Code of Ordinances

of Union County, Illinois.

Ordinance Chapter: Division I - Miscellaneous Fees

The Cir­cuit Clerk shall col­lect addi­tion­al fees on each judg­ment of guilty, con­di­tion­al dis­charge, or grant of super­vi­sion under Sec­tion 5–9‑1 of the Uni­fied Code of Cor­rec­tions accord­ing­ly as indi­cat­ed for the fol­low­ing infractions:

(A) For all felony and mis­de­meanor offens­es as defined under the Illi­nois Com­piled Statutes result­ing in judg­ments of guilt, con­di­tion­al dis­charge, or court super­vi­sion in the amount of Thir­ty Dol­lars ($30.00) as an addi­tion­al court fee for each conviction.

(B) All amounts col­lect­ed by the Cir­cuit Clerk shall be deposit­ed by the Trea­sur­er into an account specif­i­cal­ly for the oper­a­tion and admin­is­tra­tion of the Two River’s Child Cen­ter locat­ed in Anna, Union Coun­ty, Illi­nois, and then to remit those fees to Two River’s Child Advo­ca­cy Cen­ter on a month­ly basis.  (#R17-2008; 10–20–08)

The Cir­cuit Clerk’s office shall col­lect the fees as follows:

 

CLK / CRT / CAF / LL / JS / DOCTOTALS

 

Law Over $50,000 $100 / $5 / $15 / $10 / $25 / $15 / $170

 

Answer Appear­ance Fee . $60 / $15 / $10 / $25 / $15 / $125

 

LM’s

Under $250 $10 / $5 / $15 / $10 / $25 / $15 / $80

$250-$500 $20 / $5 / $15 / $10 / $25 / $15 / $90

$500-$2,500 $30 / $5 / $15 / $10 / $25 / $15 / $100

Above $2,500 $75 / $5 / $15 / $10 / $25 / $15 / $145

 

Answer Appear­ance Fee

$0–500 $20 / $15 / $10 / $25 / $15 / $85

$500-$2,500 $30 / $15 / $10 / $25 / $15 / $95

Above $2,500  $60 / $15 / $10 / $25 / $15 / $125

 

Small Claims

<$250 $10 / $5 / $15 / $10 / $25 / $15 / $80

$250-$500 $20 / $5 / $15 / $10 / $25 / $15 / $90

$500-$2,500 $30 / $5 / $15 / $10 / $25 / $15 / $100

$2,500-$10,000 $60 / $5 / $15 / $10 / $25 / $15 / $130

 

Answer Appear­ance Fee

$0–500 $20 / $15 / $10 / $25 / $15 / $85

$500-$2,500 $30 / $15 / $10 / $25 / $15 / $95

$2,500-$10,000 $60 / $15 / $10 / $25 / $15 / $125

 

Small Claims Jury Demand

Jury of Six (6) $12.50

Jury of Twelve (12) $25

 

Forcible Entry Detainer

Under $15,000 $40 / $5 / $15 / $10 / $25 / $15 / $110

Over $15,000  $100 / $5 / $15 / $10 / $25 / $15 / $170

 

F.E.D. Answer Appearance

Pos­ses­sion Only $30 / $15 / $10 / $25 / $15 / $95

Less than $15,000 $30 / $15 / $10 / $25 / $15 / $95

>$15,000 $60 / $15 / $10 / $25 / $15 / $125

 

CLK / CRT / CAF / LL / JS / DOC / TOTALS

 

Con­fes­sion of Judgment

$0-$1,500 $50 / $5 / $15 / $10 / $25 / $15 / $120

$1,500-$15,000 $115 / $5 / $15 / $10 / $25 / $15 / $185

Exceeds $15,000 $200 / $5 / $15 / $10 / $25 / $15 / $270

 

Answer Appear­ance Fee $60 / $15 / $10 / $25 / $15 / $125

 

Gar­nish­ments Wage Deduct.

Cita­tions $15 / $15

 

Alias Sum­mons Alias Cita­tion $5 / $5

 

Jury Demand 12 Mem­bers $150 / $150

Jury Demand 6 Mem­bers $75 / $75

In Every Civ­il Action

 

Emi­nent Domain $150 / $5 / $15 / $10 / $25 / $15 / $220

 

For each addi­tion­al lot or tract of land or right or inter­est there­in sub­ject to be con­demned, the dam­ages in respect to which shall require sep­a­rate assess­ment by jury $150.

