Los Angeles County Court Fees 2017-12-04T19:06:52+00:00

Los Angeles County Civil Fee Schedule

INITIAL FILING FEES IN CIVIL CASES

UNLIMITED CIVIL CASES
 1 Complaint or other first paper in unlimited civil case (amount over $25,000) including: GC 70611 $435
2 Complaint or other first paper in unlawful detainer case over $25,000 GC 70611 $435
3 Petition for a writ of review, mandate, or prohibition (other than a writ petition to the appellate division) GC 70611 $435
4 Petition for a decree of change of name or gender GC 70611 $435
Petition filed by an applicant or recipient of public & social services under CCP 1094.5 W&I 10962 No Fee
 5 Answer or other first paper filed by each party other than plaintiff (amount over $25,000) (including unlawful detainer) GC 70612 $435
 6 Claim opposing forfeiture of seized property, if value of property is $5,000 or less H&S 11488.5(a)(3) No Fee
Claim opposing forfeiture of seized property, if value of property is more than $5,000 H&S 11488.5, GC 70611  $435
LIMITED CIVIL CASES   
7 Complaint or other first paper (amount over $10,000 and up to $25,000) GC 70613(a) $370
8 Complaint or other first paper in unlawful detainer (amount over $10,000 and up to $25,000) GC 70613(a), 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) $370
10 Complaint or other first paper (amount up to $10,000) GC 70613(b) $225
11 Complaint or other first paper in unlawful detainer (amount up to $10,000) GC 70613(b), 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) $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 & Unlimited Civil Cases)
20 Additional fee for case designated as complex (one fee for all plaintiffs)** GC 70616(a) $1,000
21 Additional fee for case designated as complex (for each defendant, up to $18,000/case)** GC 70616(b) $1,000
22 Complaint, response, or other first paper filed on behalf of public entity (but fee is recoverable with judgment under GC 6103.5 except for those filed by the Dept. of Industrial Relations/Division of Labor Standards Enforcement – See Lines 171 & 188) GC 6103 No Fee
23 Amended complaint or 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
OTHER INITIAL FILING FEES (Both Limited & Unlimited Civil Cases) – Discovery in Out-of-State Case
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 $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-ofstate 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 $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-ofstate case CCP 2029.610(c), CCP 2029.620(d) No Fee
REQUESTS FOR PROTECTIVE ORDERS
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) GC 70611 $435
41 Response to prevent civil harassment (other) GC 70612 $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) GC 70611 $435
43 Response to prevent workplace violence (other) GC 70612 $435

CIVIL MOTION AND OTHER FILING FEES

44 Motion or other paper requiring a hearing, including: 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), GC 70657(c) $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 venue (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 70619 $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 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

63 Advance jury fee (nonrefundable) CCP 631(b) $150
64 Subsequent (daily) jury deposits ($15 per day plus mileage of $0.34 per mile one way, per juror) * CCP 631(c ) & CCP 215 (c ) Varies
65 Court reporter per diem fees (4 hours or more) GC 68086(a)(1)–(3) $764
65 Court reporter per diem fees (more than 1 hour but less than 4 hours) GC 68086(a)(1)–(3) $382
Court reporter per diem fees (1 hour or less) GC 68086(a)(1)–(3) $30
66 Extra court reporter * GC 69953.5 $400
66 Electronic recording services for each one-half day (over 1 hour) and before court * CRC 892 $89
66 Certified/registered interpreter obtained from LASC Court Interpreter Services, per hour or portion thereof * GC 68092 $76
66 Advance witness fee for peace officer, court, state or municipal agency employee (Collected by employer/agency) * GC 68097.1 & GC 68097.2 $275

JUDGEMENT RELATED FEES

67 Confession of judgment (CCP 1134) GC 70626(b)(3) $30
68 Renewal of judgment (CCP 683.150) GC 70626(b)(4) $30
69 Notice of settlement (CRC 225) CRC 3.1385 No Fee

POST JUDGEMENT RELATED FEES

70 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
71 Issuing abstract of judgment GC 70626(a)(2) $25
72 Issuing an order of sale  GC 70626(b)(1) $30
73 Application for order of sale of a dwelling (CCP 704.750) GC 70617(a)(7) $60
74 Application for examination of third person controlling defendant’s property (CCP 491.110, 491.150) GC 70617(a)(3) $60
75 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
76 Certificate of satisfaction of judgment (CCP 724.100) GC 70626(a)(3) $25

