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Initial Fees:
Type of Suit  Amount
Civil suits including but not limited to: suit on accounts, notes, or contracts, worker's compensation, injury or damage involving motor vehicle/other than motor vehicle, condemnation, other non-family law suits. $297
Essential Need Driver's License $297
Delinquent Tax Suits $222
Foreclosure Suits $297 + service of $98 per Respondent and $98/Occupant Ask Clerk
Expungement of Records $505
Family law suits: Divorce $303
Adoption $303
Termination of Parental Relationship $288
Paternity Establishment $288
Name Change For Adult $288
Name Change For Child $288
Nondisclosure $320

Issuance Fees:
Document/Service/Authority: Amount:
Abstract of judgment (51.318(b)(5) Govt. Code) $8.00
Accounting Fee-Court Registry Fund-interest bearing accounts 117.054 Loc. Gov. Code 10% of interest earned
Non-interest bearing accounts 117.055 Loc. Gov. Code 5% of amount withdrawn not to exceed $50.
varies
Adoption Certificate 192.09 Hlth. Sfty Code, 51.318 Govt. Code $2.00
Bond Approval 51.318(b)(6) Govt. Code $4.00
Central Registry Fee 108.006 Family Code $15.00
Certified Copy of a record, judgment, order, pleading, or paper on file or of record in the District Clerk's Office, including certificate and seal 51.318(b)(11) Govt. Code $1.00/pg.
Citation (includes one copy) 51.317(b)(4) and 51.318(b)(2) Govt. Code $8.00
Citation (includes one copy)--Service by Certified Mail (includes $75 service fee,$8 issuance and $15 postage. 51.317(b)(4) and 51.318(b)(2) Govt. Code $98.00
Citation-Secretary of State/Insurance Commission/Transportation Commission (includes $75 service fee, $16 issuance and $15 postage. 51.317 Govt. Code $106.00
Cross-Action/Counterclaim 51.317(b)(2) Govt. Code 51.901 Govt. Code $91.00 Civil 56.00 Family SAPCR
Interpleader Petition 51.317. Govt. Code 51.901 Govt. Code $91.00 Civil
$56.00 Family SAPCR
Intervention Petition 51.317(b)(2) Govt. Code 51.901. Govt. Code $91.00 Civil
$56.00 Family SAPCR
Motion for Contempt 51.317 Govt. Code 51.901 Govt. code $91.00 Civil
$56.00 Family SAPCR
Motion for Enforcement of an order 110.002 Family Code 51.901 Govt. Code $91.00 Civil
$56.00 Family SAPRC
Motion to Modify a Decree 110.002 Family Code 51.901 Govt. Code $56.00 Family SAPCR
Motion to Modify/Terminate Voluntary Wage Withholding 158.403 Family Code 51.901 Govt. Code $56.00 Family SAPCR
Motion for New Trial 51.317(b)(2) Govt. Code 51.901 Govt. Code $91.00 Civil
$56.00 Family SAPCR
Motion to Stay/Revoke of License Suspension 110.002(a) Family Code 51.901 Govt. Code $56.00
Motion to Suspend License 110.002(a) Family Code 51.901 Govt. Code $56.00 Family SAPCR
Motion to Transfer Venue Out of Potter County 110.002 Texas Family Code 51.901 Govt. Code
$45.00 family
Name Change Certificate 3.64 and 32.3241 Family Code $10.00
Notice of Application for Judicial Writ of Withholding 110.002(a), 51.901 Govt. Code $15.00
Notice of Order Suspending License, Vacating or Staying an Order Suspending License (each order mailed) 232.008 and 232.013(b) Family Code $5.00
Order of Sale 51.318(b)(2) Govt. Code $8.00
Other Writ or Process not otherwise provided for, including one copy 51.317(b)(4) and 51.318(b)(2) Govt. Code $8.00
Photo Copies (not certified) of a record, judgment, order, pleading, or paper on file or of record in the District Clerk's Office 51.318(b)(11) Govt. Code $.50/page
Protective Order Application filing fee TO BE PAID BY RESPONDENT 71.041(b) Family Code $16.00
Search Fee to ascertain the existence of an instrument or record in the District Clerk's Office 51.318(b)(4) Govt. Code $5.00
Search Fee to locate a cause when docket number is not provided 51.318(b)(3) Govt. Code $5.00
Show Cause Order 51.318 Govt. Code $8.00
Statement of Court Costs 51.319 Govt. Code $5.00
Subpoena, including one copy 51.318(b) Govt. Code $8.00
Temporary Restraining Order 51.318(b)(2) Govt. Code $8.00
Transfer of Venue to Potter County 110.005 Family Code, 51.901 Govt. Code $45.00
VS-165 Form 194.002e Health and Safety Code $1.00
Writ of Attachment 51.318(b)(2) Govt. Code $8.00
Writ of Execution 51.318(b)(2) Govt. Code $8.00
Writ of Garnishment 51.318(b)(2) Govt. Code $8.00
Writ of Injunction 51.318 Govt. Code $8.00
Writ of Sequestration 51.318(b)(2 Govt. Code $8.00
Writ of Withholding for Child Support 110.319 Family Code $15.00
Writ of Judicial Withholding filed with District Clerk 158.319 Family Code, 51.901 Govt. Code $15.00
Writ of Judicial Withholding Application filed with District Clerk 158.403 Family Code, 51.901 Govt. Code $15.00
Electronic Filing Transaction Fee 72.031(c) Govt. Code $2.00
Electronic Filing System Fee 51.851(b)(c) Govt. Code $30.00

Itemized Fees:
Description: Amount:
District Clerk filing fee 51.317(b)(1) Tex. Gov. Code $50.00
District Clerk State Consolidated Fee 133.151 Local Gov. Code $50.00 Civil
$45.00 Family
Law Library 323.0231 Loc. Gov. Code $35.00
Alternative Dispute Resolution Center 152.004 Cv. Prac. Rem. Code $15.00
e-Filing fee G.C.101.06118 Code $30.00
Ie-Filing Transaction Fee GC 72.031(a(3) $2.00 All Dockets
Indigent Legal Services Fund 51.901 Loc. Gov. Code $10.00 Civil
$5.00 Family
Courthouse Security 291.008 Loc. Gov. Code
Judicial & Court Personnel Training Fee 51.971 Gov. Code $5.00
Bailiff's Fee (Sheriff's) 118.131 Loc. Gov. Code $5.00
Records Management & Preservation 51.317 Tex. Gov. Code $10.00
Court Reporter 51.601 Tex. Gov. Code $15.00
7th Court of Appeals Fee 22.2081 Tex. Gov. Code $10.00
District Clerk's Archive Fee 51.305 Tex. Gov. Code $10.00
District Clerk's Preservation Fee 51.708 Tex. Gov Code $10.00
Civil Jury Fee 52.604 Tex. Gov. Code $40.00
Judicial Support Fee 133.154 Local Gov. Code $42.00
Family Protection Fee 51.961 Tex. Gov. Code $15.00**
**only charged on divorce suits  
Total Basic Fee (District Courts): Civil $297.00 Family $288.00 Divorce $303.00

Sheriff Fees:
Description Amount
Document: all citations, subpoenas, injunctions, restraining orders, notices(Fees for Potter County Sheriff service must be included in payment of filing fees with a request to forward documents to the Potter County Sheriff for service.) $75.00 ea.
Writs: execution, attachment, sequestration, habeas corpus, order of sale, or any other writ (Fees for Potter County Sheriff service must be included in payment of filing fees with a request to forward documents to the Potter County Sheriff for service.) $150.00
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