Iberia Parish Clerk of Court
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Civil Court Fees

Below you will find the schedule of Civil Court Fees associated with filing in civil matters.  Please note that some items do require advance deposits.  If you have questions, feel free to contact us. 

ADVANCE DEPOSITS

FOR OPENING THE FOLLOWING CIVIL MATTERS:

 

Clerk’s Docket (Small Claims) under $5,000.00

350.00

 

Adoption

400.00

 

Change of Name

350.00

 

Damages

400.00

 

Divorce w/citation only

400.00

 

Divorce w/rule

450.00

 

Executory Process

600.00

 

Judgment Executory

400.00

 

Judgment Executory with Garnishment

500.00

 

Mandamus

300.00

 

Open Account

400.00

 

Partition

400.00

 

Promissory Note

400.00

 

Restricted Driver’s License

400.00

 

Sequestration

400.00

 

Worker’s Compensation

400.00

 

 

     Each additional defendant 100.00

     Service on Sec. Of State - additional 100.00

     Service on Commissioner of Insurance 100.00

 

 

 

Succession/Probate:

 

Small (under $125,000.00)

250.00

 

Large (over $125,000.00)

500.00

 

Emancipation

300.00

 

Interdiction

500.00

 

Tutorship:

 

(Large-over $50,000)

400.00

 

(Small-under $50,000)

250.00

 

Proof of Claim

125.00

 

 

Voluntary Transfer of Custody

50.00

(The customer must come with form either from a Notary

or School board---some have Judge’s signatures some don’t)

 

 

 

 

 

 

FOR FILING AND SERVING THE FOLLOWING:

 

Amending or Supplemental Petition

250.00

 

Cross-claim

250.00

 

Deficiency Judgment

250.00

 

Exception Set for Hearing

250.00

 

Garnishments

350.00

 

Intervention

250.00

 

Judgment Debtor Rule

250.00

 

Motion for New Trial

250.00

 

Motion for Summary Judgment (1 service)

250.00

      (exhibits add $2 per page)

 

Reconventional Demand

250.00

 

Reconventional Demand w/rule

300.00

 

Revival of Judgment

250.00

 

Rules for Custody, Child Support, Contempt, etc.

300.00

 

Third Party Petition

250.00

(Note: this includes sheriff fees)

 

Each additional service

100.00

 

 

 

 

ADVANCE DEPOSITS

FOR OPENING THE FOLLOWING CIVIL MATTERS:

 

Clerk’s Docket (Small Claims) under $5,000.00

350.00

 

Adoption

400.00

 

Change of Name

350.00

 

Damages

400.00

 

Divorce w/citation only

400.00

 

Divorce w/rule

450.00

 

Executory Process

600.00

 

Judgment Executory

400.00

 

Judgment Executory with Garnishment

500.00

 

Mandamus

300.00

 

Open Account

400.00

 

Partition

400.00

 

Promissory Note

400.00

 

Restricted Driver’s License

400.00

 

Sequestration

400.00

 

Worker’s Compensation

400.00

 

 

     Each additional defendant - 100.00

     Service on Sec. Of State - additional 100.00

     Service on Commissioner of Insurance -100.00

 

 

 

 

Succession/Probate

 

     Small (under $75,000.00)

250.00

     Large (over $75,000.00)

500.00

Emancipation

300.00

Interdiction

500.00

Tutorship

 

      (Large-over $50,000)

400.00

      (Small-under $50,000)

250.00

Proof of Claim

Proof of Claim

125.00

 

 

Voluntary Transfer of Custody

Voluntary Transfer of Custody

50.00

(The customer must come with form either from a Notary or School board---some have Judge’s signatures some don’t)

 

 

 

 

 

 

FOR FILING AND SERVING THE FOLLOWING:

 

Amending or Supplemental Petition

250.00

 

Cross-claim

250.00

 

Deficiency Judgment

250.00

 

Exception Set for Hearing

250.00

 

Garnishments

350.00

 

Intervention

250.00

 

Judgment Debtor Rule

250.00

 

Motion for New Trial

250.00

 

Motion for Summary Judgment (1 service)

250.00

      (exhibits add $2 per page)

 

Reconventional Demand

250.00

 

Reconventional Demand w/rule

300.00

 

Revival of Judgment

250.00

 

Rules for Custody, Child Support, Contempt, etc.

