Notice of Increased Fees for Filing New Civil Cases – Effective May 1, 2013
Effective May 1, 2013, there is a new $50 general administrative fee for filing a civil action, suit, or proceeding in a district court. This fee is in addition to the existing civil filing fee of $350. Therefore, effective May 1, the total fee for filing a new civil case will be $400.
This new fee is part of the “District Court Miscellaneous Fee Schedule”, established by the Judicial Conference of the United States, pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1914. This fee does not apply to persons granted in forma pauperis status under 28 U.S.C. § 1915.
Visit the Court’s website for further information at: http://www.caed.uscourts.gov/caednew/index.cfm/news-updates/notice-of-increased-fees-for-filing-new-civil-cases-effective-may-1-2013/
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