Filing Fees

Ogle County Filing Fees by Case Type

Revised fees – Effective 12/15/2017

Small Claims (SC)

Filing Fee $0.00 – $250.00 $ 119.00
Filing Fee $250.01 – $500.00 $ 129.00
Filing Fee $500.01 – $2,500.00 $ 149.00
Filing Fee $2,501.00 – $10,000.00 $184.00
No Appearance Fees  
Jury Demand 12 Person $ 25.00
Jury Demand 6 Person $ 12.50
Counterclaim Fee Equal to Filing Fee Paid by Plaintiff  
Motion to Vacate/Modify Judgment or Reinstate N/C

Law Magistrate (LM)

Filing Fee $0.00 – $15,000.00 $ 184.00
Filing Fee $15,001.00 – $50,000.00 $ 269.00
Appearance – Under $15,000.00 $ 154.00
Appearance – Over $15,000.00 $ 169.00

Law (L)

In Excess of $50,000.00 $ 269.00
Appearance $ 169.00

Eviction (LM)

Filing Fee – Possession Only/Possession and Rent – Under $15,000.00 $ 159.00
Filing Fee – Possession and Rent – Over $15,000.00 $ 184.00
Appearance – None Unless Ordered by Court  
Motions to Vacate/Modify Judgment or Reinstate N/C

Confession of Judgment (L-LM-SC)

Filing Fee – Over $15,000.00 $ 269.00
Filing Fee – Under $15,000.00 $ 224.00
Filing Fee – Under $1,500.00 $ 159.00
Appearance – Over $15,000.00 $169.00
Appearance – Under $15,000.00 $ 154.00
No Appearance Fees Under $1,500.00  

Replevins-Detinues-Distress For Rent (L-LM)

Based on Money Amount Claimed in Complaint – Same as Above  

Foreclosure

Non – Residential Filing Fee $ 269.00
Tier I – Residential Filing Fee (effective June 1, 2013) $ 819.00
Tier II – Residential Filing Fee (effective June 1, 2013) $ 569.00
Tier III – Residential Filing Fee (effective June 1, 2013) $ 369.00
Appearance $ 169.00

Mechanics Lien-Injunction-Partition (CH)

Filing Fee $ 269.00
Appearance $ 169.00

Divorce (D)

Filing Fee $ 269.00
Joint Simplified Packets (Includes Appearance) $ 438.00
Appearances $ 169.00
Motions to Modify Child Support N/C

Eminent Domain (ED)

Filing Fee $ 269.00
Appearance Fee $ 169.00

Mental Health Code

Petition for Hearing Under Mental Health Code $ 129.00
Transcript of Commitment (Hearing from Another County) $ 41.00

Miscellaneous Remedy (MR)

Name Changes/Annexations or Disconnections/Accounting Incorporations or Organizations/Contest of Elections All Except Expungement  
Filing Fee $ 269.00
Appearance Fee $ 169.00

Petition To Expunge (MR)

Petition to Expunge $ 60.00
Plus Check Made Payable to Illinois State Police for $60.00 if Granted  

Family-Custody/Visitation (F)

Filing Fee $ 269.00
Appearance Fee $ 169.00
Motions To Modify Child Support N/C

Paternity/Parentage (F)

No Visitation or Custody $ 149.00
Appearance Fee – (All Private Counsel) $ 149.00

Petition for Marriage License of Minor

Petition for Marriage License of Minor $ 55.00

Probate (P)   

Filing Fee – Guardianship (Disabled Adult)
                       – Over $15,000.00
$284.00
Filing Fee – Guardianship (Disabled Adult)
                       – Under $15,000.00
$249.00
Filing Fee – Guardianship (Minor)
                       – Over $15,000.00
$184.00
Filing Fee – Guardianship (Minor)
                      – Under $15,000.00
$149.00
Filing Fee – Decedent’s Estate – Over $15,000.00 $359.00
Filing Fee – Decedent’s Estate – Under $15,000.00 $249.00
No Appearance Fee  
Claims in Estate – $0.00 – $149.99
                               – $150.00 – $499.99
                               – $500.00 – $9,999.00
                               – $10,000.00 or more
N/C $25.00 $40.00 $60.00
Letters of Office $ 3.00 each
Jury Demand Probate $ 137.50
Petitions to Sell Real Estate (In Any Open Estate) $ 50.00
Separate Complaint $ 85.00
Any Matter Other Than a Routine Claim I.E. Petition to Intervene or Wrongful Death Sentence  
Letters for Specific Purpose (Other Than Admin. Estate) $ 55.00

Adoption (AD)

Filing Fee      $ 65.00
No Appearance Fee N/C

Orders of Protection (OP)

Orders of Protection N/C

Tax (TX)

Tax Deed Filing Fee   $ 259.00
Additional Parcels $ 60.00
Appearance   $ 169.00
Tax Objection   $ 159.00
Additional Parcels $ 40.00
Appearance   $ 169.00

Judicial Sales (Except Probate)

Filing Fees $ 269.00
 
 

Post-Judgement Fees/All Case Types

 Counterpetitions/Petitions to Intervene/Counterclaims or Third Part Complaints

Original Filing Fee Minus Any Appearance Fee Previously Paid

Motion to Vacate Judgment – Traffic/Criminal Only

Filing fee $40.00

Registration of Foreign Transcript (All Case Types)

Filing Fee Based on Money Amount or Case Type

Cases Remanded to the Circuit Court From Supreme or Appellate

Fee to be Paid Before Filing Remanding Order and Reinstatement of Case
 

Ogle County Miscellaneous Fees

Jury Demands

Civil Jury Demand – 12 Person $ 212.50
Ordinance Violation Jury Demand – 6 Person $ 112.50

Small Claim Jury Demand

See Small Claim Section

Change of Venue (Cases From Another County to Ogle County)

New Case Filing Fee Based on Case Type

Change of Venue (Cases From Ogle County to Another County)

Certificate of Record on Change of Venue $ 40.00
Plus Copy Fee  
Separate Check for Filing Fee of New Jurisdiction Made Payable to New County  
Must Be Sent With Our File Being Transferred  

Copies

Page 1 $ 2.00
Pages 2-20 $ .50
Pages 21 & Up $ .25

Certification

Certification $ 10.00 each

Exemplified Certificate

Exemplified Certificate $6.00 each

Certified Mailing

Summons/Take Notice/Other Process Service Current Rates

Original Summons

Original Summons N/C

Alias Summons (All Case Types)

Alias Summons (All Case Types) $ 5.00 each

Citations/Wage Deductions/Garnishments-Original and Alias (All Case Types)

Citations/Wage Deductions/Garnishments – Original and Alias (All Case Types) $ 15.00 each

Appeals

Notice of Appeal – Required at the Time of Filing $ 60.00 each

Preparation Fees For Record on Appeal

Pages 1 – 100 $ 60.00 each + Delivery
Pages 101 – 200 $ 150.00 each + Delivery
Pages 201 & Up $ .25 per page

Civil and Criminal Searches

Automated Search
Manual Search (Per Name/Per Year)
Copy and Certification Fees Apply if Requested
$6.00
$6.00

Request by Mail Must be Accompanied by Fee, A Self Addressed Stamped Envelope and Contact Number  
Searches Not Done by Phone  
Public Access Computers Are Available at Clerk’s Office  

Marriage Fee (By Court)

Marriage Fee (By Court) $ 10.00
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