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


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



Circuit Clerk
Dennis Gardner
Fax:    (217) 554-7728
e-mail: dgardner@vercounty.org

Chief Deputy
Tina Cravens
Phone:  (217) 554-7702
e-mail: tcravens@vercounty.org

Supervisors
Darla Cruppenink
e-mail: dcruppenink@vercounty.org

Teri Huchel
e-mail:
thuchel@verounty.org

Chief Deputy / Administrative
Melissa Bell
Phone:  (217) 554-7730
e-mail: circuitclerk@vercounty.org


Fee Schedule
       Vermilion County Circuit Clerk
Fifth Judicial Circuit

Case Type

Clerk Court Law Library Court Sec Auto Doc St Foreclosure Prevention Total
(AD) Adoption $65.00             $65.00
(CH) Chancery $115.00 $5.00 $11.00 $25.00 $15.00 $15.00   $186.00
Chancery / Foreclosure $115.00 $5.00 $11.00 $25.00 $15.00 $15.00 $50.00 $236.00
(D) Dissolution $115.00 $5.00 $11.00 $25.00 $15.00 $15.00   $186.00
(ED) Eminent Domain $130.00 $5.00 $11.00 $25.00 $15.00 $15.00   $201.00
                 
(F) Family                
   * Parentage ACT $40.00 $5.00 $11.00 $25.00 $15.00 $15.00   $111.00
   * Juvenile ACT $25.00 $5.00 $11.00 $25.00 $15.00 $15.00   $96.00
   * Marriage Lic $15.00 $5.00 $11.00 $25.00 $15.00 $15.00   $86.00
                 
(L) Confession of JDMT                
   * Less $1,500 $35.00 $5.00 $11.00 $25.00 $15.00 $15.00   $106.00
   * $1,501 - $15,000 $45.00 $5.00 $11.00 $25.00 $15.00 $15.00   $116.00
   * $15,001 & Over $65.00 $5.00 $11.00 $25.00 $15.00 $15.00   $136.00
   Lawsuit                
   * Over $50,000 $115.00 $5.00 $11.00 $25.00 $15.00 $15.00   $186.00
                 
(LM) Lawsuit                
   * $15,001 - $50,000 $105.00 $5.00 $11.00 $25.00 $15.00 $15.00   $176.00
   * $10,001 - $15,000 $95.00 $5.00 $11.00 $25.00 $15.00 $15.00   $166.00
   F.E.D.                
   * Less $15,000 $25.00 $5.00 $11.00 $25.00 $15.00 $15.00   $96.00
   * $15,001 and More $65.00 $5.00 $11.00 $25.00 $15.00 $15.00   $136.00
                 
(MC) Municipal Corp No Fee              
                 
(MH) Mental Health                
   * Involuntary No Fee              
   * Commitment No Fee              
   * Disabilities Code $45.00 $5.00 $11.00 $25.00 $15.00 $15.00   $116.00
                 
(MR) Misc Remedy $70.00 $5.00 $11.00 $25.00 $15.00 $15.00   $141.00
                 
(OP) Order of Protect No Fee              
                 
(SC) Small Claims                
   * Less than $250 $15.00 $5.00 $11.00 $25.00 $15.00 $15.00   $86.00
   * $250 - $500 $15.00 $5.00 $11.00 $25.00 $15.00 $15.00   $86.00
   * $501 - $2,500 $35.00 $5.00 $11.00 $25.00 $15.00 $15.00   $106.00
   * $2,501 - $10,000 $55.00 $5.00 $11.00 $25.00 $15.00 $15.00   $126.00
                 
(TX) Tax Deed $145.00 $5.00 $11.00 $25.00 $15.00 $15.00   $216.00
   * Add'l Parcel $30.00              
   Tax Objection $35.00 $5.00 $11.00 $25.00 $15.00 $15.00   $106.00
                 
(P) Probate                
   * Administration of Deceased Estate, Guardianship or Missing Person
$100 guardian/adv $75.00 $5.00 $11.00 $25.00 $15.00 $15.00   $246.00
                 
