Civil/Probate Division

In this department, you will find successions, adoptions, non support, small claims, damage suits, divorce, custody, collection, expropriation, tutorship, or other civil litigations in DeSoto Parish. Cases are indexed by party name

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Civil/Advanced Deposit Fees

******ALL JURY BONDS AND ANY OTHER BONDS ARE TO BE CASH ONLY BONDS*******

New Law Suits $350.00
-Each additional defendant $75.00

Divorces:
-Uncontested $250.00
-Contested $350.00
-with TRO $100.00 additional

Adoptions- $350.00

Clerk Suits $250.00
-Each additional defendant $75.00

Curator Fee (Additional) $150.00

Garnishment Petitions $350.00

Executory Process $350.00

Interdictions $450.00

Judgment Debtor Rule $175.00

Mandamus suit $350.00

Motion for Summary Judgment $175.00

Rule to Show Cause $175.00

Subsequent Petitions

(Reconventional Demands/3rd Party Demands/Supplemental
Petitions/Amended Petitions/Cross Claims) $350.00

Succession greater than $75000 $350.00

Succession less than $75000 $175.00

Subpoenas (in Parish)
(Allow 48 business hours for service) $75.00

Subpoenas (Out of Parish)
(Allow 48 business hours for service) $100.00
Notice of Seizures $100.00

Sheriffs Deed $100.00

Sheriffs Cancellations $50.00

Cancellation of Judgment $50.00

Civil BREAKDOWN

******ALL JURY BONDS AND ANY OTHER BONDS ARE TO BE CASH ONLY BONDS*******

Act of Congress/Exemplified Certificate $15.00
Administering Oath per Witness/per Juror $2.00/$2.00
Appeals per page $5.00
Battered Women’s Shelter Fee $10.00
Copies Certified/Conformed/Copy per Page $5.00/$3.00/$1.00
Court Attendance per session $20.00
Fax Confirmation Certificate $15.00
Fax Filed Pleading +pleading cost $5.00
File pleadings First Page/Each Additional Page
Paper exhibits per page/All other
Exhibits $6.00/$4.00/$2.00/$5.00
Indexing per name $2.00
Initialization Fee $20.00
Issuing document with notice/without notice $20.00/$15.00
Jamis fee $1.50
Judges Supplemental Fee $24.50
Judicial Commitments $75.00
Judicial Expense Fund $16.00
Jury Filing Fee $150.00
Minute Entries $5.00
Postage and Special Character Actual Cost