Small Claims and Superior Court

SMALL CLAIMS IC CODE FEE
Court Costs IC 33-37-4-6         $ 35.00
Small Claims Service Fee IC 33-37-4-6    10.00  (1)
Small Claims Garnishee Service Fee IC 33-37-4-6         *    (2)
Additional Small Claims Service Fee IC 33-37-4-6           *    (3)
Document Storage Fee IC 33-37-5-20      5.00  (5)
Automated Record Keeping Fee IC 33-37-5-21    20.00
Public Defense Administration Fee IC 33-37-5-21.2      5.00
Judicial Insurance Adjustment Fee IC 33-37-5-25      1.00
Judicial Salaries Fee IC 33-37-5-26
   15.00
Pro Bono Legal Services Fee IC 33-37-5-31      1.00
Court Administration Fee
IC 33-37-5-27
     5.00
 
 
 
Total Small Claims Filing Fees $  97.00  
Sheriff's Service of Process Fee IC 33-37-5-15     28.00  (4)
Total Small Claims Filing Fees (with service of process fee) $ 125.00
 
  *   Judge determines if this fee is to be collected and the amount of the fee.
(1)  $10.00 fee is per defendant named and paid by the party filing the action.
(2)  Add a $10 fee per garnishee defendant in excess of 3 whether named or added.
(3) $10 fee per defendant, garnishee, or garnishee defendant added to the action.  However, Clerk cannot collect a fee for the first three (3) garnishees.
(The fee noted in (1), (2) and (3) does not apply to an action in which the service is made by publication in accordance with Indiana Trial Rule 4.13.)
 
(4)  The Clerk shall collect this fee from a party requesting service of a writ, an order, a process, a notice, a tax warrant, or any other paper completed by the sheriff.  This fee may only be collected one time per case for pre-judgement.  However, fee may be collected post-judgement as well.
 
(5)  As of July 1, 2022 the amount is reduced to $2.00.
 
  
CRIMINAL CASES
IC CODE
FEE
Court Costs
IC 33-37-4-1
$ 120.00
Marijuana Eradication Program Fee
IC 33-37-5-7
           *
Alcohol and Drug Services Program Fee
IC 33-37-5-8(b)
           *
Law Enforcement Continuing Education Fee
IC 33-37-5-8 (c)
       4.00
Drug Abuse, Prosecution, Interdiction and Correction Fee
IC 33-37-5-9
           *
Alcohol and Drug Countermeasures Fee
IC 33-37-5-10
           *
Child Abuse Prevention Fee
IC 33-37-5-12
           *
Domestic Violence Prevention and Treatment Fee
IC 33-37-5-13
           *
Highway Worksite Zone Fee
IC 33-37-5-14
             (1)
Deferred Prosecution Fee
IC 33-37-5-17
             (2)
Safe School Fee
IC 33-37-5-18
           *
Jury Fee
IC 33-37-5-19
      2.00
Document Storage Fee
IC 33-37-5-20
      5.00 (4)
Automated Record Keeping Fee
IC 33-37-5-21
    20.00 (5)
Late Payment Fee
IC 33-37-5-22
          *  (6)
Sexual Assault Victims Assistance Fee
IC 33-37-5-23
          *
Public Defense Administration Fee
IC 33-37-5-21.2
      5.00
Judicial Insurance Adjustment Fee
IC 33-37-5-25
      1.00
Judicial Salaries Fee
IC 33-37-5-26
    20.00
DNA Sample Processing Fee
IC 33-37-5-26.2
      3.00
Court Administration Fee
IC 33-37-5-27
      5.00
 
 
 
Total Criminal Filing Fee
$ 185.00
Sheriff's Service of Process Fee
IC 33-37-5-15
    28.00 (3)
 
 
 
Total Criminal Filing Fees (with service of process fee)
 
$ 213.00

* Judge determines if this fee is to be collected and the amount of the fee.

(1) Collect $.50 only if traffic offense and could be $25.50 if exceeding the worksite speed limit or failure to merge.
 
(2) If the criminal action is a misdemeanor and the defendant enters the pretrial diversion program.
 
(3) The Clerk shall collect this fee from a party requesting service of a writ, an order, a process, a notice, a tax warrant, or any other paper completed by the sheriff.  This fee may only be collected one time per case for pre-judgement.  However, fee may be collected post-judgement as well.
 
(4) As of July 1, 2022 the amount will be reduced to $2.00.
(5) However, if accused person enters into a pretrial diversion agreement under IC 33-39-1-8 the fee is $5.
(6) A court that adopts a local rule imposing a late payment fee may collect $25.00.
 
 

CIVIL CASES IC CODE FEE
Court Costs IC 33-37-4-4 $  100.00
Document Storage Fee IC 33-37-5-20        5.00  (5)
Automated Record Keeping Fee IC 33-37-5-21      20.00
Public Defense Administration Fee IC 33-37-5-21.2        5.00
Judicial Insurance Adjustment Fee IC 33-37-5-25        1.00
Judicial Salaries Fee IC 33-37-5-26      20.00
Court Administration Fee IC 33-37-5-27        5.00
Service Fee IC 33-37-5-28                 (1)
Civil Garnishee Service Fee IC 33-37-5-28                 (2)
Alternative Dispute Resolution Fee IC 33-23-6-1                 (3)
Pro Bono Legal Services Fee IC 33-23-6-31        1.00
 
 
 
Total Civil Filing Fee $  157.00
Sheriff's Service of Process Fee IC 33-37-5-15       28.00  (4)
Total Civil Filing Fees (with service of process fee) $   185.00
(1) The Clerk shall collect from the party filing the civil action, a service fee of $10.00 for each additional defendant name other than the first named defendant. The Clerk shall collect from any party adding a defendant, a service fee of $10.00.
 
(2) Add a $10.00 fee per garnishee defendant in excess of 3 whether named or added.
(The fee noted in (1) and (2) does not apply to an action in which the service is made by publication in accordance with Indiana Trial Rule 4.13.)
 
(3) If the county has an approved plan from the Judicial Conference of Indiana, the Clerk shall collect from the party filing a petition for legal separation, paternity, or dissolution of marriage a fee of $20.00.
 
(4) The Clerk shall collect this fee from a party requesting service of a writ, an order, a process, a notice, a tax warrant, or any other paper completed by the sheriff.  This fee may only be collected one time per case for pre-judgement.  However, fee may be collected post-judgement as well.
 
(5) As of July 1, 2022 the amount is reduced to $2.00.
 
 

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