Filing Fees

Type of Fee
Fee Additional Information
Filing Fee
Alternative Dispute Resolution Program
$5 This is a mandated fee on all civil cases.
Library Law Fee
Indigent Defense Fund Fee
Recording Fee
$2 per page

Sheriff Service Fee
$25 This fee may be higher if a process server is required, especially if the proposed ward is currently located outside of Carroll County.
Statutory Fee for Court-Appointed Medical Professional
Statutory Fee for Court-Appointed Attorney for the Proposed Ward
$75 The attorney may be awarded additional fees if extra work is required.
Guardian Ad Litem (If Needed)
Recording in Superior Court (If Needed)
Additional Recording in Superior Court (If Needed)
$2 per page
Service of Final Order on Ward