NOTE: The fee schedule provided on the following pages is based on those allowed by law at the time of publication; it is current through the 2017 Regular Legislative Session.


Pursuant to La. R.S. 13:2590, a justice of the peace may demand and receive up to the following amounts and no others for filings and services in civil matters:


1. New Suit: $100.00 ($20.00 per additional defendant)
2. Eviction Proceeding: $100.00 ($20.00 per additional defendant)
3. Writ of Execution: $40.00 ($20.00 per additional defendant)
4. Appointment of Keeper: $60.00, plus storage cost if necessary
5. Writ of Sequestration: $30.00 ($20.00 per additional defendant)
6. Motion & Order to Show Cause (leased movables): $60.00 ($20.00 per additional defendant)
7. Petition to make Judgment Executory (except garnishment): $60.00 ($20.00 per additional defendant)
8. Reconventional or Third-Party Demand; Cross-Claim; Intervention: $30.00 ($20.00 per additional party)
9. Writ of Fieri Facias and Execution: $60.00 ($20.00 per additional defendant)
10. Garnishment, Writ of Attachment through Garnishment: $60.00 ($20.00 per additional defendant), plus $15.00 for attorney answering any interrogatories.
11. Service of garnishment pleadings and order on the defendant when garnishee is a financial institution: $40.00 ($20.00 per additional defendant)
12. Interrogatories to be served: $40.00 ($20.00 per additional defendant)
13. Motion for New Trial: $40.00 ($20.00 per additional party)
14. Petition for Deficiency Judgment (Executory Process): $11.50, and $40.00 for one defendant, and $20.00 per additional defendant.
15. Reissuance of Citation and Petition: $40.00 ($20.00 per additional party)
16. Request for Admissions to be served: $40.00 ($20.00 per additional party)

17. Rule to Show Cause: $40.00 ($20.00 per additional party)
18. Supplemental or Amended Pleading: $30.00 ($20.00 per additional party)
19. Motion to Amend Judgment: $30.00 ($20.00 per additional defendant)
20. Judgment Debtor Rule: $80.00 ($20.00 per additional defendant)
21. Motion for Summary Judgment: $40.00 ($20.00 per additional party)
22. Subpoena or Subpoena Duces Tecum: $40.00
23. Service of Judgment: $20.00 per party served
24. Service of Private Process Server: $20.00 per party served
25. Act of Congress: $11.00 ($20.00 per additional party)
26. Certified copies: $1.00 per page
27. Copy of prepared transcript: $00.50 per page
28. Preparation of transcript: $1.00 per page
29. Motion or Petition for Appeal: $20.00
30. Additional service of process: $20.00 per service
31. Notice of Seizure in Garnishment: $20.00
32. Any other pleading or motion not listed, $30.00