Pointe Coupee Parish
Justice of the Peace
and Constables

Court Costs

ADVANCED FILING FEE SCHEDULE

 Filing of/Service Rendered               Deposit Required                  Additional Deposit

 

NEW SUIT                                                    $80                                          $10 
                                                                                                           
 (Per additional defendant)

EVICTION                                                    $80                                         $10 
                                                                                                             
(Per additional defendant)

RECONVENTIONAL DEMAND              $80                                         

WRIT OF EXECUTION                              $30                                         $10 
                                                                                                            
(Per additional defendant) 

APPOINTMENT OF KEEPER                  $60                              PLUS STORAGE

WRIT OF SEQUESTRATION                   $30                                         $10 
                                                                                                            
(Per additional defendant)

 

WRIT OF ATTACHMENT                         $30                                        $10 
                                                                                                            
(Per additional defendant)

MOTION AND ORDER                             $60                                        $10    
TO SHOW CAUSE                                                                             
(Per additional defendant)

PETITION TO MAKE JUDGMENT         $60                                        $10 EXECUTORY                                                                                     (Per additional defendant)

ANSWER & THIRD PARTY DEMAND   $30                                        $10
CROSS CLAIM: INTERVENTION                                               (Per additional defendant)

WRIT OF FIERI FACIAS                           $60                                         $10 
                                                                                                            
(Per additional defendant)

GARNISHMENT                                         $60                                         $10 
                                                                                                             
(Per additional defendant) 
                                                                                                                                                              
 PLUS 
                                                                                                                                                              
$15 
                                                                                                                                                  
(Per attorney answering)

 

GARNISHMENT SERVICE                      $40                                          $10
ON FINANCIAL INSTITUTION                                                    (Per additional defendant)

INTERRIGATORIES TO BE SERVED    $40                                          $10 
                                                                                                                                                (Per additional party)

MOTION FOR NEW TRIAL                     $40                                         $10  
                                                                                                                                                (Per additional party)

PETITION FOR DEFICIENCY                 $11.50                                    $40 JUDGMENT                         

 

REISSUANCE OF CITATION                    $40                                         $10
AND PETITION                                                                         
(per additional defendant) 

REQUEST FOR ADMISSIONS                $40                                          $10 
TO BE SERVED                                                                               
(per additional party)

RULE TO SHOW CAUSE                           $40                                          $10 
                                                                                                                                                  (Per additional party)

 

SUPPLEMENTAL OR AMENDED           $30                                          $10  PLEADING                                                                                       (Per additional party) 

MOTION TO AMEND JUDGMENT       $30                                        $10

 

JUDGMENT DEBTOR RULE                   $40                                         $10
                                                                                                            
(Per additional defendant)

 

MOTION FOR SUMMARY                       $40                                          $10 JUDGMENT                                                                                      (Per additional party)

 MISC. COURT COSTS

 

TITLE SEARCH (OMV)                                                         $60                                                                 

SUBPOENA                                                $40  (per party served) 

SERVICE OF JUDGMENT                      $40 (per party)                                                                   

 

PRIVATE PROCESS SERVER                 $40 (per party served)                                                      

ACT OF CONGRESS                                  $11                     $10 (per additional party)

 

CERTIFIED COPIES                                  $ 1 (per page)                                                                      

 

COPIES OF PREPARED TRANSCRIPT  $.50  (per page)  
                                                                                                                                                                       

 

AUDIO COPIES OF PROCEEDING         $5 (per tape or case)                                                             

 

PREPARATION OF TRANSCRIPT         $1 (per page)                                                                      

MOTION OR PETITION FOR APPEAL                                                       $20                                                                 

 

ADDITIONAL SERVICE OF PROCESS $40 (per service) 

DOCUMENTS BY CERTIFIED MAIL    $5 (or actual cost if more) 

  

FAX                                                             $5 (minimum)                                                                

 

DISTRICT COURT FILING FEE             $40 (per suit)                                                 

 

 

 Please note that under Louisiana Law, no suite may begin until the advance payment amount has been secured by the Court.  Once the Court has received the advance, you will be contacted.

The above Schedule of Fees is a guide to basic filing fees.  The Court will give you the exact amount of fees due at the time of filing your case.  You will be given an invoice showing the final fee at the conclusion of your case.