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General Division

Fees -  Effective December 15, 2017

As of December 15th, 2017 the filing fees for our Civil Division are as follows. If you have any questions, please contact our General Division at 309-558-3538.

The information listed below is for your reference and we hope you find it helpful. The information changes periodically as a result of local rule changes, legislative changes and administrative court orders. We will modify this information as soon as possible as changes occur. Fees are payable at the time of filing in civil cases.



SMALL CLAIMS (SC): (MONEY PLUS OTHER RELIEF)
Claim less than $250.00 $110.00
Claim from $250.01 - $500.00 120.00
Claim from $500.01 - $2,500.00 140.00
Claim from $2,500.01.00 - $10,000.00 175.00
Answer: Amount under $1,500.00 125.00
Answer: Amount $1,500.01 - $10,000.00 155.00
Confession of Judgment - up to $1,500.00 150.00
Confession of Judgment - $1,500.01 to $10,000 215.00
Small claims only 12 person 25.00
Small Claims only 6 person 12.50

ARBITRATION (AR): (MONEY ONLY)
Claim from $10,000.01 - $15,000.00 $175.00
Claim from $15,000.01 - $50,000.00 260.00
Answer 155.00
Fee for rejection of award------ Amount under $30,000 200.00
Fee for rejection of award...... Amount over $30,000 500.00

LAW MINOR(LM)): (MONEY PLUS OTHER RELIEF)
Claim from $10,000.01- $15,000.00 $ 175.00
Claim from $15,000.01 - $50,000.00 260.00
Answer 155.00
Confession of Judgment $10,000.01 to $15,000.00 215.00
Confession of Judgment $15,000.01 to 50,000.00 300.00
Tort & Money Damages $10,000.00 to $15,000.00 175.00
Tort & Money Damages $15,000.01 to $50,000.00 260.00
Wrongful Death up to $5,000.00 175.00
Wrongful Death over $5,000.01 to $50,000.00 260.00
Replevin up to $15,000.00 175.00
Replevin from $15,000.01 to $50,000.00 260.00
Arbitration and Award under $50,000.00 260.00
Trover 260.00
Distress for rent 260.00
Ejectment 260.00

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LAW (L):
Claim including (but not limited to) Arbitration or Award, Detinue, Replevin, Wrongful Death, Trover, Forcible Entry/Detainer, Ejectment and Satutory action by a state or political subdivision to recover support or contribution
Amount over $50,000.00 $ 260.00
Complaint with jury    472.50
Answer  155.00
Answer with Jury 367.50
Confession of Judgment over $50,000 300.00


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CHANCERY (CH):
Complaint $ 260.00
Answer 155.00
Foreclosure (Commercial) 310.00
Foreclosure (First Tier) 810.00
Foreclosure(Second Tier) 560.00
Foreclosure(Third Tier) 360.00

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MISC.REMEDY (MR):
Complaint $ 260.00
Complaint with Jury Demand 472.00
Answer 155.00
Answer with Jury Demand 367.50

DISSOLUTION & LEGAL SEPARATION (D):
Petition $ 260.00
Answer 155.00
Non-contested 415.00

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EMINENT DOMAIN (ED):
Petition $ 250.00
Jury Demand 150.00
Answer 155.00

FORCIBLE ENTRY & DETAINER: (LM under $50,000, L over $50,000):
Possession only and/or rent less than $15,000.00 $ 150.00
Rent amount $15,000.01 - $50,000.00 260.00
Answer rent less than $15,000.00 145.00
Answer rent from $15,000.01 - $50,000 155.00

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FAMILY (F):
Complaint $ 260.00
Uncontested (filed by both parties) 415.00
Answer 155.00
Petition under Juvenile Court Act 125.00
Waiver of 1 day waiting period/marriage 260.00
Petition for a Marriage License 110.00
Petition under Parentage Act of 2015 (involuntary) 140.00
Petition under Parentage Act of 2015 (voluntary) NO FEE

Mental Health Commitment: $ 260.00

ADOPTION (AD):
Petition $ 65.00
NOTE:  No other fees to be assessed in Adoption Proceedings.

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TAXES (TX):
Complaint $ 260.00
Tax Objection - each tax bill objected to 150.00
Petition for Tax Deed (1st parcel) 300.00
Each additional parcel 60.00
Notices of Petition for Tax Deed(mailing plus postage) 10.50
Petition w/ one additional parcel 360.00

TRANSCRIPT OF JUDGMENT:
Same as original filing fee

CHANGE OF VENUE:
Case transferred to Rock Island County same as original filing fee
Preparing case for transfer to another county $ 40.00
COUNTERCLAIMS OR 3RDPARTY DEFENDANTS - SAME AS ORIGINAL FILING FEE - FIRST APPEARANCE FEE, IF PAID

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JURY DEMAND: (Except SC, ED & P cases)
12 person $212.50

PROBATE (P):
Estate (deceased/disabled) not exceeding $15,000.00 $ 240.00
Estate (deceased) exceeding $15,000.00 350.00
Estate (minor) not exceeding $15,000.00 140.00
Estate (minor) exceeding $15,000.00 175.00
Estate (disabled) exceeding $15,000.00 275.00
Letters of Office ... 20.00 letters + 2.00 cert (add 1.00 over 3 pages) 22.00
Heirship & letters without administration(admin of deceased) 140.00
Letters issued to guardian(but not of the estate) 120.00
Petition to Sell Real Estate 50.00
Claim up to $149.00 00.00
Claim of $150.00 - $500.00 25.00
Claim of $501.00 - $10,000.00 40.00
Claim over $10,001.00 60.00
Filing of account other than one Final Account 25.00
Petition for Supplemental Proceeding seeking equitable relief 160.00
Entry of Appearance 130.00
Disposition of monies (wrongful death/ward) less than $5,000.00 120.00
Disposition of monies (wrongful death/ward) exceeding $5,001.00 150.00
Certified copy of letters add (1.00 per page over 3) 2.00
Exemplification (plus cert fee) 2.00
Jury Demand 137.50


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COPIES:
1st page $ 2.00
Next 19 pages .50
All remaining pages .25
Hard copy from automated system (per page) 6.00
Record Search 6.00


COLLECTION/MONIES HELD
2.5%

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EXPUNGEMENTS:
Expungement $60.00
(Each certified copy to expunge) 4.00


GARNISHMENT, WAGE DEDUCTION & CITATION
Does not exceed $1,000.00: $15.00
Between $1,000.01 to $5,000.00 30.00
Exceeds $5,000.01 50.00




MISCELLANEOUS:
NSF Fee $ 25.00
Correction of Case Numbers $25.00
Alias summons or Citation $ 5.00
Petition to vacate, modify or reopen case w/I 30 days $50.00
    Petition to vacate, modify or reopen case after 30 days $ 75.00
Revival of judgement NO FEE
Clerk's certification $ 6.00
Petition to vacate bond forfeiture $40.00
Exemplified, Authenticated, Triple Certificate $ 10.00
Certified copy of judgment (excluding SC & Forcible Entry) $ 10.00
Correction of number, title or Atty. ID number $ 25.00
Mailing fee includes postage $ 10.50
Mailing fee without postage $ 10.00
Certified add. fee $ 6.50
FAX: 1st page 6.00
FAX: Each additional page .50

      
APPEALS (PLUS POSTAGE):
Under 100 pages $ 60.00
Over 100 pages 150.00
Over 200 pages ... each page .25

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Tammy Weikert Click to send e-mail - Circuit Clerk
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Physical Location: Rock Island County Courthouse (map ExternalLink.gif) - Third Floor - 210 15th Street, Rock Island IL 61201
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