SMALL CLAIMS FEES

77 Filing claim for $1,500 or less CCP 116.230(b)(1) $30
78 Filing claim for more than $1,500 but less than or equal to $5,000 CCP 116.230(b)(2) $50
79 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), CCP116.221 $75
80 Filing claim by person who has filed more than 12 small claims in California within the previous 12 months CCP 116.230(c) $100
81 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
82 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), CCP 116.221 $25
83 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), CCP 116.221 $45
84 Service by clerk for certified mail, to each defendant  CCP 116.232 $15
85 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
86 Request for postponement of hearing, if defendant has been served CCP 116.570 $10
87 Notice of appeal of small claims case/Writ of Review, Mandate, or Prohibition CCP 116.760, CCP 116.798 $75
88 Motion to vacate CCP 116.745 $20
Judgment paid to court – small claims Varies
89 Fee for payment of judgment to court CCP 116.860 $20
90 Application for order of examination of judgment debtor GC 70617(a)(6), CCP 116.820 $60
91 Writ of execution GC 70626(a)(1), CCP 116.820 $25
92 Abstract of judgment GC 70626(a)(2), CCP 116.820 $25

FAMILY LAW FEES

93 Petition or other first paper (including a joint petition) for dissolution of marriage or domestic partnership, legal separation, or nullity GC 70670(b) $435
94 Response or other first paper filed in response to petition for dissolution of marriage or domestic partnership, legal separation, or nullity GC 70670(d) $435
95 First paper in family law matter other than dissolution of marriage or domestic partnership, legal separation, or nullity GC 70670(a) $435
96 First paper filed in response in family law matter other than dissolution of marriage or domestic partnership, legal separation, or nullity GC 70670(c) $435
97 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
98 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
99 Petition for adoption (for each person to be adopted) H&S 103730 $20
100 Filings in a proceeding to declare a minor free from parental custody and control FC 7806, 7841 No Fee
101 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
102 Court reporter per diem fees (4 hours or more) GC 68086(a)(1)–(3) $764
Court reporter per diem fees (more than 1 hour but less than 4 hours) GC 68086(a)(1)–(3) $382
Court reporter per diem fees (1 hour or less) GC 68086(a)(1)–(3) $30
103 Motion or order to show cause in family law matter GC 70677(a) $60
104 Additional charge on motion or order to show cause to modify or enforce custody or visitation GC 70678 $25
105 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
106 Stipulation that does not require an order GC 70677(b)(7) No Fee
107 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
108 First paper or any subsequent paper filed by the Department of Child Support Services to establish parentage or to establish, modify, or collect child support GC 6103.9, GC 70672 No Fee
109 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
110 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
111 Statement to register a foreign support order or other first paper in a UIFSA case GC 70677, FC 4927 No Fee
112 A document relating to a stipulated post judgment modification of child support GC 70671(d) No Fee
113 Petition for stepparent adoption, including investigation (up to $700) (FC §§ 9001, 9002) * FC 9002 $140
114 Child custody evaluation – solution focused * FC 3112 $975
Child custody evaluation – full evaluation * FC 3112 Varies
Child interview* FC 3112, EC 730 Varies
115 Court-appointed counsel for child (FC § 3150 et seq.) * FC 3153 Varies
Dependency Court-appointed counsel for child * W&I 903.1 Varies
116 Premarital counseling for minors * FC 304 Varies
117 Petition to declare child free from parental custody and control * FC 7851.5 $350

