Appendix E: Civil Cost Schedule

Complaint Cost Schedule

Complaint Fee
Certified mail service, one or two Defendants
$156
Certified mail for each additional Defendant
$10
Personal or Residential Service (each Defendant)
$20
Alias summons (Certified Mail)
$10
Alias summons (Regular Mail)
$5
Counter-claim and Cross-claim (Certified Mail Service by Clerk’s Office)
$35
Amended Complaint (includes Certified Mail)
$35
Transfer to Summit County Common Pleas Court
$35
9th District Court of Appeals Check in the amount of $50 payable to Barberton Municipal Court and $125 check payable to Ninth District Court of Appeals.
$175
Summons by Process Server
$15

Forcible Entry & Detainer Action

Action Fee
Includes Certificate of Mailing and Posting for Two Defendants
$156
Second Cause of Action Certified Mail Service for One Defendant
$10
Alias Summons (Certified Mail)
$10
Alias Summons (Regular Mail)
$5
Amended Complaint
$35

Third Party Complaint

Complaint Fee
Third party complaint (Complaints and Evictions)
$50
Certified and Regular Mail (each Defendant)
$10
Personal Service (each Defendant)
$20

Small Claims Complaint

Complaint Fee
Certified Mail Service on one Defendant
$84
Each additional Defendant by Certified Mail
$10
Alias Summons - Regular Mail (each Defendant)
$5
Alias Summons - Certified Mail (each Defendant)
$10
Personal or Residential Service (each Defendant)
$20
Amended Complaint (includes Certified Mail)
$35
Counter-claim (Certified Service by Clerk’s Office)
$35
Objection to Magistrates Decision
$35
Transfer of Small Claims to Regular Docket
$50
Third Party complaint
$35
Certified and Regular Mail (each Defendant)
$10
Personal or Residential Service (each Defendant)
$20

Other Civil Costs

Costs Fee
12-Point License Suspension Appeal
$50.00
Advance of Foreign Service Fee (Sheriff)
$25.00
Bank attachment
$21.00
Bureau of Motor Vehicle Payment Plan, Inside Court's jurisdiction
$50.00
$120.00
$120.00
Certificate of judgment
$10.00
Certified copy with photo copy
$1.00
Change of Venue from another court (Civil)
$156.00
Change of Venue from another court (Small Claim)
$84.00
Cognovit judgment
$156.00
Debtor Disclosure, In Summit County (certified mail)
$20.00
Debtor Disclosure, Personal or Residential Service, Inside Summit County (each Defendant, additional)
$20.00
Debtor Disclosure, Personal or Residential Service, Outside Summit County (each Defendant, additional)
$30.00
Dispositive Motion
$25.00
Exemplified copy of judgment order
$3.00
Execution
$25.00
Order of Sale and Appraisers
$100.00
Jury demand
$300.00
Mandatory (Debtor's Exam), Certified mail
$20.00
Mandatory (Debtor's Exam), Personal or Residential service, Inside Summit County
$20.00
Mandatory (Debtor's Exam), Personal or Residential service, Outside Summit County
$45.00
Non-Compliance License Suspension Appeal, Inside Court's jurisdiction
$50.00
Non-Compliance License Suspension Appeal, Outside Court's jurisdiction
$120.00
NSF Fee
$50.00
Order to Pay
$2.00
Photo copy
$0.10
Post judgment garnishment of wage, Balances of $3000 and under
$60.00
Post judgment garnishment of wage, Balances over $3000
$130.00
Replevin
$156.00
Revivor
$30.00
Revivor, Certified mail service for each additional Defendant
$10.00
Revivor, Regular mail service for each Defendant
$5.00
Secretary of State (includes registered mail)
$50.00
Show Cause (personal service only), In Summit County
$20.00
Show Cause (personal service only), Outside Summit County (extra Sheriff fee)
$45.00
Subpoena (including Witness Fees and Service by Bailiff)
$26.00
Tenant-landlord application - rent in escrow, 1% of rent deposited, deducted at time of rental release
no fee
Transfer for Improper Venue to another court
$35.00
Transfer of Judgment from another court
$40.00
Trusteeship (first ten Creditors)
$15.00
Trusteeship (first ten Creditors), each additional Creditor
$2.00
Warrant
$75.00
Wedding
$40.00
Writ of Execution, Mobile Home
$100.00
Writ of Restitution
$25.00

No charge for Dismissal

No charge for Satisfaction of Judgment

*Breakdown of Costs

Type of Cost
Cost
Local Costs $84.50
Legal News
$12.50
Computer Improvement
$10.00
Legal Research
$3.00
Legal Aid $26.00
Special Projects, Building $20.00
Total  

**Breakdown of Costs

Type of Costs
Costs
Local Costs
$40
Computer Improvement
$10
Legal Research
$3
Legal Aid $11
Special Projects, Building $20
Total $84