Filing Fees for Jefferson County Circuit Court, Civil Division
All fees reported are current as of August 21st, 2007.
ANNE-MARIE ADAMS, CLERK
JEFFERSON COUNTY COURTHOUSE, ROOM 400
BIRMINGHAM, ALABAMA 35203
CIRCUIT CIVIL DIVISION FILING FEES
ACT # 2004-636
There is no longer a $10.00 fee for certified mail. Attorneys are required to have postage affixed to the envelope when requesting service by certified mail. For pro se parties, your document will be weighed and you will be given the amount due at the time of filing.
|FILING FEES ON NEW CASES|
|$206.00||One Plaintiff, One Defendant up to $50,000.00|
|$306.00||One Plaintiff, One Defendant over $50,000.00 or unspecified amount|
|$100.00||Each additional plaintiff (up to a maximum of $1,000.00)|
|$10.00||each additional defendant|
|$10.00||each additional defendant if served by Sheriff in Jefferson County|
|$20.00||each additional defendant if served by registered mail|
|$42.00||Abandoned Vehicle (if profit made)|
|ADDITIONAL FEES FOR EXISTING CASES|
|$297.00||Counterclaim, Crossclaim, Third Party Motion / Complaint, Motion/Complaint for Intervenor, Action for Declaratory Judgment. Cost for Additional Intervenor applies the same as multiple Plaintiffs (plus $10.00 for service by Sheriff).|
|$50.00||Motion for Judgment on Pleadings, Motion for Summary Judgment, Motion for Default Judgment or Application for Default Judgment.|
|$10.00||Alias to be served by Certified Mail|
|$10.00||Alias to be served by Jefferson County Sheriff|
|$20.00||Alias to be served by Registered Mail|
|$80.00||Publication Order/ Notice of Publication (payable to Alabama Messenger)|
|$200.00||Quiet Title Publication Deposit (payable to Alabama Messenger)|
|POST JUDGMENT FEES|
|$30.00||Garnishment (Additional $10.00 for service by Sheriff)|
|$30.00||Attachment (Additional $10.00 for service by Sheriff)|
|$30.00||Execution (Additional $10.00 for service by Sheriff)|
|$10.00||Post Judgment Discovery / Conditional Judgment if served by Sheriff, or by Certified Mail.|
NOTICE PERTAINING TO JEFFERSON COUNTY SHERIFF'S FEES
ACT # 2003-289
There will be an additional ten dollar ($10.00) fee charged on every document submitted to the Jefferson County Sheriff's Department for service. This will pertain to all complaints, subpoenas, garnishments, executions, etc. served by the Jefferson County Sheriff's Department only. The fee does not affect documents served out of county, by certified mail or special process server.
PLEASE CHECK ADDRESS FOR IN-COUNTY OR OUT-OF-COUNTY PARTY!