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Public Notice: Amendments to the Schedule of Court Fees and Costs for the Akron Municipal Court
06/16/2023

The Akron Municipal Court hereby issues public notice that the Court proposes the following changes to the Schedule of Court Fees and Costs effective July 1, 2023:

For the efficient operation of the Court, the court determines additional funds are necessary to pay for housing programs, projects and services of the Court.  Pursuant to O.R. C. 1901.26, the funding agency shall establish a Housing Program Fund for this purpose. The increase in the fee schedule under this Order will be collected by the Clerk of Court and deposited in the Housing Program Fund.

By Majority Vote and Order of the Judges of the Akron Municipal Court effective July 1, 2023, it is hereby adjudged and decreed that the Schedule of Court Fees and Costs be modified to reflect an increase in the following Fee Schedule for Civil Cases:

FEE SCHEDULE - AKRON

CURRENT FEE

PROPOSED FEE

EVICTION 1 DEFT

173.00

$180.00

EVICTION 2 DEFT

183.00

$190.00

SMALL CLAIMS 1 DEFT

105.00

$120.00

EACH ADDITIONAL DEFT

16.00

$20.00

ALIAS BAILIFF SERVICE

12.00

$20.00

ADDITIONAL SERVICE PER DEFT

   

BAILIFF SERVICE

12.00

$20.00

                                    APPEAL/TRANSCRIPT

   

APPEAL/TRANSCRIPT

20.00

$50.00

CHANGE OF VENUE/TRANSCRIPT

30.00

$40.00

FOREIGN SERVICE

   

SHERIFF SERVICE

25.00

$40.00

GARNISHMENT - PERSONAL EARN

   

LESS THAN 3,000.00

113.00

$130.00

GREATER THAN 3000.00

183.00

$190.00

JURY DEMAND

320.00

$350.00

MANDATORY/DEBT EXAM 1 DEF

15.00

$50.00

SHOW CAUSE 1 DEFT

15.00

$50.00

EACH ADDITIONAL DEFT

8.00

$15.00

OBJECTION TO MAGISTRATE DEC

35.00

$50.00

PHOTOCOPIES

   

NO CHARGE FIRST 10 COPIES

0.10

$0.25

REVIVOR W/CERT MAIL/BAILIFF

76.00

$80.00

EACH ADDITIONAL DEF

16.00

$18.00

TRANSFER SM CLMS/REG DOC

35.00

$40.00

WRIT OF RESTITUTION

20.00

$40.00



It is further Ordered that the Schedule of Court Costs be modified to reflect an increase in the following Fee Schedule as follows:

FEE SCHEDULE - AKRON

CURRENT FEE

PROPOSED FEE

WEDDINGS-RESIDENTS IN JURISDICTION

25.00

$35.00

WEDDINGS-RESIDENTS OUT OF JURISDICTION

40.00

$50.00

The Akron Municipal Court will accept public comments until June 30, 2023.  You may submit comments, in writing, on the proposed rule by Friday, June 30, 2023 to: Akron Municipal Court , 217 South High Street Room 713, Akron Ohio 44308 or court@akronohio.gov. Please include your full name, email and mailing address in any comments submitted by electronic mail.