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 CIVIL FEE SCHEDULE
 
ST MARTIN PARISH                                                                                  AUGUST 1, 2017
 
 
ADVANCE DEPOSITS
FOR OPENING THE FOLLOWING CIVIL MATTERS:
 
Adoption............................................................................... 400.00
Clerk’s Docket under $5,000.00........................................... 300.00
          Damages............................................................................... 400.00           
Executory Process................................................................. 400.00
Make Judgment Executory.................................................... 400.00
Make Judgment Executory with Garnishment....................... 450.00
Open Account...................................................................... 400.00
Promissory Note.................................................................. 400.00
Restricted Driver’s License................................................... 400.00
Partition................................................................................ 400.00
Sequestration........................................................................ 400.00
Suit on Open Account........................................................... 400.00
Worker’s Compensation....................................................... 400.00
 
Each additional defendant..................................................... 100.00
Service on Sec. Of State - additional.................................... 100.00
 
Change of Name.................................................................. 300.00
Divorce w/citation only......................................................... 400.00
Divorce w/rule...................................................................... 450.00
Emancipation........................................................................ 300.00
Mandamus............................................................ ............... 300.00
Succession/Probate
     Small (under $75,000.00)................................................ 250.00
     Large (over $75,000.00)................................................. 350.00
Tutorship (over $50,000.00)................................................ 400.00
Tutorship (under $50,000.00............................................... 300.00
 
FOR FILING AND SERVING THE FOLLOWING:
Amending or Supplemental Petition..................................... 250.00
Cross-claim.......................................................................... 250.00
Deficiency Judgment............................................................ 300.00
Exception Set for Hearing.................................................... 250.00
Garnishments....................................................................... 350.00
Intervention.......................................................................... 250.00
Judgment Debtor Rule......................................................... 250.00
Motion for Summary Judgment............................................ 250.00
Reconventional Demand...................................................... 250.00
Reconventional Demand w/rule........................................... 300.00
Rules for Custody, Child Support, Contempt, etc................ 300.00
Motion to Compel........................... ................................... 250.00
Third Party Petition........................ ..................................... 250.00
Each additional service.................. ..................................... 100.00
     (Note: this includes sheriff fees)
 
FOR FILING AND NOTICE OF THE FOLLOWING:
Answers................................................................................ 50.00
Answers with Jury Order..................................................... 250.00
Answer and Exceptions..................................................... ..300.00
Default Judgments (without service)............................... ......125.00
Default Judgments (with service)............................. ............ 175.00
Each additional service...........................................  ............ 100.00
Joint Custody Plan With Order..............................  ............. 100.00
Letters Rogatory..................................................  .............. 125.00
 
Motion for New Trial (for two notices)............................... 250.00
     For each additional notice............................................... 30.00
Motion for Preliminary Default............................................. 50.00
Motion to Appoint Curator................................................. 150.00
Motion to Appoint Private Process Perver...................... ....100.00
Motion for Extension of Time............................................... 75.00
Motion to Continue (for two notices).................................. 150.00
     For each additional notice............................................... 30.00
Motion to Cont. & Reset w/ Service...........................  ...... 250.00
Motion to Enroll or Withdraw (for two notices)................... 75.00
     For each additional notice.............................................. 30.00
Motion to Set for Trial (for two notices)........................... ..150.00
     For each additional notice............................................... 30.00
Motion for Status Conference (for two notices).................. 150.00
     For each additional notice.............................................. 30.00
Notice of Lis Pendens (recorded in Conveyance)............... 110.00
Notice of Lis Pendens (recorded in Mtg. & Conv)............. 220.00
Objection to Hearing Officer Conference............................. 20.00
 
Subpoenas:
   Regular Subpoena.......................................................... 100.00
   Subpoena on Police Officer............................................ 130.00
 
Faxes (first page).................................................................... 6.00
     (all other pages)................................................................. 2.00
 
Initialization:
   Initialization fee (each case)................................................. 21.50
 
Filing each document:
   First page............................................................................. 6.00
   Each subsequent page.......................................................... 4.00
   Paper exhibits, attachments, transcripts,
            and depositions (per page).......................................... 2.00
   All other exhibits (per exhibit)............................................... 5.00
   (Big Maps, etc.)
 
Indexing:
   Each name in Civil, Probate & Adoption Indexes.................. 2.00
 
Issuing Documents:
   With notice of service (any service requiring
            notification of service.................................................. 20.00
   Without notice of service (by mail)...................................... .15.00
            (any service that does not require
            notification of service)
 
Copies:
   Copy Cost (per page)............................................................ 1.00
   Conformed copy (plus copy fee)............................................ 3.00
   Certified copy (plus copy fee)................................................ 5.00
   Act of Congress............................................................ ...... 10.00
  
Minutes:
   Preparing minute entry (each).............................................. 10.00
   Extract of minute entry (each).............................................. 15.00
 
Swearing:
   Witness (each)...................................................................... 2.00
   Jury empaneled (each juror).................................................. 2.00
 
 
 
Appeals:
   Complete preparation of all copies and volumes
            (per original document page)
   Exhibits      ........................................................................... 5.00
 
Recordings:
   Filing all judgments that are also recorded in the Mortgages or Conveyance Records
 
Documents to be recorded in 1 index type (fees are assessed separately for each recording book):
                        1 to 5 pages.............................................................             $110 *
                        6 to 25 pages...........................................................             $210 *
                        26 to 50 pages.........................................................             $310 *
                        51 or more pages....................................................             $310 for the first 50 pages +$5 per additional page
 
*     Includes a $5.00 per recorded document fee for Louisiana Clerk of Court Remote Access and a $5.00 per recorded document for Parish Government fee assessed in Iberia and St. Martin Parishes only.
 
Recording fee includes up to 10 names indexed and certification of your enclosed copy.
 
 
Cancellations:
   Authorization to cancel judgment                      60.00
 
NOTE:
Your attention is called to that portion of R.S. 13.842 which
reads in part: “Whenever the costs have exhausted the amount
of the original advance deposit, the clerk may refuse to perform
any further function in the proceeding until the additional costs
for the function have been paid.”