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Kara Fishburn,
County Clerk

Jasper County Clerk's Office
115 W Washington St
Suite 204
Rensselaer, IN 47978
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  • Phone:  (219) 866-4926
  • Fax:  (219) 866-9450
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  • Hours: M-F 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

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Court Cases & Fees

All cases are filed in the Clerk's office at the courthouse. All filings must be accompanied by self addressed envelopes for all mailings to be done in the case. If mailings are to be sent by certified mail, please include the completed certified articles.

The County Clerk's Office cannot answer any legal type of questions. We can assist you with the completion of the paperwork, but any legal questions will have to be directed to an attorney .

NOTICE: Fee Increase Effective July 1, 2017

 Please make note that beginning July 1, 2017 there will be an increase in court costs as follows:

 

 JASPER COUNTY COURT FILING FEES

 **CIVIL (CC, CT, DR, MH, MI, PL, RS)….Case with 1 defendant........................$157.00

Add $10 for each additional defendant *(including garnishee-defendants in excess of 3)

 

**CIVIL MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE (MF)...Case with 1 defendant.....................$157.00

Add $10 for each additional defendant *(including garnishee-defendants in excess of 3)

                                                                                                  

**JUVENILE CHINS (JC)................................................................................$176.00

 

**JUVENILE PATERNITY (JP)..........................................................................$176.00

 

**JUVENILE MISCELLANEOUS (JM).................................................................$176.00

 

**JUVENILE DELINQUENT (JD).......................................................................$176.00      

PLUS OTHER FEES IF APPLICABLE

 

**ADOPTIONS (AD)......................................................................................$227.00

            JASPER COUNTY CLERK - $157.00

            ISDH-MEDICAL HISTORY FEE - $20.00

            ISDH-PUTATIVE FATHER REGISTRY - $50.00

 

**CRIMINAL (CM, FA, FB, FC, FD, F1-6)..........................................................$185.00

            PLUS FINE & OTHER FEES

**RESTRICTED CRIMINAL CASE (XP).............................................................$157.00

 

**HARDSHIP LICENSE (MI) (FILED IN CIRCUIT ONLY).....................................$157.00

 

**SPECIAL/RESTRICTED LICENSE (MI)..........................................................$157.00

 

**INFRACTIONS (IF)....................................................................................$135.50

            PLUS FINE                                     (MOVING $135.50, NON MOVING $135.00)

 

**PROBATE (ES, EU) (EM-small estate affidavit gets charged)..........................$177.00

                                                                  (EM- NO FEE- to only Probate a Will)

**GUARDIANSHIP (GU)................................................................................$177.00

 

**TRUST (TR).............................................................................................$177.00

 

**SMALL CLAIMS (SC)..................Case with 1 defendant...............................$97.00 if paper filed

**SMALL CLAIMS (SC)..................Case with 1 defendant...............................$87.00 if e-filed

Add $10 for each additional defendant *(including garnishee-defendants in excess of 3)

 

*Add a $10.00 fee per garnishee-defendant in excess of 3 whether named or added 

   Per (IC 33-37-5-28)

**Add a onetime $28.00 fee per case if service is to be made by the Sheriff

**Sheriff fee for post judgment is $28.00 per case

   per (IC-33-37-5-15)

 

All cases filed in Jasper County Courts are assigned a case number. It is important to keep this number since all records are filed by case number.

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