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Full Fee Schedules: Effective March 1, 2014

Appeal Related Fees
Civil-Limited and Related Fees (under $25,000)
Civil-Unlimited and Related Fees (over $25,000)
Criminal and Traffic and Related Fees
Family Law and Related Fees
Juvenile and Related Fees
Probate and Related Fees
Small Claims and Related Fees


INITIAL FILING FEES IN CIVIL CASES

Some fees relevant to Unlimited Civil Cases may be found in other sections of the fee list. See the drop-down list for all sections containing relevant fees.
Unlimited Civil Cases Code Section(s) Total Fee Due
1. Complaint or other first paper in unlimited civil case (amount over $25,000), including: GC 70611, 70602.5, 70602.6 $ 435
2.  Complaint or other first paper in unlawful detainer case over $25,000 $ 435
3.  Petition for a writ of review, mandate, or prohibition (other than a writ petition to the appellate division) $ 435
4.  Petition for a decree of change of name or gender $ 435
5.  Answer or other first paper filed by each party other than plaintiff (amount over $25,000) (including unlawful detainer) GC 70612, 70602.5, 70602.6 $ 435
6.  Claim opposing forfeiture of seized property, if value of property is over $5,000.  No fee if value of property is $5,000 or less. H&S 11488.5(a)(3) $ 435
*Note: Some fees relevant to Limited Civil Cases may be found in other sections of the fee list. See the drop-down list for all sections containing relevant fees.
Limited Civil Cases Code Section(s) Total Fee Due
7.  Complaint or other first paper (amount over $10,000 up to $25,000) GC 70613(a), 70602.5 $ 370
8.  Complaint or other first paper in unlawful detainer (amount over $10,000 up to $25,000) GC 70613(a), 70602.5,
CCP 1161.2
$ 385
9.  Answer or other first paper filed by each party other than plaintiff (amount over $10,000 up to $25,000) (including unlawful detainer) GC 70614(a), 70602.5 $ 370
10.  Complaint or other first paper (amount up to $10,000) GC 70613(b), 70602.5 $ 225
11.  Complaint or other first paper in unlawful detainer (amount up to $10,000) GC 70613(b), 70602.5,
CCP 1161.2
$ 240
12.  Answer or other first paper filed by each party other than plaintiff (amounts up to $10,000) (including unlawful detainer) GC 70614(b), 70602.5 $ 225
13.  Amendment of complaint or of other first paper increasing amount at issue from $10,000 or less to more than $10,000 (but not exceeding $25,000) GC 70613.5(a) $ 145
14.  Cross-complaint or amendment of cross-complaint increasing amount at issue from $10,000 or less to more than $10,000 (but not exceeding $25,000) GC 70613.5(b) $ 145
15.  Amended complaint, cross-complaint, or amended cross-complaint that reclassifies case from limited civil to unlimited civil (CCP 403.060) GC 70619 $ 140  
16.  Complaint or other first paper within small claims jurisdictional limit filed by assignee of record (with declaration) B&P 6322.1(c)(1),
GC 70613(b),
CCP 116.420
$ 181
17.  Answer or other first paper filed by each party other than plaintiff (case filed by assignee within small claims jurisdictional limit, with declaration) B&P 6322.1(c)(1),
GC 70614(b),
CCP 116.420
$ 181
18.  Amendment of complaint or of other first paper filed by assignee of record increasing amount at issue from within small claims limit to more than $10,000 (but not exceeding $25,000) GC 70613.5(a) $ 189
19.  Cross-complaint or amendment of cross-complaint in case filed by assignee with declaration, increasing amount at issue from within small claims limit to more than $10,000 (but not exceeding $25,000) GC 70613.5(b) $ 189
Other Initial Filing Fees (both Limited and Unlimited Civil Cases) Code Section(s) Total Fee Due
20.  Additional fee for case designated as complex (one fee for all plaintiffs) GC 70616(a) $ 1000  
21.  Additional fee for case designated as complex (for each defendant, up to $18,000 total for case) GC 70616(b) $ 1000  
22.  Complaint, response, or other first paper filed on behalf of public entity (but fee is recoverable with judgment under GC 6103.5) GC 6103 No fee  
23.  Amended complaint or amended cross-complaint (other than one that changes amount at issue to reclassify case or require fee difference paid in limited civil case under GC 70613.5) CCP 472 No fee  
24.  Action to compel registration of voters Elec. 2142 No fee  
