2010 Civil Filing Fees
Galveston County, Texas
Revised May 7, 2008
 

  Fees Indig Media Const Total Notes
Eviction $ 25.00 $ 6.00   $ 55.00 $ 86.00  
Small Claims $ 25.00 $ 6.00 $ 5.00 $ 55.00 $ 91.00  
Justice Court $ 25.00 $ 6.00 $ 5.00 $ 55.00 $ 91.00  
Counter Claim & Cross Claim $ 25.00 $ 6.00 $ 5.00 $ 55.00 $ 91.00 Filing fee only if service not required
Intervenor Pleadings $ 25.00 $ 6.00 $ 5.00   $ 36.00  
Tax Suit $ 25.00 $ 6.00   $ 65.00 $ 96.00  
Show Cause Order $ 25.00 $ 6.00   $ 75.00 $ 106.00  
Jury Fee $ 5.00       $ 5.00  
Transcript $ 10.00       $ 10.00  
Abstract of Judgment $ 5.00       $ 5.00  
Subpoena       $ 65.00 $ 65.00  
Writ of Attachment $ 5.00     $ 150.00 $ 155.00  
Writ of Execution $ 15.00     $ 150.00 $ 165.00 $5 per page = $15 Fee
Writ of Garnishment $ 10.00     $ 150.00 $ 160.00 Attorney required
Writ of Possession $ 10.00     $ 200.00 $ 210.00  
Writ of Re-entry Petition $ 25.00 $ 6.00 $ 5.00 $ 55.00 $ 91.00  
Writ of Re-entry $ 5.00     $ 200.00 $ 205.00  
Writ of Sequestration $ 5.00     $ 150.00 $ 155.00  
             
Certified Copy of Court Papers: $2.00 for first page, $0.25 for each additional page
Issuing Other Documents (no return required): $1.00 for first page, $0.25 for each additional page
Execution, Order of Sale, Writ of Restituition, or other Writ of Process: $5.00 per page

Certified Mail: If a request is made for service of citation by registered or certified mail,
                       the clerk shall provide this service, but may not charge the fee for service
                       charged by the sheriff or constable. We charge an additional $5.21 or current
                       certified mail fee. Put in collection record grid CERT to receipt.
                       Request must be made in writing. (Op. Tex Atty. Gen. No. DM-250 1993)

 

These fees are for filing and service in Galveston County