Civil Filing Fees

(As of October 1, 2003)

Fee TypeFee Amount
Small Claims up to $600$30
Small Claims from $601 to $1,750


Small Claims over $1,750
General Civil up to $600
General Civil from $601 to $1,750
General Civil from $1,751 to $10,000
General Civil over $10,000
Motion Fee
Filing Fee (Other than for a money judgement)
$75 Claim and Delivery

Service Fees

Per Defendant (as of October 01, 2013)

LocationService Fee per Defendant
Clinton Township
St Clair Shores
Certified Mail

Please contact the Court regarding any other cities. Make the service fee payable to: 39th District Court Officer by either Check or Money Order.

Other Fees

Type of FeeAmount of Fee
Mileage Fee
$0.58 per Mile Round Trip (as of January 1, 2022)
Order of Eviction
$40 Per Defendant
Discovery Subpoenas
Refer to service fees
Show Cause
Refer to service fees
Witness Subpoena
$0.58 per Mile Round Trip

Please contact the Court regarding who to make the service fee payable to.

Discover card, Novus, MasterCard, VISA, American Express

Payment of Filing Fees Only

By Credit Card

Call All Paid at 888-604-7888, 24 hours a day. Have the Pay Location Code when calling: Civil Division Pay Location Code is 1912. A fee (5% of payment amount) for this service will be added to the total amount charged.

Interest Rates for Money Judgments

Civil File Fees

  • Copies: $1 per page
  • Forms: $1 per form