300.00

 

Third Party Petition

250.00

(Note: this includes sheriff fees)

Each additional service

100.00

 

 

TRO

 

Dissolve

30.00

 

Dismiss

18.00

 

**In addition to the court costs of the existing TRO**

 

 

 

FAXES

 

First page

6.00

 

All other pages

4.00

 

Fax Receive Fee

5.00

 

      Fax Confirmation

15.00

 

**Originals must be filed within 7 days**

 

 

FOR FILING AND NOTICE OF THE FOLLOWING:

 

Answers per page 

Answers with Jury request

100.00

 

Answer and Exceptions with the  rule

300.00

Default Judgments confirmation

     

$250 if personal service made

      $300.00 if domiciliary service made

Joint Custody Plan With Order per page

    

Add for certified copies & Xerox

     $15 per notice of Judgment

     $15 for a certificate of mailing

Letters Rogatory per page

  

   Add $15 for Congressional Certificate

    Plus certified copies & Xerox of all pleadings to return to the attorney

Motion for Preliminary Default

20.00

Motion to Appoint Curator per page

Motion to Appoint Private Process Server

per page Motion to Continue per page

     (Add $15 per Notice of fixing to attorneys & certified & copy of order)

Motion to Enroll or Withdraw

per page

Motion to Set for Trial

per page

     (Add $15 per Notice of fixing to attorneys & Certified & copy of order)

Motion for Status Conference per page

     (Add $15 per Notice of fixing to attorneys & Certified & copy of order)

 

Notice of Lis Pendens (1-5 pages) 116.00

(6-25 pages) 210.00
(26-50 pages) 310.00

51 or more pages $310.00 for first 50 + $5 per each additional page

SUBPOENAS

     Subpoena (trial)

125.00

     Subpoena Duces Tecum - trial

125.00

     Subpoena with Notice of Deposition

150.00

AS PER R.S. 13.841 (EFFECTIVE AUGUST 15, 2006)

Initialization:

   Initialization fee (each case)

20.00

FILING EACH DOCUMENT:

   First page

6.00

   Each subsequent page

4.00

   Paper exhibits, attachments, transcripts and depositions

2.00

   (Big Maps, etc.)

5.00

INDEXING:

Civil, Probate & Adoption Indexes

2.00 per name

Documents to be recorded in Conveyance or Mortgage

Index fee after the 10th name (maiden names are indexed)

5.00 per name

Issuing Documents:

   With notice of service (any service requiring) 

ISSUING DOCUMENTS:

 With Notice of Service

20.00

      (any servicing requiring notification of service)

 Without notice of service (by mail)

15.00

     (any service that does not require notification of service)

Copies:

   Copy Cost (per page)

1.00

   Certification of copy

5.00

   Act of Congress

15.00

   Conformed Copy

3.00

Minutes:

    Extract of minute entry (each)

15.00

    Minute Entry

5.00

Swearing:

   Witness (each)

2.00

   Jury empaneled (each juror)

2.00

Appeals:

     Motion & Order for Appeal including one service

 250.00

     Additional Services (Attorneys)

100.00

 (An itemized bill for the preparation and filing of the appeal will be provided)

Recordings:

Filing all judgments that are also recorded in the Mortgages &

Conveyance Records (includes indexing up to 10 names)

   1 TO 5 PAGES

110.00

   6 TO 25 PAGES

210.00

   26 TO 50 PAGES

310.00

50 OR MORE PAGES $310.00 for first 50 pages + $5.00 per each additional page for indexing each name after the 10th name $5.00 per name (maiden names indexed)

**If recorded in Mortgage & Conveyance double costs**

Cancellations:

     Authorization to cancel the judgment

60.00

     Cancellation Fee

10.00

NOTE:

Your attention is called to that portion of R.S. 13.842 which reads in part: Whenever the costs have exhausted the amount of the original advance deposit, the clerk may refuse to perform any further function in the proceeding until the additional costs for the function have been paid.

  

NEW SUIT CHARGES: 

Judicial Expense Fund

$35.00

LA State Treasurer 

$25.00

Iberia Parish Council

$14.25

Adm fee Iberia Parish Council

$0.75

Initialization Fee

$20.00

Jamis Fee

$1.50

Indexing 

$4.00

Judicial College - La Supreme Court

$1.00

Supreme Court

$1.50 + 102.50

Total $103.00

  

SMALL CLAIMS NEW SUITS CHARGES: 

Initialization Fee
$20.00

Supreme Court Reporting

$1.50

Indexing

$4.00

Total 

$25.50

SUCCESSION NEW SUIT CHARGES:

(Succession, Emancipations, Interdictions & Tutorships)

$35.00

Judicial Expense Fund

$25.00

Louisiana State Treasurer 

$14.25

Iberia Parish Council

 

$0.75

Iberia Parish Council Adm fee

 

$20.00

Initialization Fee

 

$4.00

Indexing 

 

$1.50

Supreme Court Reporting

 

$100.50

Total 

 

 

 

SMALL SUCCESSION & SMALL TUTORSHIPS

 

(Succession, Emancipations, Interdictions & Tutorships)

 

$17.50

Judicial Expense Fund

 

$12.50

Louisiana State Treasurer 

$7.13

Iberia Parish Council

$0.38

Iberia Parish Council Adm fee

$.75

Supreme Court Reporting

 

$38.26

Total