Circuit Civil Fees

1) Circuit Civil Fees
Description Amount
1 Fee for specific reopenings of any circuit court case, including civil and family FS 28.241. $50.00
2 To institute a civil action in excess of $30,000, including other circuit civil/domestic relations proceedings FS 28.241(1)(a)1.a., b. $400.00
3 To file a mortgage foreclosure or other real property, claim value: $30,000 to $50,000. $400.00
4 To file a mortgage foreclosure or other real property, claim value: $50,001 to $250,000. $905.00
5 To file a mortgage foreclosure or other real property, claim value: $250,001 or more. $1905.00
6 To institute a family law case pursuant to CHs 39, 61, 741, 742, 747, 752, 753. $300.00
7 Additional Charge for each defendant over five (5). $2.50
8 Additional Charge for attachment, replevin and distress actions at time of filing. $85.00
9 To file cross-claim, counterclaim or third-party complaint for civil filings. $395.00
10 To file counter petition, cross‐claim, counterclaim, third‐party complaint or counter-petition for dissolution of marriage proceedings filed under CHs 39, 61, 741, 742, 747, 752, 753. $295.00
11 To file counter petition, cross‐claim, counterclaim or third‐party complaint for mortgage foreclosure or other real property, claim value: $30,000 to $50,000 $395.00
12 To file counter petition, cross‐claim, counterclaim or third‐party complaint for mortgage foreclosure or other real property, claim value: $50,001 to $250,000. $900.00
13 To file counter petition, cross‐claim, counterclaim or third‐party complaint for mortgage foreclosure or other real property, claim value: $250,001 or more. $1900.00
14 Garnishment actions, per garnishee (Effective July 1, 2014). $85.00
15 Severance $18.00
16 Medical Extensions $42.00
17 Each timeshare estate joined $10.00
18 Issue execution on foreign judgments $42.00
19 Plaintiff resides Out of State – Non Resident cost bond $100.00
20 Bond Approval Fee $8.50
2) Mediation Fees, per session
Description Amount
1 Family income more than $50,000, less than $100,000/year. $120.00
2 Family income less than $50,000/year $60.00
3) Petition to Domesticate a Foreign Judgment / Notice of Recording
Description Amount
1 Filing Fee $400.00
2 Registered Mail of Notice of Recording to each defendant per address. $15.95
3 Preperation of Notice of Recording by Clerk $7.00
Lis Pendens Recording Fees
4) Lis Pendens Recording Fees
Description Amount
1 For the first page $5.00
2 For each additional page $4.00
3 For each additional name over 4 $1.00
Other documents related to Lis Pendens (i.e. cancellations, discharges, releases, dismissals, etc.)
5) Other documents related to Lis Pendens (i.e. cancellations, discharges, releases, dismissals, etc.)
Description Amount
1 For the first page $10.00
2 For each additional page $8.50
3 For each additional name over 4 $1.00

For information regarding specific reopening fees of any circuit court case, including small claims and county court, pursuant to F.S. 34.041(s)

Contact Circuit Civil
Supervisor: Nikki Monfils
Supervisor Title: Supervisor
Mailing Address
Attn: Circuit Civil
P.O. Box 25400
Bradenton, FL 34206
Physical Address
1115 Manatee Avenue West
Bradenton, FL 34205