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Filing Fees

Effective July 1, 2017

Click here for a summary of the fee revisions from the 2017 Legislative Session.

Case Description Case Type ​Amount
​Adoption ​AD ​$157
​Change in Venue/Transfer to Indiana County ​​Same as cost to file new case
​Civil Collection ​CC ​$157
​Civil Plenary ​PL ​$157
​Civil Tort ​CT ​$157
​Domestic Relations ​DR ​$177
​Estate (Supervised or Unsupervised Administration) ​ES/EU ​$177
​Estate (Will/Inheritance Tax w/o Estate Administration) ​EM ​$0
​*Expungement Petitions ​XP ​$157
​Guardianship ​GU ​$177
​Hardship License ​MI ​$157
​Judicial Review (as listed under IC 9-30-10-7) ​MI ​$135
​Juvenile Paternity (if filed by private counsel) ​JP ​$196
​Juvenile Miscellaneous or Termination ​JM/JT ​$176
​Miscellaneous Civil ​MI ​$157
​Mortgage Foreclosure ​MF ​$157
​*Protective Order ​PO ​$0
​Reciprocal Support ​RS ​$157
​Trust ​TR ​$177

*In very few cases, protective orders (PO) can be filed in Probate Court as part of estate administration. If a PO is filed in Probate, the filing fee is $177.

*No filing fee may be assessed for expungement petitions (XP) that address arrest or juvenile adjudications that did not result in a conviction.

Accepted Payment Types

  • Cash
  • Money Order (payable to the Marion County Clerk)
  • Credit/Debit Card (nominal service fee added to the transaction)
  • Attorney's Check

Sheriff Service Fee

Effective July 1, 2017, the county Sheriff will collect a one-time $28 service of process fee per case instead of the $13 fee.

Effective July 1, 2017, the county Sheriff can collect an additional $28 fee for service of process one time per case, post-judgment.

Effective July 1, 2017, the county Sheriff can collect a $60 fee on service of process for non-Indiana cases.

Please click here for additional information about the Sheriff Service Fee.

Additional Defendants

On all cases, each additional defendant is an additional $10.

Fee Waivers

For information about filing a request for a fee waiver, click here to be redirected to the Indiana State Supreme Court's website. Please note: If you are requesting a fee waiver, you must provide proof of income in order to have the fee waiver considered.