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Civil cost schedule

Please refer to Schedule C, below, excerpted from the Local Rules of Practice and Procedure, Rule 18.

Schedule C

  • Filing Fees of the Civil Division

    NOTE:   A COMPLETE SCHEDULE C IS AVAILABLE IN THE CLERK OF COURT’S OFFICE AND THE ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES DEPARTMENT OF THE CLEVELAND MUNICIPAL COURT.

    Effective July 18, 2012

    Forcible Entry and Detainer (1 defendant-Certified Mail) $110.00
                each additional defendant-Certified Mail 7.00
                 with Poverty Affidavit 10.00
    Money Only Complaint - Housing Division (1 defendant–Certified Mail) 110.00
                each additional defendant – Certified Mail 7.00
                with Poverty Affidavit 10.00
    Temporary Restraining Order – Housing Division (1 defendant-Bailiff Service) 120.00
                each additional defendant-Bailiff Service 15.00
                 with Poverty Affidavit 10.00
    Landlord-Tenant Complaint (1 defendant-Bailiff Service) 120.00
                each additional defendant-Bailiff Service 15.00
                with Poverty Affidavit 10.00
    Foreclosure 120.00
                 each additional defendant 7.00
    Writ of Restitution 15.00

     

    Money Only Complaint - General Division- (1 defendant-Certified Mail) 122.00
                each additional defendant-Certified Mail 7.00
                 with Poverty Affidavit 10.00
    Small Claims Complaint (1 defendant-Certified Mail) 37.00
                 each additional defendant-Certified Mail 7.00
                 with Poverty Affidavit 0.00
    Transfer of Judgment 77.00
                with Poverty Affidavit 3.00
    Cognovit 122.00
               with Poverty Affidavit 10.00
    Replevin Bailiff Service – (up to 3 parties, same address) 202.00
               Bailiff Service each additional party-or different address 15.00
               with Poverty Affidavit 10.00
    Temporary Restraining Order – General Division
               Bailiff Service – (up to 3 parties,  same address) 152.00
               Bailiff Service each additional party-or different address 15.00
               with Poverty Affidavit 10.00
    Attachment before Judgment on money
              (Bailiff Service-up to 3 parties, same address) 152.00
              Bailiff Service each additional party- or different address 15.00
              with Poverty Affidavit 10.00
    Attachment before Judgment on property
                (Bailiff Service-up to 3 parties, same address) 202.00
                Bailiff Service each additional party-or different address 15.00
                with Poverty Affidavit 10.00
    Parking Violations
                Parking Violation Telephone Payment fee 2.00
                P.V.B. Appeal (Without Transcript) 61.00
                P.V.B. Appeal (With Transcript) 71.00
    Creditors Bill (1 defendant-Certified Mail) 122.00
                each additional defendant-Certified Mail 7.00
                with Poverty Affidavit 10.00
    Utility Company Complaint (Ex Parte hearing) 155.00
    Additional Certified Mail Service -- One Defendant 7.00
    Amended Complaint -- Certified Mail One Defendant 20.00
    Assignment of Judgment 5.00
    Bailiff Service -- Bailiff Service – (up to 3 parties, same address) 30.00
                            Each additional Party-or different address 15.00
    Bank Attachments - SEE LAST PAGE FOR SCHEDULE
    Body Attachment -- Bailiff Service 30.00
    CD Recording of Proceeding  2.00
    Certificate of Judgment for Lien 10.00
    Certificate of Judgment for Transfer 10.00
    Copies  (per page) .25
    Certification of Copies 1.00
    Citation -- Bailiff Service 30.00
    Counter Claim/Amended Counter Claim -- Certified Mail One Defendant 20.00
                Additional Defendant 7.00
    Cross Claim/Amended Cross Claim -- Certified Mail One Defendant 20.00
                Additional Defendant 7.00
    Examination Aid -- Bailiff Service 30.00
    Exemplified Transcript 25.00
    File Retrieval Fee 25.00
    Financial Responsibility 10.00
    Garnishment of Personal Earnings
                                        Judgment amount $00 to $3,000 50.00
                                        Judgment amount over $3,000 85.00
    Alias Garnishment of Personal Earnings 15.00
    Jury Demand 300.00
    Levy on Personal Property 285.00
                Alias Levy 40.00
    Marriage Certificate 20.00
    Motions -- No Service by Court 5.00
    Motion for Leave to Plead 5.00
    Motion to Certify to Common Pleas 20.00
    Motions to Correct 15.00
    Motion to Show Cause 15.00
    Motion to Vacate Satisfaction 15.00
    Motion for New Trial 15.00
    Motion to Reconsider 15.00
    Motion for Relief from Judgment 15.00
    Motion to Revive Judgment
    ($7.00 for each additional Defendant) 40.00
    Alias Service on Revivor 15.00
    Motion to Set Aside Judgment 15.00
    Motion to Transfer from Small Claims to the Regular Docket 85.00
    Motion to Vacate 15.00
    Non-Sufficient Funds (NSF) charge 35.00
    Notice of Appeal 55.00
     