25.  Request for order to require counting of provisional ballots Elec. 14310 No fee  
26.  Petition for forfeiture where claim has been filed with district attorney for impounded vehicle  VC 14607.6(e)(4) $ 100  
27.  Abstract of judgment rendered from another court (unless filed with an application for order of sale of a dwelling under CCP 704.750 or with an application for order of examination under CCP 708.160) GC 70626(b)(2) $ 30  
28.  Issuing commission to take deposition out of state under CCP 2026.010 GC 70626(b)(5) $ 30  
29.  Filing and entering award under Workers’ Compensation Act GC 70626(b)(6) $ 30  
Discovery in Out-of-State Case Code Section(s) Total Fee Due
30.  Application for subpoena for discovery in out-of-state case (CCP 2029.300) GC 70626(b)(5) $ 30  
31.  First petition by party for relief in discovery dispute related to out-of-state case (CCP 2029.610(a), CCP 2029.620(c)(1)) GC 70611, 70602.5, 70602.6 $ 435  
32.  First petition by non-party for relief in discovery dispute related to out-of-state case (CCP 2029.610(a), CCP 2029.620(c)(2)) GC 70626(c) $ 80  
33.  Subsequent petition by party for relief in discovery dispute related to out-of-state case (where first appearance fee was previously paid) (CCP 2029.620(c)(1)) GC 70617(a) $ 60
34.  Subsequent petition by non-party for relief in discovery dispute related to out-of-state case (where fee under GC 70626(c) was previously paid) (CCP 2029.620(c)(2)) GC 70617(a) $ 60  
35.  Response by party to petition for relief in discovery dispute related to out-of-state case (where first appearance fee was not previously paid) (CCP 2029.610(c)) GC 70612, 70602.5, 70602.6 $ 435
36.  Response by party to petition for relief in discovery dispute related to out-of-state case (where first appearance fee was previously paid) CCP 2029.620(d) No fee
37.  Response by non-party to petition for relief in discovery dispute related to out-of-state case CCP 2029.610(c),
CCP 2029.620(d)
No fee
Requests for Protective Orders Code Section(s) Total Fee Due
38.  Petition to prevent domestic violence and response FC 6222,
GC 70617(b)(7)
No fee  
39.  Petition to prevent abuse of an elder or dependent adult and response W&I 15657.03(q),
GC 70617(b)(10)
No fee  
40.  Petition to prevent civil harassment (involving violence, threats of violence, or stalking) and response CCP 527.6(w) - (x) No fee  
41.  Petition to prevent civil harassment (other) and response GC 70611, 70612, 70602.5, 70602.6 $ 435
42.  Petition to prevent workplace violence (involving violence, threats of violence, or stalking) and response CCP 527.8(v) - (w) No fee  
43.  Petition to prevent workplace violence (other) and response GC 70611, 70612, 70602.5, 70602.6 $ 435
Civil Motion and Other Filing Fees Code Section(s) Total Fee Due
44.  Motion or other paper requiring a hearing (unless it is the party's first paper and the first paper filing fee is paid), including the following: GC 70617(a) $ 60  
45.  Motion listed under CCP 1005(a)(1)–(12) GC 70617(a) $ 60  
46.  Motion or application to continue a trial date GC 70617(a) $ 60  
47.  Discovery motion under CCP 2016.010 et seq. GC 70617(a) $ 60  
48.  Motion for new trial GC 70617(a) $ 60  
49.  Ex parte application requiring a party to give notice of the ex parte appearance to other parties GC 70617(a) $ 60  
50.  Motion for summary judgment or for summary adjudication GC 70617(d) $ 500  
51.  Application to appear as counsel pro hac vice GC 70617(e)(1) $ 500
52.  Renewal fee for application to appear as counsel pro hac vice for each year a case continues GC 70617(e)(2) $ 500
53.  Reclassification of limited jurisdiction case to unlimited jurisdiction (CCP 403.060) GC 70619 $ 140  
54.  Processing change of venue2 (payable to superior court from which the transfer was requested) (a separate check with the initial filing fee for the court to which the case will be transferred is also required) GC 70618 $ 50  
55.  Request, application, or motion for, or notice of, continuance of hearing or case management conference GC 70617(c)(1) $ 20  
56.  Stipulation and order (unless it is the party’s first paper and the first paper filing fee is paid) GC 70617(c)(2) $ 20  
57.  Request for order authorizing service of summons by posting (CCP 415.45) or by publication (CCP 415.50) GC 70617(c)(3) $ 20  
