(a) For filing and trying any civil action and for all services connected therewith, but excluding services regarding enforcement of judgment, the following amounts dependent upon the amount of damages sought in the complaint:
Where the action is for five hundred dollars
Where the action is for more than five hundred
dollars but not more than one thousand dollars $35.00
Where the action is for more than one thousand
dollars but not more than two thousand dollars$40.00
Where the action is for more than two thousand
Where the action seeks relief other than money
Five dollars from each of the filing fees listed above shall be deposited in the Court Security Fund created by the provisions of section fourteen, article three, chapter fifty-one of this code.
Five dollars from each of the filing fees listed above shall be deposited in the Courthouse Facilities Improvement Fund created by section six, article twenty-six, chapter twenty-nine of this code.
(b) For each service regarding enforcement of
a judgment including execution, suggestion,
garnishment and suggestee execution$5.00
(c) For each bond filed in a case$1.00
(d) For taking deposition of witness
for each hour or portion thereof$1.00
(e) For taking and certifying acknowledgment
of a deed or other writing or taking oath
upon an affidavit$ .50
(f) For mailing any matter required or
provided by law to be mailed by certified or
registered mail with return receipt$1.00
(g) For filing and trying any civil action$20.00
Costs incurred in a civil action shall be reflected in any judgment rendered thereon. The provisions of section one, article two, chapter fifty-nine of this code, relating to the payment of costs by poor persons, shall be applicable to all costs in civil actions.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2014 1st Special Session
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