Section 12-19-75

Circuit and district court attachment, garnishment, and execution fees.

(a) In civil cases in circuit court and district court there shall be collected a fee for the initiation of each of the following postjudgment proceedings: Attachment, garnishment, and execution. The fee for such proceeding shall be paid at the time the proceeding is initiated.

(b) The amounts of the postjudgment fees shall be as follows:

(1) Twenty-eight dollars ($28) for attachment;

(2) Twenty-eight dollars ($28) for garnishment; and

(3) Twenty-eight dollars ($28) for execution.

(c) The postjudgment fees collected in civil cases shall be distributed as follows:

(1) Twenty-two dollars seventy-five cents ($22.75) of the attachment fee to the State General Fund, ten dollars seventy-five cents ($10.75) of which shall be for judicial and public safety functions; five dollars twenty-five cents ($5.25) of the attachment fee to the county general fund.

(2) Twenty-two dollars seventy-five cents ($22.75) of the garnishment fee to the State General Fund, ten dollars seventy-five cents ($10.75) of which shall be for judicial and public safety functions; five dollars twenty-five cents ($5.25) of the garnishment fee to the county general fund.

(3) Twenty-one dollars forty cents ($21.40) of the execution fee to the State General Fund, sixteen dollars forty cents ($16.40) of which shall be for judicial and public safety functions; six dollars sixty cents ($6.60) of the execution fee to the county general fund.

(Acts 1975, No. 1205, p. 2384, §§16-113, 16-114; Acts 1976, No. 564, p. 763; Acts 1983, No. 83-744, p. 1225, §5; Acts 1987, No. 87-405, p. 575, §5; Act 2004-636, p. 1452, §1.)