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NOTICE: FILING FEES EFFECTIVE
APRIL 1, 2013


Please be advised that on Monday, April 1, 2013, a revised Filing Fee Schedule will go into effect that includes increases to some filing fees and a reduction in the convenience fee from 2.5% to 2.0%.

  • Civil Complaints other than Mortgage Foreclosure Complaints will be $300.00 plus the 2.0 % convenience fee for a total fee of $306.00.
  • Mortgage Foreclosure Complaints and Praecipes for Orders of Sale will remain at $500.00 plus the 2.0% convenience fee for at total fee of $510.00.
  • Writ of Restitution will be $65.00 plus the 2.0% convenience fee for a total fee of $66.30.
See “Notice: Filing Fees Effective April 1, 2013” located under Links to review additional changes to filing fees for Certificate of Judgments and Executions.


CRIMINAL EFILING BRINGS CHANGES
FOR CIVIL CASES


Criminal eFiling includes new features to the system that will be available for civil cases. Please become familiar with the new features and changes by reviewing the “Changes for Filers – Effective 3/4/13” document located under Links or attending one of our Civil Update Training sessions. Please select the “Training” tab at the top of the screen to register for a training session. The changes for filers are also reviewed in Criminal eFiling training sessions. The “Updated Users Guide” and “Updated Unique Behaviors Civil Cases” documents also located under Links are also excellent resources for a refresher on how to file certain documents.


MANDATORY EFILING OF CRIMINAL
AND FUGITIVE CASES


Effective Monday, March 4, 2013, all Criminal and Fugitive cases under the General Division of the Montgomery County Common Pleas Court shall be required to be filed electronically through the Court/Clerk’s authorized electronic filing system. Please select the Training tab at the top of the screen to register for a training session.


MANDATORY EFILING OF DOCUMENTS
FILED BY PROCESS SERVERS


All persons appointed as a process server by the General Division of the Montgomery County Common Pleas Court shall obtain all documents for service and shall file all service returns through the Court’s authorized electronic filing system. Please review the Administrative Order In Re: Mandatory Electronic Filing of Documents Filed by Process Servers and Process Servers Instructions under Links to become familiar with the requirements.


MANDATORY EFILING OF CIVIL CASES


All Civil cases under the General Division of the Montgomery County Common Pleas Court are required to be filed electronically through the Court/Clerk’s authorized electronic filing system.


REVIEW DOCUMENTS


Please review the documents under Links in order to become more familiar with the eFiling requirements for Montgomery County Common Pleas Court, General Division and Montgomery County Clerk of Courts.


SECOND DISTRICT COURT OF APPEALS


NOTE: The Second District Court of Appeals does not have a local rule that expressly permits filing a notice of appeal by electronic means. Thus, "a party appealing a trial court order must file a paper copy of the notice of appeal with the clerk of the trial court pursuant to App.R.3." Louden v. A.O.Smith Corp., 121 Ohio St.3d 95, 2009-Ohio-319, Syllabus of the Court.