COUNTY_CLERK_FEES_EFFECTIVE_JANUARY_2008

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					              GAINES COUNTY CLERK’S OFFICE
101 S. MAIN, ROOM 107                                            OFFICE 432 758-4003
SEMINOLE, TEXAS 79360                                               FAX 432 758-1442
                        E-mail: vicki.phillips@co.gaines.tx.us

                 FEES EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2008

INSTRUMENTS RECORDED IN OFFICIAL PUBLIC RECORDS
      FIRST PAGE…………………………………………………………………………… $16.00
      EACH ADDITIONAL PAGE…………………………………………………………. $ 4.00
      EACH NAME TO BE INDEXED AFTER 1ST 5 NAMES…………………………… $ .25

PLATS
      SMALL………………………………………………………………………………….. $20.00
      LARGE………………………………………………………………………………….. $35.00

FINANCIAL STATEMENTS (UCC)
      STANDARD UCC………………………………………………………………………. $26.00 +
                                           EACH ADDITIONAL PAGE $ 4.00 +
                         EACH ADDITIONAL DEBTOR FOR INDEXING    $ 5.00
      NON STANDARD UCC………………………………………………………………… $41.00 +
                                           EACH ADDITIONAL PAGE $ 4.00 +
                          EACH ADDITIONAL DEBTOR FOR INDEXING   $ 5.00
      (ANY ATTACHMENT OR EXHIBITS MAKE STANDARD FORM A NON-STANDARD)

LIEN SEARCHES
      FULL LIEN SEARCH…………………………………………………………………… $20.00
      UCC SEARCH…………………………………………………………………………… $10.00
      FEDERAL TAX LIEN SEARCH………………………………………………………. $ 5.00
      STATE LIEN SEARCH…………………………………………………………………. $ 5.00
      ABSTRACT JUDGMENTS…………………………………………………………… $ 5.00

OTHER FEES
      COPIES PER PAGE…………………………………………………………………….                            $ 1.00
      CERTIFICATION (PER DOCUMENT) ………………………………………………                       $ 5.00
      TRUSTEE SALE…………………………………………………………………………                              $ 2.00
      BRANDS………………………………………………………………………………….                                $ 5.00
      WILLS FOR SAFEKEEPING………………………………………………………….                          $ 5.00
      WAREHOUSEMAN’S BOND ………………………………………………………….                           $13.00
      ASSUMED NAME……………………………………………………………………….                              $16.00

VITAL STATISTICS
      BIRTH CERTIFICATE………………………………………………………………… $23.00
      DEATH CERTIFICATE……………………………………………………………….. $21.00 +
                                     EACH ADDITIONAL CERTIFICATE $ 4.00
      MARRIAGE LICENSE…………………………………………………………………. $37.00
      INFORMAL MARRIAGE DECLARATION & REGISTRATION…………………. $34.00
      CERTIFIED COPY OF MARRIAGE LICENSE……………………………………… $21.00
      CERTIFIED COPY OF DEATH CERTIFICATE…………………………………….. $21.00




        COUNTY CLERK FEES ARE SET BY THE STATE OF TEXAS
CIVIL SUIT                                                $217.00
      COUNTY CLERK……………………………………………………………                 40.00
      LAW LIBRARY………………………………………………………………                 20.00
      APPELLANT FUND…………………………………………………………                 5.00
      JUDGE EDUCATION FUND……………………………………………….              5.00
      BCLSFI *…………………………………………………………………….                  5.00
      RECORD MANAGEMENT & PRESERVATION…………………………           5.00
      COURTHOUSE SECURITY………………………………………………..              5.00
      JUDICIAL FUND…………………………………………………………….               40.00
      JUDICIAL SALARY…………………………………………………………               42.00
      SHERIFF’S SERVICE FEE…………………………………………………            50.00


CIVIL WITHOUT SHERIFF SERVICE FEE                         $167.00


OCCUPATIONAL LICENSE                                      $167.00
      COUNTY CLERK……………………………………………………………                 40.00
      LAW LIBRARY………………………………………………………………                 20.00
      APPELLANT FUND………………………………………………………….                5.00
      JUDGE EDUCATION FUND…………………………………………………              5.00
      BCLSFI * ……………………………………………………………………….                5.00
      RECORD MANAGEMENT & PRESERVATION…………………………..         5.00
      COURTHOUSE SECURITY………………………………………………….              5.00
      JUDICIAL FUND………………………………………………………………               40.00
      JUDICIAL SALARY…………………………………………………………..             42.00

* BCLSFI = BASIC CIVIL LEGAL SERVICES FOR THE INDIGENT


NONDISCLOSURE FEE_______ $28.00 + $217.00 =________________$245.00
(FILED AS CIVIL FOLLOWING CRIMINAL CASE)


