Fees

Notice to Pro Se filers: All civil, domestic relations, and probated cases require filing either a non-domestic sheet or domestic sheet. ( Case Types or Party Types) If you file multiple cases, you must submit a separate check or money order for each case.

We accept cash, cashier's check, money order, Visa, Discover, American Express or MasterCard in the Circuit Clerk's office.

Filing fees are due at the time of filing.

Case Type

Filing Fee

 Circuit Civil

$100.00

 Dissolution

$100.00

 Paternity

$100.00

 Modification

$100.00

 Small Claims

$35.00

 Associate Civil

$48.00

 Trial De Novo

$45.00

 Notice of Appeal

$70.00

 Mechanics Lien

$5.00

For Probate fees, please contact Harriet Seneker or Sue Mattlage at 417-466-2471 ext. 108 or 109. 

Filing fees do not reflect service fees nor service by certified mailings.

For Service to be made by the Sheriff’s office, you must contact the sheriff's department to determine service fee and pay that fee with a separate check payable to that department. The Lawrence County Sheriff’s Department contact number is:  417-466-2131.