Filing Fees & Costs

Civil Action

ItemAmount
Filing Costs$49
Sheriff's Service per each defendant to be served$50


Garnishment

ItemAmount
Filing Costs$49
Sheriff's Service on Garnishee (First Copy)$50
Sheriff's Service per each additional defendant to be served$6


Dispossessory

ItemAmount
Filing Costs$49
Sheriff's Service per each defendant to be served$25
Sheriff's Service Fee for Eviction / Serving of Writ of Possession (Payable to Liberty County Sheriff's Department)$25


Writ of Fieri Facias (Fi Fa)

ItemAmount
Filing Costs$25
Fee for Issuance of Writ of Fi Fa$4
Cost to Cancel Writ of Fi Fa$25


Post-Judgment Interrogatory

ItemAmount
Filing Costs (Judgment from Liberty County Magistrate Court)$10
Filing Costs (Judgment from another court)$49
Sheriff's Service per each defendant to be served (applies to judgment from another court)$50


Abandoned Motor Vehicles Lien Foreclosure Affidavit

ItemAmount
Filing Costs$10


Mechanic's / Materialmen's Lien


ItemAmount
Filing Costs$49
Sheriff's Service per each defendant to be served$50


Writ of Possession for Foreclosure on Personal Property

ItemAmount
Filing Costs$49
Sheriff's Service per each defendant to be served$50


Subpoena

ItemAmount
Filing Costs$5
Sheriff's Service Fee$10


Criminal Warrant / Pre-Warrant Application

ItemAmount
Application Fee, irrespective of whether warrant issued$10


Bad Check Warrant Application

ItemAmount
Application Fee, irrespective of whether warrant issued$5


Good Behavior Bond Application

ItemAmount
Application Fee, irrespective of whether application is approved$20


Magistrate Court Miscellaneous Costs

ItemAmount
Copy, Certified, first page$2.50
Copy, Certified, each page after first$0.50
Copy, Uncertified, per page$1.00
Copy, Faxed or Electronic, first page$2.50
Copy, Faxed or Electronic, each additional page$1.00
Copy, Audio Court Recording, per case$10.00
Copy, Open Records Request, per page$0.10
Copy, Open Records Request retrieval and copying taking longer than 15 minutes, per request (current prorated hourly salary of lowest paid full-time employee)$15.19


Note

The filing fees and court costs were effective as of May 12, 2010, but are subject to change as Georgia laws are enacted. If you have questions concerning any fees or court cost, contact the Liberty County Magistrate Court at 912-368-2063.