Court Costs

Court Costs per § 13:2590 and § 13:2590.1
Effective August 1, 2013 per Act 149, 2013 Legislative Session

  • (1) New suit: $120, and $25 per additional defendant.
  • (2) Eviction proceeding: $120, and $25 per additional defendant.
  • (3) Writ of execution: $30, and $20 per additional defendant.
  • (4) Appointment of keeper/curator: $60, plus storage cost if necessary.
  • (5) Writ of sequestration: $30, and $20 per additional defendant.
  • (6) Motion and order to show cause (leased movables): $60, and $20 per additional defendant.
  • (7) Petition to make judgment executory (except garnishment): $60, and $20 per additional defendant.
  • (8) Reconventional or third-party demand; cross-claim; intervention: $30, and $20 per additional party.
  • (9) Writ of fieri facias and execution: $60, and $20 per additional defendant.
  • (10) Garnishment, writ of attachment through garnishment: $80, and $25 per additional defendant, plus $25 for attorney answering any interrogatories.
  • (11) Service of garnishment pleadings and order on defendant when garnishee is a financial institution: $60, and $25 per additional defendant.
  • (12) Interrogatories to be served: $40, and $20 per additional party.
  • (13) Motion for new trial: $40, and $20 per additional party.
  • (14) Petition for deficiency judgment (executory process): $51.50 and $20 per additional defendant.
  • (15) Reissuance of citation and petition: $40, and $20 per additional defendant.
  • (16) Request for admissions to be served: $40, and $20 per additional party.
  • (17) Rule to show cause: $40, and $20 per additional party.
  • (18) Supplemental or amended pleading: $30, and $20 per additional party.
  • (19) Motion to amend judgment: $30, and $20 per additional party.
  • (20) Judgment debtor rule: $100, and $25 per additional defendant.
  • (21) Motion for summary judgment: $40, and $20 per additional party.
  • (22) Subpoena or subpoena duces tecum: $40.
  • (23) Service of judgment: $20 per party.
  • (24) Service of private process server: $20 per party served.
  • (25) Act of congress: $11, and $10 per additional party.
  • (26) Certified copies: $1 per page.
  • (27) Copy of prepared transcript: $0.50 per page.
  • (28) Preparation of transcript: $1.00 per page.
  • (29) Motion or petition for appeal: $20.
  • (30) Additional service of process: $20 per service.
  • (31) Notice of seizure in garnishment: $20.
  • (32) Any other pleading or motion not listed, $30.