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Filing Fees

Effective May 6, 2015

Case Description Case Type ​Amount
​Adoption ​AD ​$141
​Change in Venue/Transfer to Indiana County ​​Same as cost to file new case
​Civil Collection ​CC ​$141
​Civil Plenary ​PL ​$141
​Civil Tort ​CT ​$141
​Domestic Relations ​DR ​$161
​Estate (Supervised or Unsupervised Administration) ​ES/EU ​$161
​Estate (Will/Inheritance Tax w/o Estate Administration) ​EM ​$0
​Guardianship ​GU ​$161
​Hardship License ​MI ​$141
​Judicial Review (as listed under IC 9-30-10-7) ​MI ​$118
​Juvenile Paternity (if filed by private counsel) ​JP ​$180
​Juvenile Miscellaneous or Termination ​JM/JT ​$140
​Miscellaneous Civil ​MI ​$141
​Mortgage Foreclosure ​MF ​$241**
​Protective Order ​PO ​$0
​Reciprocal Support ​RS ​$141
​Trust ​TR ​$161
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*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 $161.

**The state's $50 mortgage education fee was reinstituted by the Indiana General Assembly effective May 10, 2013. The legislation sunset the fee on January 1, 2015. The fee was reinstated by the Indiana General Assembly, effective May 6, 2015.


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

The county Sheriff will collect a one-time $13 service of process fee per case.  A separate check for this fee should be made payable to the proper county Sheriff.

Effective July 1, 2015, the county Sheriff will collect a one-time $25 service of process fee per case instead of the $13 fee.

Effective July 1, 2015, the county Sheriff can collect an additional $25 fee for service of process one time per case, post-judgment.

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.