Phone: Criminal and Traffic (440) 392-5900, Civil and Small Claims (440) 392-5883

| Address: 7 Richmond St. P.O. Box 601 Painesville, OH 44077

Costs & Fees

Civil Costs
Traffic & Criminal Costs
Civil Court Costs
COMPLAINTS
Civil (includes issuance, certified mail service of summons and one ordinary mail alias) $135.00
Each Additional Defendant $10.00
Small Claims $70.00
Each Additional Defendant $10.00
Forcible Entry & Detainer $145.00
Forcible Entry with Second Cause of Action $160.00
Each Additional Defendant $10.00
Cognovit $110.00
Replevin $210.00
Transfer to Civil From Small Claims $97.00
Dog Appeal $70.00
ALIAS SUMMONS (Other than Forcible Entry)
Each Defendant - Certified Mail $20.00
Each Defendant - Regular Mail $10.00
SUMMONS ON NEW PARTY COMPLAINT, COUNTERCLAIM OR CROSS CLAIM AND AMENDED COMPLAINT
One Defendant - Certified Mail $30.00
Each Additional Defendant $10.00
PERSONAL SERVICE
Bailiff Service (In-County) $25.00
Sheriff Service (Out-of-County) $80.00
SERVICE BY PUBLICATION
Filing Fee $30.00
Deposit for Publication - Call Court @ (440) 392-5884 $30.00
SECRETARY OF STATE SERVICE $40.00
Each Additional Defendant $10.00
ISSUANCE OF WRITS
Execution of Writ of Replevin $30.00
Execution of Writ of Restitution $30.00
Execution of Writ of Execution - Personal Property $50.00
(plus $300.00 deposit)
MOTIONS
ALL Motions (unless otherwise noted) $20.00
Leave to Plead $20.00
Motion to Revive Dormant Judgment $30.00
Each Additional Defendant $10.00
Motion to Show Cause - Includes Bailiff Service $40.00
Re-filing of Motion to Show Cause/Bailiff Service $30.00
Motion for Continuance $30.00
** NO FEE FOR MOTION TO STAY DUE TO BANKRUPTCY **
GARNISHMENTS & AID IN EXECUTION
Personal Earnings Garnishments $90.00
With Certified Mail Service, additional $20.00
Other Than Personal Earnings Garnishments $50.00
With Certified Mail Service, additional (includes mail service) $20.00
Plus Garnishee Fee $1.00
Each Additional Defendant $10.00
Examination in Aid of Execution $50.00**
NOTICE OF APPEAL
**$150 will be collected by the CLERK FOR THE 11th DISTRICT COURT OF APPEALS**"
TRANSFER OF CASE TO ANOTHER COURT $50.00
EXEMPLIFIED TRANSCRIPT $20.00
TRANSFER OF JUDGMENT FROM ANOTHER COURT $60.00
CERTIFICATE OF JUDGMENT FOR LIEN OR TRANSFER $20.00
12 POINT BMV PETITION $100.00
PETITION FOR DRIVING PRIVILEGES
Noncompliance $60.00
Re-Instatement Fee $60.00
All other Motions for Driving Privileges $60.00
PHOTOCOPIES OR COMPUTER PRINTOUTS
Certification of Court Documents $1.00
Per Page Copy of Any Document $.25
CD/DVD Copy (fee required before processing) $10.00
ISSUANCE OF SMALL CLAIMS EXAM QUESTIONNAIRE $30.00
JURY DEMAND DEPOSIT $450.00
ISSUANCE OF SUBPOENA
Lake County $25.00
Out of Lake County $80.00
TRUSTEESHIP FILING FEE & NOTICES
(Additional Fee Per R. C. Section 2303.20 (W)) $50.00
RETURN CHECK FEE $50.00
FAX TRANSMISSION FEE
Per Page; Local Phone Call $1.00
Per Page; Long Distance Phone Call $3.00
RENTAL ESCROW 1% of Escrow
ISSUANCE OF BENCH WARRANT PLUS AGENCY FEES $50.00
MARRIAGE $50.00
Traffic & Criminal Court Costs
Felony Traffic Moving Violations Non-Moving/Traffic Moving Violations Misdemeanor Violations
Basic Court Costs Breakdown
IDSF (ORC 2949.091) $30.00 $20.00 $10.00
State Fund (ORC 2743.70) $30.00 $9.00 $0.00
Computerization Fund $13.00 $13.00 $13.00
Special Project Fund $20.00 $20.00 $20.00
Local Costs $58.00 $58.00 $58.00
Moving Violation - Additional Cost (HB562) $0.00 $10.00 $0.00

Personal Recognizance, Surety Bond, or 10% Bond $10.00
Summons by Mail or Personal Service $20.00
Preparation of Jail Commit $15.00
Motion for Continuance $30.00
Motion for Post Conviction Modification of Sentence $30.00
Motion to Vacate $100.00
All Motions for Driving Privileges $50.00
BMV Payment Plan Motions $50.00
All Other Motions $30.00
Transcript for Common Pleas Bindover $20.00
Dismissed Counts (Special Project, Computer, and Capital Improvement) $33.00
Fees assessed per plea agreement
Exceptions:
Dismissed DUI with Positive Test - Conviction
DUS and NDL when Convicted
Photocopies or Computer Printout:
Certification of Court Document $1.00
Per page copy of any court documents $.25
CD/DVD Copy (fee required before processing) $10.00
Notice of Appeal $50.00**
**$150 will be collected by the CLERK FOR THE 11th DISTRICT COURT OF APPEALS**"
Filing Expungement - Convicted Cases $150.00*
Filing Expungement - Dismissed Cases $100.00*
Bench Warrant (plus agency fees) $50.00
Return Check Fee $50.00
Fax Transmission Fee:
Per Page; Local Phone Call $1.00
Per Page; Long Distance Phone Call $3.00
Filing complaint not Prepared by Prosecution or Police Authority
(Refundable Deposit) $105.00
License Forfeiture $20.00
Resident Violator’s Compact $20.00
Per Diem Charge for Community Work Program $15.00
Payment Plan $20.00
Restitution Payment through Clerk's Office 5% of total
Probation Supervision Fees:
per month unless otherwise ordered by Judgment Entry $20.00
Probation Violation Hearing Local Court Cost $25.00
Court Pre-Trial Diversion Program $150.00
$150.00 Local Costs
$100.00 Probation Supervision Fund
**Please Note: Only one filing fee is due for multiple cases. If one case was dismissed and the other was convicted, the filing fee will be $150. If you have one or more convicted cases, the fee is $150.