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Family Fees

Filing Fees

Change of Venue With request for support or maintenance, not including transmittal fee $ 105.00
Change of Venue No request for support or maintenance, not including transmittal fee $ 95.00
Change of Venue Transmittal Basic postage included, additional postage fees may apply $ 20.00
Contempt Any

No Fee

Divorce/Legal Separation/Annulment No children and no request for maintenance $ 184.50
Divorce/Legal Separation/Annulment With children or a request for maintenance $ 194.50
Modify a Court Order or Judgment Change Legal Custody/Physical Placement of a Child $ 50.00
Modify a Court Order or Judgment Changes excluding Legal Custody/Physical Placement $ 30.00
Out of County Judgment File/enforce/register, additional modification fees may apply $ 5.00
Out of State Judgment File/enforce/register, additional modification fees may apply $ 15.00
Paternity Acknowledgement of Paternity $ 184.50
Paternity Commence action by private party $ 184.50
Paternity With request for child support $ 194.50
Stipulation to Modify a Court Order Or Judgment Any

No Fee

Visitation Rights of Certain Persons (Grandparent Visitation) New Action $ 184.50
Other Fees
Guardian ad Litem Deposit $ 2,000.00

Family Division Packet Fees (All packets are free if obtained on-line)

Packets (Pre-Judgment)

Conversion of Legal Separation to Divorce   $ 10.00
Divorce   $ 20.00
Suspension and Dismissal   $ 10.00
Visitation Rights of Other Persons   $ 10.00

Packets (Post-Judgment)

Contempt   $ 10.00
Modification   $ 10.00
Post-Judgment Contempt/Modification Packet   $ 20.00
Petition to Enforce Physical Placement   $ 10.00
Request for Court Ordered Mediation   $ 10.00
Request for De Novo Hearing   $ 10.00
Stipulation and Order to Change Court Order/Judgment   $ 10.00
Subpoena and Certificate of Service   $ 10.00

Other Materials

Basic Guide to Divorce/Legal Separation   $ 20.00
Copies (per page): Coin Operated Copier Available Not from case file $ .25
Envelope Stamped $ .50
Envelope Unstampted $ .25
Procedural Checklists      All types of matters $ 5.00
State Standard Family Court Forms Individually requested

No Fee

Tips for Representing Yourself in Family Court  

No Fee

Family Court Services Fees

Mediation 1st session

No Fee

Mediation All sessions after initial free session $ 100.00
Court Ordered Legal Custody/Physical Placement Study Each study $ 1,500.00
Helping Children Cope With Divorce Seminar Each party $ 50.00
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General Fees

Filing Fees

Appeal to the Court of Appeals (Please make check payble to the "Wisconsin Court of Appeals" $ 195.00
Appeal Transmittal Fee (Includes basic postage) $ 20.00
Docket Fee To docket judgments, transcripts of judgment, liens, warrants, awards, satisfactions, and assignments $ 5.00
Transcript of Judgment To file and docket $ 10.00

Other Fees

Certificate of Judgment To issue (plus per page copy fee) $ 5.00
Certified Copy Plus per page copy fee (except Probate) $ 5.00
Certified Copy Plus per page fee (Probate) $ 3.00
Copy Fee Per page cost  (except Probate) $ 1.25
Copy Fee Per page cost (Probate) $ 1.00
Execution Fee To issue $ 5.00
Exemplified Copies (Triple Seal) Plus per page fee (except Probate)         $ 15.00
Jury Fee - 12 Person   $ 72.00
Jury Fee - 6 Person   $ 36.00
Record Search Per name searched (except Probate) $ 5.00
Record Search Per name searched (Probate) $ 4.00
Satisfaction of Judgment/Lien Fee Per judgment $ 5.00

Related Sheriff's Department Fees

Process Service 3 Attempts $ 60.00

Page Last Updated: 7/17/2017 10:45:49 AM

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