Elected Officials

Macoupin County Circuit Court Filing Fees

(EFFECTIVE 9/19/16)
General Division (217) 854-3211 Ext 713

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(CH) Chancery
                                            
Mortgage Foreclosure                           $271.00
Tier 1                                                         $771.00
Tier 2                                                         $521.00
Tier 3                                                         $321.00

All other CH Cases are                          $221.00
Answer/Entry of Appearance                $112.00

(D) Divorce

Petition                                                      $221.00
Answer/Entry of Appearance                $112.00
Uncontested Dissolution                       $333.00
Pro Se Divorce Packet                           $20.00

(ED) Eminent Domain  
Pleading  $221.00
Answer/Entry of Appearance $112.00
   
(L) Law  
Complaint $221.00
Answer/Entry of Appearance $112.00
Filing Fee & Jury Demand $433.50
Answer Fee & Jury Demand $324.50
Citation/Garnishment ($1.00 - $1,000) $30.00
Citation/Garnishment ($1,001 - $5,000) $45.00
Citation/Garnishment ($5,001 & Over) $65.00
   
(LM) Law  

Law($10,000 – $14,999)

$136.00

Law ($15,000 - $50,000)

$221.00

Forcible Entry & Detainer

 

Under $15,000

$106.00

Over $15,000

$216.00
Answer/Entry of Appearance  

(LM Law)

$112.00

(LM Forcible Entry)

$77.00
Filing Fee & Jury ($10,000-$14,999) $348.50
Filing Fee & Jury ($15,000-$50,000) $433.50
Answer Fee & Jury Demand $324.50
   
(MR) Miscellaneous Remedy  
Pleading $221.00
Answer/Entry of Appearance $112.00
   
(TX) Tax  
Petition $290.00
Answer/Entry of Appearance $112.00
Take Notice $15.00 (Plus Certified Postage)
Additional Parcel $60.00 (Each)

PROBATE DIVISION (217) 854-3211 Ext 712

(AD) Adoption $ 65.00
   
(F) Family  
Pleading $101.00
Answer/Entry of Appearance $77.00
   
(JA) (JD) Juvenile  
Pleading $61.00
Answer/Entry of Appearance $77.00
   
(MC) Municipal Corporation) $161.00
   
(MH) Mental Health $161.00
   
(P) Probate  

(Below $15,000)

$101.00

(Above $15,000)

$311.00
Guardianship $136.00
Answer/Entry of Appearance $45.00
Petition to Sell $80.00
Current Account $25.00
Claims on Estates  

($150 -$500)

$45.00

($501-$10,000)

$55.00

(Over $10,000)

$75.00
Letters of Office (1 thru 3 Pages) $2.00 (Each)

(4 plus)

$1.00 (Each)
   
SC (Small Claims)  

($1 - $250)

$66.00

($251 - $500)

$76.00

($501 - $2,500)

$96.00

($2,501 - $10,000)

$136.00
Jury Demand $12.50
Answer ($1 - $1,500) $57.00
Answer ($1,501 - $10,000) $112.00
Citation/Garnishment ($1 – $1,000) $30.00
Citation/Garnishment ($1,001 - $5,000) $45.00
Citation/Garnishment ($5,001 - $10,000) $65.00

MISCELLANEOUS FEES


Redocketing Fee $30.00
Motion to Modify/Vacate  

Before 30 Days

$50.00

After 30 Days

$70.00
Jury Demand $212.50
Jury Demand (Small Claims) $12.50
Alias Summons $5.00 (Each Litigant)
Certified Copies $6.00
Judge's Certification $8.00
Record Search $6.00 (Per year/Per Person)
Certified Mailings $15.00 (Plus Postage)
Non-Certified Mailings $5.00
Change of Venue $40.00 (Plus Postage) & Copy Fee
Court Appeals  

Under 100 pages

$60.00 (Plus Postage) & Copy Fee

Over 100 pages

$150.00 (Plus Postage) & Copy Fee

Over 200 pages

$150.00 (Plus Postage) & Copy Fee

Additional Pages over 200

$.25 (Plus Postage)
Copy Fees  

1st Page

$2.00

2-19 Pages

$.50

20 & above

$.25
Expungement Filing $60.00