Fee Schedule - Family Law

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

Family Law-Domestic / Adoption

Title Service Provided Fee RCW

Adoption

Filing fee
Judicial Surcharge*
Facilitator Surcharge

200.00
40.00
20.00
260.00

18.020(2)(a)
18.020(5)(c)
26.12.240

Change of Venue-Domestic

Filing fee
Judicial Surcharge*

200.00
40.00

12.090,.100
18.020(2)(a)

 

(payable to clerk of county to which case is transferred)
Process fee, plus Copy charge 
(payable to Chelan County Clerk)

240.00

20.00
.50/page

36.18.020(5)(c)
CR 82(d)

36.18.016(4)
36.18.016(19)

Committed Intimate Relationship
Meritricious Relationship

Filing 
Judicial Surcharge*
Facilitator Surchare

200.00
40.00
20.00
260.00

36.18.020(2)(a)
36.18.020(5)(c)
26.12.240

Counter petition

Filing in existing case
Judicial Surcharge*
Facilitator Surcharge

200.00
40.00
20.00
260.00

36.18.020(2)(a)
36.18.020(5)(c)
26.12.240

Custody-Non-Parental

Filing fee 
Judicial Surcharge*
Facilitator Surcharge

200.00
40.00
20.00
260.00

36.18.020(2)(a)
36.18.020(5)(c)
26.12.240

Custody-Registering Out of State Custody Decree

Filing fee (Foreign Judgment)
Judicial Surcharge*
Facilitator Surcharge

200.00
40.00
20.00
260.00

36.18.020(2)(a)
36.18.020(5)(c)
26.27.441
26.12.240

Dissolution of Marriage
(Dissolution, Legal Separation,
Invalidity,)

Filing fee 
Judicial Surcharge*
Facilitator Surcharge
Victim Assessment Fee

 

Effective July 24, 2015
Filing fee 
Judicial Surcharge*
Facilitator Surcharge
Victim Assessment Fee

200.00
40.00
20.00
30.00
290.00



200.00
40.00
20.00
54.00
314.00

 

36.18.016(2)(b)
36.18.020(2)(a)
36.18.020(5)(c)
26.12.240
36.18.016(16)



36.18.016(2)(b)
36.18.020(2)(a)
36.18.020(5)(c)
26.12.240
36.18.016(16)

Family Court Facilitator

Fee for Services (User Fee)

20.00

26.12.240
36.18.016(16)

Judgment Extension

Filing Fee

200.00

6.17.010;9.94A 
36.18.016(15)

Modification of Decree 
Court Facilitator Surcharge

Filing fee in Existing Chelan County
Case
Facilitator Surcharge

36.00
20.00
56.00

36.18.016(2)
36.18.020(2)(a)
36.18.020(5)(c)
36.18.050
26.12.240
AGLO dated 9-9-87

Agreed Mod in Existing Case
Facilitator Surcharge

36.00
20.00
56.00

New Filing – Modification of another county/state’s final order
Facilitator Surcharge
Judicial Surcharge 

200.00
20.00
40.00
260.00

Paternity (Challenge, Parenting Plan Support)

Filing fee
Facilitator Surcharge
Judicial Surcharge

200.00
20.00
40.00
260.00

36.18.020(2)(a)
36.18.020(5)(c)
26.12.240

Relocation Notice

Filing in Existing Case
Facilitator Surcharge

36.00
20.00
56.00

26.09.260
26.09.410-.560
36.18.050
26.12.240

Supplemental Proceedings

Examination of Judgment Debtor

20.00

36.18.016(7)

Termination of Parent-Child
Relationship (no charge to DSHS)

Filing fee
Facilitator Surcharge
Judicial Surcharge

200.00
20.00
40.00
260.00

36.18.020(2)(a)
36.18.020(5)(c)
26.12.240

Wage Assignment, Spousal
Maintenance or Child Support  
Court Facilitator Surcharge 

Filing of Original Action
Facilitator Surcharge
Judicial Surcharge

200.00
20.00
40.00
260.00

26.18.070, 
36.18.020(2)(a)
36.18.020(5)(c)
26.12.240

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