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Schedule of Filing Fees--Circuit and Chancery Courts

 

Fee Schedule Effective July 1, 2012
Attorney may sign a $500.00 surety on new Worker's Compensation, Intervening & 3rd-party actions
pursuant to T.C.A 8-21-401(b)(1)(A) 
Attorney may not sign a surety if the Attorney of Record has outstanding surety debts 

 

               NEW CASE FILING FEES


  Enforcement/Breach of Contract, Injunction, Tort, Personal Injury, Tax Disputes, Property Damage/Dispute, Employment Discrimination,
Wrongful Death, Malpractice, Civil Rights, Special Remedies 
 

Fee Type

Fee 

State Litigation Tax   $   23.75
Library Fee       $     4.00
County Litigation Tax   $   23.75
Construction Tax   $   10.00
Total (with $500.00 surety)   $   61.50
Clerk (Category 1 filing)  $ 227.00
Total (without surety)     $ 288.50


  Appeals to Circuit/Chancery Court, Transfer from Foreign County, Certiorari,
Condemnation, Writ of Mandamus, Worker's Compensation, Joint Petition
 
 

Fee Type

Fee 

State Litigation Tax   $   23.75
Library Fee       $     4.00
County Litigation Tax   $   23.75
Construction Tax   $   10.00
Clerk (Category 2 filing)  $ 152.00
Total  $ 213.50


  Name Change, Minor Settlement, Restoration of Citizenship, Adoption,
Enrolling a Foreign Judgment
 

Fee Type

Fee 

State Litigation Tax   $   23.75
Library Fee       $     4.00
County Litigation Tax   $   23.75
Construction Tax   $   10.00
Clerk (Category 3 filing)  $ 102.00
Total  $ 163.50


  Worker's Compensation Action
 

Fee Type

Fee 

State Litigation Tax   $   23.75
Library Fee       $     4.00
County Litigation Tax   $   23.75
Construction Tax   $   10.00
Total (with $500.00 surety)   $   61.50
Clerk (Category 2 filing)  $ 152.00
Total (without surety)     $ 213.50


  Divorce with Minor Children
 

Fee Type

Fee 

State Litigation Tax   $   23.75
Library Fee       $     4.00
County Litigation Tax   $   23.75
Construction Tax   $   10.00
Clerk (Category 5 filing)  $ 202.00
Divorce Referee  $ 115.00
Total    $ 378.50


  Divorce with No Minor Children
 

Fee Type

Fee 

State Litigation Tax   $   23.75
Library Fee       $     4.00
County Litigation Tax   $   23.75
Construction Tax   $   10.00
Clerk (Category 6 filing)  $ 127.00
Divorce Referee  $ 115.00
Total    $ 303.50



               MISCELLANEOUS FEES


  Intervening or 3rd Party Complaint--Each filing
 

Fee Type

Fee 

Matches Original Complaint Clerk's Filing Fee
(Surety may be signed by Attorney of Record where indicated above) 

  Cross/Counter Complaints--Each filing
 

Fee Type

Fee 

Clerk  $ 102.00

  Petition to Modify Child Support
 

Fee Type

Fee 

Clerk   $   77.00
Order       $   27.00
Divorce Referee  $   10.00
Total  $ 114.00

Other Petitions
 

Fee Type

Fee 

Clerk   $   77.00
Order       $   27.00
Total  $ 104.00

Pleading on Closed Case (Final Order has been Entered)
 

Fee Type

Fee 

Clerk  $   27.00

Notice, Injunction, Scire Facias, Subpoena by Local Sheriff (Each Issuance)
(Final Order has been Entered)
 

Fee Type

Fee 

Sheriff  $   28.00

Service via Sheriff of Other Tennessee County
 

Fee Type

Fee 

Sheriff of Other County  $   28.00

Service via Secretary of State
 

Fee Type

Fee 

Secretary of State  $   20.00

Service via Commissioner of Insurance
 

Fee Type

Fee 

Commissioner of Insurance  $   15.00

Subpoena (Per Issuance)
 

Fee Type

Fee 

Clerk  $    6.00

  Foreign Subpoena (Each Subpoena)
 

Fee Type

Fee 

Clerk (Service by Local Sheriff)   $   34.00
Clerk (Service by Other Process)      $     6.00

Notice of Appeal ($1,000.00 Cash Bond or Surety Bond Required)
 

Fee Type

Fee 

Clerk  $ 327.00

Funds Paid into Court on Private Sale, Funds Paid into Clerk per Court Order, Collecting/Paying out Proceeds, Pre-Judgment Judicial Attachment
 

Fee Type

Fee 

Clerk  $   40.00

Fax Filing Charge (Fee is not added to Cost Bill at end of case)
 

Fee Type

Fee 

$5.00 + $1.00 per page (Including Cover Sheet)

New Hospital Lien
 

Fee Type

Fee

Clerk  $   12.00

Amended Hospital Lien
 

Fee Type

Fee

Clerk  $    7.00

Release of Hospital Lien
 

Fee Type

Fee

Clerk  $    4.00



               SERVICE FEES FOR FILE ROOM & COST DEPARTMENT


Faxing Document (Per Page)
 

Fee Type

Fee

Clerk  $    1.00

Certified Copy (Acts of Congress)
 

Fee Type

Fee

Clerk  $    5.00

Copies (Per Page)
 

Fee Type

Fee

Clerk  $     .50

Motion to Quash Garnishment
Motion for Installment Payments
 

Fee Type

Fee

Clerk  $   54.00

Garnishment, Execution, Levy, Other Process
 

Fee Type

Fee 

Clerk   $   27.00
Sheriff       $   22.00
Total  $   49.00

Garnishment (Secretary of State)
 

Fee Type

Fee 

Clerk   $   27.00
Postage       $     8.50
Secretary of State  $   20.00
Total  $   55.50
 

Vasco A. Smith, Jr. County Administration Building • (901) 222-2300
160 North Main Street Memphis TN 38103
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