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The County of DuPage
Wheaton, Illinois
 

Civil Department - Law Division Filing Fees

Last Update - January 2008 

Arbitration 

Case Type$10,00 to $15,000$15,000.01 to $30,000$30,000.01 to $50,000
Alienation of Affection $250.00$290.00$290.00
 Auto Accident    - Property Damage  $250.00$290.00$290.00
 Auto Accident  -  Property Damage & Personal Injury  $250.00$290.00$290.00
 Auto Accident  -  Personal Injury $250.00$290.00$290.00
 Auto Accident  -  Personal Injury & Death$250.00$290.00$290.00
 Auto Accident  -  Death $250.00$290.00$290.00
Contract  $250.00$290.00$290.00
Legal Malpractice  $250.00$290.00$290.00
Medical Malpractice  $250.00$290.00$290.00
Miscellaneous Classification  $250.00$290.00$290.00
Other Malpractice  $250.00$290.00$290.00
Tort  $250.00$290.00$290.00
Statutory Action by State or Political Subdivision to Recover Support or Contributions$250.00$290.00$290.00

Eminent Domain (ED) 

Condemnation byFiling Fee
The County of DuPage$290.00
The DuPage County Forest Preserve$290.00
A Municipality in DuPage County$290.00
A School District$290.00
The State of Illinois$290.00
The Illinois Toll Road Authority$290.00
North South Toll Road$290.00
A Special Unit of Local Government$290.00

Law Division Cases over $50,000.00 in Damages (L)

Case TypeFiling Fee
Action for Discovery$290.00
Alienation of Affection$290.00
Arbitration and Award$290.00
Auto Accident
º   Property Damage$290.00
º   Property Damage and Personal Injury$290.00
º   Personal Injury$290.00
º   Personal Injury & Death$290.00
º   Death$290.00
Class Action Suit $290.00
Confession of Judgment over $50,000$350.00
Contract over $50,000.00$290.00
Detinue$290.00
Distress for Rent over $50,000.00$290.00
Ejectment$290.00
Forcible Entry & Detainer (Possession & Money Judgment over $50,000.00)$325.00
Legal Malpractice$290.00
Medical Malpractice$290.00
Other Malpractice$290.00
Miscellaneous Classification over $50,000.00$290.00
Replevin$290.00
Statutory Action by State or Political Subdivision to Recover Support or Contribution over $50,000.00$290.00
Tort$290.00
Trover$290.00

Law Division Cases under $50,000.00 in Damages (LM)

Case TypeFee$250
or
Less
$250.01
to
$1,000
$1,000.01
to
$2,500
$2,500.01
to
$5,000
$5,000.01
to
$15,000
$15,000.01
and
Over
Arbitration and Award    $250.00  $290.00
Confession of Judgment $1,500 or less $160.00  $175.00$275.00 $275.00$350.00
Detinue    Under $5,000: $200.00 $250.00  $290.00
Distress for Rent $95.00$140.00$150.00 $250.00 $290.00
Ejectment $115.00$140.00$140.00 $250.00 $290.00
Forcible Entry and Detainer (Possession Only)  $175.00      
Forcible Entry and Detainer (Possession & Money Judgment)    $15,000 or less:  $175.00    
Miscellaneous (No Money)  $175.00      
Miscellaneous (Money) $115.00$140.00$150.00 $250.00 $290.00
Replevin $115.00$140.00$150.00 $250.00 $290.00
Trover $115.00$140.00$150.00 $250.00 $290.00

Small Claims (SC) (SR)

Case TypeUnder $250$250.01 to $1,000 $1,000.01 to $2,500$2,500.01 to $5,000 SR $5,000.01 to $10,000
Contract$115.00$140.00$150.00$200.00$250.00
Miscellaneous Classification$115.00$140.00$150.00$200.00$250.00
Tax Collection$115.00$140.00$150.00$200.00$250.00
Tort$115.00$140.00$150.00$200.00$250.00