Civil Court Costs

EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2015

CIVIL DEPOSIT LIST

Deposits for New Suits may include the following:
Court Reporter Fee ($75.00, Act 13 - 2015 Legislature)
Judicial Expense Fund Fee ($15.00)
Judges Compensataion Fund ($24.00)
Pro Bono Project ($6.00)
Battered Women Fund ($10.00)
Louisiana Supreme Court Fee ($10.00)
Judicial College Fund ($0.50)
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Total State Mandated Fees: $140.50
Sheriff Service Fees Additional
See Clerk Deposits below

All Fees to be Paid at Time of Filing

1.

Deposits
All New Law Suits (One Service) $300.00
Exhibits (per page) $2.00
Each Extra Service 100.00
When Suit Contains Rule to Show Cause and/or TRO, Sequestration, Attachments, FIFA (Additional) 100.00
For Service Through the Secretary of State (Per Service) 150.00
Subpoena and Subpoena Duces Tecum or Deposition Subpoena:
Service Inside City Limits (Each)
Outside City Limits Add 16c Per Mile Round Trip
Fire personnel, Police Officers, Sheriff's Deputies (As Amended by Act 363) (Each) Plus mileage if outside city
75.00

150.00

EXCEPTIONS

Fees for the following do not include Certified Copies.

Deposits
Successions (Over $75,000) $300.00
Small Successions (Under $75,000) 150.00
Small Claims Suits 250.00
Tutorship Thru Letters 250.00
Emancipation 150.00
Minor Settlements 150.00
Medical Malpractice Ext 150.00
Name Change Thru Judgment (No Service)
Includes $50.00 State Police Background Check
300.00
Certified Copies (each) 5.00
Copies (per page) 1.00

Deposits include Court Reporter Fee, Judicial Expense Fund Fee and Judges Compensataion Fund Fee Assessed by District Court.
All Fees to be Paid at Time of Filing

2.

Deposits
Cross Claims, Reconventional Demands, Third Party Demands, Interventions, Partitions, Deficiency Petitions, Garnishments with Existing Suit Number (One Service) $200.00
Exhibits (per page) 2.00
No Service 150.00
(Each Additional Service) 100.00
Rules, TRO (Additional) 100.00
Secretary of State Service 150.00

3.

Deposits
All Filings Requiring Service with Existing Suit Numbers (with exception of items in paragraph 2) $150.00
Exhibits (per page) 2.00
Each additional service 100.00
Secretary of State Per Service 150.00
Reservice, letter request 100.00
FIFA Request 100.00
Writ of Possession Request 100.00
Request for Commission to Sell 100.00

4.

All Filings not mentioned above that have a suit number, no service required, to be paid at time of filing:
First page
Each Additional Page
Certified Copy (each)
Exhibits
$20.00
5.00
5.00
2.00

5.

Curator Fee (All Law suits) $200.00
Curator Fee (pauper suits) 200.00

6.

Judgment with 2 parties $100.00
Each additional party $50.00

7.

Online Computer Service (yearly) $360.00

Juvenile Costs

New Petition $300.00
Curator's Fee 200.00
Voluntary Transfer of Custody 170.00
Request For Hearing (Child Support) 150.00
Motion to Modify (VTC) 25.00
Certificate of Acknowledgement of Paternity 20.00
Each Additional Page 8.00
Any Additional Fillings (with existing number)
First Page
Each Additional Page

20.00
5.00
Copies (per page) 1.00
Certification (per document) 5.00

For More Information
Call 318-226-6776
or
email E-mail civil@caddoclerk.com