Marion Municipal Court

233 West Center Street
Marion, Ohio 43302
Fax: 740.382.5274

Amanda Fellows, Clerk
Jury Trial Status:
The Jury Trial Scheduled for October 22nd, 2014 WILL NOT go forward. Jurors DO NOT need to appear.

Civil Division

General

Civil actions may be filed in this court if the total amount of damages is $15,000.00 or less. Common types of civil actions are: Evictions, Contracts, Personal Injury and Property Damage.

Phone Numbers
Amy Rigney 740-383-6103
Candace Elliott 740-383-6348
Judy O’Hara 740-383-6049
Civil Court Costs
Effective January 1, 2013
Complaint - Regular Cases, Evictions or Replevins $100.00
Filing Complaint, Issuance of Summons for either personal, residence or certified mail service - up to 3 Defendants  
Additional cost per Defendant thereafter 5.00
** Please send an Ordinary Mail Request with all new suits.  
Alias Summons 20.00
Personal, Residence or Certified Mail Service - up to 3 Defendants  
Additional cost per Defendant thereafter 5.00
Third Party Complaint 30.00
Filing Complaint, Issuance of Summons for either personal, residence or certified mail service  
Amended Complaint 50.00
If an Amended Summons needs to be issued for either personal, residence or certified mail service - up to 3 Defendants  
Small Claims 55.00
Filing Complaint, Issuance of Summons for either personal, residence or certified mail service - up to 3 Defendants  
Additional cost per Defendant thereafter 5.00
Small Claim Answer & Counter Claim 10.00
Motion to Transfer Small Claims to Civil Docket 20.00
($5.00 for motion, $15.00 difference in legal aid)  
Small Claims Trial 20.00
Transfer of Small Claims to Civil Docket 20.00
Certified Copy of Judgment or Other Court Documents 5.00
Authenticated Judgment 5.00
Certify Judgment to BMV 5.00
Judgment Debtor's Exam 40.00
Contempt - Show Cause - Bench Warrant 30.00
Objection to Magistrates Decision 2.00
Jury Demand Deposit 20.00
Court Reporter 20.00
Calling Jury 20.00
Swearing Jurors @ $1.00 Each 8.00
Notifying 30 Jurors 60.00
9 Jurors @ $15.00 Plus Mileage 135.00
Verdict of Jurors 2.00
Jury Trial Deposit (see Local Rule 2.15(E)) 200.00
Writ of Restitution 50.00
Trial 20.00
Revivor of Judgment 40.00
Cognovit Note 90.00
Plus Separate Check to Attorney for Answer (include all notices) 5.00
Certificate of Judgment - Transfer or Lien 20.00
Filing Certificate of Judgment Transferred from
Foreign County to Marion County
10.00
Garnishment - Wage 60.00
Receipt of Garnishment Payment from Garnishee 5.00
Garnishment - Third Party (Non-Wage Garnishment) 60.00
(Plus $1.00 Separate Check to Garnishee)  
Pretrial, Hearing, on Motion, Case Management Hearing 10.00
Motion (No additional cost for Entry) 20.00
Notice of Hearing, Trial, Etc. 2.00
Subpoena (Issuance Fee) 5.00
Plus Separate Check for Witness Fee:
Witness Fees:
$20.00 for Full Day (plus mileage)
$10.00 for Half Day (plus mileage)
 
Bailiff Service of 15-day Demand Notice 5.00
Service by Publication 5.00
Secretary of State Service 25.00
Either Individual or Corporation
Plus $5.00 Separate Check by Plaintiff for Fee Required on Corporation Payable to Secretary of State
 
Vacate Judgment 20.00
Guardian Ad Litem 20.00
Appeal 50.00
Plus Separate Check Payable to Common Pleas Court for $150.00  
Execution (Plus Deposit Required in Local Rule 2.33) 40.00
Sale Bills 15.00
Includes issuance of sale bills, and posting of bills in 4 places  
Appraiser Fees (each) 10.00
Includes administering oath  
Certified Mail Fee 10.00
Mileage  
$0.60 first mile plus $0.30 per mile  
Big Island (10 miles)
Caledonia (20 miles)
Claridon (15 miles)
Green Camp (10 miles)
Kirkpatrick (20 miles)
LaRue (28 miles)
Martel (30 miles)
Meeker (24 miles)
Morral (24 miles)
New Bloomington (20 miles)
Owens Station (10 miles)
Prospect (20 miles)
Waldo (20 miles)
3.60
6.60
5.10
3.60
6.60
9.00
9.60
7.80
7.80
6.60
3.60
6.60
6.60
Poverty Affidavit: A poverty affidavit filed in lieu of a cash deposit must state the reasons for the inability to prepay costs and is subject to Court review at any stage of the proceedings.
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