My court case has been dismissed, can it be reopened?

What type of case are you referring to?

Civil cases to include: Family, Circuit (including foreclosures), Small Claims, County Court, Probate & Guardianship. 

If the case has been dismissed for more than 90 days, you may pay $50 reopen and motion the court to set aside the dismissal. The case is not reopen as active until a court order is entered granting the motion.

if the case has been dismissed less than 90 days, you may file the motion to set aside the dismissal without the $50 reopen fee.  The case is not reopen as active until a court order is entered granting the motion.

Dependency cases: A new petition will need to be filed and the prior case cannot be reopened.

  


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