 

Divorce & MR’s $80 / $5 / $15 / $10 / $25 / $15 / $150

 

Chancery $100 / $5 / $15 / $10 / $25 / $15 / $170

 

Fam­i­ly (F) $40 / $5 / $15 / $10 / $25 / $15  / $110

 

Answer Appear­ance Fee $40 / $15 / $10 / $25 / $15 / $105

 

Peti­tion Mar­riage License $10 / $10

 

Per­form­ing Marriage/Court $10 / $10

 

Vacate or Mod­i­fy Judg­ment Does not include small claims, forcible entry and detain­er, reopen­ing or an estate, child or spousal sup­port, or order for withholding.

 

<30 days after entry $50 / $5 / $15 / $10 / $25 / $15 / $120

>30 days after entry $75 / $5 / $15 / $10 / $25 / $15 / $145

 

Fam­i­ly Under Juve­nile Act        $25                  State’s Attor­ney Fee $10 / $35

Juve­nile, Juve­nile Abuse,

Juve­nile Delinquent

 

Peti­tion to Vacate Bond

For­fei­ture $40 / $40

 

Mail­ing $10 / $10

when the clerk is required to

mail the fee will be $10 plus cost

of $7.95 cer­ti­fied mail plus postage

 

CLK / CRT / CAF / LL / JS / DOC / TOTALS

 

Cer­ti­fied copies $5 / $5

 

Child Sup­port Administrative

Fee $36 / $36

 

Deposit­ed into a sep­a­rate main­te­nance and child sup­port col­lec­tion fund of which the clerk shall be the cus­to­di­an, ex-officio.

$5

Cer­ti­fi­ca­tion made to the Sec­re­tary of State sec­tion 7–703

 

Cor­rec­tions of Num­bers $15 / $15

Cor­rec­tion of a case num­ber, case title, or attor­ney com­put­er iden­ti­fi­ca­tion num­ber, if required by rule of court, on any doc­u­ment filed in the clerk’s office, to be charged against the par­ty that filed the document.

 

Change of Venue Same as a New Suit

 

Fee for the Preparation

Cer­ti­fi­ca­tion of a Record on

A Change of Venue  $40 / $40

 

Tran­scripts of Judgment

For­eign judg­ment                       Same as a New Suit

Excep­tions The fee require­ments of this sec­tion shall not apply to police depart­ments or oth­er law enforce­ment agen­cies.  “Agency of State or a unit of local gov­ern­ment” which is vest­ed by law or ordi­nance with the duty to main­tain pub­lic order and to enforce crim­i­nal laws or ordi­nances.  “Law enforce­ment agency” also means the Attor­ney Gen­er­al or any state’s attorney.

No fee pro­vid­ed here­in shall be charged to any unit of local gov­ern­ment or school district.

Counter Claim or Join­ing Third Par­ty Defendant

Third Par­ty Practice

Counter Claims

Cross­claims

Join­der of 3rd Par­ty Def.  Fee charged as if the third par­ty action was brought as a sep­a­rate action minus the amount of the appear­ance fee if already paid.

 

Com­mit­ment Peti­tion M.H. $50 / $5 / $15 / $10 / $25 / $15 / $120

 

Adop­tions $65 / $65

no oth­er fees

 

Expunge­ment $60 / $5 / $15 / $10 / $25 / $15 / $130

$4 each cer­ti­fied copy of an order to expunge arrest records

 

Tax Objec­tion $50 regard­less of the num­ber of tracts in complaint

 

CLK / CRT / CAF / LL / JS / DOCTOTALS

 

Tax Deeds $200 plus $60 for each addi­tion­al parcel

 

Vol­un­tary Assign­ment $20 for fil­ing each deed of vol­un­tary assign­ment 50 cents for each 100 words

 

Excep­tions filed to claims pre­sent­ed to an assignee of a debtor who has made a vol­un­tary assign­ment for the ben­e­fit of cred­i­tors shall be con­sid­ered and treat­ed, for the pur­pose of tax­ing costs there­in, as actions in which the par­ty of par­ties fil­ing the excep­tions shall be con­sid­ered as par­ty of par­ties defen­dant, and those par­ties respec­tive­ly shall pay to the clerk the those par­ties respec­tive­ly shall pay to the clerk the same fees as pro­vid­ed by this sec­tion to be paid in oth­er actions.

