CASE TYPE FEE
ADOPTION  
Adoption $65
No other fees may be charged  
Adoption - Special Need (as defined by DCFS)  
   
CHANCERY  
Chancery$252
Foreclosure - Effective June 1, 2013: 
Tier 1$802
Tier 2$552
Tier 3$352
Entry of Appearance$182
Jury Fee  $212.50
  
DIVORCE  
Divorce$252
Entry of Appearance$182
   
EMINENT DOMAIN  
Eminent Domain $272
Each Additional Tract $100
Entry of Appearance $182
Jury Fee N/A
   
FAMILY  
Paternity, Custody, Child Support, Visitation $162
Petition for Emancipation of Minor/Juvenile $147
Petition for Marriage License $132
Putative Father Notice N/A
Petition for Confidential Intermediary N/A
Entry of Appearance $182
Marriage in Court $10
   
LAW - LM  
Amount of money or damages or the value of  
personal property does not exceed $15,000  
Complaint LESS THAN $15,000 $197
Entry of Appearance $182
Amount of money or damages or the value of  
personal property does not exceed $50,000  
Complaint $15,000 - $50,000 $252
Entry of Appearance $182
Jury Fee $212.50
   
LAW - L  
Amount of money or damages or the value of  
personal property exceeds $50,000 $276
Entry of Appearance $182
Jury Fee $212.50
   
FORCIBLE ENTRY & DETAINER - COMPLAINT  
Possession Only $172
Possession & Rent  
Not Exceeding $15,000 $172
Exceeding $15,000 $252
Entry of Appearance  
Possession Only $172
Possession & Rent  
Not Exceeding $1,500 $172
Exceeding $1,500 but less than $15,000 $182
Jury Fee $212.50
   
REPLEVIN - SAME AS CASE TYPE L OR LM  
Entry of Appearance $182
Jury Fee $212.50
   
MENTAL HEALTH  
Entry of Appearance N/A
Jury Fee N/A
   
MISC. REMEDY  
Misc. Remedy $252
Habeas Corpus - Petition for Relief $222
Expungement Petition (For Arrest only) $182
Entry of Appearance $182
Jury Fee $212.50
   
MUNICIPAL CORP.  
Municipal Corp. $252
Entry of Appearance $182
Jury Fee $212.50
   
ORDER OF PROTECTION  
Order of Protection N/A
Entry of Appearance N/A
   
COUNTERCLAIM  
Counterclaim - Same as Original Filing Fee  
(less any previous Entry of Appearance fee)  
Filing of transcript of jmt. - Same as Original Fee  
   
CHANGE OF VENUE  
Change of Venue - Same as Original Filing Fee  
Preparation & Certification $40
   
CONFESSION OF JUDGMENT  
Not Exceeding $1,500 $172
Not Exceeding $15,000 $237
Exceeding $15,000 $322
   
REMAND FROM SUPREME OR APPELLATE COURT  
Remand from Supreme or Appellate Court N/A
Jury Demand N/A
   
PROBATE  
Administration of an Estate $372
EXCEPTION  
Small Estate does not exceed $15,000 $262
Proof of heirship alone is made $262
A domestic or foreign will is admitted $262
without administration  
Letters of Office are issued for a particular $262
purpose without administration of the estate  
   
GUARDIANSHIP  
Guardianship $197
EXCEPTION  
Small Estate does not exceed $15,000 $162
Letters of office are issued to a guardian of $142
the person, but NOT of the estate  
Letters of office are issued without $142
administration of the estate including  
filing tax return, release of mortgage, or  
consenting to the marriage of the ward  
   
FILING OF EACH ACCOUNT OTHER THAN FINAL  
Filing of each Account other than Final $20
   
FINAL ACCOUNTING  
Final Accounting N/A
   
FILING OF A CLAIM  
Filing of a Claim when amount  
is $150 - $499 $25
is $500 - $9,999 $40
is $10,000 and above $60
   
APPEARANCE IN ESTATE  
for the purpose of consent N/A
of an executor N/A
of an administrator N/A
of a guardian N/A
of a GAL N/A
of a Special Administrator N/A
Appearance of any other person $152
Jury Demand $137.50
   
CONSTRUCTION OR CONTEST OF A WILL  
Construction or contest of a will, enforcement of $182
contract to make a will or appointment of  
testamentary trustees  
   
FOR COLLECTION OF A JUDGMENT OR SETTLEMENT  
For Collection of a judgment or settlement of an  
action or claim for wrongful death with no  
administration of the estate:  
   
less than $5,000 $142
over $5,000 $172
   
SEPARATE COMPLAINT RELATING TO ANY MATTER  
Separate complaint relating to any matter $172
than routine claim, etc.  
   
