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Filing Fees Increase Aug 28

Thursday, August 22, 2019  
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TO:               Interested Parties
FROM:        Tom Barr, Circuit Clerk
SUBJECT:   Fee Increases

There are two court fees that will increase due to legislation effective August 28th. They are as follows:

1) Prosecuting Attorney Training Fund--Section 56.765, RSMo, House Bill 547 changes the surcharge assessed as costs in each court proceeding filed in any court in all criminal cases to $5.00(previously $1.00)

2) Sheriff's Fee--Section 57.280, RSMo, House Bill 192 and Senate Bills 12 and 123. Any person specially appointed to serve in a county that receives funds under Section 57.278, RSMo shall receive $10 for service of any summons, writ, subpoena or other order of the court in connection with any civil case. The money received shall be paid into the county treasury for the deputy sheriff salary supplementation fund.

If you have any questions, please contact our office at 417-868-4074.