Court Fees

Michigan
Wendy Jarvis
Trial Court Director/FOC
  • 1092 Newell Street, PO Box 885
    White Cloud, MI 49349
    M-F 8am – 12pm and 1pm – 5pm

  • (231) 689-7252
    (231) 689-7015

NEW CASES – Government Agency/Departments Exempt from paying the $25.00 Filing Fee

  • WITH CHILDREN (DC/DM/DS) – $255.00
    ($150.00 FILING FEE, $80.00 JUDGEMENT FEE, $25.00 ELECTRONIC FILING FEE)
  • WITH CHILDREN (DP) – $175.00
    ($150.00 FILING FEE, $25.00 ELECTRONIC FILING FEE)
  • WITHOUT CHILDREN (DO) – $175.00
    ($150.00 FILING FEE, $25.00 ELECTRONIC FILING FEE)
  • CIVIL CASE – $175.00

MOTIONS

  • CASE OPENED WITH CIRCUIT – $20.00
  • CASE CLOSED WITH CIRCUIT
    • PARENTING TIME FOC65, FOC 66 AND MC416 – $100.00
      ($20.00 MOTION FEE/$80.00 JUDGEMENT FEE)
      SCHEDULED WITH REFEREE UNLESS ATTORNEYS ARE INVOLVED
    • CUSTODY MOTIONS FOC87, FOC88 AND MC416 – $100.00
      ($20.00 MOTION FEE/$80.00 JUDGEMENT FEE)
      SCHEDULED WITH REFEREE UNLESS ATTORNEYS ARE INVOLVED
    • SUPPORT MOTION FOC50 AND FOC51 – $60.00
      ($20.00 MOTION FEE, $40.00 JUDGEMENT FEE)

SCHEDULED WITH REFEREE

  1. SHOW CAUSE MOTION – MC230 $20.00

SCHEDULED WITH JUDGE

  1. CHANGE IN DOMICILE/LEGAL RESIDENCE FOC115 AND FOC116 – $20.00

SCHEDULED WITH JUDGE

  1. MOTION TO TRANSFER CASE FOC24 – $20.00

SCHEDULED WITH REFEREE

  • REQUEST TO REOPEN FOC CASE FOC104 – NO CHARGE

GIVE TO ENFORCEMENT OFFICER

  • REQUEST OF OPT OUT FOC101 – NO CHARGE

GIVE TO ENFORCEMENT OFFICER

EX PARTE

  • CASE OPENED – $20.00
  • CASE CLOSED – $100.00

($20.00 MOTION FEE, $80.00 JUDGEMENT FEE)

OBJECTIONS

  • OBJECTION TO EX PARTE FOC61 – NO FEE – GOES TO CIRCUIT – SCHEDULED W/JUDGE
  • OBJECTION TO REFEREE FOC68 – NO FEE – GOES TO CIRCUIT – SCHEDULED W/JUDGE
  • OBJECTION TO SUPPORT REVIEW – NO FEE – GOES TO JAMIE – SCHEDULED W/REFEREE

 

JURY DEMAND FEE – $85.00

CRIMINAL CASE MOTIONS – NO FEE

WRIT $15.00

APPEAL FORM DISTRICT COURT $175.00