58.  Amended notice of motion GC 70617(b)(2) No fee  
59.  Civil case management statement GC 70617(b)(3) No fee  
60.  Request for trial de novo after judicial arbitration GC 70617(b)(4) No fee  
61.  Stipulation that does not require an order GC 70617(b)(5) No fee  
62.  A request for entry of default or default judgment GC 70617(b)(8) No fee  
Civil Jury and Trial Related Fees Code Section(s) Total Fee Due
63.  Advanced jury fee (nonrefundable) CCP 631(b) $ 150  
64.  Daily jury deposits (amount set by court) CCP 631(c) Varies-check with clerk
65.  Court reporting services in civil proceedings lasting one hour or less GC 68086(a)(1)(A) $30
66.  Court reporter per diem fees for civil proceedings lasting more than one hour (amount set by court) GC 68086(a)(1)–(B) $ 250 for each ½ day
67.  Extra court reporter (amount set by court) GC 69953.5 $ 250 for each ½ day  
Judgment Related Fees Code Section(s) Total Fee Due
68. Confession of judgment (CCP 1134) GGC 70626(b)(3) $ 30
69. Renewal of judgment (CCP 683.150) GC 70626(b)(4) $ 30
70. Notice of settlement (CRC 3.1385) GC 70617(b)(8) No fee
71. Certified copy of order to DMV when court orders judgment paid in installments VC 16379 Amount set by Court
Post Judgment Related Fees Code Section(s) Total Fee Due
72. Issuing writ of attachment, writ of mandate, writ of execution, writ of sale, writ of possession, writ of prohibition, writ of restitution, or any other writ for enforcement of an order or judgment GC 70626(a)(1) $ 25
73. Issuing abstract of judgment GC 70626(a)(2) $ 25
74. Issuing an order of sale GC 70626(b)(1) $ 30
75. Application for order of sale of a dwelling (CCP 704.750) GC 70617(a)(7) $ 60
76. Application for examination of third person controlling defendant’s property (CCP 491.110, 491.150) GC 70617(a)(3) $ 60
77. Application for order for judgment debtor examination (CCP 708.110, 708.160). No separate fee is charged for filing the abstract of judgment with the application. GC 70617(a)(6) $ 60
78. Certificate of satisfaction of judgment (CCP 724.100) 70626(a)(3) $ 25
79. Notice to DMV of judgment debtor’s default in making installment payments VC 16381 Amount set by Court
*Note: Some fees relevant to Small Claims Cases may be found in other sections of the fee list. See the drop-down list for all sections containing relevant fees.
Small Claims Fees Code Section(s) Total Fee Due
80. Filing claim for $1,500 or less CCP 116.230(b)(1) $ 30
81. Filing claim for more than $1,500 but less than or equal to $5,000 CCP 116.230(b)(2) $ 50
82. Filing claim for more than $5,000 but less than or equal to $10,000 (claim by natural persons only, with certain exceptions) CCP 116.230(b)(3); 116.221 $ 75
83. Filing claim by person who has filed more than 12 small claims in California within the previous 12 months CCP 116.230(c) $ 100
84. Amendment raising amount of claim from $1,500 or less to more than $1,500 but not exceeding $5,000 CCP 116.230(d)(1) $ 20
85. Amendment raising amount of claim from more than $1,500 but not exceeding $5,000 to more than $5,000 but not exceeding $10,000 (claim by natural persons only, with certain exceptions) CCP 116.230(d)(2); 116.221 $ 25
86. Amendment raising amount of claim from $1,500 or less to more than $5,000 but not exceeding $10,000 (claim by natural persons only, with certain exceptions) CCP 116.230(d)(3) $ 45
87. Service of a copy of a claim under CCP 116.340, for each defendant to whom the clerk mails a copy of the claim CCP 116.232 $ 15
88. Transfer of case out of small claims court (defendant’s claim exceeding jurisdictional limit) (no receiving court filing or transfer fee) CCP 116.390 No fee
89. Request for postponement of hearing, if defendant has been served CCP 116.570 $ 10
90. Notice of appeal of small claims case CCP 116.760 $ 75
91. Motion to vacate judgment CCP 116.745 $ 20
92. Fee for payment of judgment to court CCP 116.860 $ 20
93. Application for order of examination of judgment debtor GC 70617(a)(6), CCP 116.820 $ 60
94. Writ of execution GC 70626(a)(1), CCP 116.820 $ 25
95. Abstract of judgment GC 70626(a)(2), CCP 116.820 $ 25
*Note: Some fees relevant to Family Law Cases may be found in other sections of the fee list. See the drop-down list for all sections containing relevant fees.
