Payment Options

Paying in Person

Cash, certified checks, cashier’s checks, money orders and checks (in most circumstances) are accepted. American Express, Discover and MasterCard credit cards and most debit cards are also accepted. Visa credit and debit cards are not accepted at the counter of any Kentucky Office of the Circuit Court Clerk due to Visa’s convenience fee policy.


Paying by Mail

Certified checks, cashier’s checks, money orders, personal checks and business checks (in most circumstances) are accepted. Cash is accepted but not recommended. Credit and debit cards are not accepted.


Resources

 Costs, Fees & Payments 

Appeals

Appeal to Circuit Court - $70

Appeal to Circuit Court/Forcible Detainer - $70

Certifications

Act of Congress - $5

Certifications - $5

Civil - $45.50

Petitions

Civil District (under $500) - $43

Civil District (over $500) $73

Attorney Tax Fee - $2.50

Third Party Complaint - $30

Executions - $20

Copies

Per CDs - $10

Per Page - 25 cents

Evictions/Forcible

Forcible Detainer - $43

Attorney Tax Fee - $2.50 per case

Warrant of Possessions - $40

Garnishments

Garnishment - $10

Garnishment Mailed Certified Fee - $5.79

Jury

Jury Fee - $30

Service

Attorney Fee by Sheriff - $40.00

Attorney Fee Certified Mail (additional mailing costs may apply) - $10.09 per defendant

Secretary of State - $14.50