PETITION TO SELL REAL ESTATE  
Petition to Sell Real Estate $50
   
LETTERS OF OFFICE  
Letters of Office $2
   
EXEMPLIFICATION  
Exemplification $4
   
COST OF PUBLICATION BY CLERK  
Cost of publication by Clerk  
to be paid directly to newspaper by  
executor, administrator, guardian, or petitioner  
   
WITNESS FEES  
Witness fees to be paid by the person on whose  
behalf a charge is incurred  
   
POSTAGE CHARGES  
Mailing petitions, orders, and notices or other documents  
pursuant to the Probate Act of 1975 (actual cost)  
   
SMALL CLAIMS  
Not exceeding $250 $132
 - Entry of Appearance $147
Not exceeding $500 $142
 - Entry of Appearance $147
Not exceeding $2,500 $162
 - Entry of Appearance $167
Not exceeding $10,000 $182
 - Entry of Appearance $182
Jury Demand - 6 jurors $12.50
Jury Demand - 12 jurors $25
   
ISSUING WAGE DEDUCTION, GARNISHMENT, CITATION      
Under $1,000 Judgment $15
$1,001 to $5,000 Judgment $30
Over $5,000 Judgment $50
   
ISSUING THE FOLLOWING  
Alias Citation $5
Alias Summons $5
   
PETITION TO VACATE OR MODIFY  
less than 30 days after Jmt. $50
EXCEPTIONS  
Forcible Entry & Detainer N/A
Small Claims N/A
Petition to reopen estate N/A
Child Support N/A
Spousal Support N/A
Order for W/H N/A
   
PETITION TO VACATE OR MODIFY  
more than 30 days after Jmt. $75
EXCEPTIONS  
Child Support N/A
Spousal Support N/A
Order for W/H N/A
   
PETITION TO VACATE ORDER OF  
Petition to Vacate Order of  
Bond Forfeiture - Civil Cases $40
   
CHANGE OF VENUE  
Change of Venue - preparation and certification of record $40
   
MAILING - REQUIRED - CIVIL  
Mailing - Required - Civil  
plus cost of postage $10
   
CERTIFIED COPY  
Certified Copy  
except small claims and forcible entry and detainer $5
   
AUTHENTICATED COPY  
Authenticated Copy $6
   
CORRECTION OF CASE NUMBER  
Correction of Case Number $25
   
VOLUNTARY ASSIGNMENT  
Filing each deed $20
Recording Same: $0.50 for each 100 words  
   
APPEALS  
Appeals (postage - additional) originals forwarded  
100 pages $60
101 - 200 pages $150
201 and over pages (Additional Per Page Charge) $0.25
   
COPY CHARGES  
First Page $2
Next 19 Pages $0.50
Remaining Pages $0.25
   
RECORD SEARCH  
Per Year Charge $6
In person request N/A
   
RECORD SHEET ENTRIES  
Printout from automated system N/A
   
EXPUNGEMENT PETITION  
Expungement Petition (existing case) $60
Certified Copy of Expungement Order $4
Illinois State Police Processing Fee $60
   
COLLECTIONS FOR OTHERS  
Collections for others 2.50%
EXCEPT State, County, maint. or child support  
   
CHILD SUPPORT MAINTENANCE FEE  
Annual Fee $36
   
For any check, draft, or other bank instrument  
returned to the clerk for non-sufficient funds,  
account closed, or payment stopped $25
   
TAX OBJECTION COMPLAINT  
Tax Objection Complaint $172
Tax Deed Petition $272
Additional Parcels $50
Entry of Appearance $182
   
MARRIAGE IN COURT  
Marriage in Court $10
   
CRIMINAL & QUASI-CRIMINAL  
The Clerk shall be entitled to costs in ALL criminal  
and quasi-criminal cases from each person  
convicted or sentenced to supervision as follows:  
   
Traffic Appearance REQUIRED $106
D.U.I. $191
Minor Traffic Violations $101
Minor Ordinance Violations $101
O/V Jury Demand $125
Minor Conservation Violations $101
Felony $236
Misdemeanor Class A $186
Misdemeanor Class B or C $176
Business Offense $171
Petty Offense $171
   
When the violation complaint is issued by a  
municipal police department, the clerk shall be  
entitled to costs from each person convicted as follows:  
   
Minor Traffic Violations $101
Minor Ordinance Violations $101
Traffic Appearance REQUIRED $106
Jury Demand in Ordinance Violation Cases $137.50
   
Motion to Vacate $40
or amend final orders $40
bond forfeiture orders $40
ex parte judgment $40
judgment on forfeiture $40
failure to appear $40
failure to comply $40
   
Certification to Secretary of State as provided by  
the Family Financial Responsibility Law $5
   
Fee requirements shall not apply to:  
Any Law Enforcement Agency  
Attorney General  
Any Local Government  
Any Local School District  
Any State Agencies  
Any State's Attorney  


** A $25 Automation Fee, $25 Document Storage Fee, $5 Court Fee, $36 Court Security Fee, $20 Law Library Fee, $2 Access to Justice Fee and a $9 E-Business Fee are included in the total filing fee. If requested an actual break down of these fees can be provided. **



MONDAY - FRIDAY 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM
1:00 PM - 4:30 PM
TELEPHONE 217-728-4622
FAX 217-728-7833
10 SOUTH MAIN STREET, SUITE 7
SULLIVAN, IL 61951
MOULTRIE COUNTY, ILLINOIS