Civil & Small Claims

Civil


  • Limits on civil cases: $15,000
Types of civil cases:
  • CVE - Personal Injury or Damage
  • CVF - Contracts, Accounts or Rental
  • CVG - Forcible Detention
  • CVH - Other, BMV Appeal, Transfers
  • CVI - Small Claims

Small Claims

  • Limits on small claims cases: $3,000

Civil / Small Claims Fee Schedule

Service or Claim Fee
Additional Defendants $5
Certificate of Judgement $5
Civil Case $90
Counterclaim, if court serves $5
Execution or Attachment Filing Fee / Deposit $520
Forcible Detention $90
Garnishment of Personal Wages $75
Garnishment of Other Earnings $20
Judgement Debtor Exam $30
Jury Deposit $500
Personal Service in Athens $35
Personal Service Outside of Athens $50
Personal Service of Garnishment by Sheriff $20
Precipe for Financial Questionnaire $20
Reopened Case Filing Fee $10
Set Out Fees $65
Small Claims Case $44
Subpoena $20
Third Party Complaint, if court serves $5
Triple Seal $4
Writ of Restitution $10