Darrell Davis
Darrell Davis
Circuit Court Clerk

Clerk’s Statement:
It is an honor to have been chosen by the citizens of Meigs County to serve as their Circuit Court Clerk.  I am committed to ensuring every person that is served through our courts is served with respect and without prejudice or bias.  It is the mission of my office to ensure all filings are prepared accurately, timely and efficiently.  I am morally committed to making this office fiscally responsible to the Citizens of Meigs County. 

Office Hours:
Mon Tues Thurs Fri  
8:00 am – 4:30 pm
Wednesday 
8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Additional Info

Elected Officials



CIRCUIT COURT
CIVIL


Circuit Civil Filing Fees

Category One Cases:
328.50
Contracts, torts, personal injury, property damage, malpractice, wrongful death, employment discrimination, civil rights suits, tax disputes, special remedies and cases not otherwise specified.
Category Two Cases
253.50
Worker’s comp cases (bond may be used): appeals to circuit from general sessions, city courts and other courts or hearings: transfers from foreign counties; writs of mandamus; condemnation/inverse condemnation; & quo warranto actions 
Category Three Cases:
203.50
Adoptions, legitimations, paternity cases, termination of parental rights, & other domestic relations matters not otherwise designated, restoration of citizenship, name changes, minor settlements, enforcement of foreign judgments and orders of protection, cross-filings and counter complaints.
Category Four Cases:
178.50
Child Support enforcement and modification, interstate support cases, modification of parenting plan, civil contempt.
Divore No Children
$228.50
Divore with Children
$303.50
   
State Litigation Tax
23.75
Local Litigation Tax
35.75
Service Fees per document  (subpoena’s):
48.00
Issuance Fee:
6.00
   
   

Miscellaneous other Filings and Fees

Post Judgment requests:
25.00
Continuance
7.00
Copies(per page)
.50
Mailing (certified or registered)
Actual Cost
Certification and seal
5.00
Preparing a Record on appeal from Circuit to an Appellate Court
300.00
Third Party complaints (Same as Original complaint)
Appeal from Lower Court
253.50
Subpoena
48.00
Civil Contempt
119.00
Counter Complaint/Cross Filings
144.00
Petition for Modifications
77.00
Cost Bonds
By moving to payment of fees in advance, the legislation eliminates the need for cost bonds in many civil cases.  When a cost bond is posted it only postpones fee collections.
 
Contact List  
Deborah Kile - Deputy Clerk
(423) 334-5821
 
 
   
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