Family Law Fees Code Section(s) Total Fee Due
96. Petition or other first paper (including a joint petition) for dissolution of marriage or domestic partnership, legal separation, or nullity GC 70670(b), 70602.5, 70602.6 $ 435
97. Response or other first paper filed in response to petition for dissolution of marriage or domestic partnership, legal separation, or nullity GC 70670(d), 70602.5, 70602.6 $ 435
98. First paper in family law matter other than dissolution of marriage or domestic partnership, legal separation, or nullity GC 70670(a), 70602.5, 70602.6 $ 435
99. First paper filed in response in family law matter other than dissolution of marriage or domestic partnership, legal separation, or nullity GC 70670(c), 70602.5, 70602.6 $ 435
100. A settlement agreement or stipulation for judgment that is signed by a defaulted respondent and included in a judgment of dissolution of marriage or domestic partnership; or a stipulation to modify such an agreement if the stipulation is presented by the petitioner. (Defaulted respondent is not charged a first paper fee under GC 70670. GC 70671(b), (e).) GC 70677(c) No fee
101. Appearance, stipulation, and waiver of rights in dissolution of marriage or domestic partnership, legal separation or nullity or to establish parentage, when respondent is a member of the armed forces GC 70673 No fee
102. Petition for adoption (for each person to be adopted) H&S 103730 $ 20
103. Filings in a proceeding to declare a minor free from parental custody and control FC 7806, 7841 No fee
104. Domestic violence restraining orders, including a request to obtain, modify, or enforce an order to prevent domestic violence or response to that request; and any request that is necessary to obtain or give effect to a restraining order GC 70671(f),GC 70677(b)(5);FC 6222 No fee
105. Motion or order to show cause in family law matter (unless it is the party's first paper and the first paper filing fee is paid) GC 70677(a) $ 60
106. Additional charge on motion or order to show cause to modify or enforce custody or visitation GC 70678 $ 25
107. Stipulation and order not requiring a hearing; request or stipulation for continuance of hearing or case management conference not requiring a hearing GC 70677(c) $ 20
108. Stipulation that does not require an order GC 70677(b)(7) No fee
109. A stipulation regarding the date of termination of marital or domestic partnership status if the court has retained jurisdiction over that date GC 70671(c) No fee
110. First paper or any subsequent paper filed by the Department of Child Support Services to establish parentage or to establish, modify, or collect support GC 6103.9, GC 70672 No fee
111. Response or subsequent paper filed in an action brought by the Department of Child Support Services to establish parentage or to establish, modify, or collect support if support is the only issue. If a custody issue is raised, see charge for first paper filed in response to other family law matters. GC 70672 No fee
112. Filings on issues relating to parentage or support in a pre-existing non-governmental case in which a Title IV-D child support agency has intervened and is providing services under FC 17400 GC 70672 No fee
113. Statement to register a foreign support order or other first paper in a UIFSA case GC 70677,FC 4927 No fee
114. A document relating to a stipulated postjudgment modification of child support GC 70671(d) No fee
115. Costs for stepparent adoption, including investigation (amount set by court, up to $700) (FC 9001, 9002) FC 9002 $700
116. Child custody evaluation (amount set by court) FC 3112 Amount set by court
117. Court-appointed counsel for child (amount set by court) (FC 3150 et seq.) FC 3153 Amount set by court
118. Premarital counseling for minors FC 304 Amount set by court
119. Cost for investigation re: petition to declare child free from parental custody and control FC 7851.5 Amount set by court
*Note: Some fees relevant to Probate Cases may be found in other sections of the fee list. See the drop-down list for all sections containing relevant fees.
