DIVISION I – MISCELLANEOUS FEES

          36-12-1      FEES ESTABLISHED.  The Circuit Clerk’s office shall collect the fees as follows:

 

                                                CLK            CRT         CAF         LL            JS         DOC            TOTALS

 

Law Over $50,000                  $100               $5          $15        $10        $25           $15                $170

 

Answer Appearance Fee         $60                            $15        $10        $25           $15                $125

 

LM’s

Under $250                                $10               $5          $15        $10        $25           $15                 $80

$250-$500                                  $20               $5          $15        $10        $25           $15                 $90

$500-$2,500                               $30               $5          $15        $10        $25           $15                $100

Above $2,500                             $75               $5          $15        $10        $25           $15                $145

 

Answer Appearance Fee

$0-500                                       $20                            $15        $10        $25           $15                 $85

$500-$2,500                               $30                            $15        $10        $25           $15                 $95

Above $2,500                             $60                            $15        $10        $25           $15                $125

 

Small Claims

<$250                                        $10               $5          $15        $10        $25           $15                 $80

$250-$500                                  $20               $5          $15        $10        $25           $15                 $90

$500-$2,500                               $30               $5          $15        $10        $25           $15                $100

$2,500-$10,000                          $60               $5          $15        $10        $25           $15                $130

 

Answer Appearance Fee

$0-500                                       $20                            $15        $10        $25           $15                 $85

$500-$2,500                               $30                            $15        $10        $25           $15                 $95

$2,500-$10,000                          $60                            $15        $10        $25           $15                $125

 

Small Claims Jury Demand

Jury of Six (6)                        $12.50

Jury of Twelve (12)                     $25

 

Forcible Entry Detainer

Under $15,000                            $40               $5          $15        $10        $25           $15                $110

Over $15,000                            $100               $5          $15        $10        $25           $15                $170

 

F.E.D. Answer Appearance

Possession Only                          $30                            $15        $10        $25           $15                 $95

Less than $15,000                       $30                            $15        $10        $25           $15                 $95

>$15,000                                   $60                            $15        $10        $25           $15                $125

 

                                                CLK            CRT         CAF         LL            JS         DOC            TOTALS

 

Confession of Judgment

$0-$1,500                                  $50               $5          $15        $10        $25           $15                $120

$1,500-$15,000                         $115               $5          $15        $10        $25           $15                $185

Exceeds $15,000                       $200               $5          $15        $10        $25           $15                $270

 

Answer Appearance Fee         $60                            $15        $10        $25           $15                $125

 

Garnishments Wage Deduct.

Citations                                   $15                                                                                              $15

 

Alias Summons Alias Citation    $5                                                                                                $5

 

Jury Demand 12 Members     $150                                                                                            $150

Jury Demand 6 Members         $75                                                                                              $75

In Every Civil Action

 

Eminent Domain                      $150               $5          $15        $10        $25           $15                $220

 

For each additional lot or tract of land or right or interest therein subject to be condemned, the damages in respect to which shall require separate assessment by jury $150.

 

Divorce & MR’s                        $80               $5          $15        $10        $25           $15                $150

 

Chancery                                $100               $5          $15        $10        $25           $15                $170

 

Family (F)                                  $40               $5          $15        $10        $25           $15                $110

 

Answer Appearance Fee         $40                            $15        $10        $25           $15                $105

 

Petition Marriage License        $10                                                                                              $10

 

Performing Marriage/Court     $10                                                                                              $10

 

Vacate or Modify Judgment          Does not include small claims, forcible entry and detainer, reopening or an estate, child or spousal support, or order for withholding.

 

<30 days after entry              $50               $5          $15        $10        $25           $15                $120

>30 days after entry              $75               $5          $15        $10        $25           $15                $145

 

Family Under Juvenile Act        $25                  State’s Attorney Fee $10                                         $35

Juvenile, Juvenile Abuse,

Juvenile Delinquent

 

Petition to Vacate Bond

Forfeiture                                 $40                                                                                              $40

 

Mailing                                      $10                                                                                              $10

when the clerk is required to

mail the fee will be $10 plus cost

of $7.95 certified mail plus postage

 

                                                CLK            CRT         CAF          LL          JS          DOC           TOTALS

 

Certified copies                          $5                                                                                                $5

 

Child Support Administrative

Fee                                           $36                                                                                              $36

 

Deposited into a separate maintenance and child support collection fund of which the clerk shall be the custodian, ex-officio.

 

$5

Certification made to the Secretary of State section 7-703

 

Corrections of Numbers          $15                                                                        $15

Correction of a case number, case title, or attorney computer identification number, if required by rule of court, on any document filed in the clerk’s office, to be charged against the party that filed the document.

 

Change of Venue                     Same as a New Suit

 

Fee for the Preparation

Certification of a Record on

A Change of Venue                  $40                                                                                              $40

 

Transcripts of Judgment

Foreign judgment                       Same as a New Suit

 

Exceptions                               The fee requirements of this section shall not apply to police departments or other law enforcement agencies.  “Agency of State or a unit of local government” which is vested by law or ordinance with the duty to maintain public order and to enforce criminal laws or ordinances.  “Law enforcement agency” also means the Attorney General or any state’s attorney.

No fee provided herein shall be charged to any unit of local government or school district.

 

Counter Claim or Joining Third Party Defendant

Third Party Practice

Counter Claims

Crossclaims

Joinder of 3rd Party Def.          Fee charged as if the third party action was brought as a separate action minus the amount of the appearance fee if already paid.

