Filing Fees

Third Judicial Circuit Filing Fees

This summary schedule is provided for informational purposes only.  Fees are subject to change without notice.  All fees must be paid at the time of filing.

Civil Filing Fees

Case TypeScheduleTotal
Adoption (AD)3$89.00
- Confidential Intermediary4$0.00
Arbitration (AR)
- $15,000 or more1$316.00
- $15,000 or less2$266.00
Chancery (CH)1
- Foreclosure Tier 1 ($500) (plus $50 Foreclosure Prev. +$100 Res Mort Fore Med)1$966.00
- Foreclosure Tier 2 ($250) (plus $50 Foreclosure Prev. +$100 Res Mort Fore Med)1$716.00
- Foreclosure Tier 3 ($50) (plus $50 Foreclosure Prev. +$100 Res Mort Fore Med)1$516.00
Dissolution (D)
(uncontested $507.00)
1$316.00
Eminent Domain (ED)1$316.00
Family (F)1$316.00
- Parental Notice of Abortion Act4$0.00
- Voluntary Petitions to Determine Parentage (750 ILCS 46/309)4$0.00
Law (L)1$316.00
Law-Magistrate (LM)
- $15,000 or more1$316.00
- $15,000 or less2$266.00
- Possession only3$99.00
Miscellaneous Remedy (MR)1$316.00
- Estrays and Lost Property Act (765 ILCS 1020/1)4$0.00
- Admin review of unemployment decisions (820 ILCS 405/1100)4$0.00
Mental Health (MH)4$0.00
Municipal Corporation (MC)1$316.00
Probate (P)2$266.00
- Filing a will4$0.00
- Decedent’s Estate ($266 and Manually calc $95 to Guardian
Advocacy Fund and $5 to Clerk’s Operation and Admin Fund)
2$366.00
Small Claims (SC)
- Over $2,500.012$266.00
- Under $2,500.003$99.00
Tax (TX)1$316.00

 

Civil Answer/Appearance Fees

Case TypeScheduleTotal
Arbitration (AR)1$191.00
Adoption (AD)3$0.00
Chancery (CH)1$191.00
Dissolution (D)
(uncontested $507.00)
1$191.00
Eminent Domain (ED)1$191.00
Family (F)1$191.00
- Parental Notice of Abortion Act3$0.00
- Voluntary Petitions to determine parentage3$0.00
Probate (P)1$191.00
Law (L)1$191.00
- Seeking possession only2$119.00
Law-Magistrate (LM)1$191.00
- Seeking possession only12$119.00
Miscellaneous Remedy (MR)1$316.00
- Estrays and Lost Property Act (765 ILCS 1020/1)3$0.00
- Admin review of unemployment decisions (820 ILCS 405/1100)3$0.00
Municipal Corporation (MC)1$191.00
Mental Health (MH)3$0.00
Small Claims (SC)
- Over $2,500.012$191.00
- Under $2,500.003$119.00
Tax (TX)1$191.00

 

Miscellaneous Civil Fees

Case TypeTotal
Alias Summons$5.00
Jury Services$212.50
Change of Venue$40.00
Petition to Vacate or Modify
- Within 30 days$20.00
- After 30 days$40.00
- Notice sent to SOS$40.00
Appeals Preparation
- Record is 100 pages or less$50.00
- Record is between 100 and 200 pages$100.00
- Record is 200 pages or moreAdditional $0.25/ page
Garnishment, Wage Deduction and Citation to Discover Assets
- Amount in controversy $1,000 or less$15.00
- Amount in controversy greater than $1,000 less than $5,000$30.00
Amount in controversy greater than $5,000$50.00
Mailing$10.00 (plus cost of postage)
Certified copy after the first copy$5.00
Certification$5.00
Copies
- First Page$2.00
- Next 19 Pages$.50
- All additional pages$.25
Records Search$6.00 per year
Hardcopy printout on automated medium$6.00
Marriage$10.00 cash
Filing Deed of Voluntary Assignment$20.00
- Recording Deed of Voluntary Assignment$0.50 (for each 100 words)
Probate
- Each account other than one final account$25.00
Estate Claim
- Amount Claimed greater than $150 not more than $500$25.00
- Amount Claimed greater than $500 not more than $10,000$40.00
- Amount Claimed greater than $10,000$60.00
Filing a claim, petition, etc. based on action seeking equitable relief$60.00
Probate Jury Demand$137.50
Certified Letters of Office$2.00 per page
Probate Exemplification$2.00 (plus fee for certification)

 

Other Fees

Passports/Information
$145.00 16 years and older
$115.00 under 16 years
Visit Website
Passport Renewal By MailCertain Restrictions Apply
Visit Website
Passport Cards$65.00 16 years and older
$50.00 under 16 years
Returned Check to Circuit Clerk$25.00

 

Sherrif’s Fees

Zip CodeTownServiceMilesMileageTotal
62019Donnellson$40.0024$48.00$88.00
62246Dudleyville$40.008$16.00$56.00
62246Greenville$40.002$4.00$44.00
62284Hookdale$40.0016$32.00$72.00
62253Keyesport$40.0032$64.00$104.00
62275Millersburg$40.0018$36.00$76.00
62262Mulberry Grove$40.0018$36.00$76.00
62074New Douglas$40.0028$56.00$96.00
62275Old Ripley$40.0020$40.00$80.00
62077Panama$40.0029$58.00$98.00
62273Pierron$40.0023$46.00$86.00
62284Peasant Mound$40.0018$36.00$76.00
62275Pocahontas$40.0018$36.00$76.00
62262Royal Lake$40.0018$36.00$76.00
62284Smithboro$40.0010$20.00$60.00
62086Sorento$40.0028$56.00$96.00
 
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