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7TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT COURT OF CLAY COUNTY, MISSOURI
Liberty, Missouri

ADMINISTRATIVE ORDER

EFFECTIVE AUGUST 28, 2019
FILING DEPOSITS AND OTHER FEES
PAYABLE to CLAY COUNTY CIRCUIT CLERK
(Not applicable to Probate)

Filing Deposits Court Costs Costs Note
Most Regular Circuit Petitions $108.50 Including library fee
Domestic Relations Petitions without children $140.50 Including library fee
Domestic Relations Petitions with children $200.50 Including library fee
Motion to Modify Divorce or Dissolutions without children $140.50 Including library fee
Motion to Modify Divorce or Dissolutions with children $200.50 Including library fee
Stipulated Motion to Modify $39.00
Stipulated of Emancipation No fee
Motions for Contempt No fee
Family Access Motions $140.50 Including library fee
Adult Abuse No fee
Child Abuse No fee
Minor's Settlements Ready for Immediate Disposition (Friendly Suits) $108.50 Including library fee
Foreign Judgments Service fees only
Change of Name and Correction of Birth Certificates $108.50 Including library fee
(No Service) plus deposit for publication $55.00
Petitions for Review of Driver's License Suspension or DOR trial de novo, plus service fees $108.50 Including library fee
Revocation (5 or 10 years) $108.50 Service Fees to COLE COUNTY $30.00
Warehouse License Applications (No Service) $108.50 Including library fee
Other Civil Actions, which do not require service of process $108.50 Including library fee
Mechanic Liens $5.00
Motions for Examination of Judgment Debtor, Motion To Amend Pro Forma Decree, Application for Writ of Scire Facias to Revive Judgment and other civil actions brought back to court which are not Domestic Relations cases. Service fees only
Change of Venue Costs Note
Notice of Appeal – Missouri Court of Appeals $80.00
Trial de Novo from Municipal Court (Send filing fee, bond, if ordered, to Clay County Circuit Clerk) $30.00
Publication Fees Costs Note
Deposit on publication for Change of Name and Correction of Birth Certificates $55.00
Adoptions Costs Note
Adoptions plus any additional costs for publication, registered mail, etc. $188.50 Including library fee
Guardian ad Litem $300.00 Including library fee
Adult Adoptions plus any additional costs for publication, registered mail, etc. $188.50 Including library fee
Court Rules Costs Note
Obtained Local Court Rules online Click here No fee No fee
Legal File for Appeals Costs Note
Photocopy fee $0.25 Per page
Certification $5.00 Plus postage if mailed
Appellant to notify Circuit Clerk as to how many copies of file to prepare.
Small Claims Costs Note
Filing fee $23.50 Plus postage
Service by certified mail for each defendant $10.00
Trial de Novo/Small Claims $45.00
Associate Divisions Costs Note
Filing fee $36.50
Rent and Possession filing fee $36.50
Trial de Novo/Chapter 517 cases $45.00
Hardship Driving petition $36.50
Refusal to take chemical test $36.50
Associate Certification to Circuit $75.50
Used Car Title/Declaratory Judgment $36.50
Judgment Debtor Service fees only
Verified Application for Execution (Check make payable to Clay County Sheriff or out-of-county sheriff) $50.00 If Clay County
Garnishment Clerk Fee (wage &/or bank) $10.00
Expungement Costs Note
Petition RSMo 610.130 Alcohol Related Driving Record without Conviction $188.50
Petition RSMo 610.122 Arrest Record without Conviction $188.50
Petition RSMo 610.140 (Plus $250.00 surcharge with Conviction)
- Misdemeanor $108.50
- Felony $108.50
Petition RSMo 610.145 Mistaken Identity No Charge
Time Payment Fee Costs Note
Time Payment Fee $25.00
See Local Court Rule 5.7.

Effective November 7, 2005

The Clerk shall impose a fee of twenty-five dollars on each person who fails to pay a court-ordered judgment, penalty, fine, sanction, court costs, restitution or juvenile monetary assessment within thirty (30) days of the date of the court imposed judgment, penalty, fine, sanction or court cost.
Duplication Fees Costs Note
Certified Copies:
- First Page $4.00
- Additional Pages $1.00 Per page
Authenticated:
- First Page $6.00 Per page
- Additional Pages $1.00 Per page
Photocopy $1.00 Per page
Copies printed from microfilm $1.00 Per page
Photocopies of 10 or more pages from one or more files may be charged actual cost of search and copying.

All copies mailed will be charged cost of postage and packaging.

SO ORDERED this 28th day of August, 2019.

/s/Shane Alexander
Presiding Judge
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