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18TH JUDICIAL DISTRICT

PARISH OF WEST BATON ROUGE


ADVANCE DEPOSIT REMITTANCE SCHEDULE

Effective July 1, 2014

Unless specified otherwise, the Advance Deposit Remittance Schedule shall be as follows:

Original Filings

Original Petition with no service…………………………………..……………………….       $275.00

Original Petition with one service………………………………………………………….       $275.00

Original Petition with Temporary Restraining Order or Rule……..…………………….       $300.00

Original Petition with Temporary Restraining Order and Rule.…………………………      $350.00

Clerk's Suit ……………………..…………………………………………………………....       $175.00

Additional Defendants (per service) ……………………………………………………….        $75.00

Garnishments – Executory………………………………………………………………….       $350.00

Garnishments – Filed in existing suit……………………………..……………………….        $250.00

Secretary of State service per item………………..……………………………….………         $50.00

Subsequent Filings

Pleadings with no service………………………………………………………………….         $100.00

Pleadings with one service…………………..…………………………………………….         $200.00

Additional services………………………………………………..……………….………           $100.00

Witness subpoena fee……………………………………………………………………..          $100.00

Witness subpoena fee for law enforcement………………………………………………        $115.00

Re-issuance of service…………………………………………………………………….          $100.00

Other Civil Fees In Accordance with R.S. 13:841

Document filing - first page…………………………………………………………….....               $6.00

Document filing - each subsequent page……………………………………………….....            $4.00

Document filing - paper - attachments, transcripts, and depositions per page…...........           $2.00
 
Document filing - paper exhibits (Please number each page of your exhibits) per page..        $2.00

Document filing - all other exhibits…………………………………………………..…..                $5.00

Document issuing with notice of service…………………………………………………             $20.00

Document issuing with no service……………………………………………………….              $15.00

Copy and Other Fees

Certified copies (per item)…………………………………………………………………               $5.00

Stamped / conformed copies (per item)………………………………………………….…           $3.00

Copy fees per page (clerk made)……………………………………………………..……             $2.00

Copy fees per page (customer made)…………………………………………………...…            $1.00
 
Faxed copies (first page)……………………………………………………………………             $6.00

Faxes copies ( each additional page)……………………………………………………….           $4.00

Act of congress…………………………………………………………………………….              $15.00

Minute entries……………………………………………………………………………..                 $5.00

Swearing of witnesses and jurors……………………………………………………….…             $2.00

Appeal Fees

Preparation of original documents per page………………………………………………            $5.00

The fees listed above are those fees currently charged by the Clerk of Court for processing documents in civil lawsuits. The Clerk of Court also collects and distributes fees for other government agencies such as sheriffs, judges, parish governing boards, and court appointed curators. Those fees are not detailed on this site.


 

 

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