Superior Court Clerk Fee Schedule

Fee Schedule Changes  

Effective March 16, 2011 the Superior Court Clerk Fee Schedule lists fees for the following:

  • Civil & Domestic Cases
  • Sheriff's Service Fees
  • Appeals to Supreme Court & Court of Appeals
  • Liens & General Execution Docket
  • Recording Costs Deeds & Real Estate
  • Uniform Commercial Code & Personal Property
  • Partnerships
  • Other Recordings
  • Notary Public
  • Trade Name Registration
  • Miscellaneous Costs

Civil and Domestic Cases  

General Civil and Domestic (Plus Applicable Service Fee)
All Cases Except: 

  • Family Violence
  • Abandoned Motor Vehicles
  • Incoming Transfers
  • Additional Sums In Condemnation
  • Bond Validation Cases
$207.50
General Civil Cases filed by local County or Municipal Gov’t $67.50
General Civil Cases Filed by a State Agency in Georgia $82.50
Family Violence N/C
Abandoned Motor Vehicle Action (Plus Applicable Service Fee) $7.00
Incoming Transfer $50.00
Incoming Appeals From Lower Chatham County Court
(Plus balance of filing fee for civil cases)
$22.00
***Motions or Petitions Requesting An Order Filed 30 Days or More After Judgment or Dismissal Require A New Action Filing Cost except on contempt actions for Child Support or Alimony Cases***
Condemnation and Validation of Bond Actions
(In Addition to General Civil Costs Above To Be Collected At Conclusion of Action)
Per Bond Up to 500 Bonds $1.00
Per Bond Over 500 Bonds $0.50
Per Page For Recording $1.50
Issuing Subpoena $5.00
Issuing Execution N/C
Motor Vehicle Judgment Certificate $3.00

Sheriff's Service Fees  

For Copy Served, General $50.00
For Garnishee Served (1st Copy) $50.00
Second and Subsequent Copy(s) $6.00
For Tenant in Dispossessory Action $25.00
Service on Subpoena $10.00

Appeals to Supreme Court and Court of Appeals  

Preparation of Record per page $1.00
Coping Transcript where required, per page $1.00
Preparation of transcript when clerk is not required to copy  $35.00
Entering Remittitur N/C
Seal and Certification $2.00
Costs for preparation and furnishing copy of the record of appeal in a capital felon case to the Attorney General in accordance with O.C.G.A. 5-6-43
Preparation of Record, per page $1.00
Transcript N/C
Clerk’s Certificate $1.00

Liens and General Execution Docket  

  1st Page Additional Pages
General Execution or Lien Recording $5.00 $2.00
Cancellation or Release on GED $7.00 $2.00
Lis Pendens $5.00 $2.00
Lis Pendens Cancellation or Release $7.00 $2.00
Hospital Lien $5.00 $2.00
Hospital Lien Cancellation or Release $7.00 $2.00
Federal Tax Lien $5.00 $2.00
Federal Tax Lien Discharge, Release or Subordination $7.00 $2.00
Materialmans Lien $5.00 $2.00

Recording Costs Deeds and Real Estate  

Deeds $10.00 for 1st Page $2.00 each additional page
Each Bk and Pg Number Within Document is Additional $2.00 to Cross Reference
Cancellation of Security Deed $12.00 For 1st Page with ONE Book and Page Number
  $12.00 Each Additional Book and Page Number Cancelling
  $2.00 Each Additional Page
  $2.00 Each Bk and Page Number Cross Referencing
Assignments $7.00 For 1st Page with ONE Book and Page Number
  $7.00 Each Additional Book and Page Number Cancelling
  $2.00 Each Additional Page
  $2.00 Each Bk and Page Number Cross Referencing
Other Recording on Deed Record $10.00 for 1st Page $2.00 each additional page
Plats, Maps and Condominium Floor Plans $8.00 Each Mylar

Uniform Commercial Code and Personal Property  

  1st Page Additional Pages
UCC Financing Statements $10.00 $2.00
UCC Assignment on Original $10.00 $2.00
UCC Subsequent Assignment $10.00 $2.00
UCC Amendment $10.00 $2.00
UCC Continuation $10.00 $2.00
UCC Partial Release $10.00 $2.00
UCC Termination Statement $10.00 $2.00
Uncertified Copies, No Assistance $0.50
Uncertified Copies, W/ Assistance $1.00
Uncertified Copies, Transmitted Telephonically $2.50 $1.00
Clerk’s Certificate or Seal $1.00

Partnerships  

General, Limited and Amendments, Each $207.50

Other Recordings  

  1st Page Additional Pages
Veteran Discharge N/C N/C
Admission Documents N/C N/C
All Other Recording $5.00 $2.00

Notary Public  

Issuance of New Certificate (Signed into law 3/16/11) $37.00 eff. 3/16/11
Renewal (Signed into law 3/16/11) $37.00 eff. 3/16/11
Issuance of new and renewal of Certificate for County/Municipal Government Employees
(Attorney Gen. Opinion on OCGA 15-21-A-6)
$22.00 eff 10/20/10
Issuance of new and renewal of Certificate for State Employees
(Attorney Gen Opinion on OCGA 15-21-A-6)
$37.00 eff 10/20/10
Certificate of Authority (Notary Flag) $ 2.00

Trade Name Registration  

Registration $157.00

Miscellaneous Costs  

Photo/Xerox per Copy $0.50
Certified or Exemplified Copy $2.00
Each Page After First $0.50
Oversized Copy Larger Than 8 ½ x 14 $2.00
Printing From State Go-Network Computer $2.00
Each Page After First $0.50
Computer Printouts Per Page or Equivalent $2.50
 
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