OTHER FEES
ISSUANCE OF CITATIONS, ETC…………………………………… $ 4.00

JURY FEE……………………………………………………………….. $ 22.00

SHERIFF’S SERVICE IN GAINES COUNTY……………………….. $ 50.00 each
      SUBPOENAS (NON-CRIMINAL)
      CITATIONS
      SUMMONS

SHERIFF’S SERVICE IN GAINES COUNTY………………………. $150.00 each
      WRIT OF ATTACHMENT
      WRIT OF GARNISHMENT
      WRIT OF SEQUESTRATION
      WRIT OF EXECUTION
      WRIT OF POSSESSION
      ORDER OF SALE

RETURNED CHECK FEE……………………………………………… $ 30.00

RECORD SEARCH FEE………………………………………………… $ 5.00
                               PROBATE FEES

NEW PROBATE FILING__________________________________________$200.00

COUNTY CLERK………………………………………………………………………………                                   40.00
LAW LIBRARY………………………………………………………………………………...                                 20.00
JUDGE …………………………….…………………………………………………………….                                    5.00
JUDGE EDUCATION FUND…………………………………………………………………..                               5.00
RECORD MANAGEMENT & PRESERVATION……………………………………………                             5.00
BCLSFI…………………………………………………………………………………………...                                   5.00
GUARDIANSHIP FEE…………………………………………………………………………..                               20.00
COURTHOUSE SECURITY……………………………………………………………………                                 5.00
JUDICIAL FUND…………………………………………………………………………………                                 40.00
APPELLANT FUND……………………………………………………………………………..                                 5.00
SHERIFF’S SERVICE FEE………………………………………………………………………                             50.00

4 LETTERS TESTAMENTARY OR LETTERS OF ADMINISTRATION INCLUDED WITH
EACH NEW SUIT FILED



EACH EXTRA LETTER TESTAMENTARY ..……………………………..                               $ 2.00
OR LETTER OF ADMINISTRATION



SMALL ESTATE_________________________________________________$150.00

COUNTY CLERK………………………………………………………………………………… 40.00
LAW LIBRARY………………………………………………………………………………….. 20.00
JUDGE…………………………………………………………………………………………….. 5.00
JUDGE EDUCATION FUND……………………………………………………………………. 5.00
RECORD MANAGEMENT & PRESERVATION……………………………………………… 5.00
BCLSFI…………………………………………………………………………………………….. 5.00
GUARDIANSHIP FEE……………………………………………………………………………. 20.00
COURTHOUSE SECURITY……………………………………………………………………… 5.00
JUDICIAL FUND…………………………………………………………………………………. 40.00
APPELLANT FUND………………………………………………………………………………. 5.00




PENDING PROBATE ACTION FEES

INVENTORY AND APPRAISEMENT AFTER THE 90TH DAY OF FILING……………..               $25.00
DOCUMENTS THAT EXCEED A 25 PAGE LIMIT AFTER INVENTORY………………                  $25.00
ANNUAL OR FINAL ACCOUNT OF ESTATE………………………………………………                          $25.00
APPLICATION FOR SALE OF REAL OR PERSONAL PROPERTY…………………….                   $25.00
ADVERSE PROBATE ACTION ($40.00 + Guardianship Fee $20.00)........…………………….   $60.00
ANNUAL OR FINAL REPORT OF GUARDIAN OF A PERSON………………………….                    $10.00
CLAIM AGAINST ESTATE……………………………………………………………………                               $ 2.00
ANY DOCUMENT NOT LISTED ABOVE……………………………………………………                            $10.00
FEE:                                               CODE:

County Clerk: New Case                             118.053 Local Government Code

Civil Fee Schedule                                 118.052 Local Government Code

Law Library                                        323.023 Local Government Code

Appellant Fund                                     22.2121 Government Code

Judge’s Education Fund                             118.064 Local Government Code

BCLFSI (Basic Civil Legal Services for Indigent)   51.901 Government Code

Record Management & Preservation Fund              118.0216 Local Government Code

Courthouse Security                                291.008 Local Government Code

Judicial Fund                                      51.702 Government Code

Judicial Salary                                    113.154 Local Government Code

Nondisclosure Fee                                  411.081 Government Code

Issuance of Citations                              118.059 Local Government Code

Jury Fee                                           51.604 Government Code

Returned Check Fee                                 118.0215 Local Government Code

Copies                                             118.0605 Local Government Code

Certification of Copies                            118.060 Local Government Code

Person & Real Property Recording Fee               118.011 Local Government Code

Record Archive Fee                                 118.025 Local Government Code

Brand Registration                                 118.020 Local Government Code

Bond Approval Fee                                  118.016 Local Government Code

Safe Keeping of Will                               118.062 Local Government Code

Probate Court Actions                              118.055 Local Government Code

Additional Probate Action Fee                      118.056 Local Government Code

Letters Testamentary                               118.061 Local Government Code

Guardianship Fee                                   683 Texas Probate Code