Fee Schedule

MCA:

ADOPTIONS

– filing Petition

$ 105

AMENDMENT OF PARENTING PLAN

– contested only   (does not apply to cases dealing with child support only)

$ 120

APPEAL FROM LOWER COURT

– does not apply to Small Claims cases

$ 30

APPEAL FROM DISTRICT COURT TO SUPREME COURT

– cost of mailing case to Supreme Court can also be required

$ 5

APPEARANCE

– for the appearance of each defendant or each respondent

$ 70

AUTHENTICATION/EXEMPLIFICATION

– for authenticated or exemplified copies for out-of-state jurisdictions

$ 6

CERTIFICATION

– for certification with a seal

$ 2

CIVIL COMMENCEMENT OF ACTION

– for each action or proceeding from the plaintiff, petitioner, or appellant  (includes Invalidity)

$ 120

COPY OF DECREE OF DISSOLUTION

– for each copy of a decree (separately filed parenting plans or property settlement agreements not included) (does not include certification)

$ 10

COPY OF MARRIAGE LICENSE

– for each copy of a marriage license (does not include certification)

$ 5
COPIES OF OTHER DOCUMENTS

$1 per page for first ten pages

$ 0.50 per page thereafter

DECLARATION OF MARRIAGE

– for filing and recording the declaration

$ 53

DISSOLUTION COMMENCEMENT OF ACTION

– for filing Petition   (includes Summary and Joint Dissolution)

$ 200

EXECUTIONS/WRITS OF ASSISTANCE/ORDERS OF SALE

– for Issuance

$ 5

FOREIGN CAPITAL DEPOSITORY JUDGMENT

– for filing the judgment

$ 2,500

FOREIGN JUDGMENT

– for filing authenticated copy and docketing (no cost for registering out of state custody decrees & support orders, 40-5-173 MCA)

$ 90

FOREIGN PROBATE

– with certificate

$ 85

INTERVENTION COMPLAINT

– for filing a complaint in intervention

$ 80

JUDGMENTS

– for entry of judgment from prevailing party

$ 45

LEGAL SEPARATION COMMENCEMENT OF ACTION

– for filing petition

$ 180

MARRIAGE LICENSE ISSUANCE

– for issuing, filing and recording marriage

$ 53

NOTARIZATION/OATH AND JURAT

– for each Notarization with Court seal

$ 2

PROBATE/GUARDIANSHIP/CONSERVATORSHIP COMMENCEMENT OF ACTION

– for filing Formal/Informal or Ancillary Petition

$ 100

PROCESS SERVER REGISTRATION

– for registration

$ 100
SEARCHES

– $2 per name per year up to 7 years

– $1 per name thereafter (no maximum charge limit)

SUBSTITUTION OF JUDGE

– for each motion filed  (not in criminal cases)

$ 100

TRANSCRIPT/ABSTRACT OF JUDGMENT

– for preparation of a transcript

– for filing a transcript from another jurisdiction

$ 4

$ 45

TRANSMISSION OF RECORD OR FILES OR TRANSFER OF A CASE TO ANOTHER COURT

(includes removals to Federal District Court and forwarding appeals to Supreme Court)

$ 5

VENUE CHANGE

– for filing from another district court (incoming)

– for sending file to another jurisdiction (outgoing)

$ 10

$ 5