Maryland Courts

Civil Fees

For more information, please refer to the Circuit Court Fee Schedule established under Courts and Judicial Proceedings Article, Section 7-202.

Fee Cost Description
Civil Action Filing Fee w/ Attorney
(Includes Habeas Corpus and Administrative Appeals. WCC and Unemployment, costs payable at end of case.)
$185.00 Costs for filing new case
Civil Action Filing Fee w/o Attorney
(Includes District Court Appeals)
$165.00 Self-represented litigant costs for filing new case
Attorney Appearance $20.00 Per firm
Complaint to foreclose a mortgage or deed of trust on residential property $300.00 In addition to any other filing fees required by law
Request for foreclosure mediation $50.00
Motion to Modify Custody, Visitation, Alimony or Support; Petition or Motion for Contempt; Writ of Execution and/or Writ of Garnishment
$31.00  
Dismissal
(Partial or full dismissal)
$15.00 Plus any open court costs
Foreign Judgment $110.00  
Judgments - Enforcement $31.00  
Judgments - Assignment, Credit, Modification, Release and/or Satisfaction $15.00
Transer Fee $60.00
Copy Fees
(per page)
$0.50 Plus $2.00 mailing fee if requested to be mailed back
Certification fee $5.00 Plus copy fees, and additional $2.00 mailing fee if requested to be mailed back
Exemplification fee $10.00 Plus copy fees, and additional $2.00 if requested to be mailed back