Civil Fees

Civil Suit Fees – Effective 08/1/2017

Please Note:
The following prices are subject to change. If you have any question, please call 337-788-8881.

Advanced Deposits:

New Suits
Each Service After 1
With Secretary of State Filing (please add $100)
Domestic Petition Suits
w/a Protective Order
Faxed prior to filing (please add $50 additional)
$350.00
$ 75.00
$350.00
$450.00
Successions & Tutorships $250.00
Adoptions
Each service an additional $75
$275.00
Adoptions with Curator $410.00
Garnishments
Each service an additional $75
$300.00
Deficiency Judgment
Each service an additional $75
$250.00
Motion for Appeal $300.00
Curator Fees $150.00
Third Party Demand
Each service an additional $75
$250.00
Answer and Re-conventional Demand $250.00
Petition Intervention
Each service an additional $75
$250.00
Judgment Debtor Rule $200.00
Name Change – with certified copy of the entire suit $250.00
Emancipation $175.00
Mandamus $175.00
Rule for Contempt, Custody, Etc. $250.00
Preparation of Jury Selection $100.00
Motion for a New Trial $350.00
Executory Process
Each Additional Service
Exhibits Additional ($2.00 per page + $5.00 per exhibit for filing)
Voluntary Transfer of Custody
$350.00
$ 75.00
$175.00
Summary Judgment
Each Additional Service
Exhibits Additional ($2.00 per page + $5.00 per exhibit for filing)
$250.00
$ 75.00

 

Regular Charges:

Indexing
Additional indexing after 4 names is $2.00 per name.
$ 2.00
Judges Fund $ 24.00
Local Judge’s Fund $ 15.00
Initialization $ 20.00
Jamis Report $ 1.50
Each Filing in Suit
First Page
Each Subsequent Page
Judges Signature
$ 6.00
$ 4.00
$ 8.00
Exhibits ($2.00 per page + $5.00 per exhibit for filing) See Left
Citation (fee to right plus $20-$50 for each Sheriff’s Service) $ 20.00
Summons (fee to right plus $20-$50 for each Sheriff’s Service) $ 20.00
Notices (fee to right plus $20-$50 for each Sheriff’s Service) $ 20.00
Subpoenas (fee to right plus $20-$50 for each Sheriff’s Service) $ 20.00
Tro (fee to right plus $20-$50 for each Sheriff’s Service) $ 20.00
Writs (fee to right plus $20-$50 for each Sheriff’s Service) $ 20.00
Hearing Officer Conference Order/Questionnaire $ 125.00
Notice of Trial Date (per Attorney)
$3.00 for File Copy
$ 16.00
Issuing Document without notice of service $ 15.00
Satisfaction of Judgment $ 30.00
Certification of Cancellation $ 5.00
Cancellations
$8 each additional page
$ 25.00
Juror Filing Fee $150.00
Swearing Witnesses (each) $ 2.00
Preliminary Default Entry $ 5.00
Bench Warrant $ 20.00
Certified CC of Minutes $ 7.00
Recording Will which includes fees for certified suit copy up to five pages. $ 100.00
Each additional page $ 12.00
Copy/conform/order/attached to jury notice $ 5.00
Notice Jury Bond
Note: In addition, $2.00 per attorney and $4.00 per copy of the order
$ 15.00
File Oath & Record $ 11.00
Interdiction w/no rule $500.00 – $1000.00
Letters of Administration $ 15.00
Notice of Filing Interdiction
(Filing & Recordation)
$ 100.00
Act of Congress $ 16.00
Certificate of Mailing $ 3.00
Notice of Signing
$6.00 per Attorney Copied
$ 15.00
Affidavit of Service $ 7.00
Minute Entry $ 5.00
M/O to Appoint Curator $300.00
Cancellation Certificate $ 5.00
Certified Mail for dismissals $ 10.00
Default Judgment (amount to the right plus $25.00 w/o Social and Birthday) $ 100.00
Certified Mail for dismissals $ 10.00
Judgment of Possession Recordation
$8.00 each additional page after the first
$ 25.00
Judgment Executory with NO garnishment
Note: Exhibits additional
$375.00
Judgment Executory with garnishment
Note: Exhibits additional
$300.00
Notice of Seizure & Sale Return Recordation
$8.00 each additional page after the first
$ 31.00
Issue of Writ Seizure and Sale $ 20.00
Return of Writs
$4.00 per page for attachments
$ 6.00
Article 1313 Certificate $ 6.00
Dilatory Exception and/or Rule to Show Cause $350.00
Supplemental & Amended Petition
Each service an additional $75
$250.00
Receipt of Transmission – Fax Confirmation $15.00 $ 5.00
Scheduling Orders & Pre-trials
(per page & $1.00 per copy)
$ 3.00
Act Judgment Certificate $ 5.00
Court Reporter Transcript
(Add $5.00 for certification)
$ 2.00 per page
Letters Rogatory $150.00
Copies
(Add $5.00 for certification)
$ 2.00
Conformed Copies $ 4.00
Copy/certified/judgment/attached to notice
(add $5.00 per signature page)
$ 1.00
Jury Bond/Power of Attorney $ 15.00

 

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