Probate Fees Code Section(s) Total Fee Due
120. First-filed petition for letters of administration or letters testamentary, first-filed petition for special letters of administration with powers of general representative under Prob.C 8545 GC 70650(a), 70602.5, 70602.6 $ 435
121. First objection to probate of will or codicil (Prob.C 8250); first petition for revocation of probate of will or codicil (Prob.C 8270) (if filed together with petition for appointment of personal representative under GC 70650(c), only the fee under GC 70650(c) is charged) GC 70650(b), 70602.5, 70602.6 $ 435
122. Later-filed petition for letters of administration, letters testamentary, or special letters of administration with powers of general representative by a person other than the original petitioner GC 70650(c), 70602.5, 70602.6 $ 435
123. First or subsequent petition for special letters of administration without powers of general personal representative GC 70657.5(a)(3) $ 200
124. Opposition to a petition for appointment of a personal representative in a decedent’s estate, other than a competing petition for appointment or a will contest, and objection or other opposition to first account of testamentary trustee subject to court supervision GC 70651, 70602.5, 70602.6 $ 435
125. Petition (or opposition to petition) concerning the internal affairs of a trust under Prob.C 17200 et seq., or first account of trustee of testamentary trust subject to continuing court jurisdiction under Prob.C 17300 et seq. GC 70652, 70602.5, 70602.6 $ 435
126. Petition (or opposition to petition) concerning the internal affairs of a trust created by court order under Prob.C 2580, 3100, or 3600 (trusts not subject to the $435 fee under GC 70652) GC 70657.5(a)(1), 70652(d) $ 435
127. Petition for appointment of conservator, guardian of the estate or guardian of the person and estate or opposition to these petitions other than competing petition for appointment GC 70653(a), (b), 70602.5, 70602.6 $ 435
128. Opposition to petition for appointment of conservator, guardian of the estate or guardian of the person and estate filed by or on behalf of the proposed conservatee or proposed ward or a parent of the proposed ward GC 70653(f) No fee
129. Petition for appointment of guardian of the person only or opposition to petition other than competing petition for appointment GC70654(a),(b), 70602.5 $ 225
130. Opposition to petition by the proposed ward or the parent of the proposed ward GC 70654(e) No fee
131. Petition or opposition filed after issuance of letters of guardianship or temporary guardianship, in guardianship of the person only GC 70657(e) No fee
132. First or subsequent petition for temporary letters of conservatorship or guardianship GC 70657(a)(4) $ 60
133. Petition commencing other proceedings under the Probate Code and objections or other opposition to such petitions, including the following: GC 70655, 70602.5, 70602.6 $ 435
134. Petition to determine the fact of death to determine title to real property and objections or other opposition (Prob.C 200) GC 70655(c)(4), 70602.5, 70602.6 $ 435
135. Petition for an order concerning a particular transaction and objections or other opposition (Prob.C 3100) GC 70655(c)(5), 70602.5, 70602.6 $ 435
136. Petition for an order concerning capacity determination and health care decision authority for adult without conservator and objections or other opposition (Prob.C 3200) GC 70655(c)(6), 70602.5, 70602.6 $ 435
137. Petition for compromise of the claim of a minor or disabled adult, no civil action pending, and objections or other opposition (Prob.C 3600) GC 70655(c)(1), 70602.5, 70602.6 $ 435
138. Petition concerning a power of attorney and objections or other opposition (Prob.C 4541) GC 70655(c)(8), 70602.5, 70602.6 $ 435
139. Petition concerning advance health care directive and objections or other opposition (Prob.C 4766) GC 70655(c)(7), 70602.5, 70602.6 $ 435
140. Petition to determine succession to real property and objections or other opposition (Prob.C 13151) GC 70655(c)(2), 70602.5, 70602.6 $ 435
141. Spousal or domestic partnership property petition and objections or other opposition (Prob.C 13650) GC 70655(c)(3), 70602.5, 70602.6 $ 435
142. Petition for approval, compromise, or settlement of claims against deceased settlor, or for allocation of amounts due between trusts, or objections or other opposition (Prob.C 19020) GC 70655(c)(9), 70602.5, 70602.6 $ 435
143. Any other petition that commences a proceeding under the Probate Code and objections or other opposition GC 70655(c)(10), 70602.5, 70602.6 $ 435
