Information:

Filing Complaint - One (1) Defendant via Certified Mail Service - $ 128.00

Each Additional Defendant via Certified Mail - $10 00

Personal Service Fee by Bailiff, each Defendant - $10.00

Residential Service Fee by Bailiff, each Defendant - $ 6.00

Service through Sheriff - $30.00

Service through Secretary of State - $20.00

Ordinary Mail Service, each Defendant - $5.00

Answer and Cross-Complaint with Certified Mail Service - $15.00

Amended Complaint with Summons (Service Fee additional) - $5.00

Third Party Complaint with Summons (Service Fee additional) - $5.00

Counterclaim with Summons (Service Fee additional) - $5.00

Alias Summons (Service Fee additional) - $5.00

Disbursement Fee (Garnishments, Bank Attachments, Trusteeships)
2% On First $10,000
1% On Amounts Exceeding $$10,000

Motion to Confirm Assignment (Motion to Amend the Name of Plaintiff) in a Civil Action - $20.00

Via Certified Mail - $100.00

Through Auditor of State - $100.00

Through Sheriff (Out of Montgomery County) - $130.00

Through Process Server - $100.00

Through Bailiff (within Montgomery County) - $110.00

Via Certified Mail - $40.00

Through Sheriff (Out of Montgomery County) - $70.00

Through Process Server - $40.00

Through Bailiff (Within Montgomery County) - $50.00

Each Vehicle or Property - ($50 Levy and $600 Deposit) - $650.00

Levy on Foreign Certificate of Judgment - ($75 Levy & $600 Deposit) - $675.00

Levy served through Sheriff, additional cost - $20.00

Writ of Restitution - $60.00

Conditional Order of Revivor (Service Fee additional) - $5.00

Issuing paper for each Witness - $2.00

Service by Bailiff - $5.00

All day, each person - $12.00

One-half day, each person - $6.00

Per day, if Juror serves - $15.00

Per day, if Juror excused - $10.00

Jury Venire - $15.00

Jury Demand Deposit - $800.00

Appeals - $150.00

Appointment of Trustee - $118.00

Sale, Public or Private, including Bill of Sale - $2.00

Vehicle - $50.00

Personal Property - $100.00

Exemplified Copy of Judgment - $2.00

Certified Copy of Judgment - $2.00

Issuing Certificate of Judgment - $5.00

Filing Foreign Certificate of Judgment - $10.00

Releasing Certificate of Judgment - $1.00

Returned Check Fee - $35.00

Stop Payment on Check - $35.00

Filing Complaint

One Defendant via Certified Mail - $63.00

Each Additional Defendant, via Certified Mail - $10.00

Ordinary Mail Service, each Defendant - $5.00

Alias Summons (Service Fee additional) - $2.00

Filing Amended Complaint with Summons (Service Fee additional) - $3.00

Filing Counterclaim with Summons (Service Fee additional) - $3.00

Request for Questionnaire - $5.00

Subpoena for Witness, each person - ($6 witness fee and $1 issuance fee) - $7.00

Bureau of Motor Vehicles - $5.00

Transfer to Civil Division - $93.00

All other Fees same as Civil Division

One (1) Defendant (Ordinary Mail and Process Sever) - $138.00

One (1) Defendant (Ordinary Mail and Bailiff) - $144.00

Two (2) Defendants (Ordinary Mail and Process Server) - $143.00

Two (2) Defendants (Ordinary Mail and Bailiff) - $155.00

Certified Mail (For each Defendant) - $10.00

(Ordinary Mail on first defendant at no charge)

Court Information

Dayton Municipal Court

P.O. Box 10700
301 West Third Street
Dayton, OH 45402

Office hours for the Clerk of Court are 8:00am to 4:30pm, Monday through Friday, excluding holidays, for the acceptance of case filings and payments. Traffic and Criminal payments can also be paid online at www.paymyfine.org.


Clerk of Court:
937-333-4300

Court Administration:
937-333-4338
FAX: 937-333-4494

Central Payments:
937-333-4302
FAX: 937-333-4468

Civil Division:
937-333-4471
FAX: 937-333-4468

Criminal Division:
937-333-4315
FAX: 937-333-4490

Traffic Division:
937-333-4310
FAX: 937-333-7558

Jury Information:
937-333-5101
FAX: 937-333-4468

Probation Services:
937-333-4375

Warrant Enforcement:
937-333-4339