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Fee Schedule

Lake 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) $397.00
International Adoptions 322.00
Plaintiff-Petitioner      322.00
Each Defendant-Respondent   
Intervening Party
 
322.00
Request for Jury Trial      102.00
Harassment Proceedings 322.00
Dissolution of Marriage:
    Petitioner            

402.00
    Respondent 402.00
Motions or Responses to Motions
102.00
Probate:
    Formal and Informal   

322.00
Appeal to District Court:
    Court Trial   

322.00
    Jury Trial        424.00
Tax Court:
    Regular Division  
 
322.00
    Small Claims Division    160.00
Conciliation Court:
    For Claims up to $10,000

75.00
Counter claims or denials:
    For amounts up to $10,000
 
75.00
Torrens Action:
    Application & Answer
  
322.00
      

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
 
75.00
    For Amounts over $10,000      322.00
Copy of any Instrument. Includes imaged or electronically field documents

    Civil or Criminal Certified 16.00
    Uncertified/Plain 10.00
Exemplified/Authenticated/Certified 32.00
Exemplified/Authenticated/Uncertified 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/Report
    (each 50 thereafter) 25.00
Deposit of Wills 29.00
Certification of Authentication  15.00
Fax   25.00