• CIVIL CASES

  • These cases relate to disputes involving money or property valued at $5,000.00 or less.
  • The Plaintiff is required to produce initial Complaint and Summons and all additional filings for the case.  Our office does not provide forms for the initial filing.
  • This case may be filed on the 3rd floor in the District Civil/Probate Division, or we will accept your filing via mail or overnight delivery service.
  • If mailing/overnighting, please be sure to include all fees, documentation, and notarized paperwork where applicable.  Please note that if you fail to do so your case will not be filed and will be returned to you.

Filing Fees (unless accompanied by a Motion for Leave to Proceed In Forma Pauperis):

          Civil Cases up to $500 – $45.50 + service fee(s).

          Civil Cases $500.01- $5,000 – $75.50 + service fee(s).  

For a full fee schedule click here.

Refer to our District Court Schedule tab to review the District Court Motion Hour Schedule.

*Please call Kenton Circuit Clerk Office @ 859-292-6521 ext 502 to ensure accuracy of filings.

***Reminder – Our office is prohibited from providing legal advice. You may contact the Northern Kentucky Bar Association (Lawyer Referral Service) @ (859781-1525 or Legal Aid of the Bluegrass (Civil Legal Assistance) @ (859) 431-8200, or contact a private attorney for further information.