1. The clerk of the district court shall collect the following fees:
a. For filing and docketing a petition, other than a modification of a dissolution decree to which a written stipulation is attached at the time of filing containing the agreement of the parties to the terms of modification, eighty dollars. In counties having a population of ninety-eight thousand or over, an additional five dollars shall be charged and collected to be known as the journal publication fee and used for the purposes provided for in section 618.13.
b. For filing and docketing an application for modification of a dissolution decree to which a written stipulation is attached at the time of filing containing the agreement of the parties to the terms of modification, twenty- five dollars.
c. For entering a final decree of dissolution of marriage, thirty dollars. It is the intent of the general assembly that the funds generated from the dissolution fees be appropriated and used for sexual assault and domestic violence centers.
d. For filing and docketing a small claims action, the amounts specified in section 631.6.
e. For an appeal from a judgment in small claims or for a writ of error, fifty dollars.
f. For a motion to show cause in a civil case, twenty-five dollars.
2. The clerk of the district court shall collect the following fees for miscellaneous services:
a. For filing, entering, and endorsing a mechanic's lien, ten dollars, and if a suit is brought, the fee is taxable as other costs in the action.
b. For filing and entering an agricultural supply dealer's lien and any other statutory lien, ten dollars.
c. For a certificate and seal, ten dollars. However, there shall be no charge for a certificate and seal to an application to procure a pension, bounty, or back pay for a member of the armed services or other person.
d. For certifying a change in title of real estate, ten dollars.
e. Other fees provided by law.
3. The clerk of the district court shall pay to the treasurer of state all fees which have come into the clerk's possession and which are unclaimed pursuant to section 556.8 accompanied by a form prescribed by the treasurer. Claims for payment of the moneys must be filed pursuant to chapter 556.
83 Acts, ch 186, § 9105, 10201; 83 Acts, ch 204, § 14; 85 Acts, ch 175, §11; 85 Acts, ch 195, §54; 85 Acts, ch 197, §20-23; 86 Acts, ch 1011, § 1; 86 Acts, ch 1238, § 24; 87 Acts, ch 98, §5; 87 Acts, ch 234, §312; 88 Acts, ch 1258, §1; 89 Acts, ch 83, §81; 89 Acts, ch 207, §1; 89 Acts, ch 287, §7; 91 Acts, ch 48, § 1; 91 Acts, ch 116, § 11-13; 91 Acts, ch 218, § 21-24; 91 Acts, ch 219, § 15, 16; 92 Acts, ch 1240, §20; 94 Acts, ch 1074, §5; 95 Acts, ch 91, § 4; 95 Acts, ch 124, § 23, 26; 2000 Acts, ch 1188, §3
Referred to in § 602.9104A, 626A.5, 626C.6, 674.10
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