PROBATE FEES

118 Estate first filing; first-filed petition for letters of administration or letters testamentary, first-filed petition for special letters of administration with powers of general representative under Probate Code § 8545 GC 70650(a) $435
119 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) $435
120 Later-filed petition for, or objections to, letters of administration or letters testamentary, petitions for special letters of administration with powers of general representative filed by a person other than the original petitioner GC 70650(c) $435
121 First or subsequent petitions for special letters of administration without powers of general personal representative GC 70657.5(a)(3) $200
122 Objections or any other paper in opposition to petitions or appointment of a personal representative other than competing petitions for appointment or will contest (no fee if filed together with petition for appointment of personal representative); if the objection or opposition is filed with the objector’s petition for letters of administration, letters testamentary, or special letters of administration with powers of a general representative, then only one fee for the competing petition and the objections is charged GC 70651(a) $435
123 Each petition and each objection or other opposition to petitions concerning the internal affairs of a trust, Prob.C. § 17200 or first account of a trustee of a testamentary trust that is subject to continuing court jurisdiction under Prob.C. § 17300 (this fee does not apply to petitions or opposition filed concerning trust created by court order under Prob.C. § 2580, 3100 or 3600) GC 70652(a),(b),(d) $435
124 Petition (or opposition to petition) concerning the internal affairs of a trust created by court order under Prob.C § 2580, 3100, or 3600 not subject to the fee under GC 70652 GC 70657.5(a)(1), 70652(d) $200
125 Petitions for appointment of conservator, guardian of the estate or guardian of the person and estate or except as provided in GC 70653(f); if the objection(s) or opposition is filed with the objections, petition for appointment of conservator, guardian of the estate or guardian of the person and estate, then only one fee for the competing petition and objection(s) is charged GC 70653(a-c) $435
First or subsequent petition filed for a temporary conservator, a temporary guardian of the estate, or a temporary guardian on the person and estate GC 70653(a-d) $435
126 Objections 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 the minor or a parent of the minor GC 70653(f)  No Fee
127 Petition for appointment of guardian of the person only or opposition to petition other than competing petition for appointment (one fee if objections and competing petition are filed together) GC 70654(a-c)  $225
First or subsequent petition filed for a temporary guardian on the person GC 70654(a-d) $225
128 Opposition to petition by the minor or the parent of the minor GC 70654(e) No Fee
129 Petition or opposition filed after issuance of letters of guardianship or temporary guardianship, in guardianship of the person only GC 70657(e) No Fee
130 First or subsequent petition for temporary letters of conservatorship or guardianship GC 70657(a)(4) $60
131 Petition commencing other proceedings under the Probate Code, and objections or other opposition to such petitions, including the following: GC 70655 $435
132 Petition to determine the fact of death to determine title to real property and objection or other opposition (Prob.C § 200) GC 70655(c)(4) $435
133 Petition for an order concerning a particular transaction and objection or other opposition (Prob.C § 3100) GC 70655(c)(5) $435
134 Petition concerning capacity determination and health care decision authority for adult without conservator and objection or other opposition (Prob.C § 3200) GC 70655(c)(6) $435
135 Petition for compromise of a claim of a minor or disabled person, no civil action pending, and objections or other opposition (Prob.C § 3600) (no fee required if filed in existing civil action) GC 70655(c)(1) $435
136 Petition concerning power of attorney and objection or other opposition (Prob.C § 4541) GC 70655(c)(8) $435
137 Petition concerning an advance health care directive and objection or other opposition (Prob.C § 4766) GC 70655(c)(7) $435
138 Petition to determine succession to real property and objection or other opposition (Prob.C § 13151) GC 70655(c)(2) $435
139 Spousal or domestic partnership property petition and objection or other opposition (Prob.C § 13650) GC 70655(c)(3) $435
140 Petition for approval, compromise, or settlement of claims against deceased settlor, or for allocation of amounts due between trusts, or opposition or other objections (Prob.C § 19020) GC 70655(c)(9) $435
141 Any other petition that commences a proceeding under the Probate Code and oppositions or other objections thereto GC 70655(c)(10) $435
142 Petition for order setting aside estate of small value if no estate is pending for the decedent and opposition or other objections thereto, (Prob.C § 6602) (no fee is charged when this petition is filed with a petition for letters of administration or letters testamentary, first-filed petition for special letters of administration with powers of general representative GC 70656(a-c) $225
