8046 Main Street Houma, Louisiana 70360 (985) 868-4232


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Civil Filing Fees
8046 Main Street Houma, Louisiana 70360

Jurisdictional limit for Regular Civil is $20,000.00

Small claims is $5,000.00

 

Filing Fees: (Effective July 1, 2015)

  • New Suits – 1 Defendant, With Local Service:   $240.00
Includes: Reconventional Demands, Third Party Demands, Intervention,
Deficiency Petition, Petition to Revive Judgment, Executory
Process, Judgment Executory with Garnishment of JD Rule, Amending/Supplemental Petition.
  • Each additional Defendant after the first one or Service throught the Secretary of State:   add $ 80.00
  • Petition to Revive Judgment:   $150.00
  • Petiton to make Judgment Executory w/Garnishment or Judgment Debtor Rule:   $275.00
  • Garnishment Proceedings:   $230.00 (This includes the Marshal's Writ Fee of $30.00)
  • Judgment Debtor Rule:   $125.00 (Service of one defendant, add $30.00 for each additional defendant)
  • Motion to Transfer from Small Claims to Regular Civil Docket:   $100.00
  • Re-Issuing Service of Citation:   $40.00
  • Motion for Trial:   $80.00
  • Motion to Compel & Motion for Summary Judgment:   $80.00

Motion for Ad Hoc Attorney - An Advance Fee of $250.00 is required

Subpoenas & Subpoena Duces Tecum:  $8.00 plus 51 cents per mile round trip

Small Claims Subpoenas (per subpoena):  $40.00

Civil Subpoenas (per subpoena):  $60.00

Subpoena Issued to a Police Officer:  $75.00

   Recording of Judgments   :

  • Recording Judgment in Mortgage Records (First Page):   $25.00
  • Recording Judgment in Mortgage Records (Each additonal page per book:   $10.00
    • Indexing of Names (This means plaintiff and defendant per name after first name:   $5.00
    • Body of Judgment
      • AKA is $5.00/name
      • DBA in body $5.00 more
      • FKA is $5.00 more
    • Stamping of copy for Recording (per document):   $3.00
    • Non-compliance fee if margins are not correct:   $10.00
  • Canceling Judgment in Mortgage Records (per entry numbers):   $50.00

  Evictions

  • Notice to Quit (1st Notice):   $55.00
  • Rule to Show Cause on Eviction (2nd Notice with Court Date):   $116.00
  • Rule to Show Cause/Waiver of 1st Notice in lease/Previous Landlord Notice to Quit (Goes Directly to Court:  $151.00

 

Small Claim Division Fees:

New Suit (1 defendent)- $125.00 for one Defendant and $75.00 for each additional defendant (e.g. 2 defendants is $200.00, 3 defendants is $275.00, etc.)

Additional fees will be required if your law suit has to be reissued.

Small Claims through the Secretary of State:  $175.00

Amending & Supplemental Petition, Petition to Revive Judgment (per defendant):  $75.00

Motion for new trial, Small Claims Only (non-refundable fee):  $35.00

 

 

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