UPDATED JULY 2014

Official Records

Micrographics

Circuit Civil

Marriage

Family Law

County Court

Appeals (Civil and Criminal)

Probate

Traffic

OFFICIAL RECORDS

The Recording Division is located at the northwest corner of the main floor of the Gadsden County Courthouse - Room 102.    The official records are open to the public and can be accessed from microfilm and computer terminals located in the vault adjacent to the recording office.

850-875-8601 ext. 7026, 7027, 7028.  e-mail:  recording@gadsdenclerk.com

Recording, indexing and filing any instrument not larger than 14" x 8 1/2" :

First page

$10.00

Each additional page or fraction thereof

$8.50

Indexing instruments recorded in the Official Records which contain more than four names – cost per additional name

$1.00

Examining, certifying and recording plats and condominium drawings:

First page

$30.00

Each additional page

$15.00

Documentary Stamps:

Deeds:  Per $100 of the consideration

$0.70

Mortgages:  Per $100 of the consideration

$0.35

 

 

MICROGRAPHICS

MICROGRAPHICS

875-8601 ext. 7026, 7027, 7028.   e-mail:  recording@gadsdenclerk.com

Copies of any public record:

CDs of  official record books / per book

$25.00

CIRCUIT CIVIL

The Circuit Civil Division is located at the northeast corner on the main floor of the Gadsden County Courthouse - Room 108

850-875-8601 ext. 7038, 7036, 7037.  e-mail:  cwilleby@gadsdenclerk.com

Circuit Civil Filing Fee (in excess of $15,000.00)

$400.00

Summons

$10.00

Each Defendant Over 5

$2.50

Replevin, Attachment & Distress (in addition to filing fee of $400.00)

$85.00

Civil Cross Claim, Counter-Claim, Third-Party Complaint

$395.00

Reopen Fee

$50.00

Eminent Domain

$170.00

Attorney Pro Hac Vice

$100.00

Malpractice 90 Day Extension

$42.00

Signing Executions on Foreign Judgments

$42.00

Prep and Issuing Subpoenas for witness

$7.00

Signing and sealing only

$2.00

Partial Payment Fee

$25.00

Circuit Civil Filing Fee     (Garnishment)

$85.00

Court Registry Funds    

$100.00

Court Registry Fee         

$3.00

Non-Recorded Copies (add $2.00 for certification)                                                          

$0.15

Recorded  (add $1.00 for fax)                                                                                                  

$1.00

 

 

Postage (Current Postal Rate)

$

Record Search ($2.00 per year per name)

$

Miscellaneous

$

Return Check

$25.00

Severance Granted

$18.00

APPEAL FEES

Appeal from Circuit Civil to DCA

$100.00

($300.00 check payable to DCA)

Appeal from County Civil to Circuit Civil

$281.00

FORECLOSURE

Filing Fee-Claim value $50,000.00 Or less

$400.00

Filing Fee – Claim value $50,001.00 But less than $250,000.00

$905.00

Filing Fee – Claim value $250,001.00 or more

$1905.00

Foreclosure Counter-Claim, Cross Claim Or Third Party Complaint- Claim value $50,000.00 or less

$395.00

Foreclosure Counter-Claim, Cross Claim Or Third Party Complaint- Claim value $50,001.00 to $250,000.00

$900.00

Foreclosure Counter-Claim, Cross Claim Or Third Party Complaint- Claim value $250,001.00 or more

$1900.00

Foreclosure Sale

$70.00

 

 

MARRIAGE

Marriage Licenses may be obtained in the Circuit Civil Division located on the northeast corner of the main floor of the Gadsden County Courthouse – Room 108

850-875-8601 ext. 7037.  e-mail:  cdaniels@gadsdenclerk.com

Marriage license

$86.00

Marriage license with completion of pre-martial course  (Florida residents only)

$61.00

Marriage  ceremony

$30.00

FAMILY LAW

Located in Room 105 in the center of the Gadsden County Courthouse main floor. 

850-875-8601 ext. 7043.  e-mail:  agreen@gadsdenclerk.com

Dissolution of Marriage/Annulment

$397.50

Filing Domestic Relations cases not specifically set out in the chapters enumerated below.  These case types include, but are not limited to, name change, termination of parental rights, adoptions, delayed birth certificates, and including custody by extended family member.

