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Spokane County Courthouse, Room 300
1116 West Broadway Avenue
Spokane, WA 99260
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Fee Schedule

Fees to be charged to all government agencies unless specifically stated by statute.

When the Clerk is required to perform services for which no fee or compensation are specifically listed, the Clerk shall be allowed fees similar to and allowed for similar services by statute. (RCW 36.18.050)

Civil
Title Fee
Abstract of Judgment ~ Filing $20.00
Abstract of Judgment ~ Preparation $5.00
Anti-Harassment Filing/Unlawful Harassment $53.00
Arbitration Request - Request for Trial De Novo $250.00
Mandatory Arbitration $200.00
Change of Name $240.00
Change of Venue
~ Filing (payable to County where transferring)
~ Preparation Fee (copies @ additional cost)
 
$240.00
$20.00
Civil Filing $240.00
Common Law Lien Petition $35.00
Counter Claim, Cross-Claim, Third Party Claim $240.00
Deeds of Trust, Surplus Funds $240.00
Election-Affidavit of Elector Contesting Election $240.00
Emancipation of Minors $50.00
Extension of Judgment $200.00
Foreign Judgment $240.00
Frivolous Lein/Claim Statute $35.00
Jury Demand
~ Six Member Jury
~ Twelve Member Jury
 
$125.00
$250.00
Land Use Petition $240.00
Legal Newspaper (effective 6-11-41) $240.00
Property Taxes, Certification of Delinquency ~ ea contestant $2.00
Registration of Land Titles (Torrens Act) $20.00
Restoration of Rights to Possess Firearms $240.00
Restrictive Covenants Filing
- Petition to Strike
- upon answer/other than default
 
$20.00
$112.00
Supplemental Proceedings $20.00
Tax Warrants/Overpayment of Benefits $20.00
Transcript of Judgment $20.00
Unlawful Detainer
~ initial filing
~ upon answer/other than default
~ filing of counter, cross, 3rd-party claim
 
$85.00
$112.00
$197.00
Water Rights Statement $25.00
Water System Requirements (Enforcement of ) $240.00
Writs
- Attachment
- Garnishment
- Restitution
- Execution on Real Property (Order of Sale)
$20.00
Subpoena (for each person) $20.00

 

Domestic
Title Fee
Domestic Relations (Divorce, Legal Separation, Invalidity of Marriage) $290.00
Change of Venue ~ payable to county where transferring $290.00
Modification of a Decree, Objection to Relocation 
~ existing case in Spokane County
~ out of county
 
$56.00
$290.00
Out of State Custody Decree ~ to enforce or modify $260.00
Residential Schedule/Parenting Plan (PPS) ~ Paternity Affidavit signed $260.00
Third Party Custody $260.00
Wage Assignment (Spousal Maintenance) $260.00

 

Probate/Guardianship
Title Fee
Estate Filing $240.00
Execution of a Certificate with or without a seal - Form K preparation $5.00
Guardianship Filing - estate w/assets more than $3,000 $240.00
Letters of Administration, Guardianship, Testamentary 
$5.00 
Nonjudicial Probate Agreement or Memorandum $240.00
                                        ~ If filed within an existing court case $20.00
Non-Probate Notice to Creditors $240.00
 Notice of Probate (when probate filed in other county) $20.00 
Petition Objecting to Non-judicial Resolution $240.00 
Petition to Admit Rejected Will $240.00
Petition to Contest a Will $240.00
Small Estate Affidavit $20.00
Will Only $20.00
Will Repository $20.00

 

Adoption/Paternity
Title Fee
Adoption Filing $260.00
Adoption/Paternity Facilitator Fee $20.00
Paternity Filing $260.00
Paternity Modification, Objection to Relocation 
~ in existing Spokane Co Case
~ out of county
 
$56.00
$260.00
Residential Schedule/Parenting Plan ~ filing w/o Paternity Affidavit signed $260.00
Termination of Parent/Child Relationship $260.00

 

Appeals
Title Fee
Appeal from Administrative Decision/Judicial Review $240.00
Appeal from Court of Limited Jurisdiction - civil 
                 ~ Filing (to be paid @ lower court)
$230.00
Appeal from Court of Limited Jurisdiction - criminal 
                 ~ Filing (imposed when affirmed/dismissed & to be pd @ lower court)
$230.00
Clerk's Papers ~ Preparation - per page $0.50

 

Miscellaneous
Title Fee
Annual fee for collection of unpaid legal financial obligations $100.00
Authenticated/Exemplified Certificate
~ first page
~ ea pg thereafter

$9.00
$1.00
Certified Copies (with seal)
~ first page
~ ea pg thereafter

$5.00
$1.00
Change of Venue - Preparation Fee
(copies additional charge)
$20.00
Copies - non-certified ~ per page ~ Produced from Hard Copy File or Microfilm $0.50
Copies - non-certified ~ per page ~ Produced from Electronic Scanned Image $0.25
Copies on CD ~ Ea CD (NOT AVAILABLE @ THIS TIME)
(copies additional charge $.25 pg)
$20.00
Duplication of Recorded Court Proceedings
~ Audio/Cassette Tapes
~ CD's or other electronic medium and video tapes

$10.00
$25.00
Electronic copies - E-mail ~ ea page
(NOT AVAILABLE @ THIS TIME)
$0.25
Exparte Presentation ~ processing fee $30.00
Faxed Documents (NOT AVAILABLE @ THIS TIME)
~ first page
~ ea pg thereafter

$5.00
$1.00
Investment Service Charge ~ for interest investments 5% of interest earned
Notary Fee ~ per seal $3.00
NSF Fee ~ per check $25.00
Search Fee ~ per hour $30.00
Stop Payment Service Charge ~ per check $25.00
Judicial Stabilization Acct Filing Fee Surcharge $40.00

 

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