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FEES AND FINES

The charges listed are established by Florida Statutes, Hillsborough County ordinances, administrative orders, rules of court procedures and special legislative acts.

NOTE: Some charges include additional fees which are authorized by county ordinances; These may vary from county to county.

Circuit Civil Fees
Civil action exceeding $15,000 or other proceeding in circuit court$400.00
Real Property/Foreclosure claims valued =< $50,000$400.00
Real Property/Foreclosure claims valued $50,001 < $250,000$905.00
Real Property/Foreclosure claims valued > $250,000$1,905.00
An additional charge for each defendant over 5, Per defendant$2.50
An additional charge to be paid by the party seeking each severance that is granted$18.00
Medical malpractice extension of time$42.00
Garnishment deposit into registry of court$100.00
Fee for receiving of garnishment deposit$3.00
Additional service charge for garnishment, attachment, replevin, and distress$85.00
Additional filing fee for each timeshare estate$10.00
Reopening certain civil actions, suits, or proceedings in the Circuit Court$50.00
Cross-claim; Counterclaim; Counterpetition; or Third party complaint F.S. 28.241(1)(a)1.b.$395.00
Cross-claim; Counterclaim; Counterpetition; or Third party complaint F.S. 28.241(1)(a)1.a. where the value of the pleading is < $50,000$395.00
Cross-claim; Counterclaim; Counterpetition; or Third party complaint F.S. 28.241(1)(a)1.a. where the value of the pleading is $50,000 < $250,000$900.00
Cross-claim; Counterclaim; Counterpetition; or Third party complaint F.S. 28.241(1)(a)1.a. where the value of the pleading is => $250,000$1,900.00
Issuing a summons (Initial, Alias and Pluries)$10.00
Attorney appearing Pro Hac Vice$100.00
Service charge for receiving proceeds from judicial sales: First $5003%
Each subsequent $1001.5%
Notice of recording foreign judgment: Preparation of Notice (per defendant) $7.00; Service Charge $42.00; Registered Mail (per Mailing $15.13); Recording Affidavit (1st page) $10.00; Each Additional Page $8.50; Recording Judgment (1st page) $10.00; Each Additional Page $8.50 Amount Varies
Writ Habeas CorpusNO CHARGE
Writ Certiorari$75.00
Writ Mandamus$75.00
Bond approval$8.50
Lis Pendens and documents relating to Lis Pendens First page$5.00
Each additional page$4.00
Indexing instruments recorded in the official records which contains more than four (4) names, per additional name$1.00
Court ordered mediation services provided by Circuit Court Mediation Program: (A) Family income greater than $50,000 but less than $100,000 per year (B) Family income less than $50,000 per year (A) $120.00; (B) $60.00