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Fairfield Municipal Court Fees



Fairfield Municipal Court Civil Fees Effective June 1, 2009

FAIRFIELD MUNICIPAL COURT
JUDGE JOYCE A. CAMPBELL
CIVIL FEES
675 NILLES ROAD
FAIRFIELD, OHIO 45014
(513) 867-6000

Effective June 1, 2009

  FAIRFIELD MUNICIPAL COURT CIVIL FEES
Alias Summons* (does not include service) $20.00
Amended Complaint* (does not include service) $20.00
Appeal to 12th District $200.00
Bank Attachments (must also include $1.00 check payable to bank) $25.00
BMV 12 point Suspension Appeal $100.00
Certified Copy $5.00
Certificate of Judgment $15.00
Certificate of Judgment from a foreign Court $25.00
Certified Mail $15.00
Civil Suit – one defendant*
   (each additional defendant $15.00 certified mail)
   (each additional defendant personal service *)
$121.00
Cognovit Judgment $100.00
Copies of Documents $0.25
Counter Claim $75.00
Counter Claim – Small Claims $10.00
Cross Claim $50.00
Eviction First Cause -
(each additional defendant $25.00) W/Second Cause -
$125.00
$150.00
Execution $100.00
Exemplified Copy $10.00
Garnishment of Personal Earnings
   (Court will deduct 2% poundage on all checks processed by court)
$135.00
Judgment Debtor Examination
Judgment Debtor Examination (certified mail)
Judgment Debtor Examination (personal service *)
$25.00
$40.00
Jury Deposit ($75.00 NON-REFUNDABLE) $300.00
Objection to Magistrate’s Decision $25.00
Ordinary Mail Service $10.00
Rent Escrow (1% fee deducted from total amount of rent deposited) $ At Conclusion of Case
Returned Check Fee $50.00
Revivor* $25.00
Show Cause Order $50.00
Small Claims – one defendant (certified mail)
Small Claims – one defendant (personal service*)
$35.00
Small Claim Transfer to Regular Civil Division $65.00
Subpoena Fees (costs)* $25.00
Supplemental/Intervener Complaint $50.00
Third Party Complaint $50.00
Transfer for Improper Venue $50.00
Trusteeship $100.00
Trusteeship Poundage Fee/Per Creditor, Per Payout $1.00
Witness Fee $6.00
Writ of Replevin $75.00
Writ of Restitution $50.00

* Except for evictions, each additional defendant, per filing, is $15.00 for certified mail and $25.00 for personal service
    - personal service inside city limits will be $25.00
    - personal service inside Butler County will be $35.00
    - personal service outside Butler County will be $55.00

** If you wish to receive a time-stamped copy of the document you are filing with the Court, please enclose a self addressed stamped envelope

Municipal Court
City of Fairfield
675 Nilles Road
Fairfield, OH 45014
(513) 867-6002 (phone)
(513) 867-6001 (fax)
courts@fairfield-city.org