Schedule of Service Charges and Statutory Interest


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All Court Divisions (FS 28.24)

1. Searching of records, each year searched
$ 2.00

2. Making Copies of documents in public records by photographic process:

      a. Not larger than 14" x 8.5", per page(includes burning images to CD)
$ 1.00  
      b. Larger than 14" x 8.5", per page
$ 5.00  
      c. FS 119.07 'photographing' of records by customer
Variable (based on supervision of process by clerk staff)
3. Copying documents in public records not by photographic process, per page
$ 6.00
4. Writing papers other than those listed, per page
$ 7.00
5. Certifying copies of documents in public records, per document
$ 2.00
6. Verifying documents presented for certification, not prepared by Clerk, per page
$ 3.50
7. Exemplified certificates, including signing & sealing
$ 7.00
8. Certified or registered mail charges, paid by party who requests service
Actual Postage
9. Oath, administering, attesting, & sealing
$ 3.50

10. Sealing/expunging

      a. Sealing a civil record
$ 42.00
      b. Sealing/expunging a criminal record
$ 66.50
11. Approving bond
$ 8.50
12. Preparing witness subpoena (includes signing and sealing)
$ 7.00
13. Signing & sealing witness subpoena
$ 2.00
14. Recording Lis Pendens
$5.00 first page, $4.00 each additional page

15. Receiving money into court registry:

    a. First $500 or part
  3%
    b. Each subsequent $100 or part
  1.5%

16. Faxing / Emailing

    a. Faxing or emailing court records, per page
$ 1.00
    b. Faxing or emailing non-court records, per page
$ 0.15
    c. Long distance faxing court records, per page
$ 1.25
    d. Long distance faxing non-court records, per page
$ 0.40

17. Reports

    a. Pre-programmed, per printed page or page equivalent
$ 0.15
    b. Programming for new report, per hour
$ 75.00
    c. Providing data in existing report, on a monthly basis via subscription website
Variable (click here for information)

18. Duplication of audio and video records

    a. Audio tape, provided by Clerk's Office
$ 5.00
    b. Audio tape, provided by customer
$ 2.50
    c. Video tape, provided by Clerk's Office
$ 10.00
    d. Video tape, provided by customer
$ 5.00
    e. CD, provided by Clerk's Office
$ 25.00
    f. Work performed in providing the above
Variable (based on clerk staff time spent over 10 minutes)

Appeals Division (FS 28.241)

1. Appeal from County Court to Circuit Court

    County to Circuit
$ 280.00

2. Appeal from Circuit Court to District Court of Appeal/Florida Supreme Court (2 separate checks)

    Circuit Court Fee
$ 100.00
    District Court of Appeal/Florida Supreme Court Fee
$ 300.00
3. Preparing, numbering, & indexing original record, per document
$ 3.50

Circuit Civil (FS 28.241)

1. Filing Fees

    a. Any civil action
$ 400.00
    b. Foreclosure/real property
$  
         i. Value $50,000 or less
$ 400.00
         ii. Value more than $50,000 but less than $250,000
$ 905.00
         iii. Value more than $250,000
$ 1905.00
         iv. Additional filing fee for each timeshare interest joined in a foreclosure, FS 721.83
$ 10.00
    c. If more than 5 defendants, per defendant
$ 2.50
    d. For each severance granted
$ 18.00
    e. In addition to above, for garnishment, attachment, replevin and distress
$ 85.00
    f. In addition to above, issuing summons
$ 10.00
    g. Counter claim, cross claim, counter petition, third party complaint
$ 395.00
         i. Mortgage foreclosure/real property, value $50,000 or less
$ 395.00
         ii. Mortgage foreclosure/real property, value more than $50,000 and less than $250,000
$ 900.00
         iii. Mortgage foreclosure/real property, value more than $250,000
$ 1900.00
2. Medical extensions
$ 42.00
3. Signing Executions on Foreign Judgments
$ 42.00
4. Nonresident Plaintiff - bond to file case (FS 57.011)
$ 100.00
5. Reopening a case
$ 50.00
6. Holding judicial sale, recording & certifying sale & title
$ 70.00
7. Pro hac vice appearance fee (FS 28.241(6))
$ 100.00

