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Mobile County Clerk’s Office - Domestic Relations Division

Tachonda Smith - Deputy Clerk, Domestic Relations Division
Phone: (251) 574-8441 • tachonda.smith@alacourt.gov
Room C 909 • 205 Government Street • Mobile, Alabama 36644-2909

Pro se Alafile registration is available at https://alafile.alacourt.gov

Filing Fees

  • New Divorce: $208.00
  • Post Motion: $311.00
  • Post Motions (Cross Claim): $311.00
  • Default Judgments: $50.00
  • Subpoenas: $12.00 each
  • Sub. Wage: $10.00 (any physical address in Alabama, P.O. Box or out of State; additional fee, see certified mail chart)
  • New Wage: $28.00
  • Term. Wage: $28.00
  • Garnishments: $30.00
  • Executions: $30.00
  • Appeals: $200.00 (Pay to Court of Civil Appeals)

General Domestic Relations Information

Procedure for Terminating Income Withholding Orders

Procedure for filing Request for Subsequent Wage Orders

Procedure for Requesting an Income Withholding Order

Checklist for Uncontested Divorce

Updated IWO Instructions

Updated IWO Form

FCCPA Guidelines

Income Withholding for Support numbered form

Certified Mail Price Chart
1st Class Certified Mail1st Class Certified Mail Restricted Delivery
1 oz. letter: $6.48$11.53
2 oz. letter: $6.69$11.74
3 oz. letter: $7.38$12.43
4 oz. flat: $7.59$12.64
5 oz. flat: $7.80$12.85
6 oz. flat: $8.01$13.06
7 oz. flat: $8.22$13.27
8 oz. flat: $8.43$13.48
9 oz. flat: $8.64$13.69
10 oz. flat: $8.85$13.90
11 oz. flat: $9.06$14.11
12 oz. flat: $9.27$14.32
13 oz. flat: $9.48$14.53