144. Petition for order setting aside estate of small value if no estate is pending for the decedent (Prob.C 6602) GC 70656(a), 70602.5 $ 225
145. Opposition to petition for order setting aside estate of small value (Prob.C 6602) GC 70656(b), 70602.5 $ 225
146.  Petition (or opposition to petition) for an order listed below, filed after issuance of letters testamentary, letters of administration, or letters of special administration to a personal representative of a decedent’s estate; letters of guardianship or temporary guardianship to a guardian of the estate or person and estate; or letters of conservatorship or temporary conservatorship to a conservator GC 70658(a), 70602.5, 70602.6 $ 435   
Petition for order concerning sale, lease, encumbrance, grant of an option, purchase, conveyance, or exchange of property
GC 70658(a)(1), 70602.5, 70602.6 $ 435 
Petition for order settling an account of a fiduciary
GC 70658(a)(2), 70602.5, 70602.6
Petition for order authorizing, instructing, or directing a fiduciary, or approving or confirming acts of a fiduciary
GC 70658(a)(3), 70602.5, 70602.6
Petition for order concerning payment of compensation or expenses of an attorney
GC 70658(a)(4), 70602.5, 70602.6
Petition for order concerning payment of compensation or expenses of a fiduciary
GC 70658(a)(5), 70602.5, 70602.6
Petition for order surcharging or removing a fiduciary
GC 70658(a)(6), 70602.5, 70602.6
Petition for order transferring or authorizing transfer of property of an estate to a fiduciary in another jurisdiction
GC 70658(a)(7), 70602.5, 70602.6
Petition for order allowing a fiduciary’s request to resign
GC 70658(a)(8), 70602.5, 70602.6
Petition for order adjudicating a claim to property under Prob.C 850 et seq.
GC 70658(a)(9), 70602.5, 70602.6
Petition for order granting permission to fix the residence of a ward or conservatee outside of California
GC 70658(a)(10), 70602.5, 70602.6
Petition for order concerning payments for support, maintenance, or education of a ward or conservatee or of a person entitled to support, maintenance, or education from a ward or conservatee
GC 70658(a)(11), 70602.5, 70602.6
Petition for order concerning payment of surplus income to relatives of a conservatee (Prob.C 2423) or concerning substituted judgment (Prob.C 2580)
GC 70658(a)(12), 70602.5, 70602.6
Petition for order affecting legal capacity of a conservatee under Prob.C 1870 et seq.
GC 70658(a)(13), 70602.5, 70602.6
Petition for order adjudicating merits of a claim under Prob.C 2500 et seq.
GC 70658(a)(14), 70602.5, 70602.6
147. Petition (or opposition to petition) filed after the issuance of temporary letters of guardianship or conservatorship or letters of guardianship or conservatorship not subject to the $435 fee in GC 70658(a) and not exempt under GC 70657(e) GC 70657(a)(3) $ 60
148.  Petition (or opposition to petition) filed after the issuance of letters of guardianship or temporary letters of guardianship in a guardianship of the person only GC 70657(e), 70658(c)(1) No fee  
149.  Disclaimer of interest in a decedent’s estate GC 70657.5(c), 70658(c)(2) No fee  
150.  Petition (or opposition to petition) after issuance of special letters of administration or letters testamentary or of administration in decedents’ estates that are not subject to the $435 fee in GC 70658(a) GC 70657.5(a)(2) $ 200  
151.  Motion, application or other paper requiring a hearing after the first paper, including motion or other paper listed in GC 70617(a)
(motions listed in CCP 1005(a)(1)–(12), motion to continue a trial date, discovery motions, motion for new trial)
GC 70657(a)(1), 70617(a) $ 60  
152.  Application for ex parte relief other than ex parte petition for discharge GC 70657(a)(2) $ 60  
153.  Ex parte petition for discharge of personal representative, conservator, or guardian upon completion of court-ordered distribution or transfer GC 70657(a)(2) No fee  
154.  Motion or other paper listed in GC 70617(b) (list of 13 items), including: GC 70657(b) No fee  
Amended notice of motion
GC 70657(b), 70617(b)(2)
Civil case management statement
GC 70657(b), 70617(b)(3)
Request for trial de novo after judicial arbitration
GC 70657(b), 70617(b)(4)
Stipulation that does not require an order
GC 70657(b), 70617(b)(5)
A request for entry of default or default judgment
GC 70657(b), 70617(b)(8)
Paper requiring a hearing on a petition to approve the compromise of a claim of a minor or person with a disability under Prob.C 3600.