143 Opposition to petition for order setting aside estate of small value (Prob.C § 6602) GC 70656(b) $225
144 Petition (or opposition to petition), for an order listed below, filed after issuance of letters testamentary, letters of administration, letters of special administration to a personal representative of a decedent’s estate, or letters of guardianship or conservatorship, or temporary guardianship or conservatorship to a guardian or conservator (other than guardianship of the person only) GC 70658(a) $435
144 Petition for order concerning sale, lease, encumbrance, grant of an option, purchase, conveyance, or exchange of property GC 70658(a)(1) $435
144 Petition for order settling an account of a fiduciary GC 70658(a)(2) $435
144 Petition for order authorizing, instructing, or directing a fiduciary, or approving or confirming acts of a fiduciary GC 70658(a)(3) $435
144 Petition for order concerning payment of compensation or expenses of an attorney GC 70658(a)(4) $435
144 Petition for order concerning payment of compensation or expenses of a fiduciary GC 70658(a)(5) $435
144 Petition for order surcharging or removing a fiduciary GC 70658(a)(6) $435
144 Petition for order transferring or authorizing transfer of property of an estate to a fiduciary in another jurisdiction GC 70658(a)(7) $435
144 Petition for order allowing a fiduciary’s request to resign GC 70658(a)(8) $435
144 Petition for order adjudicating a claim to property under Prob.C § 850 et seq. GC 70658(a)(9) $435
144 Petition for order granting permission to fix the residence of a ward or conservatee outside of California GC 70658(a)(10) $435
144 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) $435
144 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) $435
144 Petition for order affecting legal capacity of a conservatee under Prob.C § 1870 et seq. GC 70658(a)(13) $435
144 Petition for order adjudicating merits of a claim under Prob.C § 2500 et seq. GC 70658(a)(14) $435
145 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 fee in GC 70658(a) and not exempt under GC 70657(e) GC 70657(a)(3) $60
146 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
147 Disclaimer of interest in a decedent’s estate GC 70657.5(c), 70658(c)(2) No Fee
148 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 fee in GC 70658(a) GC 70657.5(a)(2) $200
Petitions or applications, or oppositions, concerning the internal affairs of a trust that are not subject to the filing fees in GC 70650 – 70652 GC 70657.5(a)(1) $200
149 Court reporter per diem fees (4 hours or more) GC 68086(a)(1)–(3) $764
Court reporter per diem fees (more than 1 hour but less than 4 hours) GC 68086(a)(1)–(3) $382
Court reporter per diem fees (1 hour or less) GC 68086(a)(1)–(3) $30
150 Motion, application or other paper requiring a hearing after the first paper other than a petition or application or opposition described in Prob.C. §§ 70657.5 and 70658 including motion or other paper listed in GC 70617(a) GC 70657(a)(1), 70617(a) $60
151 Application for ex parte relief, whether or not notice of the application to any person is required GC 70657(a)(1), 70617(a) $60
152 Ex parte petition for discharge of personal representative, conservator, or guardian upon completion of court-ordered distribution or transfer 70657(a)(2) No Fee
153 Motion or other paper listed in GC 70617(b) (list of 13 items), including: GC 70657(b) No Fee
153 Amended notice of motion GC 70657(b), 70617(b)(2) No Fee
153 Civil case management statement GC 70657(b), 70617(b)(3) No Fee
153 Request for trial de novo after judicial arbitration GC 70657(b), 70617(b)(4) No Fee
153 Stipulation that does not require an order GC 70657(b), 70617(b)(5) No Fee
153 A request for entry of default or default judgment GC 70657(b), 70617(b)(8) No Fee
153 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) No Fee
154 Petition to withdraw funds from blocked account GC 70657(a) $60
155 Request for special notice in decedent’s estate, guardianship, conservatorship, and trust proceedings GC 70662, Prob. C 1250, 2700, 17204 $40
156 Motion for summary judgment GC 70657(c), GC 70617(d) $500
157 Deposit of estate planning documents (per document) 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 $225
160 Affidavit procedure for real property of small value under Prob.C § 13201 GC 70626(b)(9) $30
161 Guardianship investigations – person or person and estate * Prob.C 1513.1 $500
162 Information package for conservators (plus tax) Prob.C 1835 $20
163 Conservatorship investigator’s fee * Prob.C 1851.5 $650
Conservatorship review fee Prob.C 1851.5 $425
Filing statement of professional conservator Prob.C 2343 No Fee
Renewal of statement of professional conservator Prob.C 2343 No Fee
164 Petition for summary probate (Public Administrator only) Prob.C 7660 $205
165 Delivery of will to the Clerk of the Superior Court in which the estate of a decedent may be administered (Prob. Code 8200) GC 70626(d) $50

