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Local Fees

Local Fees

District Court Filing and Miscellaneous Fee Schedule (28 U.S.C. §1914)
December 1, 2023

A. $350.00 New Case Filing Fee

B. $55 Administrative Filing Fee for civil actions, suits or proceedings in the district court (does not apply to writ of habeas corpus or to persons granted in forma pauperis status under 28 U.S.C. § 1915)

C. $605.00 Notice of Appeal Filing Fee

D. No fees for cross, counter, or third-party complaints.

E. Other fees:

(1) $.50 per page for Copies from Case Files; $33.00 for providing an electronic copy of a record that is stored outside the court’s CM/ECF system and is therefore not available through the judiciary’s PACER system.

(2) $.10 per page for Documents Printed from Public Terminals

(3) $12.00 for Certified Copy (plus requisite copy fee)

(4) $24.00 for Exemplification of any document (plus requisite copy fee)

(5) $50.00 For issuance of an Apostille

(6) $46.00 for Document Filing/Indexing

(7) $52.00 for Filing any document not related to a pending case or proceeding (including registering an Out-of-District Judgment)

(8) $249.00 for Attorney Admission Fee

(9) $21.00 for Certificate of Good Standing

(10) $150.00 Pro Hac Vice Admission (per attorney per case)

(11) $34.00 for Records Search

(12) $70.00 for File Retrieval from Federal Records Center; Retrievals involving multiple boxes, $43.00 for each additional box. For electronic retrievals, $11 plus any charges assessed by the Federal Records Center, National Archives or other storage location removed from the place of business of the courts.

(13) $53.00 for any payment returned or denied for insufficient funds, or reversed due to a chargeback

(14) $5.00 Habeas Corpus Filing Fee

(15) $34.00 Audio Recording

(16) $39.00 Misdemeanor Appeal Fee

(17) $6,800.00 Cuban Liberation Civil Filing Fee (this is in addition to the new civil case filing fee for instituting any civil action other than a writ of habeas corpus)

(18) $30 Processing Fee for a Petty Offense on a Federal Violation Notice

Check Acceptance Policy:

Checks are only accepted from attorneys, law firms, and the press. (All checks & money orders should be made payable to the Clerk, U.S. District Court). Personal checks are NOT accepted for criminal bonds, fines, restitution or special assessment payments. These types of payments must be tendered with cash, money order or cashier’s check.

1. Fee Schedule updated pursuant to the Judicial Conferences March 2021 decision to include the language or reversed due to a chargeback to clarify when courts may charge a fee for insufficient funds (See Item No. (13))