    Objection to Magistrate’s Report 15.00
    Order of Sale 150.00
    Reissue by Certified Mail - per party 7.00
    Subpoena Fees 5.00
    Third Party Claim/Amended Third Party Claim 5.00
    Third Party Complaint/Amended Third Party Complaint -- Certified Mail
                One Defendant 20.00
                Additional Defendant 7.00
    Trusteeship    (up to 10 creditors at time of filing) 30.00
                                     Each additional creditor 5.00
    Writ of Examination (Small Claims Only) 15.00

    Effective Date – July 18, 2012
    Recorded in Cleveland Municipal Court -- Journal 390, Pages 33

    Cleveland Municipal Court “Other Than” Filing Fees

    One Defendant Two Defendants
    No. of Banks Court Fee Check Payable
    to each Bank
    No. of Banks Court Fee Check Payable
    to each Bank
    1 Bank $15.00 $1.00 1 Bank $25.00 $2.00
    2 Banks $20.00   2 Banks $35.00  
    3 Banks $25.00   3 Banks $45.00  
    4 Banks $30.00   4 Banks $55.00  
    5 Banks $35.00   5 Banks $65.00  
    6 Banks $40.00   6 Banks $75.00  
    7 Banks $45.00   7 Banks $85.00  
    8 Banks $50.00   8 Banks $95.00  
    9 Banks $55.00   9 Banks $105.00  
    10 Banks $60.00   10 Banks $115.00  

    Three Defendants

    Four Defendants
    No. of Banks Court Fee Check Payable
    to each Bank
    No. of Banks Court Fee Check Payable
    to each Bank
    1 Bank $35.00 $3.00 1 Bank $45.00 $4.00
    2 Banks $50.00   2 Banks $65.00  
    3 Banks $65.00   3 Banks $85.00  
    4 Banks $80.00   4 Banks $105.00  
    5 Banks $95.00   5 Banks $125.00  
    6 Banks $110.00   6 Banks $145.00  
    7 Banks $125.00   7 Banks $165.00  
    8 Banks $140.00   8 Banks $185.00  
    9 Banks $155.00   9 Banks $205.00  
    10 Banks $170.00   10 Banks $225.00  

    Five Defendants

    Six Defendants
    No. of Banks Court Fee Check payable
    to each Bank
    No. of Banks Court Fee Check payable
    to each Bank
    1 Bank $55.00 $5.00 1 Bank $65.00 $6.00
    2 Banks $80.00   2 Banks $95.00  
    3 Banks $105.00   3 Banks $125.00  
    4 Banks $130.00   4 Banks $155.00  
    5 Banks $155.00   5 Banks $185.00  
    6 Banks $180.00   6 Banks $215.00  
    7 Banks $205.00   7 Banks $245.00  
    8 Banks $230.00   8 Banks $275.00  
    9 Banks $255.00   9 Banks $305.00  
    10 Banks $280.00   10 Banks $335.00  
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