$400.00

Dissolution Judgment Fee

$10.50

Mediation Fee (Per Person – Per Session with Family Income greater than $50K per year

$120.00

Mediation Fee (Per Person – Per Session with Family Income less than $50K per year

$60.00

Civil Dissolution Counter Petitions (when subsequent filing seeks  a dissolution of marriage)

$392.50

Filing cases pursuant to chapters 39 (dependency), 61 (support, custody), 741 (marriage & domestic relations), 742 (paternity), 752 (grandparent visitation), 747 (conservatorship), and 753 (supervised visitation).

$300.00

Partial Payment Fee

$25.00

Civil Cross Claim, Counter Petition, Third Party Complaint

$295.00

Summons

$10.00

Subpoena (signing and sealing)

$2.00

Reopen case

$50.00

COUNTY COURT

The County Civil Division is located in Room 209 on the second floor of the Gadsden County Courthouse just outside the main courtroom

850-875-8601 ext. 7050, 7051.  e-mail:  civil@gadsdenclerk.com

Civil Action Suit or Proceeding:

Each claim not more than  $100

$55.00

Each claim of  $100 and not more than $500

$80.00

Each claim of  $500 and not more than  $2,500

$175.00

Each claim of  $2,500 and  not more than  $15,000

$300.00

Counter Claims:

Summons

$10.00

Exemplified Certificate

$7.00

Claims of $2,500 and more

$300.00

Each defendant in excess of five (5)

$2.50

Sheriff’s service per defendant

$40.00

Certified Mail per Defendant

Current Postage rate

Garnishments (additional charges of $75.00 County Civil fee, $10.00 Garnish fee included)

$85.00

For all proceedings of Replevin, Attachment and Distress

$85.00

The following includes the Replevin fee above:

For each Replevin complaint with a  property value of not more than $100

$140.00

For each Replevin complaint with a property value between  $100 and $500

$165.00

For each Replevin complaint with a property value between $500 and $2500

$260.00

For each Replevin complaint with a property value between $2,500 and $15,000

$385.00

Reopen fee for claims not more than $500

$25.00

Reopen fee for claims more than $500

$50.00

Foreign judgments  (Recording fees and certified mail fees are in addition to the filing fee.)

$42.00

Removal of tenant action

$185.00

Deposit for jury trial

$150.00

Holding judicial sale (foreclosure sale), recording and certifying the sale and title

$70.00

Approving bond

$8.50

Receiving money into the Registry of Court:

3.0% of the first $500

$0.03

1.5% of each subsequent  $100

$0.02

Delayed birth certificate

$5.00

Sheriff Writ of Possession

$90.00

Issuance of subpoenas and summons (for each original copy prepared by the Clerk’s office)

$7.00

Signing and sealing only of  each subpoena and summons

$2.00

Court Order  Mediation Service

$60.00

Notice of Appeals (County Civil Court to Circuit Civil Court)

$281.00

APPEALS

Circuit Criminal Division – 850-875-8601 ext. 7070.  e-mail:  perlap@gadsdenclerk.com

Circuit Civil Division – 850-875-8601 ext. 7036.   cwilleby@gadsdenclerk.com

Notice of Appeals (Circuit Court to District Court)  Gadsden  Clerk’s fee  

$100.00

District Court of Appeals Clerk’s filing fee - payable to the District Court of Appeal

$300.00

Notice of Appeals (County Court to Circuit Court)

$281.00

Preparing, numbering and indexing original record of appellate proceedings – per instrument

$3.50

 

PROBATE

The Probate Division is located in the Circuit Civil Division in the northeast corner of the Gadsden County Courthouse – Room 108.

