Fairfield Municipal Court Fees

Fairfield Municipal Court Civil Fees

* Except for evictions, each additional defendant, per filing, is $15 for certified mail and $25 for personal service - personal service inside city limits will be $25 - personal service inside Butler County will be $35 - personal service outside Butler County will be $55 ** If you wish to receive a time-stamped copy of the document you are filing with the Court, please enclose a self addressed stamped envelope
Alias Summons* (does not include service)
$20
Amended Complaint* (does not include service)
$20
Appeal to 12th District
$250
Bank Attachments (must also include $1 check payable to bank)
$25
BMV 12 point Suspension Appeal
$100
Certified Copy
$5
Certificate of Judgment
$15
Certificate of Judgment from a foreign Court
$25
Certified Mail
$15
Civil Suit - one defendant* (each additional defendant $15 certified mail, each additional defendant personal service )
$121
Cognovit Judgment
$100
Copies of Documents
$0.25
Counter Claim
$75
Counter Claim - Small Claims
$10
Cross Claim
$50
Eviction First Cause
$125
Eviction Second Cause(each additional defendant $25)
$150
Execution
$100
Exemplified Copy
$10
Garnishment of Personal Earnings (Court will deduct 2% poundage on all checks processed by court)
$135
Judgment Debtor Examination
$25
Judgment Debtor Examination (certified mail)
$40
Judgment Debtor Examination (personal service *)

Jury Deposit ($75 NON-REFUNDABLE)
$300
Objection to Magistrate’s Decision
$25
Ordinary Mail Service
$10
Rent Escrow (1% fee deducted from total amount of rent deposited)
Cost determined at conclusion of case
Returned Check Fee
$50
Revivor *
$25
Show Cause Order
$50
Small Claims - one defendant (certified mail)
$35
Small Claims - one defendant (personal service*)
$35
Small Claim Transfer to Regular Civil Division
$65
Subpoena Fees (costs)*
$25
Supplemental/Intervener Complaint
$50
Third Party Complaint
$50
Transfer for Improper Venue
$50
Trusteeship
$100
Trusteeship Poundage Fee/Per Creditor, Per Payout
$1