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TRAFFIC/CRIMINAL

 

Effective:October 20th, 2016

 

 

 

Other Costs:

 

 

 

Application for Public Defender

$25.00

 

 

Bailiff Cost (Plus .15 a mile)

$5.00

 

 

Bail Surcharge - House Bill 1

$25.00

 

 

Bond Costs(Personal, Cash, 10%, Surety

$3.00

 

 

Copies of Court Documents

     Certified Copies

     Regular Copies

 

$1.00

$0.25

 

 

Certified Summons

$15.00

 

 

Change of Plea Cost

$5.00

 

 

Commitment Pending Bond, Sentencing, after Examination Paperwork

$15.00

 

 

Community Control Fee

$200.00

 

 

Computer Fund

$10.00

 

 

Court Appearance

$5.00

 

 

Credit/Debit Card Service Fee

A 3% service fee will be assessed on ALL credit card transactions made in person, by phone, or on-line for payments $67.00 or greater.

 

A service fee of $2.00 will be assessed on ALL credit card transactions made in person, by phone, or on-line for payments under $67.00.

 

 A $2.00 service fee will be assessed on all Debit card transactions up to $5000.00

Variable

 

 

Diversion Program

$250.00

 

 

Driving Privilege Letter

$10.00

 

 

Drug Screen Test

$10.00

 

 

Expungement / Sealing of Record

$75.00

 

 

Failure to Appear Letter

$10.00

 

 

First Time Offenders Program

$250.00

 

 

Ignition Interlock Local Fund

$2.50

 

 

Ignition Interlock State Fund

$2.50

 

 

Immobilization Cost

$100.00

 

 

Indigent Defense Support Fund

    Moving Violations

$25.00

    Non-Moving Violations

$10.00

    Criminal Misdemeanors

$20.00

 

 

Jury Demand Cost

$25.00

 

 

Juror Fee per Juror per Day

$15.00

 

 

License Forfeiture

$10.00

 

 

Local Costs (Basic)

$40.00

 

 

Motions for Continuances and any other Miscellaneous Motions

$20.00

 

 

Notice of Appeals with Docketing Statement

 With separate check to Lake County Clerk of Court for $100.00 deposit/appellate cost

$50.00

 

 

Payment Plan Fee

$25.00

 

 

Petition for Driving Privileges

$75.00

     Reinstatement Fee

 

     Non-Compliance Suspension

     Administrative License Suspension

 

     12 Point Suspension

 

Reparation/Victim of Crime Fund

     Felony

$30.00

     Misdemeanor

$9.00

 

 

Returned Check Fee

$35.00

 

 

Scheduling Fees

     Pretrials

$5.00

     Preliminary Hearing

$5.00

     Bench Trial

$5.00

     Change of Plea Hearing

$5.00

 

 

Special Projects Fund

$20.00

 

 

State Cost House Bill 562

$10.00

 

 

Subpoena (Per Person Listed)

$8.00

 

 

Transcript / Transfer

$35.00

 

 

Treatment in Lieu of Conviction Program

$300.00

 

 

Warrant Block Cost

$10.00

 

 

Warrant Cost

$30.00

 

 

Witness Fees for Full Day Service

$12.00

    Half Day Service

$6.00

    Plus .10 a mile

 

 

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CIVIL/SMALL CLAIMS

 

Effective: January 1st, 2016

 

 

 

New Case Filings:

 

 

 

Cognovits Note/Up to 3 Defendants

$75.00

 

 

Complaint/Up to 3 Defendants

$106.00

 

 

Forcible Entry/Up to 3 Defendants

$130.00

 

 

Forcible Entry with Second Cause of Action/Up to 3 Defendants

$155.00

     Each Additional Defendant after 3

$10.00

 

 

Replevin

$150.00

 

 

Small Claims Complaint with One Defendant

$64.00

      Each Additional Defendant after One

$10.00

 

 

