Family Law Filing Fees

Family Law Service Fees
1) Family Law Service Fees
Description Amount
1 Petition for dissolution of marriage $397.50
2 To file a counter-petition for dissolution of marriage in a non-dissolution case $392.50
3 To file cross-claim, counterclaim, third-party complaint or counter-petition for dissolution of marriage $295.00
4 Issuance of summons (each) $10.00
5 Filing fee for Final Judgment of Dissolution of Marriage pursuant to FS 382.023, charge for reporting to Bureau of Vital Statistics $10.50
6 Fee for specific reopenings of any circuit court case, including civil and family FS 28.241 $50.00
7 To institute a civil action in excess of $15,000, including other circuit civil/domestic relations proceedings FS 28.241(1)(a)1.a., b. $400.00
8 To institute a family law case pursuant to CHs 39, 61, 741, 742, 747, 752, 753 $300.00
Mediation Fees (per session)
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 Oath, administering, attesting, and sealing not otherwise provided herein $3.50
Packet - Paper Printing Costs
3) Packet - Paper Printing Costs
Description Amount
1 Petition for Simplified Dissolution of Marriage $16.21
2 Petition for Dissolution of Marriage with No Dependent or Minor Children Or Property $18.62
3 Petition for Dissolution of Marriage with Property but No Dependent or Minor Children $21.03
4 Petition for Dissolution of Marriage with Dependent or Minor Children $29.69
5 Petition for Change of Name(Adult) $10.91
6 Petition for Change of Name (Minor Child) $17.33
7 Petition for Change of Name (Family) $16.85
8 Supplemental Petition to Modify Parenting Plan/ Time- Sharing Schedule, and Other Relief $24.88
9 Supplemental Petition for Modification of Child Support $20.38
10 Petition to Determine Paternity and for Related Relief $27.45
11 Motion for Civil Contempt/Enforcement $11.07
12 Motion to Contest Impending Judgment $8.99
13 Petition for support unconnected with dissolution of marriage with dependent or minor children $22.31
14 Petition for support unconnected with dissolution of marriage with no dependent or minor children $17.66
15 Supplemental petition for modification of alimony $16.69
16 Joint Petition for Stepparent Adoption $17.82
17 Supplemental Petition to Relocate with Minor Children $21.19
18 Petition to Disestablish Paternity and or Terminate Child Support Obligation $16.37
19 Petition for Temporary Custody by Extended Family $17.33
20 Petition for Concurrent Custody by Extended Family $16.69
Packet - Filing Fees
4) Packet - Filing Fees
Description Amount
1 Petition for Simplified Dissolution of Marriage $397.50
2 Petition for Dissolution of Marriage with No Dependent or Minor Children Or Property $397.50
3 Petition for Dissolution of Marriage with Property but No Dependent or Minor Children $397.50
4 Petition for Dissolution of Marriage with Dependent or Minor Children $397.50
5 Petition for Change of Name(Adult) $400.00
6 Petition for Change of Name (Minor Child) $400.00
7 Petition for Change of Name (Family) $400.00
8 Supplemental Petition to Modify Parenting Plan/ Time- Sharing Schedule, and Other Relief $50.00
9 Supplemental Petition for Modification of Child Support $50.00
10 Petition to Determine Paternity and for Related Relief $300.00
11 Motion for Civil Contempt/Enforcement $0.00
12 Motion to Contest Impending Judgment $50.00
13 Petition for support unconnected with dissolution of marriage with dependent or minor children $300.00
14 Petition for support unconnected with dissolution of marriage with no dependent or minor children $300.00
15 Supplemental petition for modification of alimony $50.00
16 Joint Petition for Stepparent Adoption $400.00
17 Supplemental Petition to Relocate with Minor Children $300.00
18 Petition to Disestablish Paternity and or Terminate Child Support Obligation $300.00
19 Petition for Temporary Custody by Extended Family $400.00
20 Petition for Concurrent Custody by Extended Family $400.00

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 Family Law
Supervisor: Nikki Monfils
Supervisor Title: Supervisor
Mailing Address
Attn: Family Law
P.O. Box 25400
Bradenton, FL 34206
Physical Address
1115 Manatee Ave W
Bradenton FL, 34205