Circuit Clerk



Dennis R. Gardner
Vermilion County Circuit Clerk
7
North Vermilion Street
Danville, Illinois 61832


Monday - Friday 8:30 A.M. - 4:30 P.M.

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Fee Schedule
       Vermilion County Circuit Clerk
Fifth Judicial Circuit
Updated 09/15/2016

Case Type

Fee Amount
(AD) Adoption $65.00
(CH) Chancery- Non Residential $197.00
Chancery / Foreclosure $247.00
   * Foreclosure Complaint Tier 1  (175 to More) $500.00
   * Foreclosure Complaint Tier 2  (50 to 174) $250.00
   * Foreclosure Complaint Tier 3  (49 or Less) $50.00
 
(D) Dissolution $197.00
(ED) Eminent Domain $212.00
 
(F) Family
   * Parentage ACT $122.00
   * Juvenile ACT $107.00
   * Putative Fathers  $27.89
   * Marriage License $97.00
 
(L) Confession of JDMT
   * Less $1,500 $117.00
   * $1,501 - $15,000 $127.00
   * $15,001 & Over $147.00
   Lawsuit
   * Over $50,000 $197.00
   * 3rd Party Deft Counter   $197.00
 
(LM) Lawsuit
   * $15,001 - $50,000 $187.00
   * $10,000 - $15,000 $177.00
   F.E.D.
   * Rent Less $15,000 $107.00
 
(MC) Municipal Corp No Fee
 
(MH) Mental Health
   * Involuntary No Fee
   * Commitment No Fee
   * Disabilities Code $127.00
 
(MR) Misc Remedy $152.00
 
(OP) Order of Protection No Fee
 
(P) Probate
   * Administration of Deceased Estate, Guardianship or Missing Person $257.00
   * Guardianship  $157.00
   * Missing Person $257.00
   * Particular Purpose  $122.00
   * Dom or Will admin $122.00
   * Adm will of ward $157.00
   * Value of estate < $15,000 $127.00
   * Petition for real estate  $100.00
   * Current acct  $35.00
   * Appearance No fee
   * Petition to reopen  $35.00
   * Settle cause of action  $167.00
   * Letters of office $2.00
 
(SC) Small Claims
   * Less than $250 $97.00
   * $250 - $500 $97.00
   * $501 - $2,500 $117.00
   * $2,501 - $10,000 $137.00
 
(TX) Tax Deed $227.00
   * Add'l Parcel $30.00
   * Tax Objection $117.00
 
Appearance Fees
   * Appearance or answer $127.00
   * Fed poss only  $97.00
   * Amount does not exceed $1,500 $97.00
   * Amount $1,501 - $15,000 $102.00
 
 Jury Demand $175.00
   * 12 man - sc $25.00
   * 6 man - sc  $12.50
   * Alias summons $5.00
 
Counter Claim:
Same as original filing fee minus the entry of appearance fee, if it has already been paid.
 
Certification, Authentication and Reproduction:
    * Certification with Seal $5.00
    * Certified Copies $5.00
    * Change of Venue $35.00
    * Correction of case # 20.00
 
Expungements
   * Existing case  $214.90
   * New case      $293.10
 
Garnishments, Wage Deductions and Citations
    * Garnishment $10.00
    * Mailing Fee + Postage $5.00
 
Petition to Vacate or Modify
Petition to vacate or modify final judgment or order, except in F.E.D. and small claims cases or a petition to reopen an estate, to modify, terminate or enforce a judgment or order for child or spousal support or to modify, suspend or terminate and order for withholding, if filed before 30 days after the entry of the judgment or order. $30.00
 
Petition to vacate or modify any final judgment or order of the court, except a petition to modify, terminate or enforce a judgment or withholding order for child or spousal support or to modify, suspend or terminate an order for withholding if filed later than 30 days after the entry of the judgment or order. $35.00
 
Petition to Vacate Order of Bond Forfeiture $20.00
 
Record Search
   * Per Year $6.00
 
Appeals
   * Under 100 Pages $50.00
   * Over 100 Pages $100.00
   * Over 200 Pages $.25 per page
 
Reproduction of Documents
First Page $2.00
Page 2 - 19 $.50 per page
Page 20 - Remaining $.25 per page