Small Claims Complaint/Transferred to Civil Docket

$50.00

 

 

Transfer from Another Court

$65.00

 

 

Additional Court Costs:

 

 

 

Alias Replevin

$10.00

 

 

Amended Complaint with or without Service

$30.00

 

 

Assignment of Judgment

$10.00

 

 

Attachment before Judgment

$70.00

 

 

Bench Warrant

$30.00

 

 

Certificate of Judgment for Lien or Transfer

$20.00

 

 

Computer Fund

$10.00

 

 

Computer Printout (per page for first 5 pages)

$1.00

      Additional cost per page

$0.50

 

 

Continuances

$20.00

 

 

Copies of Court Documents

     Certified Copies

     Regular Copies

 

$1.00

$0.25

 

 

Correcting Names, etc., on Record

$10.00

 

 

Counterclaims/Cross-Claim with One Defendant

$30.00

     Each Additional Defendant after One

$10.00

 

 

Debtor Exam (Aid in Execution) with One Defendant

$30.00

     Additional Filing Fee for Bailiff Service (Mentor/Mentor-Lake)

$15.00

     Sheriff Service

$70.00

     Each Additional Defendant after One

$10.00

 

 

Execution or Levy

$150.00

     Sheriff Service

     Sheriff’s Department may charge additional fees if car is 10 years or older

$70.00

     

 

Alias Execution or Writ

$15.00

 

 

Exemplified Transcript

$20.00

 

 

Financial Statement (Small Claims)

$20.00

    Each Additional Defendant after One

$10.00

 

 

Garnishment - (Personal Earnings)

 

     Small Claims with One Defendant & Garnishee

$70.00

     Civil/Attorney with One Defendant & Garnishee

$100.00

 

 

Garnishment – (Other than Personal Earnings)

 

     Small Claims & Civil/Attorney with One Defendant & Garnishee

$50.00

     Each additional Defendant & Garnishee

$10.00

     Separate Check for Each Garnishee

$1.00

 

 

Jury Fee per Juror per Day

$15.00

 

 

Jury Trial Fees

 

    Jury Demand

$25.00

    Jury Deposit

$450.00

    Failure to Waiver 7 Days within First Jury Date Schedule

$100.00

 

 

Leave to Plead

$20.00

 

 

Marriages

$20.00

 

 

Motion for Default and Any Other Miscellaneous Motions

$20.00

 

 

Motion or Request for Findings of Fact

$20.00

 

 

Motion to Show Cause:

 

     Bailiff Service (Mentor/Mentor-On-The-Lake Only)

$35.00

     Sheriff Service

$100.00

 

 

Motion to Vacate Judgment

$20.00

 

 

New Party Defendant with/without Service

$30.00

     Each Additional New Party Defendant

$10.00

 

 

Notice of Appeal

$50.00

With separate check to Lake County Clerk of Court for $100.00 deposit/appellate cost

 

 

 

Publication (Contact the Court for Required Filing Information)

$20.00

 

 

Rent Escrow Filing (Must Live in Mentor or Mentor-On-The-Lake)

$0.00

     One Percent Rent Escrow Poundage will be Assessed

 

 

 

Release of Lien

$20.00

 

 

Returned Check Fee

$35.00

 

 

Reviver of Judgment

$30.00

 

 

Service

 

     Alias Service with One Defendant

$20.00

     Each Additional Defendant

$10.00

     Regular/Certificate of Mailing

$20.00

     Each Additional

$10.00

 

 

Personal Service/Residence Service

 

    Bailiff Service (Mentor/Mentor-On-The-Lake Only)

$15.00

    Sheriff Service

$80.00

    Secretary of State Service

$40.00

    Separate Check made payable to Ohio Secretary of State

$5.00

 

 

Special Process Server (must be in motion form)

$20.00

 

 

Special Projects Fund

$20.00

 

 

Subpoena/Subpoena Duces Tecum

$35.00

     Service Mentor/Mentor-On-The-Lake

 