 

Returned Checks for Non-

Suf­fi­cient Funds  $25  / $25

each cer­ti­fied copy of a judgment

after the first, except in small

claims and forcible entry and detainer

 

Habeas Cor­pus

for fil­ing a peti­tion for

relief by habeas cor­pus  $80 /  $80

 

Cer­ti­fi­ca­tion Authen­ti­ca­tion $6 / $6

Repro­duc­tion

 

Appeals $60 / $60

court appeals when original

doc­u­ments are forwarded,

under 100 pages plus

deliv­ery and costs

 

court appeals when orig­i­nal  $150 / $150

doc­u­ments are forwarded,

over 100 pages plus

deliv­ery and costs

 

court appeals when orig­i­nal   $0.25 / $0.25

doc­u­ments are forwarded,

over 200 pages an

addi­tion­al fee

 

Repro­duc­tion of Any

Doc­u­ment

 

First Page   $2

Next 19 pages  .50 cents

All remain­ing pages  .25 cents

 

Record Search­es $6 / $6

 

CLK / CRT / CAF / LL / JS / DOC / TOTALS

 

Hard Copy $6 / $6

for each page of hard copy print

out­put, when case records are

main­tained on an automated

medi­um, the clerk shall be entitled

to a fee

 

Index Inquiry and Other

Record No Fee

Remand In any cas­es remand­ed to the Cir­cuit Court from the Supreme Court or the Appel­late Court for a new tri­al, the clerk shall file the remand­ing order and rein­state the case with either its ORIGINAL NUMBER or A NEW NUMBER.  The check shall not charge any new or addi­tion­al fee for the rein­state­ment.  Upon rein­state­ment the clerk shall advise the par­ties of the rein­state­ment.  A par­ty shall have the same right to a jury tri­al on remand and rein­state­ment that he or she had before the appeal, and no addi­tion­al or new fee or charge shall be made for a jury tri­al after remand.

 

Pro­bate

Inde­pen­dent administration

>$15,000 $35 / $5 / $15 / $10 / $25 / $15 / $105

$15,000-$300,000 $90 / $5 / $15 / $10 / $25 / $15 / $160

>$300,000 $110 / $5 / $15 / $10 / $25 / $15 / $180

 

1.   Proof of Heir­ship alone

2.   Will admit­ted w/o

Admin­is­tra­tion  $35 / $5 / $15 / $10 / $25 / $15 / $115

3.   One let­ter of office

issued for a particular

pur­pose w/o administration

of estate

 

Peti­tion to Sell Real Estate $50 / $5 / $15 / $10 / $25 / $15 / $120

 

Admin­is­tra­tion of Estate of

A Ward Val­ue <$15,000 $35 / $5 / $15 / $10 / $25 / $15 / $105

Val­ue >$15,000 $65 / $5 / $15 / $10 / $25 / $15 / $135

 

If Let­ters are Issued to $15 / $5 / $15 / $10 / $25 / $15 / $120

Guardian of the Person

w/o Admin­is­tra­tor of the

Estate

 

Accounts Oth­er Than Final $20 / $5 / $15 / $10 / $25 / $15 / $90

Account

 

CLK / CRT / CAF / LL / JS / DOC / TOTALS

 

Claims on an Estate

$0-$149.00  $0 / $0

$150-$500 $15 / $5 / $15 / $10 / $25 / $15 / $95

$500-$10,000 $30 / $5 / $15 / $10 / $25 / $15 / $100

>$10,000 $50 / $5 / $15 / $10 / $25 / $15 / $120

 

Peti­tion for Will Con­test $50 / $5 / $15 / $10 / $25 / $15 / $120

Enforce­ment of Con­tract to

make a will; Tes­ta­men­tary Trust

issues oth­er equi­table relief

 

Let­ters of Office $2

 

Exem­pli­fi­ca­tion $2 plus Cer­ti­fi­ca­tion Fee

 

Estate Opened Under

Wrong­ful Death Act

<$5,000  $20 / $5 / $15 / $10 / $25 / $15 / $90

>$5,000 $40 / $5 / $15 / $10 / $25 / $15 / $110

 

Pro­bate Jury Demand  $100

 

Crim­i­nal Con­vic­tion or

Sen­tenced to Supervision

 

Felony  $100

Motion-Vacate Exparte   $40

Mis­de­meanor $75

Motion-Vacate Judg­ment $40

Busi­ness Offense  $75

On For­fei­tures

Pet­ty Offense $40

Motion Vacate  $40

Minor Traf­fic  $15

 

Fail­ure to appear

Court Appear­ance  $15

 

Fail­ure to comply

Motion – Vacate $40

Minor Traf­fic $10

Court Appear $15

Motion-Vacate Bond For­feit  $40

 

Ordi­nance Vio­la­tion Cases

Jury Demand   $137