Lakewood Municipal Court - Fee Schedules


CIVIL DIVISION COSTS AND FEES - PAGE 1 (effective April 1, 2018)


Description Total Court Costs Local Court Costs Legal Aid Fund
Agreed/Consent Entry $15.00 $15.00  
Alias Summons Service
- Ordinary mail $2.00 $2.00  
- Certified mail $10.00 $10.00  
- Personal service (per party – 3 attempts) $25.00 $25.00  
- Personal service (outside Cuyahoga County) Variable
- Service by publication Publication rate
Amended Complaint, Counterclaim, or Third Party Complaint
- no service $20.00 $20.00  
- with service on one defendant $20.00 $20.00  
- each additional defendant $20.00 $20.00  
Answer to civil complaint No charge
Bench Warrant $50.00 $50.00  
BMV Suspensions
- 12 Point Appeal, FRA Suspension, Reinstatement Fee Plan $100.00 $74.00 $26.00
Certificate of Judgment for Transfer $15.00 $15.00  
Certificate of Judgment Lien $15.00 $15.00  
Certificate of Satisfaction $15.00 1$5.00  
Certified Copy of Journal Entry/Judgment Entry $20.00 $20.00  
Certifying Judgment to Bureau of Motor Vehicles $15.00 $15.00  
Civil Complaint (one alias included, if necessary) $110.00 $84.00 $26.00
- each additional defendant $20.00 $20.00  
Cognovit Note $110.00 $84.00 $26.00
- each additional defendant $20.00 $20.00  
Continuances/Leave to Plead $20.00 $20.00  
Counterclaim $20.00 $20.00  
Dismissal Entry $20.00 $20.00