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63rd District Court

Filing Fees

New Filing Fees - Starting 3/1/16

Complaint for Eviction (Possession Only)
Summary Proceedings (after LC Forfeiture)
Landlord Tenant Eviction (No $$ Judgment)

$55.00
$55.00
Complaint for Eviction With Money Judgment
Claims up to $600.00 $90.00
Claims from $600.01 to $1750.00 $110.00
Claims from $1750.01 to $10,000.00 $130.00
Claims from $10,000.01 to $25,000.00 $215.00
Small Claims (Limit of $5,500.00)
Claims up to $600.00 $30.00
Claims from $600.01 to $1750.00 $50.00
Claims from $1750.01 and above $70.00
General Civil (Limit of $25,000.00)
Claims up to $600.00 $35.00
Claims from $600.01 to $1750.00 $55.00
Claims from $1750.01 to $10,000.00 $75.00
Claims from $10,000.01 to $25,000.00 $160.00
Claim & Delivery (Possession Only) $75.00
 Service Fees by Court (Small Claims Only)
Small Claims- Certified Mail (upon business) $6.00
Small Claims- Certified Mail (upon individual) $10.00
Service Fees by a Process Server
Certified Mail $13.00
Personal Service $26.00 + miles
Post Judgment Filing Fees
Writ of Eviction $15.00
Writ of Garnishment $15.00
Request & Order to Seize Property $15.00
Subpoena on Discovery $15.00
Court Officer Service Fees - Post Judgment
Writ of Eviction $40.00 + hrs time
Writ of Garnishment $23.00 + miles
Order to Seize Property $40.00 + % of sale
Discovery Subpoena/Debtor’s Exam $26.00 + miles
Other Court Fees (Paid to Court)
Jury Demand $50.00
Motion Fee $20.00


Contact Us

Kent County Courthouse

63rd District Court

1950 East Beltline NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49525

Monday - Friday
8:00am - 5:00pm

(616) 632-7770

(616) 363-6124

Judge Sara J. Smolenski, Chief Judge
Judge Jeffrey J. O’Hara

J. Kevin McKay, Court Administrator

63rd District Court Probation

(616) 632-7800

(616) 363-6808

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