Civil Suits & Probate

Any divorce, collection, damage suit, small claim, expropriation, succession, tutorship or other civil litigation filed in Sabine Parish may be found in this department. Cases are indexed by party name and date.

Below, you will find the advance costs schedule and an itemized breakdown of court costs pursuant to La.R.S. 13:841 (Act 243 of 2006)

*Any litigant may file a request in writing to obtain an explanation of charges in his/her case.
*Any litigant may file a written dispute of charges in his/her case.
*Any such written request should be mailed to: Sabine Parish Clerk of Court, P.O. Box 419, Many, LA 71449
*Please specify the Docket # and charges in question.

{Please provide a SASE for return of copies, receipts, etc.}

CIVIL ADVANCE DEPOSIT SCHEDULE
Type Suit
Deposit  
Adoptions $350.00  
Clerk’s Docket Suit $350.00  
Curator Fee $150.00  
Each Additional Defendant $75.00  
Garnishment Petition $250.00  
Interdictions $550.00 w/o curator

 

$700.00 with curator

 
Judgment Debtor Rule $150.00  
Mandamus Suits $350.00  
Motion for Summary Judgment $150.00  
New Suit $350.00  
Rule to Show Cause $150.00  
Small Successions <$125,000 $250.00  
Subpoenas $75.00  
Subsequent Petitions

 

-Reconventional Demand

-Third Party Demand

-Supplemental Petition

-Amended Petition

-Cross Claim

 

$350.00

 

 

 

 
Successions $350.00  
Tutorships $350.00  
Uncontested Divorce w/ Waiver $250.00  

CIVIL & PROBATE ITEM CHARGES

Title

Description

Fee

Act of Congress/Exemplified Certificate

 R. S. 13:841

 

$5.00

Administering Oath

per Witness

per Juror

$2.00

$2.00

Appeals

per page

$5.00

Battered Women’s Shelter Fee

RS 13:998

$10.00

Copies

Certified Copy

Conformed Copy

Copy Per Page

$5.00

$3.00

$1.00

Court Attendance

per session

$20.00

Fax Confirmation Certificate

 

$15.00

Fax Filed Pleading

+pleading costs

$5.00

File Pleadings: Civil, Probate, etc.

R. S. 13:841

First Page

Each additional page

Paper exhibits per page

All other exhibits

$6.00

$4.00

$2.00

$5.00

Indexing

Each Name

$2.00

Initialization Fee

 R. S. 13:841

 

$20.00

Issuing document:

With Notice

Without Notice

$20.00

$15.00

Jamis Fee-per party

RS 13:841.1

$1.50

Judges Supplemental Fee

RS 13:10.3 Eff. 7/1/2019

$25.50  

Judicial College Fee-per suit

RS 13:841.3

.50

Judicial Commitments

RS 28:54

$125.00

Judicial Expense Fund

RS 13:996.58

$15.00

Jury Bond

CCP 1734 

$7,500.00

Jury Filing Fee

 

$150.00

Minute Entries

 R. S. 13:841

 

$5.00

Postage & Special Carrier

 R. S. 13:841

 

Actual Costs

Small Successions

Estate value less than $125,000

1/2 actual cost

 

 
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

Office Hours

8AM - 4:30PM
Monday - Friday

Address

P.O. Box 419
400 South Capital,
Room 102
Many, LA 71449
318-256-6223