Circuit Clerk



Dennis 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

Case Type

Fee Amount
(AD) Adoption $65.00
(CH) Chancery- Non Residential $188.00
Chancery / Foreclosure $238.00
Foreclousre Complaint Tier 1  (175 to More) $738.00
Foreclosure Complaint Tier 2  (50 to 174) $488.00
Foreclosure Complaint Tier 3  (49 or Less) $288.00
Miscellaneous Complaint $188.00
(D) Dissolution $188.00
(ED) Eminent Domain $203.00
 
(F) Family  
   * Parentage ACT $113.00
   * Juvenile ACT $98.00
   * Marriage Lic $88.00
 
(L) Confession of JDMT  
   * Less $1,500 $108.00
   * $1,501 - $15,000 $118.00
   * $15,001 & Over $138.00
   Lawsuit  
   * Over $50,000 $188.00
 
(LM) Lawsuit  
   * $15,001 - $50,000 $178.00
   * $10,001 - $15,000 $168.00
   F.E.D.  
   * Less $15,000 $98.00
   * $15,001 and More $138.00
 
(MC) Municipal Corp No Fee
 
(MH) Mental Health  
   * Involuntary No Fee
   * Commitment No Fee
   * Disabilities Code $118.00
 
(MR) Misc Remedy $143.00
Expungement > Petition $288.40
 
(OP) Order of Protect No Fee
 
(SC) Small Claims  
   * Less than $250 $88.00
   * $250 - $500 $88.00
   * $501 - $2,500 $108.00
   * $2,501 - $10,000 $128.00
 
(TX) Tax Deed $218.00
   * Add'l Parcel $30.00
   Tax Objection $108.00
 
(P) Probate
   * Administration of Deceased Estate, Guardianship or Missing Person
$100 guardian/adv $248.00
 
   * When Letters of Office are issued for particular purpose: Proof of
       Heirship alone is made.  Domestic or foreign will is admitted without
       administration.
$113.00
 
  * Administration of the Estate of Ward $148.00
 
   * When the value of the Real and Personal Property does not exceed
      $15,000
$118.00
 
   * 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.
$93.00
 
   * Petition for Real Estate $100.00
 
   * For each accounting (other than final account) $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.
$156.00
 
   * Except if the amount involved does not exceed $5,000. $91.00
 
   * Letters of Office each $2.00
 
Appearance Fees:
 
Appearance or Answer (Civil)  * $118.00
Except as Follows:
 
  * When plaintiff in a forcible entry and detainer case seeks possession only: $88.00
 
   * When the amount in the case does not exceed $1,500: $88.00
* When the amount exceeds $1,501 but does not exceed $15,000 $93.00
 
   * 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 Man (SC) $25.00
   * All Others $175.00
 
Alias Summons $5.00
 
Certification, Authentication and Reproduction:
 
Certification with Seal $5.00
 
Certified Copies  
   * Each Copy $5.00
 
Change of Venue  
   * Prep or Record $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
 
Expungement Petition  
   * Existing case  (includes mailing fees) $217.40
   * New case      (includes mailing fees) $288.40
   * Certified Copy of Expunge Order $4.00
 
Garnishment, Wage Deduction & Citation $10.00
 
Mailing Fee + Postage $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
 
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
 
Petition to Vacate Order of Bond Forfeiture $20.00
 
Record Search
   * Per Year $6.00
 
Appeals (All Fees Add Postage)
   * Under 100 Pages $50.00
   * Over 100 Pages $100.00
   * Over 200 Pages $.25 per page
 
Reproduction of Documents
First Page $2.00
Next 19 Pages $.50 per page
All Remaining $.25 per page