Clerk of District Court

FEE SCHEDULE

 

CLERK OF THE DISTRICT COURT

 

SEC. 25-1-201, 25-1-202, 3-1-317, 50-15-301, 25-9-506, MCA

 

EFFECTIVE OCTOBER 1, 2005

 

ADOPTIONS - Filing Petition

$105.00

AMENDMENT of PARENTING PLAN - Contested only

$120.00

        (Does not apply to cases dealing with child support only)

 

APPEAL FROM LOWER COURT - Does not apply to Small Claims cases

$30.00

APPEAL FROM DISTRICT COURT to SUPREME COURT 

$5.00

        Cost of mailing case to Supreme Court may also be required

 

APPEARANCE - For the appearance of each defendant or each respondent

$70.00

AUTHENTICATION/EXEMPLIFICATION 

$6.00

        For authenticated or exemplified copies for out of state jurisdictions

 

CERTIFICATION - For certification with a seal

$2.00

CIVIL COMMENCEMENT of ACTION 

$120.00

        For each action or proceeding from the plaintiff, petitioner, or appellant

 

        (Includes Invalidity)

 

COPY of DECREE OF DISSOLUTION - For each copy of a decree

$10.00

        (Separately filed parenting plans or property settlement agreements not included)

 

        (Does not include certification)

 

COPY of MARRIAGE LICENSE - For each copy of a marriage license

$5.00

        (Does not include certification)

 

COPIES of OTHER DOCUMENTS - $1.00 per page for first ten pages,

 

        50¢ per page thereafter

 

DECLARATION of MARRIAGE - For filing and recording the declaration

$53.00

DISSOLUTION COMMENCEMENT of ACTION - For filing Petition

$200.00

        (Includes Summary and Joint Dissolution)

 

EXECUTIONS/WRITS of ASSISTANCE/ORDERS of SALE - For Issuance

$5.00

FOREIGN CAPITAL DEPOSITORY JUDGMENT - For filing the judgment

$2,500.00

FOREIGN JUDGMENT - For filing authenticated copy and docketing

$90.00

        (no cost for registering out of state custody decrees and support

 

        orders, 40-5-173, MCA)

 

FOREIGN PROBATE - With certificate

$85.00

INTERVENTION COMPLAINT - For filing a complaint in intervention

$80.00

JUDGMENTS - For entry of judgment from prevailing party

$45.00

LEGAL SEPARATION COMMENCEMENT of ACTION - For filing petition

$180.00

MARRIAGE LICENSE ISSUANCE - For issuing, filing and recording marriage

$53.00

NOTARIZATION/OATH and JURAT - For each Notarization with Court seal

$1.00

PROBATE/GUARDIANSHIP/CONSERVATORSHIP COMMENCEMENT OF ACTION 

$100.00

        For filing Formal/Informal or Ancillary Petition

 

PROCESS SERVER REGISTRATION - For registration

$100.00

SEARCHES - $2.00 per name, per year, up to 7 years.  $1 per name thereafter

 

         (no maximum charge limit)

 

SUBSTITUTION of JUDGE - For each motion filed (not in criminal cases)

$100.00

TRANSCRIPT/ABSTRACT of JUDGMENT - For preparation of a transcript

$4.00

        For filing a transcript from another jurisdiction

$45.00

TRANSMISSION of RECORD or FILES or TRANSFER of a CASE to ANOTHER

$5.00

        (Includes removals to Federal District Court and forwarding appeals to Supreme Court)

 

VENUE CHANGE - For filing from another district court (incoming)

$10.00

        For sending file to another jurisdiction (outgoing)

$5.00

PLEASE MAKE CHECKS PAYABLE TO LEWIS AND CLARK COUNTY.

THE CLERK OF DISTRICT COURT DOES NOT ACCEPT PERSONAL CHECKS FOR FILING FEES. 

 

Clerk of District Court

FEE SCHEDULE

 

CLERK OF THE DISTRICT COURT

 

SEC. 25-1-201, 25-1-202, 3-1-317, 50-15-301, 25-9-506, MCA

 

EFFECTIVE OCTOBER 1, 2005

 

ADOPTIONS - Filing Petition

$105.00

AMENDMENT of PARENTING PLAN - Contested only

$120.00

        (Does not apply to cases dealing with child support only)

 

APPEAL FROM LOWER COURT - Does not apply to Small Claims cases

$30.00

APPEAL FROM DISTRICT COURT to SUPREME COURT 

$5.00

        Cost of mailing case to Supreme Court may also be required

 

APPEARANCE - For the appearance of each defendant or each respondent

$70.00

AUTHENTICATION/EXEMPLIFICATION 

$6.00

        For authenticated or exemplified copies for out of state jurisdictions

 

CERTIFICATION - For certification with a seal

$2.00

CIVIL COMMENCEMENT of ACTION 

$120.00

        For each action or proceeding from the plaintiff, petitioner, or appellant

 

        (Includes Invalidity)

 

COPY of DECREE OF DISSOLUTION - For each copy of a decree

$10.00

        (Separately filed parenting plans or property settlement agreements not included)

 

        (Does not include certification)

 

COPY of MARRIAGE LICENSE - For each copy of a marriage license

$5.00

        (Does not include certification)

 

COPIES of OTHER DOCUMENTS - $1.00 per page for first ten pages,

 

        50¢ per page thereafter

 

DECLARATION of MARRIAGE - For filing and recording the declaration

$53.00

DISSOLUTION COMMENCEMENT of ACTION - For filing Petition

$200.00

        (Includes Summary and Joint Dissolution)

 

EXECUTIONS/WRITS of ASSISTANCE/ORDERS of SALE - For Issuance

$5.00

FOREIGN CAPITAL DEPOSITORY JUDGMENT - For filing the judgment

$2,500.00

FOREIGN JUDGMENT - For filing authenticated copy and docketing

$90.00

        (no cost for registering out of state custody decrees and support

 

        orders, 40-5-173, MCA)

 

FOREIGN PROBATE - With certificate

$85.00

INTERVENTION COMPLAINT - For filing a complaint in intervention

$80.00

JUDGMENTS - For entry of judgment from prevailing party

$45.00

LEGAL SEPARATION COMMENCEMENT of ACTION - For filing petition

$180.00

MARRIAGE LICENSE ISSUANCE - For issuing, filing and recording marriage

$53.00

NOTARIZATION/OATH and JURAT - For each Notarization with Court seal

$1.00

PROBATE/GUARDIANSHIP/CONSERVATORSHIP COMMENCEMENT OF ACTION 

$100.00

        For filing Formal/Informal or Ancillary Petition

 

PROCESS SERVER REGISTRATION - For registration

$100.00

SEARCHES - $2.00 per name, per year, up to 7 years.  $1 per name thereafter

 

         (no maximum charge limit)

 

SUBSTITUTION of JUDGE - For each motion filed (not in criminal cases)

$100.00

TRANSCRIPT/ABSTRACT of JUDGMENT - For preparation of a transcript

$4.00

        For filing a transcript from another jurisdiction

$45.00

TRANSMISSION of RECORD or FILES or TRANSFER of a CASE to ANOTHER

$5.00

        (Includes removals to Federal District Court and forwarding appeals to Supreme Court)

 

VENUE CHANGE - For filing from another district court (incoming)

$10.00

        For sending file to another jurisdiction (outgoing)

$5.00

PLEASE MAKE CHECKS PAYABLE TO LEWIS AND CLARK COUNTY.

THE CLERK OF DISTRICT COURT DOES NOT ACCEPT PERSONAL CHECKS FOR FILING FEES.