Landlord/Tenant Eviction Fees & Costs

Initial Filing Fees

All fees are subject to legislative changes.
Filing Type
Cost
Tenant Eviction with damages of $2,500 or less
$185
Tenant Eviction with damages of $2,500.01 to $15,000
$300
Tenant Eviction with Distress for Rent Writ
$270

Other Fees

All fees are subject to legislative changes.
Fee Type
Cost
Additional Defendant(s) more than five, per defendant
$2.50
Attorney Pro Hac Vice
$100
Bond Approval Fee
$8.50
Counterclaim/Cross Claim/Third Party Claim greater than $2,500
$295
Payment Plan Contract Fee
$25
Registry of Court (paying funds into registry) – First $500
3%
Registry of Court (paying funds into registry) – Each subsequent $100
1.5%
Reopen Fee
$50
Subpoena Issuance (sign and seal only), per subpoena
$2
Subpoena Preparation and Issuance (prepare, sign, and seal), per subpoena
$7
Summons Issuance (sign and seal only), per summons
$10
Summons Preparation and Issuance (prepare, sign, and seal), per summons
$17
Writs (Garnishment, Replevin, Attachment, and Distress), per writ
$85

Payments Options:

Acceptable forms of payment for fees and costs are:

  • Bank check
  • Cash
  • Credit/Debit Card - All debit/credit transactions will incur a 3.5% transaction fee charged by MyFloridaCounty.
    • American Express
    • Discover
    • MasterCard
    • Visa
  • In-state business check
  • Money order
  • Personal in-state check with proper identification

All payments for fees and costs must be remitted in U.S. currency. Do not send cash through the mail.

Payments by check or money order:

Payments submitted by check or money order must be made payable to:
Nikki Alvarez-Sowles, Clerk & Comptroller