Small Claims Fees

Small Claims Fees


Small Claims Filing Fees - Checks made payable to 52-4 District Court

Claim is $600 and under   = $25

Claim is $601 - $1,750      = $45

Claim is $1,751 - $5,500   = $65

Small Claims Service Fees (effective October 1,  2013) - Checks made payable to our Ct. Officer, Tim Sutherland

If the Defendant lives in Troy or Clawson the fee is $33 per Defendant.

If the Defendant lives anywhere else in Oakland, Macomb, or Wayne counties the fee is $49 per Defendant.

If the Defendant lives outside of the tri-county area please call for a quote as the fee will be increased.


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