 

 

Third Party Complaint with or without Service

$30.00

 

 

Transcript

$35.00

 

 

Trusteeship Filing Fee (Mentor/Mentor-On-The-Lake Only)

$50.00

    Trusteeship Poundage, two percent of deposits made

 

 

 

Witness Fees for Full Day Service

$12.00

    Half Day Service

$6.00

    Plus .10 a mile

 

 

 

Writ of Restitution

$100.00

 

 

 

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WAIVER SCHEDULE – TRAFFIC/CRIMINAL VIOLATIONS

 

Effective: January 7th, 2016

 

 

 

MOVING VIOLATIONS

 

(Includes Applicable State Costs)

 

 

 

SPEEDING

 

 

 

* 1st moving violation in 12 months *

* 2nd moving violation in 12 months *

MPH Over Limit

FINE

COST

TOTAL

FINE

COST

TOTAL

1 through 9 MPH

$10.00

$109.00

$119.00

$70.00

$109.00

$179.00

10 MPH

$30.00

$109.00

$139.00

$80.00

$109.00

$189.00

11 MPH

$32.00

$109.00

$141.00

$86.00

$109.00

$195.00

12 MPH

$34.00

$109.00

$143.00

$92.00

$109.00

$201.00

13 MPH

$36.00

$109.00

$145.00

$98.00

$109.00

$207.00

14 MPH

$38.00

$109.00

$147.00

$104.00

$109.00

$213.00

15 MPH

$40.00

$109.00

$149.00

$110.00

$109.00

$219.00

16 MPH

$42.00

$109.00

$151.00

$116.00

$109.00

$225.00

17 MPH

$44.00

$109.00

$153.00

$122.00

$109.00

$231.00

18 MPH

$46.00

$109.00

$155.00

$128.00

$109.00

$237.00

19 MPH

$48.00

$109.00

$157.00

$134.00

$109.00

$243.00

20 MPH

$50.00

$109.00

$159.00

$140.00

$109.00

$249.00

21 MPH

$53.00

$109.00

$162.00

$149.00

$109.00

$258.00

22 MPH

$56.00

$109.00

$165.00

$150.00

$109.00

$259.00

23 MPH

$59.00

$109.00

$168.00

$150.00

$109.00

$259.00

24 MPH

$62.00

$109.00

$171.00

$150.00

$109.00

$259.00

25 MPH

$65.00

$109.00

$174.00

$150.00

$109.00

$259.00

26 MPH

$68.00

$109.00

$177.00

$150.00

$109.00

$259.00

27 MPH

$71.00

$109.00

$180.00

$150.00

$109.00

$259.00

28 MPH

$74.00

$109.00

$183.00

$150.00

$109.00

$259.00

29 MPH

$77.00

$109.00

$186.00

$150.00

$109.00

$259.00

30 MPH

$80.00

$109.00

$189.00

$150.00

$109.00

$259.00

31 MPH

$83.00

$109.00

$192.00

$150.00

$109.00

$259.00

32 MPH

$86.00

$109.00

$195.00

$150.00

$109.00

$259.00

33 MPH

$89.00

$109.00

$198.00

$150.00

$109.00

$259.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Slow Speed

$40.00

$109.00

$149.00

$110.0

$109.00

$219.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

Speeding Construction Zone

2 x applicable fine listed above plus $109.00 court cost = Total

 

Speeding in a School Zone

1st moving violation in 12 months

Fine is $5.00 for every mph over the speed limit plus $109.00 court cost

 

2nd moving violation in 12 months

Fine is $10.00 for every mph over the speed limit plus $109.00 court cost

                   

* Any total waiver amount that exceeds $259.00 requires a mandatory court appearance *

* A speeding violation that is 34 mph or above the posted speed limit requires a mandatory court appearance *

 

 

OTHER MOVING VIOLATIONS

(Includes Applicable State Costs)

 

 

