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Lake County, Ohio - Clerk of Court

Maureen G. Kelly - Clerk of Courts

FOR GENERAL QUESTIONS, PLEASE CONTACT

Legal Division Main Line 440.350.2657

Title Division Central 440.350.2800

Title Division West 440.918.3425

Email: maureen.kelly@lakecountyohio.gov

Fees

    Lake County, Ohio Clerk of Courts Fees

    Deposit Fee Schedule Effective March 24, 2015

    Civil

    Aid Proceedings $75.00
    Arbitration Appeals $500.00
    Assignment of Judgment $2.00
    Certificate of Judgment for Transfer from our Court $15.00
    Civil (less than 3 defendants)  including Administrative Appeals $190.00
    Civil Complaints - each additional defendant  $20.00
       
    Clerk's Certificate of Satisfaction on Lien or any case except Tax Lien $5.00
    Cognovits without a lien $140.00
    Cognovits with a lien $155.00
    Foreclosures $500.00
    Foreign Judgments $110.00
    Garnishments (Personal Earnings) $75.00
    Garnishments (Other than Personal Earnings),
    plus $1.00 payable to each bank.
    Prices below reflect the number of banks listed on the exhibit.
    1 to 3 banks $75.00
    4 to 6 banks $130.00
    7 to 10 banks $185.00
    11 to 14 banks $240.00
    15 to 17 banks $295.00
    Over 17 banks See Bookkeeping
    Judgment Liens (from Judgment in this court) $35.00
    Judgment Liens (on Certificate for Lien from other courts) $30.00
    Motions to vacate judgment, new trial, reopen case etc. (civil only) $75.00
    Notices of Appeals to 11th District Court of Appeals (other than Domestic Relations) $150.00
    Writs of Execution $75.00
    Writs of Possession $100.00

    Domestic Relations

    Divorce, Dissolution, Legal Separation with Children $326.00
    Divorce, Dissolution, Legal Separation without Children $306.00
    Annulment with or without Children  $276.00
    Counterclaim (Domestic relations Only) $200.00
    Post Decree Motion for Reallocation, Child Support, or Parenting Time $200.00
    All Other Post Decree Motions $175.00
    Post Decree QDRO and /or DOPO $50.00
    Motion to add new party defenant $20.00
    Motion for third party intervenor  $50.00
    Motion to convert from dissolution to divorce $100.00
    - $-
    OTHER
    ALL Notice of Appeal 11th District Court of Appeals $150.00

     

    Application for Expungement $100.00
    Certifications (Journal) $1.00
    Certifications (Notary) $2.00
    Copies (per page) $0.10
    Indigent Application Fee (Criminal Cases) $25.00
    Notary Commission (with oath) $6.00
    Notary Commission (without oath) $5.00
    Praecipe for order for sale - foreclosure $1750.00
    Process Server $25.00