Payment Options

Mercer County Clerk of Courts Office Does Not Accept Personal Checks
Payments Can Be Made By:
  • Cash
  • Money Order / Cashier’s Checks
    Include Name(s) and Case Numbers(s)
    • Credit / Debit Cards
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    • (Convenience Fee of $2 for Debit;
    • $2 or 3% whichever is greater for Credit)
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Costs, Deposits and Fees (Effective January 1, 2011)

Civil Matters
Case Type
Deposit/Fee
Administrative Appeal
$350.00
Foreclosure
$350.00
Professional Torts
$350.00
Product Liability
$350.00
Workers' Compensation
$350.00
Other Civil
$350.00
Other Torts
$350.00
Third Party Complaint
$200.00
Counterclaim/Cross-Claim
$200.00
Writ of Possession
$200.00
In cases where there are over two (2) defendants, for each defendant an additional:
$25.00
Amended Complaint - for each additional defendant
$25.00
Other Matters
Case Type
Deposit/Fee
Garnishment
$150.00
Writs of Execution
$500.00
Third District Court of Appeals
$150.00
Debtor’s Examination
$100.00
Criminal
Case Type
Deposit/Fee
Expungement (includes $50 fee pursuant to R.C. 2953.32(C)(3))
$200.00
Domestic Relations
Case Type
Deposit/Fee
Divorce
$350.00
Dissolution
$350.00
Post Decree/Post Judgment Motions
$250.00
Notice of Intent to Relocate
CALL
Domestic Violence
Case Type
Deposit/Fee
Motion to Amend CPO
$150.00
Misc. Fees
Case Type
Deposit/Fee
Issuing Certificate of Judgment
$6.00
Filing Cetificate of Judgment
$30.00
Releasing Certificate of Judgment
$5.00
Foreign Judgment
$35.00
COPIES: per page
$0.25
COPIES: certificate and seal
$2.00
COPIES BY FAX (outgoing): first page
$3.00
COPIES BY FAX (outgoing): each additional page
$1.00
New Notary Application: $31.00 to Clerk of Court + $15.00 to Secretary of State
$46.00
Notary Renewal: $6.00 to Clerk of Court + $15.00 to Secretary of State
$21.00
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