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Court Services Fees

County Civil Court

County Civil - (561) 355-2500

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Interest Rates on Final Judgments 

Download the Clerk & Comptroller's guide to common court & recording fees (PDF).

Claims of less than $100.00 $55.00
Claims of $100.00 to $500.00 $80.00
Claims of $500.01 to $2,500.00 $175.00
Claims of $2,500.01 to $15,000 $300.00
Claims of not more than $1,000 filed simultaneously with an action for replevin of property  
     that is the subject of the claim $130.00
Attachment, Distress, Garnishment*, Replevin  $85.00
Foreclosure - filing fee $300.00
Indexing, more than five defendants, per name $2.50
Lis Pendens, recording (1st page) $5.60
- subsequent pages (per page) $4.00
Preparing a record on Appeal (per document) $3.50
Pro Hac Vice fee $100.00
Removal of tenant action (eviction) $185.00
Re-open fee - claim not more than $500 $25.00
Re-open fee - claim more than $500  $50.00
Summons Issued $10.00
Preparing, signing, and sealing witness subpoena $7.00
Signing and sealing of subpoena only $2.00
Certification $2.00
Writ of possession (payable to the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office) $90.00
Service of Process (Summons) by the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office**   
     (per defendent) $40.00
Appeal from County to Circuit Court  $282.00
Bond approval fee $8.50
Cross-claim, counterclaim, third-party complaint if relief > $2,500  $295.00
Court Mediation Program per person/per session charge  $60.00

*For Proceedings of Garnishment, an additional payment of $103 is required pursuant to Sec. 77.28. This payment is in addition to the $85 and must be in the form of cash, certified check, money order, or an attorney's trust account check.

**Payable to the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office; for service outside of Palm Beach County, please contact the Sheriff's civil office. Include a self-addressed, stamped envelope.

Fees & Costs

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(561) 355-2996
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