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Court Fees

Should legal action be required to (facilitate) bring it to a head, client advances costs required by courts and tribunals. A demand for reimbursement for all costs advanced is included in all legal documents and part of negotiation with debtor. We’ve provided a detailed listing of potential costs for your review.

Costs

Civil, District, Municipal Courts
In New York City (and the outer boroughs)…
If a case is $25,000 and under we can attempt to litigate in Civil, District or Municipal Court
Outside of New York City (and the outer boroughs)…
If a case is $15,000 and under we can attempt to litigate in Civil, District or Municipal Court

NY STATE. Civil, District & Municipal Costs

Filing Fee For Summons and Complaint (Commercial) $45
* Filing Fee for Consumer Claims $140
Process Server Fee** $60
Marshall/Sheriff’s Fee $40
Index/Calendar Number $45
Notice of Trial $40
Transcript of Judgment $40
Total for Commercial Claims $225
Total for Consumer Claims $320
**Additional Costs Per Defendant $60 – $75

Supreme Court
In New York City (and the outer boroughs)
Cases $25,000 and above must be sued in the Supreme Court
Outside of New York City (and the outer boroughs)
Cases $15,000 and above must be sued in the Supreme Court

NY State: Supreme Court Costs
Filing Fee For Summons and Complaint $210
Request for Judicial Intervention (RJI) $95
Motion Fee/Judgment Fee $45
Process Server Fee ** $60
Marshal/Sheriff’s Fee $40
Note of Issue $30
Transcripts and Docketing $40
Total $520
**Additional Costs Per Defendant $60 – $75

Arbitration Costs based on the American Arbitration Association’s Standard Fee Schedule
Amount of Claim / Initial Filing Fee / Final Fee
Above $0 to $10,000 / $775 / $200
Above $10,000 to $75,000 / $975 / $300
Above $75,000 to $150,000 / $1,850 / $750
Above $150,000 to $300,000 / $2,800 / $1,250
Above $300,000 to $500,000 / $4,350 / $1,750
Above $500,000 to $1,000,000 / $6,200 / $2,500
Above $1,000,000 to $5,000,000 / $8,200 / $3,250
Above $5,000,000 to $10,000,000 / $10,200 / $4,000
Above $10,000,000 Base fee of $12,800 (plus .01% of the amount above $10,000,000)
Fee Capped at $65,000 / $6,000

Nonmonetary Claims $3,350 $1,250
Deficient Claim Filing Fee $350
Additional Services*
* The AAA may assess additional fees where procedures or services outside the Rules sections are required under the parties’ agreement or by stipulation

Post Judgment Remedies and Miscellaneous
Subpoena(s) (each) $6.40
Property Execution $40- $98
Income Execution $72 – $148
Subpoena Duces Tecum $75
Bankruptcy/Pacer Search $.08 – $6
Credit Reports (Consumer) $15
Transcripts and Docketing $16 – $75
Mechanics Liens and Title Reports
To File a Mechanics Lien (Third Party Vender) $225 – $375
Title Report (Third Party Vender) $350 – $650
Foreclosing on a Mechanics Lien See Costs for Title Report + Costs for Supreme Court
To Vacate a Mechanics Lien See Costs for Title Report + Costs for Supreme Court

 
 
   
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