Honorable Carl F. Gerds III

38th District Court

Civil Filing Fee Schedule
Fees & Court Costs

SMALL CLAIMS

Amount of Claim
$0.00 - $600.00 - $25.00
$600.01 - $1,750.00 - $45.00
$1,750.01 - $5,000.00 - $65.00
Certified Mail Fee - $12.00 (each defendant)
Motion Fee - $20.00

GENERAL CIVIL
Amount of Claim
$0.00 - $600.00 - $25.00
$600.01 - $1,750.00 - $45.00
​ $1,750.01 - $10,000.00 - $65.00
$10,000.00 - $25,000.00 - $150.00
Claim & Delivery - $65.00
Jury Demand Fee - $50.00
Motion Fee (for all motions) - $20.00

LANDLORD/TENANT & SUMMARY PROCEEDINGS
Possession of Premises - $45.00

​Supplemental Filing Fee for Money Damages
Amount of Claim
​ $0.00 - $600.00 - $25.00
$600.01 - $1,750.00 - $45.00
$1,750.01 - $10,000.00 - $65.00
$10,000.00 - $25,000.00 - $150.00
Jury Demand Fee - $50.00
​Motion Fee (for all motions) - $20.00

APPEAL FEES
Appeal Fee - $25.00

CERTIFIED COPIES
Certified Copies - $12.00 ea
COPIES (per page) - $1.00
FORMS (limit 5) - $1.00 ea

POST JUDGEMENT COLLECTION FEES
Garnishment - $15.00
​Judgment Debtor Discovery Subpoena - $15.00