County Civil (FS 34.041) (This section applicable on 07/01/2009)

1. Filing Fees:

    a. Each claim less than $ 100.00
$ 55.00
    b. Each claim of $ 100.00 but not more than $ 500.00
$ 80.00
    c. Each claim of $ 500.00 but not more than $ 2,500.00
$ 175.00
    d. All claims of more than $2,500.00
$ 300.00
    e. For an amended complaint or counterclaim that increases the amount to the circuit civil range
$ 400.00
    f. For amended complaints that increase the amount
pay the difference between the filing fee ranges
    g. In addition to the above, for garnishment, attachment, replevin and distress
$ 85.00
    h. In addition to above, issuing summons
$ 10.00
    i. Counter claim, cross claim, counter petition, third party complaint - joinder/intervenor
        (if claim is $2,500 or more)
$ 295.00

2. Replevin actions:

    a. Less than $1,000
$ 130.00
    b. More than $1,000 but less than $2,500
$ 260.00
    c. More than $2,500
$ 385.00
3. Removal of tenant action
$ 185.00
4. Nonresident Plaintiff - bond to file case (FS 57.011)
$ 100.00
5. Signing Executions on Foreign Judgment Cases
$ 42.00

6. Reopening a case:

    a. Claims of not more than $500.00
$ 25.00
    b. Claims of more than $500.00
$ 50.00
7. Holding judicial sale, recording & certifying sale & title
$ 70.00

Family Law (FS 28.24 & 28.241)

1. Filing Fees:

    a. Dissolution of marriage & annulment
$ 397.50
    b. Emancipation, Temporary Custody by Extended Family Member, Adoption & Name Change
$ 400.00
    c. All other Family Law cases, including custody not by an extended family member
$ 300.00
    d. In addition to the above, for garnishment, attachment, replevin, and distress
$ 85.00
    e. In addition to above, issuing summons
$ 10.00
    f. Counter claim, cross claim, counter petition, or third party complaint in non-dissolution case
         (where filing fee is $300.00)
$ 295.00
    g. Counter claim, cross claim, counter petition, or third party complaint that seeks dissolution
         (where filing fee is $397.50)
$ 392.50
    h. Counter claim, cross claim, counter petition, or third party complaint
         (where filing is $400.00)
$ 395.00
2. Recording Final Judgment of Dissolution
$ 10.50
3. Name Change Report
$ 7.00
4. Adoption Report
$ 7.00
5. Reopening a case
$ 50.00

Marriage (FS 741.01)

1. Three day waiting period.
     Preparing & administering of oath on application; issuing, sealing & recording of license; providing certified copy
$ 93.50
2. Solemnizing matrimony
$ 30.00
3. Three day waiting period waived.
     Completed premarital preparation course with certificate from registered provider (marriage license fee reduced by $32.50)
$ 61.00
4. Certified copy
$ 3.00
5. Certified copy prior to 1972
$ 7.00

Micrographics (FS 28.24)

1. Making microfilm copies of any public record:

    a. 16mm in roll of 100' or less
$ 42.00
    b. 35mm in roll of 100' or less
$ 60.00

Official Records (FS 28.24)

1. Recording, indexing and filing any instrument up to 14" x 8.5":

    a. First page
$ 10.00
    b. Each additional page or fraction thereof
$ 8.50
    c. Documents that contain more than 4 names, per additional name
$ 1.00

2. Examining, certifying & recording plats & condominium drawings:

    a. First page
$ 30.00
    b. Each additional page
$ 15.00

3. Recording Lis Pendens

    a. First page
$ 5.00
    b. Each additional page
$ 4.00

4. Documentary Stamps

    a. Deeds: Per $100 property valuation under $100 property valuation
$ 0.70
    b. Mortgages & Modifications, per $100 consideration
$ 0.35
    c. Agreements & Contracts for Deeds, per $100 purchase price
$ 0.70
4. Intangible Tax, per $100 consideration
$ 0.20

6. Dial-in access to public records

    a. Per month, 1st line
$ 100.00
    b. Per month, 2nd and subsequent lines
$ 50.00
7. Index to Official Records on CD-ROM
$ 10.00
8. Images of Official Records books on CD-ROM, per book
$ 25.00

