Miscellaneous

Cowlitz County Clerk's Miscellaneous Fee Schedule

Effective 7/24/2015

  • Fees to be charged to all cities, other counties, other states, unless specifically stated by statute.
  • Fees to be charged to all state agencies unless there is a specific statutory authority (98 Wn2d 606).
  • No statutory authority to NOT charge federal agencies except U.S. Immigration and V.A.
  • Fees to be paid in advance except for state and county (36.18.060). (Clerk's Office can voucher State & County).


Title


Service Provided


Fee



RCW


Approving Bonds, in other than civil or probateFiling Fee2.00
36.18.016(8)
Authenticated or Exemplified CertificateCertificate $2 per seal4.00
36.18.016(4)
*Plus certified copy fees for documents
 attached to certificate 
--
  • $5 for 1st page
  • $1 additional pages per document
Plus certified
 copy fee*

Bench Warrants, Notices, Summons, Subpoenas, Certificate of Deposition
for Out of State Depositions
Issuance20.00
36.18.050
Copies of court documents – certified (With Seal)First Page5.00
36.18.016(4) 36.23.067
Each Additional Page1.00



Copies of court documents (Without Seal)Electronic Copies.25 / page
36.18.016(4) 36.23.067
Hard Copies.50 / page



Copies on CD20.00 / ea
plus copy fee

plus electronic copy charge.25 / page




Faxed Copies - 1st Page5.00
36.18.016(20) 36.18.050
Faxed Copies - Each Additional Page1.00
Copies – all other documentsCopy of non-court document.15 / page
RCW 42.56.120
Costs for nonstatutory services
rendered by clerk by authority or policy
must be charged

Actual Cost
36.18.016(24)
Duplication of Recorded Court ProceedingsDuplication:

36.18.016(13)
  • Cassette Tape
10.00 / tape
  • Video Tape
25.00 / tape
  • Electronic Medium
25.00 / CD
Executing CertificatesWith or Without Seal2.00
36.18.016(5)
Ex PartePresentation of Order30.00
36.18.016(12)
Fees In Special CasesWhere no fee is provided for - fees similar
and equal to those allowed for services of the
same kind
Variable
36.18.050
Filing of Papers Not Related to
Litigation and No Other Amount
Specified
Filing20.00
36.18.012(3)
Investment Service Fee – if Written Request Received for ServiceService Fee for Interest Investments5% of Income Earned
36.48.090
NSF Check Service Charge, Per Check
25.00
36.18.016(24)
Oaths and AffirmationsFiling20.00
5.28
Reports & Copies Produced at Local
Level as Permitted by 2.68.020 & Supreme Court Policy
Copies & ReportsVariable
36.18.016(22)
Searching Records; Compiling statistical reports; Issuing Written Report/Special Services
Per Hour30.00
36.18.016(11)
Stop Payment Service Charge, per check
25.00
36.18.016(24)
Witness Fee
10.00 / day
.55 / mile