 

Commitment Petition M.H.       $50               $5          $15        $10        $25           $15                $120

 

Adoptions                                $65                                                                                              $65

no other fees

 

Expungement                           $60               $5          $15        $10        $25           $15                $130

$4 each certified copy of an order to expunge arrest records

 

Tax Objection                          $50 regardless of the number of tracts in complaint

 

                                                CLK            CRT         CAF          LL          JS          DOC           TOTALS

 

Tax Deeds                                $200 plus $60 for each additional parcel

 

Voluntary Assignment            $20 for filing each deed of voluntary assignment 50 cents for each 100 words

 

Exceptions filed to claims presented to an assignee of a debtor who has made a voluntary assignment for the benefit of creditors shall be considered and treated, for the purpose of taxing costs therein, as actions in which the party of parties filing the exceptions shall be considered as party of parties defendant, and those parties respectively shall pay to the clerk the those parties respectively shall pay to the clerk the same fees as provided by this section to be paid in other actions.

 

Returned Checks for Non-

Sufficient Funds                       $25                                                                                              $25

each certified copy of a judgment

after the first, except in small

claims and forcible entry and detainer

 

Habeas Corpus

for filing a petition for

relief by habeas corpus                $80                                                                                              $80

 

Certification Authentication      $6                                                                                                $6

Reproduction

 

Appeals                                    $60                                                                                              $60

court appeals when original

documents are forwarded,

under 100 pages plus

delivery and costs

 

court appeals when original         $150                                                                                           $150

documents are forwarded,

over 100 pages plus

delivery and costs

 

court appeals when original         $0.25                                                                                         $0.25

documents are forwarded,

over 200 pages an

additional fee

 

Reproduction of Any

Document

 

First Page                                    $2

Next 19 pages                            .50 cents

All remaining pages                    .25 cents

 

Record Searches                       $6                                                                                                $6

 

                                                CLK            CRT         CAF          LL          JS          DOC           TOTALS

 

Hard Copy                                  $6                                                                                                $6

for each page of hard copy print

output, when case records are

maintained on an automated

medium, the clerk shall be entitled

to a fee

 

Index Inquiry and Other

Record No Fee

 

Remand                                   In any cases remanded to the Circuit Court from the Supreme Court or the Appellate Court for a new trial, the clerk shall file the remanding order and reinstate the case with either its ORIGINAL NUMBER or A NEW NUMBER.  The check shall not charge any new or additional fee for the reinstatement.  Upon reinstatement the clerk shall advise the parties of the reinstatement.  A party shall have the same right to a jury trial on remand and reinstatement that he or she had before the appeal, and no additional or new fee or charge shall be made for a jury trial after remand.

 

Probate

 

Independent administration

>$15,000                                   $35               $5          $15        $10        $25           $15                $105

$15,000-$300,000                       $90               $5          $15        $10        $25           $15                $160

>$300,000                                $110               $5          $15        $10        $25           $15                $180

 

1.   Proof of Heirship alone

2.   Will admitted w/o

Administration                      $35               $5          $15        $10        $25           $15                $115

3.   One letter of office

issued for a particular

purpose w/o administration

of estate

 

Petition to Sell Real Estate      $50               $5          $15        $10        $25           $15                $120

 

Administration of Estate of

A Ward Value <$15,000              $35               $5          $15        $10        $25           $15                $105

Value >$15,000                          $65               $5          $15        $10        $25           $15                $135

 

If Letters are Issued to           $15               $5          $15        $10        $25           $15                $120

Guardian of the Person

w/o Administrator of the

Estate

 

Accounts Other Than Final       $20               $5          $15        $10        $25           $15                 $90

Account

 

                                          CLK            CRT         CAF          LL          JS          DOC           TOTALS

 

Claims on an Estate

$0-$149.00                                  $0                                                                                                $0

$150-$500                                  $15               $5          $15        $10        $25           $15                 $95

$500-$10,000                             $30               $5          $15        $10        $25           $15                $100

>$10,000                                   $50               $5          $15        $10        $25           $15                $120

 

Petition for Will Contest          $50               $5          $15        $10        $25           $15                $120

Enforcement of Contract to

make a will; Testamentary Trust

issues other equitable relief

 

Letters of Office                        $2

 

Exemplification                        $2 plus Certification Fee

 

Estate Opened Under

Wrongful Death Act

<$5,000                                    $20 $5          $15          $10        $25        $15           $90

>$5,000                                    $40 $5          $15          $10        $25        $15          $110

 

Probate Jury Demand             $100

 

Criminal Conviction or

Sentenced to Supervision

 

Felony                                       $100                                Motion-Vacate Exparte                            $40

Misdemeanor                             $75                                  Motion-Vacate Judgment                         $40

Business Offense                        $75                                  On Forfeitures

Petty Offense                             $40                                  Motion Vacate                                         $40

Minor Traffic                              $15                                  Failure to appear

Court Appearance                      $15                                  Failure to comply

Motion – Vacate                          $40                                  Minor Traffic                                           $10

Court Appear                                          $15

Motion-Vacate Bond Forfeit         $40                                  Ordinance Violation Cases

Jury Demand                                         $137

36-12-2      CHILD ADVOCACY FEES.  The Circuit Clerk shall collect additional fees on each judgment of guilty, conditional discharge, or grant of supervision under Section 5-9-1 of the Unified Code of Corrections accordingly as indicated for the following infractions:

(A)               For all felony and misdemeanor offenses as defined under the Illinois Compiled Statutes resulting in judgments of guilt, conditional discharge, or court supervision in the amount of Thirty Dollars ($30.00) as an additional court fee for each conviction.

(B)               All amounts collected by the Circuit Clerk shall be deposited by the Treasurer into an account specifically for the operation and administration of the Two River’s Child Center located in Anna, Union County, Illinois, and then to remit those fees to Two River’s Child Advocacy Center on a monthly basis.  (#R17-2008; 10-20-08)