2010 Georgia Code
TITLE 15 - COURTS
CHAPTER 10 - MAGISTRATE COURTS
ARTICLE 5 - FEES AND COSTS
§ 15-10-80 - Filing fee; service of process costs; writ of fieri facias fee; costs taxed to losing party
. Filing fee; service of process costs; writ of fieri facias fee; costs taxed to losing party
(a) Upon filing any civil action the plaintiff shall pay a filing deposit as established by local court rule not to exceed $22.00 which shall cover all costs of the action except service of process.
(b) Upon filing any civil action the plaintiff shall pay the actual cost of serving each party required to be served but not more than the amount of the fee charged by sheriffs for serving process for each party to be served.
(c) For issuing a writ of fieri facias the fee charged shall be $4.00 which shall be paid by the person requesting the same. Such fee shall be charged and collected contemporaneously with or prior to the issuance of the writ of fieri facias but not before the entry of judgment in the action.
(d) As between the parties, costs shall be taxed against the losing party.
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