Superior Court Clerk

Fee Schedule - Civil

Updated May 2022

  • 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
  • No Refunds

Civil

Title

Service Provided

Fee

RCW

Abstract of Judgment 

 

Filing fee

20.00

36.18.012(2)

Preparation

5.00

36.18.016(4)

Anti-harassment Petition/

Unlawful Harassment Petition

Forms and Filing-filed and paid in district court

53.00

36.18.020(2)(d)

Arbitration-Request for Trial de Novo

Filing fee

250.00

36.18.016(26)

Arbitration-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)

 

Civil Filing

 

(includes relief from duty to register)

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)

197.00

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

36.18.020(2)(a)

36.18.020(5)(c)

 

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 – Civil

Filing

Judicial Surcharge

200.00

40.00

240.00

36.18.020(2)(a)

36.18.020(5)(c)

Frivolous Lien Claim Statute

Filing of Application for Order

35.00

60.04.081(3)

36.18.016(18)

60.70.060

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

36.18.020(2)(c)

36.18.020(5)(c)

34.05.514 (1)

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.

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

Petition to Strike Discriminatory Provision re real property

20.00

49.60.227 (1) (a) ,

36.18.012(6)

 

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

 

 

1.  Original Filing  default

Judicial Surcharge*

 

 

2.  Additional fee required by plaintiff for Defendant files an Answer or Order to show Cause is entered  

 

3. Full Filing Fee

   Judicial Surcharge

    Total

45.00

40.00

85.00

 

112.00

 

 

157.00

40.00

197.00

36.18.020(2)(a)

36.18.020(5)(c)

 

 

 

36.18.012(4)

 

 

36.18.012(5)

Unlawful Detainer – Commercial-Non Residential

Filing

Judicial Surcharge*

200.00

40.00

240.00

36.18.020(2)(a)

36.18.020(5)(c)

Tax Warrant (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

No charge for federal agencies listed above
No charge for state agencies listed above
No charge for Chelan County Departments (36.18.140)
Limited Partnerships now filed with Secretary of State.  Certificates of Osteopath, Osteopathy Surgery, Chiropractors, Chiropody, Optometry, etc., now filed with Department of Licenses. 

Posted: 01/08/2015 10:40 AM
Last Updated: 06/08/2022 10:06 AM

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