Fee Schedule - Civil

Effective 6/7/2012

  • Fees to be charged to all cities, other counties, other states, unless specifically stated by statute.
  • Fees to be charged to all state agencies unless there is a specific statutory authority (98 Wn2d 606).
  • No statutory authority to NOT charge federal agencies except U.S. Immigration and V.A.
  • Fees to be paid in advance except for state and county (36.18.060). (Clerk’s Office can voucher State & County).
  • Civil filing fees need to be paid by County

Civil

Title Service Provided Fee RCW

Abstract of Judgment  

Filing fee

20.00

36.18.012(2)

First Page
Each Additional Page 

5.00
1.00

36.18.016(4)

Anti-harassment Petition/
Unlawful Harassment Petition

Forms and Filing

53.00

10.14.040, 
36.18.020(2)(d)

Arbitration Request for Trial de Novo

Filing fee

250.00

36.18.016(26)

Request for Mandatory Arbitration

 

150.00

Local ordinance
1.364.010 2006.02
36.18.016(25)

Bail Bondsmen Justification

Filing fee
Judicial Surcharge*

200.00
40.00
240.00

LCrR 3.2(p)
36.18.020(2)(a)
36.18.020(5)(c)

Ballot Recall 

Filing fee
Judicial Surcharge*

200.00
40.00
240.00

36.18.020(2)(a)
36.18.020(5)(c)
29A.56.140

Change Name

Filing fee

200.00
40.00
240.00

36.18.020(2)(a)
36.18.020(5)(c)

Change of Venue

Filing fee
Judicial Surcharge*
(payable to clerk of county to which case is transferred)
Process fee,
plus Copy charge (if any)
(payable to Chelan County Clerk)

200.00
40.00
240.00
20.00

.50/page

4.12.090,.100
36.18.020(2)(a)
36.18.020(5)(c)
CR 82(d)

36.18.016(4)
36.18.016(19)

Civil Filing

Filing
Judicial Surcharge*

200.00
40.00
240.00

36.18.020(2)(a)
36.18.020(5)(c)

Common Law Lien

Petition to Invalidate Lien

35.00

60.70.060
36.18.012(9)

Counter Claim, Cross Claim,
Third Party Claim 

Filing in existing case 
Judicial Surcharge*

200.00
40.00
240.00

36.18.020(2)(a)
36.18.020(5)(c)

Exception:
Unlawful Detainer Case
Judicial Surcharge*

157.00
40.00
197.00

36.18.012(5)
36.18.020(2)(a)
36.18.020(5)(c)

Deeds of Trust, Surplus Funds  

Filing
Judicial Surcharge*

200.00
40.00
240.00

61.24.080(3), 
36.18.020(2)(a)
36.18.020(5)(c)

Diking, Drainage and
Sewerage Improvement
District 

Petition for Review
Judicial Surcharge*

200.00
40.00
240.00

85.15.110
36.18.020(2)(a)
36.18.020(5)(c)

Election—Affidavit of Elector Contesting Election of Person

Filing – election of person contest, prevention & corrections of election frauds & errors
Judicial Surcharge*

200.00
40.00
240.00

29A.68.030
29A.68.011
36.18.020(2)(a)
36.18.020(5)(c)

Emancipation of a Minor

Filing

50.00

36.18.014
13.64.020

Firearm-Petition to Restore Right to Possess

Filing 
Judicial Surcharge*

200.00
40.00
240.00

9.41.047
36.18.020(2)(a)
36.18.020(5)(c)

Foreign Judgment or Decree

Filing
Judicial Surcharge*

200.00
40.00
240.00

36.18.020(2)(a)
36.18.020(5)(c)

Frivolous Claim Statute

Filing of Application for Order

35.00

60.04.081(3)
36.18.016(18)

Judgment Extension

Filing

200.00

6.17.020
9.94A.760(4)
36.18.016(15)

Judicial Review 

Filing (also see fee exemptions)
Judicial Surcharge*

200.00
40.00
240.00

34.05.514
36.18.020(2)(c)
36.18.020(5)(c)

Jury Demand

12 Member Jury
6 Member Jury

250.00
125.00

36.18.016(3)(a)

Land Use Petition

Filing
Judicial Surcharge*

200.00
40.00
240.00

36.70C.040
36.18.020(2)(a)
36.18.020(5)(c)

Legal Newspaper (effective  06-11-41)

Petition and Order
Judicial Surcharge*

200.00
40.00
240.00

65.16.040, 
36.18.020(2)(a)
36.18.020(5)(c)

Minor to Marry (under 17 yrs)

Filing Petition & Order 

50.00

26.04.010
36.18.050

Minor Work Permit (under 14 yrs)

Filing Petition & Order

50.00

28A.225.080

 

 

 

26.28.060
36.18.050

Property Taxes, Certification of Delinquency, Application For Judgment

Each Contestant at Time of Filing Appeal

2.00

84.64.120 
84.64.040

Registration of Land Titles (Torrens Act)

Application for Registration

20.00

65.12.780
36.18.016(14)

Restrictive Covenant 

Petition to Strike Discriminatory Provision re real property

20.00

49.60.227, 
36.18.012(5)

Supplemental Proceedings-Examine Judgment Debtor

Filing in an existing case 

20.00

36.18.016(7)

Transcript of Judgment   

Filing

20.00

36.18.012(2)

Unlawful Detainer – residential 
 

Original Filing
Judicial Surcharge*
 

Upon Filing of any Order other than

Default Order and Default Judgment (or When Answer Filed)  balance is due of

45.00
40.00
85.00

112.00

197.00

36.18.020(2)(a)
36.18.020(5)(c)

36.18.012(5)

Unlawful Detainer – Commercial

Filing 
Judicial Surcharge*

200.00
40.00
240.00

36.18.020(2)(a)
36.18.020(5)(c)

Warrant for unpaid taxes for overpayment of benefits by any agency of State of Wash.

Filing

20.00

36.18.012(10)
82.38.235

Water Rights Statement

Filing

25.00

90.03.180
36.18.016(17)

Water System Requirements (Enforcement Of)

Filing of Certified Copy of Administrative Order Judicial Surcharge*

200.00
40.00
240.00

70.119A.040(6)
36.18.020(2)(a)
36.18.020(5)(c)

Writs – Attachment, Garnishment, Execution on Real Property, Restitution

Each Filing 

20.00

36.18.016(6)
36.18.050

* Judicial Surcharge due 7/1/2009- - 7/1/2013