Filing Fees in Pinellas County

I previous wrote about filing fees in Hillsborough County.  In this post I review current filing fees in the Sixth Judicial Circuit, Pinellas County, for common family law matters.  A person who initiates a family law case (the “Petitioner”) will pay the following:

  • Adoption- $400.00*
  • Child Custody (non-divorce)- $300.00**
  • Child Support (non-divorce)- $300.00**
  • Divorce (includes recording and reporting of final judgment)- $408.00**
  • Name Change- $400.00*
  • Paternity- $300.00**
  • Temporary Custody by Extended Family Member- $400.00*

Counterpetition filing fees for the above matters are as follows:

  • For cases with *- $395.00
  • For cases with **- $295.00

Also, the Pinellas Clerk of the Court charges a $50.00 fee to reopen cases for modification (for example, to modify a child support or alimony order).  Additionally, there is a $10.00 fee for issuance of a summons (which in most cases is required so that the Court may gain jurisdiction over the other party).

Please keep in mind that these filing fees are subject to change.

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Adam B. Cordover is a collaborative family law attorney and managing shareholder of The Law Firm of Adam B. Cordover, P.A. To learn more about The Law Firm of Adam B. Cordover, P.A. or to schedule a consultation, call us at 813.443.0615 or visit us online at www.abcfamilylaw.com. Attorney Adam B. Cordover is admitted to the Florida Bar and the United States District Court, Middle District of Florida. His office is located at 412 East Madison Street, Suite 824, Tampa, Florida 33602.
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