Clay County Clerk
of the Circuit Court

Other Fees

Fees and Charges

The Clerk of the Circuit Court is required by Florida Statutes to charge for performing various duties and services. Checks should be made payable to Tara S. Green, Clay County Clerk of Courts.

The Clerk’s Office also accepts Visa, Master Card, Discover and American Express. There is a third party fee of 3.5% that is charged for all credit or debit transactions.

The following schedule contains the most common transactions involving the payment of charges to the Clerk. The Clerk’s Office should be consulted for information regarding service charges not listed.

Clay County Court Small Claims & County Civil Fees

Service Fee
Summary procedure to less than $100.00 $55.00
Summary procedure $101.00 to less than $500.00 $80.00
Summary procedure $501.00 to less than $2,500.00 $175.00
Summary procedure $2,501.00 to less than $5,000.00 $300.00
County Civil procedure $5,000.00 to less than $15,000.00 $300.00
Evictions $185.00
Replevins (to recover property other than real property), this fee is an addition to the above amount depending on the value of the property $85.00
Replevins of property not more than $1,000.00 $130.00
Foreclosures & Interpleaders & Declaratory Judgments $300.00

Other charges related to filing

Service Fee
Forms blank documents for filing (per page) $ .15
Completed documents/copies (per page) $1.00
Summons fee (per summons being served) $10.00
Sheriff fees (per person being served) $40.00
Certified mail service (per person being served – not allowed for out of state service of for county civil cases) $6.49
Subpoenas (when prepared by clerk-per address being served) $7.00
Subpoenas (when already prepared – per subpoena) $2.00
Writ of Garnishment ($85.00 check/money order payable to Clerk of the Court $85.00
Writ of Possession (sheriff’s office service) $90.00
Counterclaim/third party complaint $295.00
Certification $2.00
Sign & Seal $2.00
Exemplification $7.00
Search $2.00
Postage (plus envelope) $0.64
Registered mail fee $10.00
Foreign judgment clerk’s fee (along with appropriate filing fee) $42.00
Mediation fees $60.00
Replevin bond approval $8.50
County to Circuit Appeal $281.00