GC 70657(b), 70617(b)(13)
155.  Petition to withdraw funds from blocked account GC 70657(a) $ 60  
156.  Motion for summary judgment GC 70657(c), 70617(d) $ 500  
157.  Deposit of estate planning documents GC 70660 $ 20  
158.  Search for estate documents, for each search longer than 10 minutes GC 70661 $ 15  
159.  Petition to establish record of birth, death, or marriage H&S 103470, 70602.5 $ 225  
160.  Affidavit procedure for real property of small value under Prob.C 13201 GC 70626(b)(9) $ 30  
161.  Guardianship investigations (amount set by court) Prob.C 1513.1 $ 450  
162.  Information package for conservators Prob.C 1835 $ 20  
163.  Conservatorship investigator's fee (amount set by court) Prob.C 1851.5 $ 500  
164.  Petition for summary probate (Public Administrator only) Prob.C 7660 $ 205  
165.  Delivery of will to court in which the estate may be administered (Prob.C 8200) GC 70626(d) $ 50  
166.  Request for special notice in decedent’s estate, guardianship, conservatorship, and trust proceedings (Prob.C 1250, 2700, 17204 GC 70662 $ 40
*Note: Some fees relevant to Civil, Family Law, and Probate Cases may be found in other sections of the fee list. See the drop-down list for all sections containing relevant fees.

APPEAL AND WRIT RELATED FEES

Appeal of Unlimited Civil, Family Law, and Probate Cases Code Section(s) Total Fee Due
167.  Certificate for Court of Appeal or Supreme Court on motion prior to filing appeal record GC 70620 $ 20   
168.  Appeal or cross appeal to court of appeal (payable to court of appeal) GC 68926, 68926.1(b) $ 775   
169.  Deposit for preparation of clerk’s transcript (payable to superior court) (charged when notice of appeal to court of appeal is filed under GC 68926) GC 68926.1 $ 100   
Other Appeals Code Section(s) Total Fee Due
170.  Appeal in limited civil case (to appellate division), where amount demanded in case does not exceed $10,000 GC 70621(b), GC 70602.5 $ 225  
171.  Appeal in limited civil case (to appellate division), where amount demanded in case exceeds $10,000 (but does not exceed $25,000) GC 70621(a), GC 70602.5 $ 370  
172.  Appeal in small claims case CCP 116.760 $ 75  
173.  Writ petition to appellate division, where amount demanded in limited civil case does not exceed $10,000 GC 70621(b), GC 70602.5 $ 225  
174.  Writ petition to appellate division, where amount demanded in limited civil case exceeds $10,000 (but does not exceed $25,000) GC 70621(a), GC 70602.5 $ 370  
175.  Appeal from Labor Commissioner's Award (Lab.C 98.2) GC 70611, GC 70602.5, 70602.6 $ 435
176.  Appeal of final decision on parking citation violation (VC 40230) GC 70615(b) $ 25  
177.  Appeal from determination of dangerous or vicious dog (F&A 31622) GC 70626(b)(8) $ 30  
178.  Appeal of administrative fine or penalty (GC 53069.4(b)(2)) GC 70615(a) $ 25  
179.  Appeal of administrative penalty for fare evasion or passenger conduct violation (PUC 99582) GC 70615(c) $ 25  
Records Related and Copy Work Fees Code Section(s) Total Fee Due
180.  Certifying a copy of paper, record, or proceeding on file GC 70626(a)(4) $ 25  
181.  Certificate for which fee is not otherwise fixed; includes lis pendens GC 70626(a)(8) $ 25  
182.  Preparing a copy of any record, proceeding or paper on file (per page) GC 70627(a) $ 0.50  
183.  Comparison of a copy with an original on file (per page) GC 70627(b) $ 1  
184.  Searching records or files, for each search longer than 10 minutes GC 70627(c) $ 15  
185.  Exemplification of record or other paper on file GC 70628 $ 50  
186.  Document authenticated pursuant to court order (per signature) GC 70629 $ 15  
187.  Certified copy of marriage or domestic partnership dissolution record (requested by public agency) GC 70674 $ 10  
188.  Certified copy of marriage or domestic partnership dissolution record (requested by any other applicant) GC 70674 $ 15  
Returned Checks/Insufficient Payments Code Section(s) Total Fee Due
