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King County District Court operations are substantially curtailed to help keep the public and our employees safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. Please visit COVID-19 Impacts to King County District Court to learn how these changes affect you, or call (206) 205-9200.


Please do not come into any King County District Court courthouse if you are sick or experiencing flu-like symptoms such as a cough, fever or other respiratory problem.

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King County District Court accepts cash, check, money order, or certified check for the payment of most fines fees and forfeitures. All filing fees are set by State Law.

Civil Fees:

Fee Type Fee Amount Comments
 Anti-Harassment Filing $93.00  
 Civil Filing $83.00  
 Civil Jury Demand $125.00  
 Counter-Claim Civil Actions $83.00  
 Counter-Claim Small Claims Actions $50.00  
 Cross Claim Civil Actions


 Exparte Fee $20.00 per order
 Extension of Civil Judgment Fee $43.00  
 Impound Fee $83.00  

 Name Change Filing






includes one certified copy.

$5 for each additional certified copy. Must be paid in cash.

add $103.50 for each additional family member on name change

 Small Claims Filing $50.00     
 Supplemental Procedure $20.00 $5.00 for each certified copy.
 Third Party Claim Civil Actions $83.00     
 Third Party Claim Small Claims Actions  $50.00  
 Writs $12.00     



Miscellaneous Fees:

Fee Type Fee Amount Comments
 Abstract of Driving Record $5.00     
 Appeal Fee $40.00 including taped/CD record
 Exemplified Certified Copies $15.00
 Authenticating/Exemplifying $2.00 additional seal
 Certified Copies $5.00 $1.00 for each additional page
 Clerk's Services $20.00 per hour or portion of an hour
 Copy Fees - non-certified DcOR images and copies from JIS  $0.25  per page
 Copy Fees - non-certified prepared by staff $0.50 per page
 CD Reproduction $10.00 per CD
 NSF Check Fee $35.00