Fee Schedules

For the District Courts, County Courts, Justice of the Peace Courts and Small Claims Courts

Fees are effective January 1, 2012, and remain in effect until further orders of the Commissioners' Court.

NOTICES

SUBPOENAS$70.00
SUMMONS$70.00
WRIT OF ATTACHMENT$125.00
WRIT OF GARNISHMENT$125.00
WRIT OF SEQUESTRATION$125.00
ORDER OF SALE$125.00
WRIT OF POSSESSION$125.00 (Plus $35/hr per deputy after 2hrs)
FORCIBLE DETAINER$100.00


SERVICE FEES:

SMALL CLAIMS CITATION$70.00
JUSTICE COURT CITATION$70.00
ALL OTHER COURTS' CITATIONS$70.00


OTHER SERVICE FEES:

ALL CITATIONS$70.00
ALL WRITS$125.00 (Unless fee mandated by State)
POSTING OF PUBLIC NOTICE OF SALES$30.00 (Each Location)
PRECEPTS$70.00
SHOW CAUSE$70.00
EXECUTING A DEED FOR REAL PROPERTY$70.00
EXECUTING A BILL OF SALE FOR REAL PROPERTY$70.00
RESTRAINING ORDER$125.00
DISTRESS WARRANT$125.00
TURNOVER ORDER WITH EXECUTION$125.00
COMMITMENT (FROM CIVIL SUITS)$125.00
CITATION/TEMPORARY PROTECTIVE ORDER$30.00
NOTICE OF APPLICATION/ PROTECTIVE ORDER$30.00
JUDGEMENT NISI$20.00


ESTRAY FEES:

LIVESTOCK COLLECTION FEE, per head$25.00
IMPOUNDMENT FEE$150.00
BOARDING & FEEDING
   Per day, small animal (sheep, goat, swine)$6.00
   Per day, large animal (cattle, horse, mule, donkey)$10.00


SERVICE COMMISSION FOR EXECUTIONS AND ORDER OF SALE:

FOR ALL SUMS $0-$20010%
FOR ALL SUMS $200-$10006%
FOR ALL SUMS $1000-$50003%
FOR ALL SUMS $5000- UP (NOT TO EXCEED $500)2%


Additional Comments:

First $200 a fee of 10%, and additional 6% for the next $800, and additional 3% for the next $4,000 and an additional 2% for any amounts over $5,000.

If the above sums are collected without sale, one-half (1/2) of the foregoing rates shall apply.