* 1st moving violation in 12 months *

* 2nd moving violation in 12 months *

VIOLATION

FINE

COST

TOTAL

FINE

COST

TOTAL

Duties/Approach Emergency Vehicle

$150.00

$109.00

$259.00

 

*not waiverable*

 

Disregard of Safety or Reckless Operation

$150.00

$109.00

$259.00

 

*not waiverable*

Expired License < 6 months

$40.00

$109.00

$149.00

$110.00

$109.00

$219.00

Expired License > 6 months

 

 

*not waiverable*

 

 

 

No Helmet/Motorcycle with Temp

$40.00

$109.00

$149.00

$110.00

$109.00

$219.00

Unsafe Vehicle

$30.00

$109.00

$139.00

 

 

Unsafe Vehicle with prior unsafe violation*

$55.00

$109.00

$164.00

Unsecured Load

$40.00

$109.00

$149.00

$110.00

$109.00

$219.00

Texting While Driving

*not waiverable*

All Other Moving Violations

$45.00

$109.00

$154.00

$110.00

$109.00

$219.00

 

 

NON-MOVING TRAFFIC VIOLATIONS

(Includes Applicable State Costs)

 

* 1st non-moving violation in 12 months *

* 2nd same violation in 12 months *

 

VIOLATION

FINE

COST

TOTAL

FINE

COST

TOTAL

Equipment Violation

$30.00

$109.00

$139.00

$55.00

$109.00

$164.00

Child Booster Seat

$25.00

$109.00

$134.00

 

*not waiverable*

 

Child Restraint

$25.00

$109.00

$134.00

 

*not waiverable*

 

Expired Registration/Tag

Display of plate/Fictitious Plate

$40.00

$109.00

$149.00

$110.00

$109.00

$219.00

Illegal Window Tint

$150.00

$109.00

$259.00

$150.00

$109.00

$259.00

Loud Exhaust/Muffler

$30.00

$109.00

$139.00

$30.00

$109.00

$139.00

Loud Vehicle Stereo

$50.00

$109.00

$159.00

$50.00

$109.00

$159.00

Pedestrian Violation

$20.00

$80.00

$100.00

$20.00

$80.00

$100.00

No Seatbelt/Driver

$30.00

$80.00

$110.00

$100.00

$80.00

$180.00

No Seatbelt/Passenger

$20.00

$80.00

$100.00

$45.00

$80.00

$125.00

 

 

CRIMINAL MINOR MISDEMEANOR VIOLATIONS

(Includes Applicable State Costs)

 

 

 

FINE

COST

TOTAL

 

Minor Misdemeanors only (MM)

$150.00

$99.00

$249.00

 

 

 

ALL MINOR MISDEMEANOR DOG VIOLATIONS

(O.R.C. and Local Ordinances)

 

 

VIOLATION

FINE

COST

TOTAL

 

Dog at Large

$30.00

$99.00

$129.00

 

No Dog License

$30.00

$99.00

$129.00

 

Noise Disturbance/Barking Dog

$30.00

$99.00

$129.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

              ** WAIVER COST BREAKDOWN **

 

 

 

 

 

Local Costs (Basic)

$40.00

 

 

 

 

Special Projects Fund

$20.00

 

Computer Fund

$10.00

 

Reparation/Victim of Crimes

$9.00

 

 

 

 

Indigent Defense Support Fund House Bill 1

 

 

    All Moving Violations

$25.00

 

    Non-Moving Violation

$10.00

 

    Criminal Violations

$20.00

 

 

 

 

House Bill 562 State Cost Moving Violations

 

 

    Indigent Drivers Alcohol Treatment

$1.50

 

    Fund

 

 

    Drug Law Enforcement Fund and

$3.50

 

    Justice Program Services Fund

 

 

 

 

IF WAIVER NOT LISTED, PLEASE CONTACT THE COURT

Criminal/Traffic Division: (440) 974-5744 Option 5

 

 

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