Basic Court Costs / Fees Charged on Civil Cases $100.00
Forcible Entry & Detainer (Evictions) $100.00
BASIC COURT COSTS BREAKDOWN Each Add'l Defendant $10.00
Legal Aid (Civil) $26.00
Computerization of Clerk's Office $10.00
Building/Special Project $20.00
City of Girard $44.00
Basic Court Costs / Fees Charged on Small Claims $50.00
BASIC COURT COSTS BREAKDOWN Each Add'l Defendant $10.00
Legal Aid (Small Claims) $11.00
Computerization of Clerk's Office $10.00
Building/Special Project $20.00
City of Girard $9.00

Counterclaims and Cross Claims. . . . . . . . . .$50.00

  • $19 To the City of Girard
  • $21 To the General / Special Projects Fund
  • $3 To Computer Fund 'A'
  • $7 To Computer Fund 'B'
Trusteeships. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $75.00
  • $19 To the City of Girard
  • $26 To the State of Ohio for Legal Aid Societies
  • $20 To the General / Special Projects Fund
  • $3 To Computer Fund 'A'
  • $7 To Computer Fund 'B'

Rental Escrow Actions. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $1% of Deposits

12 Point BMV Appeals. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $75.00

  • $26 To the State of Ohio Legal Aid Socities 
  • $19 To the City of Girard
  • $21 To the General / Special Projects Fund
  • $3 To Computer Fund 'A'
  • $7 To Computer Fund 'B'

Security for Jury Demands. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$400.00

Jury deposits shall accompany any pleading containing a jury demand. Failure to pay the jury deposit constitutes a waiver of the party's right to a jury trial and shall be stricken.  If the case is settled prior to jury call, the deposity shall be retunred.  If the case is not settled prior to jury call, the deposit shall be taxed as costs. 


Administrative fee for money collected 2% on 1st $10,000.00; 1% additional over $10,000.00
(O.R.C. 2303.31, 2303.20)


Bank Attachments $30.00 +$1 for bank
Request for Certified Mail $10.00
Cognovit $100.00
Each Add'l Defendant Named on Cognovit $10.00
Certified Copies with Seal $5.00
Executions & Levies Deposit

(1)Motor Vehicles  $400.00
(2)Personal Property   $150.00

Exemplified Copy $10.00

Examination of Judgment Debtor

$30.00

Each Add'l Defendant

$10.00
Filings After Case is Closed (Bankruptcy Stay Excluded) $30.00
Motion for Show Cause for Contempt $30.00
Motion for Attachment Prior to Judgment $25.00
Motion to Revive the Judgment $25.00
Alias Summons - Certified Mail $10.00
Alias Summons - Regular Mail $5.00
Wage Garnishments $30.00
Motion (All Other Motions Including Small Claims) $25.00
Notice of Appeal ($150.00 to Clerk of Common Pleas Ct) $25.00
Order for Financial Statement in Small Claims $20.00
Request for Additional Certified Mail Service $10.00
Satisfactions $5.00
Service by Publication $100.00
Small Claims Counterclaim $50.00
Subpoena $10.00
Third Party Complaints $100.00
Transfer of Judgment $50.00
If Filed at Same Time as Executions on Judgment $40.00
Motions for Limited Driving Privileges $75.00 

Service Fees (To the City of Girard)

Notice of Appeal $25.00
Objection to Magistrate's Decision $25.00
Motions $25.00
Filing of Certificate of Judgment $20.00
Issuance of Certificate of Judgment $5.00

Issuance of a Subpoena

A separate check or money order payable to the perspective witness in the sum of $12 for a full day or $6 for a half day plus 10 cents per mile the witness is expected to travel to and from court shall accompany the praecipe for subpoena. 

Service of Process

By Certified Mail in excess of one defendant $10.00
By Alias Service - Regular Mail $5.00
By Personal Service $25.00

Photocopy Expenses

0 - 10 Photocopies $0.00
10+ $0.10 ea
Certified copies with seal $5.00 ea
Exemplified seal / triple seal $10.00 ea