THE CLERK'S OFFICE
 

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. What is the address of the Court?
A. New Philadelphia Municipal Court
166 East High Avenue
New Philadelphia, OH 44663
What types of payment does the court accept?
The court accepts payment by cash, check (personal, cashier, or company), money order, or credit card (accepted in clerk's office/online)*. If you are sending a company check, please attach a copy of the citation.
* The Court accepts Visa, MasterCard, and Discover
Q. Whom do I make the check, money order, or cashier check out to?
A. New Philadelphia Municipal Court
Q. What are the Court Hours?
A. Monday – Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Payments are only accepted until 4:00 p.m.
Q. I just got a bondable citation and I cannot pay the fine by the date to appear in court. Can I set up a payment plan?
A. No, if you wish to set up a payment plan, you must appear in court on the date stated at the bottom of the citation.
Q. Who do I send my probation fee to?
A. Send probation fees to the New Philadelphia Municipal Court. Please Include the case number and note that the check is for a probation fee. Checks and money orders can be made payable to New Philadelphia Municipal Court.

Can / Cannot

The Clerk's Office Can:

  1. Help you understand how the court works;
  2. Answer questions concerning court procedures;
  3. Help you find information regarding your case;
  4. Answer questions about money owed to the Court;
  5. Direct you to other agencies who can provide service;
  6. Direct you to where you need to appear in Court.

The Clerk's Office Cannot:

  1. Give you legal advice;
  2. Fill out forms for you;
  3. Tell you what to say or write;
  4. Recommend lawyers;
  5. Reschedule for the Judge's offices.

Schedule of Costs

Civil

Complaint (Includes One Certified Mail Service $106.00
Non Resident Party $106.00
Each Additional Defendant $15.00
Additional Service Per Defendant
Certified Mail $12.00
Personal Service - Bailiff $20.00
Regular Mail / Certificate of Mail $4.00
Restricted Delivery with Certified Mail $15.00
Registered Mail $15.00
Judgment by Confession - Cognovit $106.00
Counterclaim / Crossclaim $50.00
Third Party Complaint $50.00
Amended Complaint $20.00
Jury Demand (Payable 10 Days Prior to Jury Trial $350.00
Garnishments - Bank Attachments / Wage Attachments $65.00
Bank Attachments (Bank Handling Fee) $1.00
Debtor's Examination
With Praecipe for Certified Mail $30.00
With Praecipe for Personal Service (Bailiff) $50.00
Motion to Vacate, Revivor, Modify Judgment $65.00
Executions (if Pre-Judgment, $96.00 Filing Fee Applies
Household Goods $200.00
Vehicles $200.00
Bailiff Fee for Executions (R.C. § 311.17(A)(1)(c)) $50.00
Publication Fees $400.00
Writ of Restitution Bailiff Fee—Includes Writ of Restitution for Residential Premises, Mobile Homes (R.C. § 311.17(A)(7)) (Applies if Bailiff Must Execute Writ—Payable in Advance of Execution of Writ) $60.00
Making Certificate if Judgment $15.00
Certificate of Judgment Transfer Out of Our Court $15.00
Certificate of Judgment Transfer Into Our Court $15.00
Release of Lien $15.00
Trusteeship $61.00
Replevin $200.00
Bailiff Fee for Writ of Replevin (If Bailiff Goes Out) $40.00
Driving—Suspensions
Appeal of ALS $106.00
Privileges Only—ALS $40.00
12 Point Appeal $106.00
Non Compliance $40.00
Amended Driving Privileges $25.00

Small Claims

Small Claims (Includes One Certified Mail Services)
Complaint $50.00
Each Additional Defendant $10.00
Counterclaim / Crossclaim $25.00
Additional Service per Defendant
Certified Mail $12.00
Personal Service $20.00
Regular Mail / Certificate of Mail $4.00
Restricted Delivery with Certified Mail $15.00
Transfer From Small Claims to Regular Docket $50.00
Amended Complaint $20.00
Third Party Complaint $25.00
Garnishments — Bank Attachments $65.00
Bank Attachments (Bank Handling Fee) $1.00
Debtor's Examination
With Praecipe for Certified Mail $50.00
With Praecipe for Personal Service (Bailiff) $70.00
Motion to Show Cause
With Praecipe for Certified Mail $30.00
With Praecipe for Personal Service (Bailiff) $50.00
Motion to Vacate, Revivor, Modify Judgment) $65.00
Asset and Liability Form $15.00
Asset and Liability Form with Personal Service $35.00
Making Certificate of Judgment $15.00
Certificate of Judgment Transfer Out of Our Court $15.00
Certificate of Judgment Transfer Into Our Court $40.00
Release of Lien $15.00

Traffic and Criminal

Expungement of Conviction $50.00
Expungement of Dismissal / Bind Over / Not Guilty $0.00
Driving Privileges
Post Conviction Driving Privileges $25.00
Amendment of Driving Privileges $25.00
Additional Service
Certified Mail $12.00
Personal Service—Bailiff $20.00
Regular Mail / Certificate of Mail $4.00
Restricted Delivery with Certified Mail $15.00
Registered Mail $15.00
Post Conviction Motion to Modify Sentence $25.00
(Conviction Date on or After May 1, 2013)
Pre-Sentence Investigation $100.00
Domestic Violence Fee $50.00
Criminal Diversion Program $200.00
Public Defender Fee $25.00
Payment Plan Fee $25.00

Miscellaneous All Divisions

Subpoenas - Filing Fee $10.00
Subpoenas - Service and Return $10.00
Issuance of Bench Warrant $50.00
Issuance of Failure to Pay or Appear Letter $10.00
Issuance of License Forfeiture $20.00
Issuance of Warrant Block $20.00
Issuance of Registration Block $20.00
Photocopies $0.25
Certified Copies $3.00
Exemplified Copies $5.00
Appeal to Fifth District Court of Appeals $120.00
Return Check Fee $30.00
Credit Card Convenience Fee $3.00
Fraudulent Credit Card payment online $50.00

Community Control Sanctions Related

Basic Supervision $30/month
Standard Supervision $30/month
Intensive Supervision $30/month
Pretrial Supervision Fee (Assessed if Convicted) $100.00
Interlock Monitoring $50.00
Inmate Work Program Monitoring $50.00
GPS/SCRAM/TAD/INTERLOCK Set Up Fee $25.00