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Circuit Clerk's Office
General Division

Fees -  Effective May 26, 2015

Our fees are current as of January 17, 2017. If you have any questions, please contact our General Division at 309-558-3538.

The Schedule of fees is designed, primarily, to give outline of the fees that are required in civil and criminal cases. These fees are established by the Illinois General Assembly and the Circuit Court Clerk is mandated to collect them. The fees for Rock Island County Circuit Clerk are set forth in 705 ILCS 105/27.1.

Fees payable in advance in civil cases and are assessed upon conviction or a grant of supervision in criminal and traffic cases. Civil cases are filed only if the proper fees are remitted at the time of filing.



SMALL CLAIMS (SC):
Claim less than $250.00 $110.00
Claim from $251.00 - $500.00 120.00
Claim from $501.00 - $2,500.00 140.00
Claim from $2,501.00 - $5,000.00 175.00
Claim from $5,001.00 - $10,000.00 250.00
Answer: Amount < $1,500.00 125.00
Answer: Amount > $1,500.00 - $15,000.00 155.00

LM and/or ARBITRATION (AR):
Claim from $5,001.00 - $50,000.00 $ 260.00
Answer 155.00
Fee for rejection of award...30,000 or less 200.00
Fee for rejection of award...> 30,000 500.00

LAW (L):
Claim over $50,000.00 $ 260.00
w/jury    472.50
Answer  155.00
Answer with Jury Demand 367.50


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CHANCERY (CH) & MISC. REMEDY (MR):
Complaint $ 260.00
Answer 155.00
w/foreclosure (personal property only) 310.00
Foreclosure (First Tier) 810.00
Foreclosure(Second Tier) 560.00
Foreclosure(Third Tier) 360.00

DISSOLUTION & LEGAL SEPARATION (D):
Petition $ 260.00
Answer 155.00
Non-contested 415.00
Modify or Vacate (except concerning child support) -
w/i 30 days of final order    
after 30 days of final order

50.00
75.00

EMINENT DOMAIN (ED):
Petition $ 250.00
Answer 155.00

FORCIBLE ENTRY & DETAINER (LM):
Possession only and/or rent less than $15,000.00 $ 150.00
Rent that exceeds $15,000.00 260.00
Answer - (claim and possession) 155.00
Answer - (possession only) 145.00

CONFESSION OF JUDGMENT (L OR LM):
Complaint $1,500.00 or less $ 150.00
Complaint over $1,500.00 300.00
Answer - $1,500.00 to $15,000.00 155.00
Answer - < $1,500.00 125.00

FAMILY (F):
Complaint $ 260.00
Uncontested (field by both parties) 415.00
Answer 155.00
Notice to Putative Father 125.00
Waiver of 1 day waiting period/marriage 260.00
A Petition To Establish An Order For Support By Consent is filed to initiate the case and attached to the petition is the "properly completed acknowledgment of parentage form." NO FEE

Mental Health Commitment: $ 150.00

ADOPTION (AD):
Petition $ 65.00
NOTE:  No other fees to be assessed in Adoption Proceedings.

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TAXES (TX):
Each tax bill objected to $ 150.00
Petition for Tax Deed (1st parcel) 300.00
Each additional parcel 60.00
Notices of Petition for Tax Deed(Mailing plus postage) 10.49
Petition w/ one additional parcel 360.00
Sale in Error 150.00

TRANSCRIPT OF JUDGMENT:
Same as original filing fee

CHANGE OF VENUE:
Case transferred to Rock Island County same as original filing fee
Preparing case for transfer to another county $ 40.00
Counterclaims or 3rd party defendants - same as original filing fee minus first appearance fee, if paid.


JURY DEMAND:
12 person $212.50
Small claims only 12 person 25.00
Small claims only 6 person 12.50

PROBATE (P):
Estate (deceased/disabled) not exceeding $15,000.00 $ 240.00
Estate (deceased) exceeding $15,000.00 350.00
Estate (minor) not exceeding $15,000.00 140.00
Estate (minor) exceeding $15,000.00 250.00
Estate (disabled) exceeding $15,000.00 275.00
Letters of Office ... 20.00 letters + 2.00 cert (add 1.00 over 3 pgs) 22.00
Heirship & letters without administration 140.00
Petition to Sell Real Estate 50.00
Claim up to $149.00 0.00
Claim of $150.00 - $500.00 25.00
Claim of $501.00 - $10,000.00 40.00
Claim over $10,001.00 60.00
Filing of account other than one Final Account 25.00
Petition for Supplemental Proceeding seeking equitable relief 160.00
Entry of Appearance 130.00
Disposition of monies (wrongful death/ward) less than $5,000.00 120.00
Disposition of monies (wrongful death/ward) exceeding $5,001.00 150.00
Certified copy of letters add (1.00 per page over 3) 2.00
Exemplification (plus cert fee) 2.00


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COPIES:
1st page $ 2.00
Next 19 pages .50
All remaining pages .25
Hard copy from automated system (per page) 6.00
Record Search Per Year 6.00


EXPUNGEMENTS:
Expungement 60.00
(each certified copy to expunge) 4.00


MISCELLANEOUS:
Collection / Monies Held: 2.5 %
NSF fee $ 25.00
Correction of case numbers $ 25.00
Garnishment, wage deduction, citation & rule $ 15.00
Alias summons or citation $ 5.00
Petition to vacate, modify or reopen case w/I 30 days $ 50.00
    Petition to vacate, modify or reopen case after 30 days $ 75.00
Revival of judgement NO FEE
Clerk's certification $ 6.00
Petition to vacate bond forfeiture $ 40.00
Exemplified, authenticated, triple certificate $ 10.00
Certified copy of judgment (excluding SC & Forcible Entry) $ 10.00
Correction of number, title or Atty. ID number $ 25.00
Mailing fee includes postage $ 10.49
Mailing fee w/o postage $ 10.00
Certified add. fee $ 6.49
FAX: 1st page 6.00
FAX: Each additional page .50

      
APPEALS (PLUS POSTAGE):
Under 100 pages $ 60.00
Over 100 pages 150.00
Over 200 pages ... each page .25

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Tammy Weikert Click to send e-mail - Circuit Clerk
Administrative Office
Physical Location: Rock Island County Courthouse (map ExternalLink.gif) - Third Floor - 210 15th Street, Rock Island IL 61201
Mailing Address: 210 15th Street, Rock Island, IL 61201
Phone: See Directory  Fax: (309) 786-3029  Hours: 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM - Monday thru Friday