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Circuit & Family Court Filing Fees

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Hampshire County Circuit Clerk

Acceptable forms of payment in the Circuit Clerk's office are

cash (exact change), money order, or credit card.

  • When paying by credit card there is a convenience fee of 4.025 percent of the total filing fee or $1.00 whichever is more. This fee is charged by the credit card company; every time a credit or debit card is used the credit card company charges a convenience fee.


CIVIL CASES             

CIVIL CASES..............................................................$200.00

Note: There is an additional $15 charge per defendant in civil cases involving two or mor defendants.
APPEAL TO CIRCUIT COURT.................................$200.00
REMOVAL TO CIRCUIT COURT.............................$200.00
NAME CHANGES......................................................$200.00
INFANT SETTLEMENT PETITION.......................$200.00
ADOPTIONS..............................................................$200.00
GUARDIANSHIP/CONSERVATOR........................$110.00

MEDICAL MAL PRACTICE.....................................$400.00
COUNTERCLAIM, CROSS-CLAIM,

THIRD PARTY COMPLAINT,

MOTION TO INTERVENE......................................$200.00

CRIMINAL OFFENSE REDUCTION PETITION

(AKA SECOND CHANCE ACT)..............................$300.00

EXPUNGEMENTS AND/OR OTHER

MISCELLANEOUS CIVIL PETITIONS..................$200.00

Note: There is an additional $15 charge per defendant in miscellaneous civil cases involving two or mor defendants.

DOMESTIC
DIVORCE CASES......................................................$135.00
PARENT EDUCATION REGISTRATION..............$  25.00
MODIFICATION CASES..........................................$  85.00
EXPEDITED MODIFICATION CASES...................$  35.00
CUSTODY CASES......................................................$200.00
PATERNITY CASES.................................................$200.00
NAME CHANGES.....................................................$200.00

SERVICE OF PROCESS - per individual
SHERIFF'S OFFICE.................................................$  25.00
CERTIFIED MAIL....................................................$  20.00
SECRETARY OF STATE..........................................$  25.00

MISCELLANEOUS
PROCESS CRIMINAL BOND.................................$  25.00
PROCESS BAIL PIECE............................................$  10.00
SUBPOENA ..............................................................$  25.50

COPY FEE (PER PAGE)...........................................$    1.00