9. Transfer of Lien of Security

    a. First lien
$ 20.00
    b. Each additional lien
$ 10.00

Passports (TITLE 22, USC)

1. U.S. Passport Book for First Time Applicants and Minors

    a. Adults (age 16 and over)
         i. Passport Fee
             Payable to Department of State
$ 110.00
         ii. Acceptance Fee
             Payable to Acceptance Facility
$ 25.00
         iii. Total First-Time Applicant Fee
$ 135.00
    b. Minors (under age 16)
         i. Passport Fee
             Payable to Department of State
$ 80.00
         ii. Acceptance Fee
             Payable to Acceptance Facility
$ 25.00
         iii. Total First-Time Applicant Fee
$ 105.00

2. U.S. Passport Card for First Time Applicants and Minors

    a. Adults (age 16 and over)
         i. Passport Fee
             Payable to Department of State
$ 30.00
         ii. Acceptance Fee
             Payable to Acceptance Facility
$ 25.00
         iii. Total First-Time Applicant Fee
$ 55.00
    b. Minors (under age 16)
         i. Passport Fee
             Payable to Department of State
$ 15.00
         ii. Acceptance Fee
             Payable to Acceptance Facility
$ 25.00
         iii. Total First-Time Applicant Fee
$ 40.00

3. Other Service Fees

    a. Additional Visa Pages
$ 82.00
    b. File Search Fee
$ 150.00
    c. Expedite Processing
$ 60.00
    d. Photos
$ 10.00

Probate (FS 28.2401)

1. Opening any estate of one document or more, including but not limited to: Petitions & orders to approve settlement of minor's claims; open a safe deposit box; to enter rooms & places; determine heirs (if not for formal administration); foreign guardian to manage property of nonresident. Not for issuance of letters or orders of summary administration.
$ 231.00
2. Caveat
$ 41.00
3. Petition & order to admit foreign wills, authenticated copies, exemplified copies, or transcript of record
$ 231.00
4. Disposition of personal property without administration
$ 231.00

5. Summary administration

    a. $1,000.00 or more
$ 345.00
    b. Less than $1,000.00
$ 235.00
6. Formal administration, guardianship, ancillary, curatorship, or conservatorship
$ 400.00
7. Guardianship of person only
$ 235.00
8. Veteran's Administration guardianship
$ 235.00
9. Petition for determination of incapacity
$ 231.00
10. Exemplified certificates
$ 7.00
11. Guardianship audit fee, initial inventory, above $25,000
$ 85.00

12. Guardianship audit fee, annual financial return:

    a. For estates valued at $25,000 or less
$ 20.00
    b. For estates valued at $25,000 to $100,000
$ 85.00
    c. For estates valued at $100,000 to $500,00
$ 170.00
    d. For estates valued at more than $500,000
$ 250.00
13. Reopening a case (does not apply to guardianships or mental health cases)
$ 50.00

Statutory Interest (FS 55.03)

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Prior to and including 12/31/1994 12%
01/01/1995 through 12/31/1995 8%
01/01/1996 through 12/31/2000 10%
01/01/2001 through 12/31/2001 11%
01/01/2002 through 12/31/2002 9%
01/01/2003 through 12/31/2003 6%
01/01/2004 through 12/31/2004 7%
01/01/2005 through 12/31/2005 7%
01/01/2006 through 12/31/2006 9%
01/01/2007 through 12/31/2007 11%
01/01/2008 through 12/31/2008 11%
01/01/2009 through 12/31/2009 8%
01/01/2010 through 12/31/2010 6%
01/01/2011 through 09/30/2011 6%
10/01/2011 through 12/31/2011 4.75%
01/01/2012 through 03/31/2012 4.75%
04/01/2012 through 06/30/2012 4.75%
07/01/2012 through 09/30/2012 4.75%
10/01/2012 through 12/31/2012 4.75%
01/01/2013 through 03/31/2013 4.75%
04/01/2013 through 06/30/2013 4.75%
07/01/2013 through 09/30/2013 4.75%
10/01/2013 through 12/31/2013 4.75%
01/01/2014 through 03/31/2013 4.75%
04/01/2014 through 06/30/2013 4.75%
07/01/2014 through 09/30/2014 4.75%
10/01/2014 through 12/31/2014 4.75%