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Effective 9/1/2017

Schedule of Filing and Service Fees

Document Title Filing Fee* Service Fee** Total
Eviction $46.00 $75.00 $121.00
Justice Civil
  • Small Claims
  • Debt Claim Cases
  • Repair/Remedy Case
$46.00 $75.00 $121.00
Justice Civil
  • Counterclaim/Cross/3rd Party
$46.00 $75.00 $121.00
Subpoena
($10.00 Cash witness fee must be paid to the witness)
$11.00 $75.00 $96.00
Subpoena Dueces Tecum $11.00 $75.00 $96.00
Writ of Possession $5.00 $160.00 $165.00
Writ of Execution $5.00 $160.00 $165.00
Writ of Garnishment $5.00 $160.00 $165.00
Writ of Sequestration $5.00 $160.00 $165.00

* Filing Fees are NOT affected by the number of person/parties named within the claim.
** Multiply the applicable service fee times the number of person/parties to be served.

Other Transaction Fees

No service fee requested

Transaction Fee
Abstract of Judgment $5.00
Transcript Fee
(case transfer/appeals)
$10.00
Jury Fee $22.00
Towing Hearing $20.00
Certified Copy Fee 1st page $2.00 + $0.25
(each additional page)
Photo Copy Fee
(this also includes if Plaintiff does NOT provide enough copies of petition to be served on each Defendant)
1st $1.00 + $0.25
(each additional page)

Methods of Payment

  • Cash
  • Money Order
  • Cashier's Checks
  • Debit/Credit Card (3.25% charge fee)
  • Personal Checks (for civil ONLY)

Make checks, money orders or cashier's checks payable to: Nueces County

All Filing Fees Are Non-Refundable