The Monroe City Court has limited civil jurisdiction throughout Monroe and Wards 3 & 10 that includes cases where the amount in dispute is $25,000 or less. Initial filing fees are charged to file civil suits, evictions and other pleadings. Civil suits may be filed with the assistance of a retained attorney or in proper person using generic forms provided by the Clerk’s office. Detailed information concerning costs may be obtained by contacting the Civil Division at (318) 329-2580.

Effective January 1, 2012:

By order of the Monroe City Court the initial Civil deposit for all new suits filed with the court will increase from $85 to $120

**Although this office has attempted to preserve the accuracy in this online version, all fees described within the Monroe City Court website are not official and the Monroe City Court or any of its employees will not be held responsible for any inaccuracies that may be encountered.