How do I file in Small Claims?
Answer: Examples of how to fill out small claims affidavits and FED (evictions).
How do I file a Garnishment?
Court costs are:
One time garnishment - $60.70
Bank garnishment - $60.70
Continuing wage garnishment (six months) - $100.70
Sheriff service of process - $50.00
Certified mail service of process - $10.00
Private process server costs are comparable to Sheriff service, however, the clerk's office does
not contract with private process servers.
Samples and forms
How do I file a claim for exemption from garnishment based upon hardship, when I
have been garnished?
Answer: Claim for Exemption and Request for Hearing
How long will it take to see the Judge?
Answer: Small claims affidavits are set within 60 days; forcible
entry and detainer actions (evictions) are heard no sooner than 5 days, no more than 10 days after filing.
What is a Paupers Affidavit?
Answer: A pauper's affidavit is a sworn statement stating
a person does not have sufficient funds to pay court costs for the filing of a new
civil case. A judge must enter an order determining poverty.
Where do I get a Process Server?
Answer: Process server lists are provided in the
Court Clerk's office.