and $125 Jury Fee) Jury Trial demand must be made at first appearance and paid by party making demand. (Amount in controversy must exceed $750)

Filing & Entering of Judgment Small Claims

  • $6 Assignment of Judgment
  • $6 Garnishment Plus DCSO Service Fee
  • $9 for Certified Copy of Judgment payable Justice Court plus $7 payable to Circuit Court

Appeal

  • $170 payable to Circuit Court
  • $5 for Certified Copy of Judgment payable Justice Court plus $9 transcript fee.

FEDs

  • $88 filing fee plus $45 Douglas County Sheriff’s Office - Service Fee for up to 2 people, 3 or more $25 each
  • $88 Defendant's Answer
  • $29 Plaintiff must pay additional fee if Defendant files Answer
  • $20 filing fee plus $45 Douglas County Sheriff’s Office - Service Fee for up to 2 people, 3 or more $25 each for Issuing Notice of Restitution.
  • $20 filing fee and $125 Douglas County Sheriff’s Office (Execution and Service) for Writ of Execution

Appeal from FED Judgement

  • $9 for Certified Copy of Judgment payable Justice Court plus $165. Made payable to Circuit Court

Appeal from Violation Offense Conviction

  • $9 for the transcript of judgment plus $265 made payable to Circuit Court

Payments to the Douglas County Sheriff's Office can be handled directly by calling 541-440-4450.