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The costs of legal proceedings in Belgium

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The costs of legal proceedings before Belgian civil courts can be high. In our fact sheet you can find an overview of these costs as well as the party that has to bear them. The following costs are discussed:

  • The cost of a writ of summons;
  • Register fees;
  • Procedural indemnity – Lawyer’s fees;
  • Registration fees;
  • The service by bailiff of a judgment; and
  • Procedural costs at the Supreme Court (Court of Cassation)

This fact sheet is available in English, French and Dutch.

The costs of legal proceedings

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