SMALL CLAIMS, GENERAL CIVIL & LANDLORD/TENANT FEE SCHEDULE


PROCEEDINGS ARE LISTED BY SUBJECT MATTER

Small Claims
Filing Fee, MCL 600.8420(1)

Claim Filing Fee                          
Up to $600 $ 30
$601 - $1,750 $ 50
$1,751 - $6,000 $ 70
 **Add certified mailing fee  $13/individual or $7/company

General Civil
Filing Fee, MCL 600.8371

Claim Filing Fee                          
Up to $600 $ 35
$601 - $1,750 $ 55
$1,751 - $10,000 $ 75
Over $10,000 < $25,000 $ 160 

Filing Fee Other Than Money Judgment, MCL 600.8371(8)
Other than money damages/Claim & Delivery $ 85 (add value of claim)                                       

Summary Proceedings - (Landlord / Tenant, Land Contract)
Filing Fee, Possession of Premises, MCL 600.5756 (1).......................$ 55.00

Filing Fee, Supplemental for Money Judgment, MCL 600.5756(2)
Claim up to $600...................................................................................$ 45.00

Claim over $600....................................................................................$ 65.00

Claim over $1,750.................................................................................$ 85.00

Motion Fee 
All claims MCL 600.8371(10)................................................................$ 20.00

Marriage Fee
Fee, MCL 600.8316...............................................................................$ 10.00

Jury Demand
General Civil, MCL 600.8371(8)............................................................$ 50.00

Writ of Restitution, Garnishment, Attachment, or Execution and each Judgment Debtor Discovery Subpoena
Small Claims, MCL 600.8420(1)............................................................$15.00

General Civil, MCL 600.8306(4).............................................................$15.00

Discovery Subpoena, MCL 600.5757.....................................................$15.00

Fees for Copies/Forms
Certified Copies, MCL 600.2546 ............................................................$10.00

Regular Copy (per page) ........................................................................$1.00

Forms (per form) .....................................................................................$1.00

Appeal Fee
From District Court, MCL 600.6536..........................................................$ 25.00

Bond on Appeal, MCR 7.101(E)...............................................................$ 200.00


*General Civil, Small Claims, and Landlord/Tenant forms are universal and are available at most courts or online at https://courts.michigan.gov/Administration/SCAO/Forms/Pages/default.aspx

**Landlord/Tenant information booklets are available through the Civil Division.