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Suffolk County District Court - Fees


Service Fee
Statutory
Authority
SMALL CLAIMS - File an action
Damages $1 - $1000
$15
SMALL CLAIMS - File an action
Damages $1001 - $5000
$20
SMALL CLAIMS - File a Counterclaim $ 5 +postage*
COMMERCIAL SMALL CLAIM (including CONSUMER TRANSACTION) - File an action $25
+postage**
COMMERCIAL SMALL CLAIM - File a Counterclaim $ 5 +postage*
effective January 26, 2014:
*Postage: Small or Commercial Claims - file a counterclaim: $.48 (first class metered envelope)
**Postage: Commercial Claims - file an action: $5.61 per defendant (first class metered envelope & one certified metered envelope with an electronic return receipt)
Issue a summons, etc. $45
File first paper, etc. $45
File first paper, consumer credit transaction + $95
Enter judgment on confession $45
File Civil NOTICE OF APPEAL 
$30
Transcript fee $ 6
Issue satisfaction of judgment, etc. $ 6
Demand for jury trial $70
Exemplification $15
Certify a paper $ 6
File notice of trial $40
File notice of inquest $40
Filing fee for plaintiff to file judgment on consumer credit transaction after Sep 1 2010 (if not paid at filing) + $95
   
Demand for Trial de novo $75
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