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Nassau County Clerk Fees

The Clerk of the Circuit Court is required by Florida Statutes to charge for performing various duties and services. The following schedule contains the most common transactions involving the payment of charges to the Clerk. The Clerk’s Office should be consulted for information regarding service charges not listed. The Clerk’s Office WILL NOT accept checks sent for payment by mail.

Exceptions include: Governmental Agencies, Title Companies and  Officers of the Court. This office WILL accept a check written by the person whose name appears on the check with appropriate identification. A copy of the state issued Driver License/Identification Card will be made at the time the check is presented. All checks must be drawn on any bank or similar financial institution in the United States pursuant to Florida Statute 28.243.

Recording fee calculators can be found HERE.

Fee Schedule

ServiceFee
Copies of public record documents not more than 14 in. by 8.5 in., per page$1
Copies of public record documents more than 14 in. by 8.5 in., per page$5
Certifying copies per document$2
Exemplified certificates, including signing/sealing$7
Preparing, issuing and filing a subpoena for a witness$7
Signing and sealing only$2
Sign and seal Clerk’s certificate$7
Searching of records, per year$2
Sealing any court file or expungement of a record$42
Each defendant name after 1st 5 names$2.5
Notary fee$10
Preparing a Satisfaction of Judgment$7

TitleDescriptionFee
ADOPT BY RELADOPTION BY RELATIVE PACKET$13.00
DIS W CHILDDISSOLUTION WITH CHILD PACKET$18.00
DIS W/O CHILDDISSOLUTION W/O CHILD OR PROP PACKET$12.00
DISS W/PROPDISSOLUTION WITH PROPERTY PACKET$13.00
ENF FOR ORDENFORCE FOREIGN ORDER PACKET$8.00
EST PARENT PLANESTABLISH PARENTAL RESPONSIBILITY & PLAN PACKET$12.00
JOINT PET ADOPTJOINT PETITION FOR STEPPARENT ADOPTION PACKET$14.00
MODIFY CS PKTSUPP PET MODIFY CHILD SUPPORT PACKET$14.00
MTN CEASE CSMOTION TO CEASE CHILD SUPPORT PACKET$5.00
MTN CONTEMPTMOTION FOR CONTEMPT PACKET$5.00
MTN IDOMOTION FOR IDO PACKET$6.00
NAME CHANGE ADNAME CHANGE ADULT PACKET$6.00
NAME CHANGE NAME CHANGE PACKET CHILD$12.00
NAME CHG FAMNAME CHANGE FAMILY PACKET$12.00
PATERNITY PATERNITY PACKET$17.00
PET EMER PU ORDERPETITION FOR EMERGENCY PICKUP ORDER PACKET$6.00
SIMPLIFIED DISSSIMPLIFIED DISSOLUTION PACKET$11.00
SUP PET MODSUPP PETITION MODIFY CUST/VISIT/OTH RELIEF PACKET$18.00
SUPP PET MOD ALSUPPL PETITION MODIFY ALIMONY PACKET$13.00
TEMP CUST EXT FAMTEMP CUSTODY EXTENDED FAMILY PACKET$14.00
DECL JDGTDECLARATORY JUDGMENT PACKET$2.00
EVICTIONEVICTION PACKET$6.00
SMALL CLAIMS SMALL CLAIMS PACKET$3.00

ServiceFee
SC <$100$55
SC $100 to $499$80
SC $500 to $2,499$175
SC $2,500 to $4,999$300
CC $5,000 to $14,999$300
County Civil Foreclosure$400
All claims up to $1,000 w/Replevin$130
All claims more than $1,000 w/Replevin$85 in addition to filing fee
Cross-claims, counter-claims, 3rd party claims if relief sought is >$2,500 <$15,000$295
Eviction$185
Garnishment Action$85
Non-resident Plaintiff Fee$100
Issue Summons per defendant to be served (inlcuding Alias, Pluries summons)$10
Attorney appearing pro hac vice$100
Clerk’s fee for depositing funds into the Court Registry- please provide a separate check for deposit3% of 1st $500 plus 1.5% of each subsequent $100
Reopen for claims up to $500$25
Reopen for claims over $500$50
Judicial Sale$70
Court Ordered Mediation (county civil cases only)$60

ServiceFee
Adoption-including sealing fee$442
Dissolution of Marriage$408
Dissolution of Marriage Counter petition$295
Dissolution of Marriage counterclaim when subsequent filing seeks a dissolution$392.5
Name Change$400
Child Support$300
Other Domestic Relations$300
Paternity, grandparent visitation, supervised visitation, or child support cases$300
Counter Petition on paternity, grandparent visitation, supervised visitation, or child support cases$295
Modification of Dissolution of Marriage, Child Support, Custody, Visitation, or other relief$50
Reopen$50
Child Support Contest Fee$25
Child Support Delinquency Late Fee$25
Child Support Payoff Statement$25
Child Support Satisfaction of Judgment$25
Child Support Non Payment DL$25
Child Support Prep Judgment$7
Child Support Prep Notice$7
Child Support Prep Satisfaction$7
Recording of of Satisfaction$10
Child Support Depository Fees
$25.00 or less$1
$25.01 to $131.244% of payment amount
$131.25 or greater$5.25
Postage FeeCurrent Rate
combined income $0 to $49,999$60
combined income over $50,000$120

ServiceFee
Dissolution of Marriage w/dependant or minor children$16
Dissolution of Marriage w/no dependant or minor children or property$11
Dissolution of Marriage w/property but no dependant or minor children$12
Simplified Dissolution of Marriage$10
Supplemental petition for modification of child support$14
Supplemental petition to modify custody, visitation, and other relief$17
Supplemental Petition to Modify Alimony$13
Petition for Temporary Custody of Minor Child by Extended Family$14
Motion for contempt$5
Income Deduction Order$6
Motion to Cease Child Support$5
Petition for Paternity$16
Joint Petition for Stepparent Adoption$13
Name Change – Adult$5
Name Change – Child$10
Name Change – Family$11
Adoption by Relative$12
Enforce Foreign Order$7
Establish Parental Responsibility & Plan$11
Petition for Emergency Pickup Order$6
Temporary Custody – Extended Family$13

ServiceFee
Summary Administration <$1,000$235
Summary Administration >$1,000$345
Formal Administration$400
Ancilliary Administration$400
Curatorship$400
Petition Determine Heirs/Safety Deposit Box$231
Disposition of Personal Property$231
Foreign Will$231
Caveat/Notice of Trust$41
Petition to settle minor’s claim$231
Signing of oath of witness to will$3.5
Guardianship (Person/Property)$400
Guardianship (Person only)$235
Guardianship (Advocate)$235
Guardianship (Veteran’s)$235
Petition to determine Incapacity$231
Foreign guardian to manage property of a foreign ward$231
Petition for settlement of a minor’s claim$231
Attorney Pro Hac Vice$100
Audit Fee <$25,000$20
Audit Fee >$25,000 to $100,000$85
Audit Fee >$100,000 to $500,000$170
Audit Fee >$500,000$250
Verify Inventory$85
Reopen Fee$50

ServiceFee
Juvenile Dependency$400
Adoption through Ch. 39$400
Terminate Parental Rights through Ch. 39$300

ServiceFee
County Court to Circuit Court$281
Circuit Court fee- filing notice of appeal to higher court (includes certified copy of notice of appeal)$100
Appeal to District Court of Appeal (make check for this amount payable to same)$300
Clerk’s Certificate$7
Preparing, numbering, and indexing an original record, per document$3.5

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