Clay County Clerk
of the Circuit Court

Circuit Court Civil

Filing Fees for Civil Actions

Circuit Court Civil Fee
a. Any civil action (except real property, mortgage foreclosure, dissolution (Chapter 61), child support, custody, foreign custody (Chapter 61), domestic relations (Chapter 741), conservatorship (Chapter 747), grandparent visitation rights (Chapter 752), supervised visitation (Chapter 753).  $400.00
b. Any civil action proceeding under child support, custody, foreign custody (Chapter 61), domestic relations (Chapter 741), determination of parentage (Chapter 742), conservatorship (Chapter 747), grandparent visitation rights (Chapter 752), supervised visitation (Chapter 753).  $300.00
c. Any civil action under dissolution (Chapter 61)  $408.00 – $411.50
d. Adoptions  $442.00
e. Any real property or mortgage foreclosure action where the value of the claim is $50,000 or less  $400.00
f. Any real property or mortgage foreclosure action where the value of the claim is greater than $50,000 and less than $250,000  $905.00
g. Any real property or mortgage foreclosure action where the value of the claim is greater than $250,000  $1905.00
Issuing Summons (Per Summons)  $10.00
If more than 5 defendants, per defendant  $2.50
Reporting final judgement of dissolution to Bureau of Vital Statistics  $10.50
Any civil party filing for affirmative relief by cross claim, counter claim, counter petition or third party complaint in a civil action (except real property, mortgage foreclosure, dissolution (Chapter 61), child support, custody, foreign custody (Chapter 61), domestic relations (Chapter 741), conservatorship (Chapter 747), grandparent visitation rights (Chapter 752), supervised visitation (Chapter 753).  $395.00
Any civil party filing for affirmative relief by cross claim, counter claim, counter petition or third party complaint in a civil action under child support, custody, foreign custody (Chapter 61), dissolution (Chapter 61), domestic relations (Chapter 741), determination of parentage (Chapter 742), conservatorship (Chapter 747), grandparent visitation rights (Chapter 752), supervised visitation (Chapter 753).  $295.00
Any civil party filing for affirmative relief by cross-claim, counterclaim, counter petition or third party complaint in a real property or mortgage foreclosure action in which the value of the pleading is $50,000 or less  $395.00
Any civil party filing for affirmative relief by cross-claim, counterclaim, counter petition or third party complaint in a real property or mortgage foreclosure action in which the value of the pleading is greater than $50,000 and less than $250,000  $900.00
Any civil party filing for affirmative relief by cross-claim, counterclaim, counter petition or third party complaint in a real property or mortgage foreclosure action in which the value of the pleading is greater than $250,000  $1900.00
Writ of Garnishment  $85.00
a. Instituting proceedings of garnishment, attachment, replevin and distress  $85.00
b. Holding judicial sale, recording and certifying the sale and title  $70.00
c. For approving bond  $8.50
d. Petitions/Motions that reopen previously closed cases – F.S. 28.241(1)(b)  $50.00

For receiving money into the Registry of Court

Circuit Court Civil Fee
a. First $500.00 or part, percent 3%
b. Each subsequent $100.00 or part, percent 1.5%