Wonder how much it costs to file a new case? Read here!

An updated list of new case filing fees is announced by the state on July 1st of each year. Below is a list of the newest court filing fees as of July 1, 2017.

Civil Cases $185.00 for one defendant, (or $157.00 if Sheriff service is not requested) and $10 for each additional defendant

        **NEW**  Post Judgment Sheriff service requires a one time fee of $28.00

Expungements $185.00 (or $157.00 without service)

Small Claims $125.00 for one defendant, $10 for each additional defendant

         **NEW**  Post Judgment Sheriff service requires a one time fee of $28.00

Probate $201.00 with sheriff service, $176.00 without sheriff service + $85.00 for the News Gazette

Guardianship $201.00

Miscellaneous $185.00 (or $157.00 without Sheriff service)

Juvenile $204.00

Adoptions $185.00 when Sheriff service is needed or $157.00 if no service is required + 2 Checks made payable to Indiana Department of Health in the amount of $20.00 and $50.00