Document Filing & Copy Fees
|General Civil Actions, as provided in |
[O.C.G.A. §15-6-77(e)(2); 47-14-51(a)&(e); 47-16-61; 36-15-9; 15-23-7; 15-6-77.4;15-21A-6; 15-21A-6.1(a)]
Includes Law Library fee up to $5 & ADR fees up to $10, if any
Plus applicable service fees. ALL cases except: 1) Family violence; 2) Contempt actions involving child support and/or alimony only; 3) Abandoned motor vehicle actions; and 4) Incoming transfers. See below for additional sums in condemnation and bond validation cases.
Municipalities, counties, political subdivisions or agencies are exempt from $15 POPIDF-B and $125 Judicial Operations Fund fees. State is exempt from the $125 Judicial Operations Fund fees.
Filed 30 or more days after judgment or dismissal require a new action case number but exempt for additional fees except for as provided for in [O.C.G.A. §15-6-77] filing cost.
|Family Violence Actions, as provided in [O.C.G.A. §15-6-77(e)(4)]||No Fee|
|Transfer from Superior and State Court as provided in [Uniform Superior Court Rule 19.1(H)]; Uniform State Court Rule A]||$50.00|
|Transfer from Probate Court ($50 base fee & $125 JOF) |
as provided in [Uniform Probate Court Rule 16.1(F); O.C.G.A. §15-21A-6.1(a)]
|Transfer from Magistrate Court||$184.00|
|Appeals from Lower Court||$209.50|
|Appeals for Tax Assessment||$25.00|
|Condemnation & Validation of Bond Action, per Bond as provided in [O.C.G.A. §15-6-77(e)(3)]|
To be collected at conclusion of action in addition to General Civil Costs above
up to 500 bonds
over 500 bonds
|PREPARATION OF RECORD, per page.||$1.00|
|COPYING TRANSCRIPT, where required, per page.||$1.00|
|PREPARATION OF TRANSCRIPT, when Clerk is not required to recopy.||$35.00|
|ENTERING REMITTITUR||No Fee|
|PER SEAL, in addition to all other costs.||$2.00|
|PER CLERK'S CERTIFICATION, in addition to all other costs.||$2.00|
|PREPARATION & FURNISHING COPY OF RECORD OF APPEAL IN CAPITAL FELONY
CASE TO ATTORNEY GENERAL, as provided in [O.C.G.A. §5-6-43]
|SUBPOENA, as provided in [O.C.G.A. §15-6-77(g)(11)]||$ 5.00|
|ISSUING EXECUTION||No Fee|
|GENERAL, per copy served.||$50.00|
|ACTION FROM ANOTHER COUNTY||$50.00|
|PER GARNISHEE SERVED (first copy)
*Second and subsequent copy.
|DISPOSSESSORY ACTION, per tenant.||$25.00|
|LEVYING ON ATTACHMENT||$50.00|
|SUMMONING, per each witness.||$10.00|
|TAKING BONDS IN CRIMINAL CASES||$20.00|
|SEARCH/RETURN OF NULLA BONA||$20.00|
|GENERAL EXECUTION or LIEN RECORDINGS, MATERIALMAN'S LIENS, NOTICES,
BONDS, LIS PENDENS, HOSPITAL LIENS, FEDERAL TAX LIENS, etc.
|CANCELLATION, SATISFACTION, RELEASE OR ASSIGNMENT, per instrument listed on filing, each.||$25.00|
|CROSS-INDEXING TO PREVIOUS INSTRUMENT||No Fee|
|TAX LIENS BY A STATE OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT AGENCY
* Additional per page after the first page.
* Additional sum for each tax cancellation, satisfaction, release, notice,
withdrawal or other document reference.
|VETERAN DISCHARGE, as provided in [O.C.G.A. §15-6-77(i)]||No Fee|
|BAR ADMISSION DOCUMENTS, as provided in [O.C.G.A. §15-6-77(i)]||No Fee|
|ALL OTHER RECORDINGS, as provided in [O.C.G.A. §15-6-77(g)] , first page
*Each additional page.
|TRADE NAME REGISTRATION (Includes Law Library fee up to $5 & ADR fees), as provided in
[O.C.G.A. §15-6-77(g)(10); 47-14-51(a)&(e); 47-16-61; 36-15-9; 15-21A-6; 15-21A-6.1(a)]
Unassisted, per page.
With assistance, per page.
|OVERSIZED COPIES, larger than 8½" x 14", per page.||$2.00|
|CERTIFIED OR EXEMPLIFIED COPIES, first page.
*Each additional page.
|ELECTRONIC OR FAXED COPIES, first page.
Each additional page.
|COMPUTER PRINTOUTS, per page or equivalent.||$2.50|
|CERTIFICATE OF PENDING ACTION OR UNSATISFIED JUDGMENT,
as provided in [O.C.G.A. §40-9-40]