Clerk of District court

Clerk of District Court

FEE SCHEDULE

CLERK OF THE DISTRICT COURT

SEC. 25-1-201, 25-1-202, 3-1-317, 50-15-301, 25-9-506, MCA

EFFECTIVE OCTOBER 1, 2005

 

ADOPTIONS - Filing Petition

$105.00

AMENDMENT of PARENTING PLAN - Contested only

$120.00

        (Does not apply to cases dealing with child support only)

 

APPEAL FROM LOWER COURT - Does not apply to Small Claims cases

$30.00

APPEAL FROM DISTRICT COURT to SUPREME COURT 

$5.00

        Cost of mailing case to Supreme Court may also be required

 

APPEARANCE - For the appearance of each defendant or each respondent

$70.00

AUTHENTICATION/EXEMPLIFICATION 

$6.00

        For authenticated or exemplified copies for out of state jurisdictions

 

CERTIFICATION - For certification with a seal

$2.00

CIVIL COMMENCEMENT of ACTION 

$120.00

        For each action or proceeding from the plaintiff, petitioner, or appellant

 

        (Includes Invalidity)

 

COPY of DECREE OF DISSOLUTION - For each copy of a decree

$10.00

        (Separately filed parenting plans or property settlement agreements not included)

 

        (Does not include certification)

 

COPY of MARRIAGE LICENSE - For each copy of a marriage license

$5.00

        (Does not include certification)

 

COPIES of OTHER DOCUMENTS - $1.00 per page for first ten pages,

 

        50ยข per page thereafter

 

DECLARATION of MARRIAGE - For filing and recording the declaration

$53.00

DISSOLUTION COMMENCEMENT of ACTION - For filing Petition

$200.00

        (Includes Summary and Joint Dissolution)

 

EXECUTIONS/WRITS of ASSISTANCE/ORDERS of SALE - For Issuance

$5.00

FOREIGN CAPITAL DEPOSITORY JUDGMENT - For filing the judgment

$2,500.00

FOREIGN JUDGMENT - For filing authenticated copy and docketing

$90.00

        (no cost for registering out of state custody decrees and support

 

        orders, 40-5-173, MCA)

 

FOREIGN PROBATE - With certificate

$85.00

INTERVENTION COMPLAINT - For filing a complaint in intervention

$80.00

JUDGMENTS - For entry of judgment from prevailing party

$45.00

LEGAL SEPARATION COMMENCEMENT of ACTION - For filing petition

$180.00

MARRIAGE LICENSE ISSUANCE - For issuing, filing and recording marriage

$53.00

NOTARIZATION/OATH and JURAT - For each Notarization with Court seal

$1.00

PROBATE/GUARDIANSHIP/CONSERVATORSHIP COMMENCEMENT OF ACTION 

$100.00

        For filing Formal/Informal or Ancillary Petition

 

PROCESS SERVER REGISTRATION - For registration

$100.00

SEARCHES - $2.00 per name, per year, up to 7 years.  $1 per name thereafter

 

         (no maximum charge limit)

 

SUBSTITUTION of JUDGE - For each motion filed (not in criminal cases)

$100.00

TRANSCRIPT/ABSTRACT of JUDGMENT - For preparation of a transcript

$4.00

        For filing a transcript from another jurisdiction

$45.00

TRANSMISSION of RECORD or FILES or TRANSFER of a CASE to ANOTHER

$5.00

        (Includes removals to Federal District Court and forwarding appeals to Supreme Court)

 

VENUE CHANGE - For filing from another district court (incoming)

$10.00

        For sending file to another jurisdiction (outgoing)

$5.00