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Court Filing Fees and Costs

ACCEPTABLE FORMS OF PAYMENT ARE:
CASH, CASHIER’S CHECKS, MONEY ORDERS AND IN-STATE ATTORNEY CHECKS.
WE DO NOT ACCEPT PERSONAL CHECKS OR CREDIT CARDS.

Fax Filings: Accepted at 505-454-8611

FEES FOR NEW OR REOPENED CASES:

  • CIVIL AND PROBATE CASES
    • $132.00
  • ​​DOMESTIC RELATIONS
    • $137.00
  • MAGISTRATE CIVIL APPEAL​​​
    • $132.00
  • MAGISTRATE CRIMINAL APPEAL
    • $35.00
  • MUNICIPAL COURT APPEAL
    • $20.00

FREE PROCESS "GUIDE AND FILE"

JURY DEMAND FEES

  • 6 PERSON JURY DEMAND
    • ​​​$150.00 PER DAY
  • 12 PERSON JURY DEMAND
    • $300.00 PER DAY​

​​​MISCELLANEOUS FEES

  • COPIES – $.35
  • COPIES FROM MICROFILM – $.35 PER PAGE + $5.00 PROCESSING FEE
  • COMPUTER GENERATED DOCKET – $.35 PER PAGE + $5.00 PROCESSING FEE
  • CD / TAPE DUPLICATION – $10.00 PER TAPE OR CD
  • OUTGOING FAXES – $2.50 PER PAGE
  • CERTIFIED COPY – $1.50 PER PLEADING
  • EXEMPLIFIED COPY – $4.50 PER PLEADING
  • JURY CD FOR TRIALS – $25.00 PER CD

PACKETS AVAILABLE

  • DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE (WITHOUT CHILDREN) – $10.00
  • DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE (WITH CHILDREN) – $20.00
  • CUSTODY, VISITATION AND CHILD SUPPORT – $15.00
  • NAME CHANGE – $5.00
  • KINSHIP / GUARDIANSHIP – $10.00
  • DRIVER’S LICENSE RESTORATION – $5.00
  • EMANCIPATION – $3.00
  • GRANDPARENT VISITATION – $5.00

OTHER MISCELLANEOUS FEES

Fees for Court-Connected ADR Services