850-875-8601 ext. 7037.  e-mail:  cdaniels@gadsdenclerk.com

Disposition of personal property without administration;  determination of heirs;  determination of property; petition to open safe deposit box

$231.00

Caveat

$41.00

Foreign wills, authenticated copies, exemplified copies or transcripts, petition and order to admit to record

$231.00

Summary administration  of less than $1,000

$235.00

Summary administration of more than $1,000

$345.00

Formal administration, ancillary, curatorship or conservatorship proceedings, regardless of inventory

$400.00

Guardianship proceedings of person only

$235.00

Guardianship – person and property

$400.00

Guardianship – property only

$400.00

Guardian Audit Fee < $25,000

$20.00

Guardian Audit Fee  $25,001 - $100,000

$85.00

Guardian Audit Fee 100,001 - $500,000

$170.00

Guardian Audit Fee > $500,000

$250.00

Exemplified certificates

$7.00

Authenticating copies

$7.00

Petition for determination of incapacity – person only

$231.00

Petition for determination of  incapacity – person and property

$400.00

TRAFFIC

The Traffic Division is located on the main floor of the Gadsden County Courthouse - Room 106

850-875-8601 ext. 7032, 7033, 7034, 7035.  e-mail:  traffic@gadsdenclerk.com

Violation:

Fine amount:

Bicycle or Pedestrian Violation

$72.50

Non-moving & Safety Belt Violations

$116.00

Moving & Child Restraint Violations    

$166.00

Railroad Crossing Violations

$207.00

Handicapped Parking Violations by Uniform Traffic Citation

$207.00

Failing to Stop for a School Bus

$271.00

Passing Stopped School Bus on Right (court appearance required)

$371.00

Speed Violations :

 

1 – 9 MPH over the posted speed limit

$131.00

1 – 9 MPH over the posted speed limit in a school zone or construction zone

$156.00

10-14 MPH over the posted speed limit

$206.00

10-14  MPH over the posted limit in a school zone or construction zone

$306.00

15-19 MPH over the posted speed limit

$256.00

15-19 MPH over the posted speed limit in a school zone or a construction zone

$406.00

20-29 MPH over a posted speed limit

$281.00

20-29 MPH over a posted speed limit in a school zone or construction zone

$456.00

30 + MPH over a posted speed limit  (REQUIRED COURT APPEARANCE)

$356.00

30 + MPH over a posted speed limit in a school zone or construction zone                                                                    (REQUIRED COURT APPEARANCE)

$606.00

Load Dropping

$284.00

Vehicle Defect

$116.00

Move Over Act

$136.00

Overall Charges

Examining, comparing, correcting, verifying & certifying transcripts in appellate proceedings

$4.50

Preparing, numbering & indexing original record of appellate proceeding

$3.00

Certifying copies in public record

$2.00

Verifying an instrument presented for certification prepared by someone other than Clerk

$3.00

Copies by photographic in public records not more than 14” x 8 ½ “

$1.00

Copies by photographic in public records more than 14” x 8 ½”

$5.00

Copies of taped recordings (tape provided by Clerk)

$5.00

Copies of videos (tape provided by Clerk)

$10.00

Statutory Interest (FS 55.03)

Prior to and including 12/31/1994

0.12

01/01/1995 through 12/31/1995

0.08

01/01/1996 through 12/31/2000

0.1

01/01/2001 through 12/31/2001

0.11

01/01/2002 through 12/31/2002

0.09

01/01/2003 through 12/31/2003

0.06

01/01/2004 through 12/31/2004

0.07

01/01/2005 through 12/31/2005

0.07

01/01/2006 through 12/31/2006

0.09

01/01/2007 through 12/31/2007

0.11

01/01/2008 through 12/31/2008

0.11

01/01/2009 through 12/31/2009

0.08

01/01/2010 through 12/31/2010

0.06

01/01/2011 through 09/30/2011

0.06

10/01/2011 through 12/31/2011

0.0475

01/01/2012 through 12/31/2012

0.0475

01/01/2013 through 12/31/2013

0.0475

01/01/2014 through 12/31/2014

0.0475

01/01/2015 through 12/31/2015

0.0475

01/01/2016 through 03/31/2016

0.0475

04/01/2016 through 06/30/2016

0.0478

 

07/01/2016 through 09/30/2016

0.0484

 

10/01/2016 through 12/31/2016

0.0491

 

01/01/2017 through 03/31/2017

0.0497

 

04/01/2017 through 06/30/2017

0.0505

 

07/01/2017 through Current

0.0517