• These cases relate to disputes involving money or property valued at $5,000.01 or more.
  • 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.
  • These cases may be filed on the 3rd floor in the Circuit Civil 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):

$198.00 + service fee(s).  For a full list of fees click here.

All cases require a Civil Case Cover Sheet that can be found here.

*Please call Kenton Circuit Clerk Office @ 859-292-6521 or refer to our Service of Process fee schedule here, to ensure accuracy

These cases do not require a court date; however, you may refer to the Kentucky Court of Justice Scheduled Events page to review the Circuit Court Motion Hour Schedule. To view the Ky Court of Justice Circuit Clerk Docket click here.

***Reminder – Our office is prohibited from providing legal advice. You may contact the Northern Kentucky Bar Association (Lawyer Referral Service) @ (859781-1525 or for Civil Cases Legal Aid of the Bluegrass (Civil Legal Assistance) @ (859) 431-8200, or for Criminal Cases the Public Defender’s Office 1-833-385-6054 or contact a private attorney.  There is also a FREE Legal Help Center on the 2nd floor of the Justice Center on Wednesdays from 11 am until 2 pm.