APPEALS & WRIT RELATED FEES

APPEAL OF UNLIMITED CASE
166 Certificate for Court of Appeal or Supreme Court on motion prior to filing appeal record (unlimited civil case) GC 70620 $20
167 Appeal or cross appeal to court of appeal (payable to Court of Appeal) GC 68926, 68926.1(b) $775
168 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 & WRIT RELATED FEES
169 Appeal in limited civil case (to appellate division), where amount demanded in case does not exceed $10,000 GC 70621(b) $225
170 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) $370
171 Appeal in small claims case CCP 116.760 $75
172 Writ petition to appellate division, where amount demanded in limited civil case does not exceed $10,000 GC 70621(b) $225
173 Writ petition to appellate division, where amount demanded in limited civil case exceeds $10,000 (but does not exceed $25,000) GC 70621(a) $370
174 Appeal from Labor Commissioner’s Award (Lab.C § 98.2) GC 70611 $435
Petition/request for judgment by Dept. of Industrial Relations/Division of Labor Standards Enforcement according to Lab.C §§ 226.5, 1023, 1197.1, 1289, 2681, and 3726 (Lab.C § 101) GC 6103 No Fee
175 Appeal of final decision on parking citation violation (VC 40230) GC 70615(b) $25
176 Appeal from determination of dangerous or vicious dog (F&A 31622) GC 70626(b)(8) $30
177 Appeal of administrative fine or penalty (GC 53069.4(b)(2)) GC 70615(a) $25
178 Appeal of administrative penalty for fare evasion or passenger conduct violation (PUC 99582) GC 70615(c) $25
179 Administrative fee to cover trial court costs associated with administering trust accounts for payment of reporter’s transcript costs in civil appeals CRC 8.130(b)(1) GC 70632 $50

RECORDS RELATED FEES

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 AND INSUFFICIENT PAYMENTS

189 Administrative charge for a check that is returned without payment. A filing paid for with such a check will be void if fee and charge are 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 $65
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

191 Administrative charge to execute on the collection of fees where fee waiver was previously granted (not applicable to judgments/orders pursuant to W&I § 10962) * GC 68638 $25
192 Administrative charge to be included on the writ for recovering fees not paid by public entity under GC 6103 (not applicable to judgments in favor of the Dept. of Industrial Relations/Division of Labor Standards Enforcement according to Lab.C. §§ 226.5, 1023, 1197.1, 1289, 2681, and 3726 (Lab.C. 101); & judgments/orders pursuant to W&I § 10962) * 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 $400
199 Reasonable fee for service or product, not to exceed costs, where no fee is otherwise provided for * GC 70631 Varies
200 Handling funds held in trust * GC 70632 Varies
201 Certificate of facts regarding unsatisfied judgment * VC 16373 $12
202 DL30-Certificate facts unsatisfied judgment, copy & certify (includes $12 above) VC 16373 $37.50
203 Miscellaneous Varies

OTHER COURT FEES

Facsimile filing fee per page CRC 10.815 & Local Rule 2.22 $0.75
 Facsimile filing verification fee CRC 10.815 & Local Rule 2.22 $4.50
Booklets & Pamphlets (per page, plus tax) CRC 10.815 $1.75
Sale of forms (each, plus tax) CRC 10.815 $0.50
Sale of forms packages (plus tax) CRC 10.815 $1.75
Temporary Judge Program – Duplicating DVDs CRC 10.815 $13
Judge’s Training – Domestic Violence CRC 10.815 $85
Judge’s Training – Temporary Judge CRC 10.815 $77
Judge’s Training – Parenting Without Conflict CRC 10.815 $25
Audio Tapes – Temporary Judge Program CRC 10.815 $140
Audio Tapes – Electronic Recording Services CRC 10.815 $55
Video Recording Tape Duplication CRC 10.815 $71
Video Tape Duplication – Temporary Judge Program CRC 10.815 $13

*Fee set by the Los Angeles Superior Court.
**Applies to all Class Action Cases deemed Complex, per Local rule 3.3(k)(7)