Seal of State of Ohio
Seneca County Clerk of Courts
Legal Department

Monday through Friday
Hours: 8:30am - 4:30pm

103 E. Market Street, Suite 101
Tiffin, Ohio 44883
Phone: (419) 447-0671
Fax: (419) 443-7919

Legal Department Costs & Deposits

Effective January 1st, 2023

Fees and Deposits in Civil Cases Amount
Civil Action $450.00
Complaint for Foreclosure $1,100.00
Reactivation of Foreclosure $1,100.00
Pracipe for Order of Sheriff's Sale $1,100.00
Additional Deposit
Counterclaim and Cross-Claim $250.00
Debtor's Examinations $250.00
Garnishments and Attachments $175.00
Writs of Possession and Executions $175.00
Post-Judgment Motions $350.00
Foreign Judgments $250.00
Jury View Fee $100.00
Mediation Fee $100.00 per party
Certificate of Qualifying Employment $50.00 non-refundable
Fees and Deposits in Domestic Relations Cases Amount
Complaint in Divorce $450.00
Complaint for Legal Separation $450.00
Counterclaim $250.00
Petition for Dissolution $450.00
Post-Decree Motions $350.00
Motion for Appointment of Guardian Ad Litem (GAL) $1,000.00
Consent Judgment Entry $50.00
Miscellaneous Fees & Costs Amount
Preparing Certificate of Judgment $6.00
Filing Certificate of Judgment $30.00
Prepare and File Certificate of Judgment $36.00
Release Certificate of Judgment $5.00
Release State of Ohio Certificate of Judgment $40.00
Local Court Rules $10.00
Copies of Filings (Not Certified) $0.10 per page
Certification of Any Document $1.00 per certification
Fax Filing $0.10 per page
Fax Requested Documents $2.00
Service of Foreign Subpoena $100.00
Filing of Commission $6.00
Appraiser's Fee for Real Estate $75.00 per appraiser
Appraiser's Fee for Motor Vehicles $75.00 per appraiser
Appraiser's Fee for Trailers $75.00 per appraiser
Appraiser's Fee for Personal Property and Chattels $35.00 per hour (maximum $200.00 per day,
or a minimum of $75.00 per appraiser
Cognovit Confession of Judgment $25.00
Attorney Fee in Tax Sales $250.00 for title examination of each parcel
One-time Fee ($220.00) too vendor for Public Sheriff Sale Website and Poundage ($5.00) to Clerk of Courts $225.00
Expungment/Sealing of Record $50.00 non-refundable
Returned Check Fee $20.00
Court of Appeals Cases Amount
Court of Appeals Cases $150.00