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Fee Schedule

Fees Of the U.S. District Court
28 U.S.C. § 1914

Local Rule 5.2 states, "The clerk shall not be required to file any paper or to render any service for which a fee is legally collectible unless the fee for the particular service is paid in advance."

Bond for seizure of a vessel (per vessel) LR 65.1.1
 
250.00
Bench Bar Fee ($15.00 per year, paid triennially)
 
45.00
Attorney Admission
 
181.00
Pro Hac Vice motion (per attorney, per case)
 

100.00

Certificate of Good Standing
 
19.00
Duplicate certificate of admission
 
19.00
Civil Filing Fee
 
 
400.00
Application for Writ of Habeas Corpus
 
5.00
Filing of Appeal
 
505.00

Note: A separate fee shall be paid by each party filing a notice of appeal in the district court, but parties filing a joint notice of appeal in the district court are required to pay only one fee.

 
 
Appeal to a district judge from a judgment of conviction by a magistrate judge in a misdemeanor case
 
38.00
Power of Attorney
 
47.00
Petition to Perpetuate Testimony (FRCP 27(a)(1))
 
47.00
Filing papers by receivers (28 USC § 754)
 
47.00
Filing of letter rogatory or request (28 USC § 1781 et seq)
 
47.00
Registration of Judgment from another district (28 USC § 1963)
 
47.00
Filing of any paper work not in a suit
 
47.00
Copy work (per page)
 
50 cents
Audio recordings
 
31.00
Certification (per document)
 
11.00
Certificate of search
 
31.00
For any payment returned or denied for insufficient funds (Check or ACH)
 
53.00
Retrieval of record from FRC, National Archives or other storage location
 
 
64.00 1st box 39.00 ea addl bx   
  
 Exemplification certificate
 
22.00
Witness and juror mileage/mile
- cars  
$0.535

 

- motorcyles  
$0.505
Witness Fee     40.00

 

Acceptable forms of payment are cashier's check, law firm check, money order, VISA, MasterCard, American Express, Discover, and Diner's Club. No personal checks or cash are accepted. All checks are to be payable to "U.S. Courts." Rejected ACH transactions are subject to returned check fees. If you choose to use ACH for payments, please verify your account has sufficient funds and is set up to allow ACH debits. When a credit card is used, the person using card must be cardholder and present a picture ID. Card must be presented. The court cannot accept card numbers over the telephone, by fax, or written on paper.

An order from the court is necessary to withdraw any monies that have been deposited with the court.