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Office Holiday Closure Notice: The Clerk's office will be closed on Monday, October 14 in observance of Columbus Day.

 

After hours payments on traffic or criminal cases that are not in collections will be available from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays and  from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Monday, October 14, via the nCourt payment system at 561-328-2463. Please have your citation, case or driver’s license number available when placing your call.

 

The E-Filing portal will be unavailable due to maintenance from 4 – 7 p.m. on Sunday, October 13. 

 

Operation Green Light: Get your driver's license back and save on fees for overdue traffic tickets and criminal court fines & fees on Saturday, October 19.

 

 

County Civil Court Fees

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County Civil - (561) 355-2500

New Eviction Filing Fees as of 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)

$4.00
Preparing a record on Appeal (per document) $3.50
Pro Hac Vice fee $100.00
Eviction alone $185.00
Eviction with damages of $2,500 or less  $185.00
Evictions with damages of more than $2,500  $300.00
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)*
$40.00
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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