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Fee Schedule

Cook County Filing Fees

Pursuant to Minnesota Statutes, effective July 1, 2009, the Court Administrator's office will be required to collect civil filing fees and other Court fees as indicated below.

NOTICE: Effective July 1st, 2013 many of the fees listed below will increase by $2.00 per MN Statute § 357.021s2(b).


Fees

All fees of the Court Administrator shall be paid in advance at or prior to the time of the performance of any service requiring payment of such fees, and said Administrator shall not proceed in any matter requiring the payment of fees until the full amount is paid.

   
Adoption (Except International) $402.00
International Adoptions 327.00
Plaintiff-Petitioner      327.00
Each Defendant-Respondent   
Intervening Party
 
327.00
Request for Jury Trial      102.00
Harassment Proceedings 327.00
Dissolution of Marriage:
    Petitioner            

407.00
    Respondent 407.00
Motions or Responses to Motions
  (Excluding Child Support)
102.00
Probate:
    Formal and Informal   

327.00
Appeal to District Court:
    Court Trial   

312.00
    Jury Trial        414.00
Tax Court:
    Regular Division  
 
327.00
    Small Claims Division     165.00
Conciliation Court:
    For Claims up to $10,000

80.00
Counter claims or denials:
    For amounts up to $10,000
 
80.00
Torrens Action:
    Application & Answer
  
327.00
   

OTHER FEES

Subpoena $  18.00
Filing and Docketing
Transcript of Judgment

42.00
Issuing Transcript of Judgment  42.00
Issuing Execution and
Filing Return    
 
57.00
Issuing all writs   57.00
Filing Satisfaction, Partial Satisfaction or
Assignment of Judgment

7.00
Judgment Search:
    Each Name

7.00
Filing Foreign Judgment:
    For Amounts up to $10,000
 
80.00
    For Amounts over $10,000     327.00
Copy of any Instrument. Includes imaged or electronically field documents    

    Civil or Criminal Certified 16.00
    Uncertified/Plain copy    10.00
Exemplified/Authenticated/Certified 32.00
Exemplified/Authenticated/Unertified 16.00
Screenprints generated from case management system re. Reg. of Actions
    Certified 14.00
    Uncertified 8.00
Reports generated from case management system via email or paper
    (Pages 1-50) 5.00
    (each 50 thereafter) 25.00
Deposit of Wills 29.00
Certification of Authentication   5.00
Fax   25.00