189.  Administrative charge for a check that is returned without payment. A filing paid with such a check will be void if not paid, within 20 days of notification, in cash, by certified check, or by other means specified by the court, but not by traveler's check or personal check. CCP 411.20(g),
GC 71386
$ 45  
190.  Administrative charge for processing a partial payment. A first paper filing submitted with a check for an insufficient amount will be void if the amount due is not paid within 20 days of notification. CCP 411.21(g) $ 25  
Miscellaneous Fees Code Section(s) Total Fee Due
191.  Administrative charge for collection of fees where fee waiver was previously granted GC 68638(a)(3) $ 25 
192.  Administrative charge for recovering, as part of judgment, fees not paid by public entity under GC 6103 GC 6103.5(d) $ 25  
193.  Taking affidavit, except in criminal case or adoption proceedings GC 70626(a)(5) $ 25  
194.  Acknowledgment of deed or other instrument GC 70626(a)(6) $ 25  
195.  Recording or registering license or issuing certificate in connection with a license, required by law, for which charge is not otherwise prescribed GC 70626(a)(7) $ 25  
196.  Filing affidavit of publication of notice of dissolution of partnership GC 70626(b)(7) $ 30  
197.  Filing and indexing papers for which a charge is not provided elsewhere GC 70626(b)(10) $ 30  
198.  Appearance by videoconferencing GC 70630 Amount set by court
199.  Reasonable fee for service or product, not to exceed costs, where no fee is otherwise provided for (Rule 10.815) GC 70631  
a. Name indexed on Compact Disk (CD), for each CD, Legacy, annual or monthly   $ 50.00  
b. Color photos under the control of the Exhibition custodian, reproduced by scanning, per page   $ 4.50  
c. Color photos under the control of the Exhibit custodian reproduced using color printer, per page   $ 5.00  
d. Duplication of VHS video tape under the control of the Exhibit custodian, each tape copied   $ 14.00  
e. Duplication of audio tape under the control of the Exhibit custodian, each tape copied   $ 10.00  
f. Hard copy of rules of Court (from clerk’s office)   $ 15.00  
g. Installment account process for fine payments Board Res. 92-1309   $ 35.00/$ 30.00  
h. Fax filing, per page in addition to any other fee (CRC 2.304(e))   $ 1.00  
i. Accessing Civil case documents via the Web:
- First 10 pages per document
- Subsequent pages per document
- Maximum amount to be charged per document
 
$ 7.50
$ .07
$ 40
j. Public Name Search via the Web:
- for 1 name search credit
- for 5 name search credits
- for 10 name search credits
- for 75 name search credits
- 30 days of unlimited name search credits
 
$ 1.00
$ 4.00
$ 7.50
$ 50.00
$ 250.00
200.  Administering funds held in trust for deposits of funds for reporters’ transcripts GC 70632
CRC 8.130 and 8.834
$ 50
201.  Certificate of facts regarding unsatisfied judgment VC 16373 $ 15  
202.  Trial Court Employee subpoenaed as a Witness3 GC 68097.2 $ 275  
Surety Miscellaneous Fees Code Section(s) Total Fee Due
203.  Filing power of attorney, revocation, cancellation, etc GC 26855.1 $ 3.50/
$ 2.50 
204.  Filing financial statement of admitted surety insurer GC 26855.2 $ 3.50  
205.  Issuing certificate regarding justification of sureties GC 26855.3 $ 3.50  

1  Fee pursuant to the Uniform Civil Fees and Standard Fee Schedule Act of 2005 (Stats. 2005, ch. 75 (AB 145)), AB 1248 (Stats. 2007, ch. 738), SB 1407 (Stats. 2008, ch. 311), 2009 Budget Act (Stats. 2009, ch. 22, SBX4 13), SB 857 (Stats. 2010, ch. 720), and SB 1021 (stats. 2012, ch. 41), AB 2612 (Stats. 2012, ch. 377), SB 75 (Stats. 2013, ch. 31), AB 1293 (Stats. 2013, ch. 382) and other legislation.
 
2  This is a processing fee “for making up and transmitting the transcript and papers” after a motion of venue has been granted. The motion fee under GC 70617 is charged separately for a motion for change of venue.
 
3  Effective September 1, 2013 the Subpoena Fee for the testimony of a Public Employee per GC 68097.2 will increase from $150 to $275, AB 2612 (Stats. 2012, Ch. 377).
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