County Civil Court Fees

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County Civil - (561) 355-2500

New Eviction Filing Fees Effective August 1, 2019

  • Eviction alone: $185
  • Eviction with damages of $2,500 or less: $185
  • Evictions with damages of more than $2,500: $300

Interest Rates on Final Judgments

Registry fees are collected at time of deposit Pursuant to Florida Statute 28.24 (10). Payable only by certified funds – cash, cashier’s check, or money order.

  • First $500: 3%
  • Each additional $100: 1.5%.
Service Fee
Claims of less than $100.00 $55.00
Claims of $100.00 to $500.00 $80.00
Claims of $500.01 to $2,500.00 $175.00
Claims of $2,500.01 to $15,000 $300.00
Claims of not more than $1,000 filed simultaneously with an action for replevin of property that is the subject of the claim $130.00
Attachment, Distress, Garnishment, Replevin $85.00
Foreclosure - filing fee $300.00
Indexing, more than five defendants, per name $2.50
Lis Pendens, recording (1st page) $5.60

Lis Pendens, recording - subsequent pages (per page)

Preparing a record on Appeal (per document) $3.50
Pro Hac Vicefee $100.00
Removal of tenant action (eviction) $185.00
Re-open fee - claim not more than $500 $25.00
Re-open fee - claim more than $500 $50.00
Summons Issued $10.00
Preparing, signing, and sealing witness subpoena $7.00
Signing and sealing of subpoena only $2.00
Certification $2.00
Writ of possession(payable to the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office) $90.00
Service of Process (Summons) by the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office (per defendant)*
Appeal from County to Circuit Court $282.00
Bond approval fee $8.50
Cross-claim, counterclaim, third-party complaint if relief > $2,500 $295.00
Court Mediation Program per person/per session charge $60.00

*Payable to the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office; for service outside of Palm Beach County, please contact the Sheriff's civil office. Include a self-addressed, stamped envelope.

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