COURT AND CLERK FEE SCHEDULE

Payments made be made by cash, check, money order, Visa, Master Card or Discover.

Checks drawn on out-of-state banks must be certified.

Make checks payable to David B. Wadsworth, Clerk of Courts, Medina County. 

Court Filing Fees

FORECLOSURES $525
ORDERS OF SALE (Includes Alias Orders of Sale) $600
COMPLAINTS IN GENERAL DIVISION - Up to Five Defendants 

An additional $10 is required for each defendant named in the complaint in excess of five

$300
COMPLAINTS or PETITIONS for DIVORCE, DISSOLUTION, ANNULMENT and LEGAL SEPARATION WITH CHILDREN $250
COMPLAINTS or PETITIONS for DIVORCE, DISSOLUTION, ANNULMENT and LEGAL SEPARATION WITHOUT CHILDREN $182
COUNTER CLAIMS, CROSS CLAIMS, THIRD-PARTY COMPLAINTS and AMENDED COMPLAINTS in both the GENERAL and DOMESTIC RELATIONS DIVISION $100
COURT OF APPEALS FILING FEE $125
COGNOVIT NOTES  $50
POST-DECREE MOTIONS in GENERAL DIVISION (Includes motion for relief from judgment, motion to reactivate case, etc.)  $50
POST-DECREE MOTIONS in DOMESTIC RELATIONS DIVISION (Except procedural motions)  $75
PROCEDURAL MOTIONS in DOMESTIC RELATIONS (i.e., Motion to Continue, to Extend Time, to Compel, to Dismiss, etc.) No Charge
PETITIONS or REQUESTS to ACCEPT JURISDICTION (Domestic Relations Only)  $75
PETITIONS for DOMESTIC VIOLENCE CIVIL PROTECTION and ANTI-STALKING ORDERS No Charge
REQUESTS for INFORMAL MEDIATION (Domestic Relations Only) No Charge
SUBPOENAS (if Served by Sheriff) $25
SUBPOENAS (if Served by Certified Mail) $5
PUBLICATION (Notice Prepared by Clerk's Office) $150
PUBLICATION (Notice Prepared by Attorney) $300
WRIT OF EXECUTION $100
WRIT OF POSSESSION $150
ORDER in AID of EXECUTION - DEBTOR'S EXAM in Existing Case $100
ORDER in AID of EXECUTION - DEBTOR'S EXAM in New Case $150
GARNISHMENT in Existing Case (Additional $1 fee per bank - payable to bank) $50 per bank
GARNISHMENT in New Case (Additional $1 fee per bank - payable to bank) $75 per bank
ARBITRATION APPEAL $300
FILING a FOREIGN JUDGMENT $50
FOREIGN SHERIFF (Each Party to be Served) $40

Miscellaneous Clerk Fees

PHOTOCOPIES (per page)    $.25
CERTIFIED COPY (In Addition to Photocopy Charge)   $1
AUTHENTICATION - CERTIFICATE of RECORD   $5
CERTIFICATE of JUDGMENT
  • (Judgment from Another Court to be Filed in Medina Common Pleas)
  • (Judgment from a Medina Common Pleas Case to be Filed in Medina County Common Pleas)
$25

$30

CERTIFICATE of JUDGMENT for TRANSFER (Judgment from Medina Common Pleas to be Filed in Another Court) $10
JUDGMENT LIEN RELEASE $10
STATE TAX LIEN RELEASE $30
SATISFACTION of JUDGMENT (Per page)   $2
RECORDING NOTARY COMMISSION (Plus $1 for Notary Fee)   $5
ORDER TO STAY SHERIFF'S SALE $500
QUALIFIED DOMESTIC RELATIONS ORDER/DIVISION OF PROPERTY ORDER $2/page
AGREED JUDGEMENT ENTRY $2/page
NUNC PRO TUNC ENTRY $2/page

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