   * When Letters of Office are issued for particular purpose: Proof of
   Heirship alone is made.  Domestic or foreign will is admitted without
   administration.
  $40.00 $5.00 $11.00 $25.00 $15.00 $15.00   $111.00
                 
   * Administration of the Estate of Ward
  $75.00 $5.00 $11.00 $25.00 $15.00 $15.00   $146.00
                 
   * When the value of the Real and Personal Property does not exceed    $15,000
  $45.00 $5.00 $11.00 $25.00 $15.00 $15.00   $116.00
                 
   * When letters of office are issued to a guardian of the person or persons,
     but not of the same estate.  When letters of office are issued in the
     estate of a ward without administration of the estate, including filing
     or joining in the filing of a tax return or releasing a mortgage or
     consenting to the marriage of a ward.
  $20.00 $5.00 $11.00 $25.00 $15.00 $15.00   $91.00
                 
   * Petition for Real Estate
  $100.00             $100.00
                 
   * For each accounting (other than final account)
  $35.00             $35.00
                 
   * Appearance fees in an estate for purpose of consent or as Executor,
     Administrator, Administrator to Collect, Guardian, Guardian ad Litem, or
     Special Administrator.
  No Fee              
                 
   * Petition to settle a cause of action, wrongful death and there is not an
     estate open.
  $85.00 $5.00 $11.00 $25.00 $15.00 $15.00   $156.00
                 
   * Except if the amount involved does not exceed $5,000.
  $20.00 $5.00 $11.00 $25.00 $15.00 $15.00   $91.00
                 
   * Letters of Office each
  $2.00              
                 
Appearance Fees:                
                 
Appearance or Answer (Civil)
  $45.00 $5.00 $11.00 $25.00 $15.00 $15.00   $116.00
                 
Except as Follows:                
   * When plaintiff in a forcible entry and detainer case seeks possession only:
  $15.00 $5.00 $11.00 $25.00 $15.00 $15.00   $86.00
                 
   * When the amount in the case does not exceed $1,500:
  $15.00 $5.00 $11.00 $25.00 $15.00 $15.00   $86.00
                 
   * When the amount exceeds $1,501 but does not exceed $15,000
  $20.00 $5.00 $11.00 $25.00 $15.00 $15.00   $91.00
                 
   * Counterclaim or Joining Third Party
  Same as filing fee for original claim, less the amount of the appearance fee, if that has already been paid.
                 
Jury Demand                
   * 6 Man (SC) $12.50             $12.50
   * 12 Man (SC) $25.00             $25.00
   * All Others $175.00             $175.00
                 
Alias Summons $5.00             $5.00
                 
Certification, Authentication and Reproduction:
                 
Certification with Seal $5.00             $5.00
                 
Certified Copies                
   * Each Copy $5.00             $5.00
                 
Change of Venue                
   * Prep or Record $35.00             $35.00
                 
Change of Venue                
   * Filing of Same as New Case
                 
Correction of case number, case title or attorney computer identification number on any document filed in the Clerk's Office, to be charged against the party that filed the document.
  $20.00             $20.00
                 
Expungement Petition                
   * Existing case
     (includes mailing fees)
$211.10             $211.10
   * New case
     (includes mailing fees)
$282.10             $282.10
   * Certified Copy of       
       Expunge Order
$4.00             $4.00
                 
Garnishment, Wage Deduction & Citation
  $10.00             $10.00
                 
Mailing Fee + Postage $5.00             $5.00
                 
Petition to Vacate or Modify.
Petition to vacate or modify any final judgment or order of court, 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             $30.00
                 
Petition to Vacate or Modify after 30 Days
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             $35.00
                 
Petition to Vacate Order of Bond Forfeiture
  $20.00             $20.00
                 
Record Search                
   * Per Year $6.00             $6.00
                 
Appeals (All Fees Add Postage)
   * Under 100 Pages $50.00             $50.00
   * Over 100 Pages $100.00             $100.00
   * Over 200 Pages $.25  per page          
                 
Reproduction of Documents
First Page $2.00             $2.00
Next 19 Pages $.50 per page          
All Remaining $.25 per page