San Bernardino County Court Fees 2017-12-04T19:06:52+00:00

San Bernardino 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: CCFP9A GC 70611, 70602.5, 70602.6 $435
2 Complaint or other first paper in unlawful detainer case over $25,000 CCFP9A
3 Petition for a writ of review, mandate, or prohibition (other than a writ petition to the appellate division) CCFP9A
4 Petition for a decree of change of name or gender CCFP9A
 5 Answer or other first paper filed by each party other than plaintiff (amount over $25,000) (including unlawful detainer) ACFP9A GC 70612, 70602.5, 70602.6 $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
LIMITED CIVIL CASES   
7 Complaint or other first paper (amount over $10,000 and up to $25,000) CCPP9A GC 70613(a), 70602.5 $380
8 Complaint or other first paper in unlawful detainer (amount over $10,000 and up to $25,000) UCPP9A GC 70613(a), 70602.5, CCP 1161.2 $395
9 Answer or other first paper filed by each party other than plaintiff (amount over $10,000 up to $25,000) (including unlawful detainer) ALFP9A GC 70614(a), 70602.5 $380
10 Complaint or other first paper (amount up to $10,000) CCP9A GC 70613(b), 70602.5 $240
11 Complaint or other first paper in unlawful detainer (amount up to $10,000) UCCP9A GC 70613(b), 70602.5, CCP 1161.2 $255
12 Answer or other first paper filed by each party other than plaintiff (amounts up to $10,000) (including unlawful detainer) AFP9A GC 70614(b), 70602.5 $240
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) APPC9 GC 70613.5(a) $140
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) CCAF9 GC 70613.5(b) $140
15 Amended complaint, cross-complaint, or amended cross-complaint that reclassifies case from limited civil to unlimited civil (CCP 403.060) ACCOP8 GC 70619 $140
16 Complaint or other first paper within small claims jurisdictional limit filed by assignee of record (with declaration) CFDL9A B&P 6322.1(c)(1), GC 70613(b), CCP 116.420 $196
17 Answer or other first paper filed by each party other than plaintiff (case filed by assignee within small claims jurisdictional limit, with declaration) CRDL9A B&P 6322.1(c)(1), GC 70614(b), CCP 116.420 $196
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) ACTL9 GC 70613.5(a) $184
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) CCTL9 GC 70613.5(b) $184
OTHER INITIAL FILING FEES (Both Limited & Unlimited Civil Cases)
20 Additional fee for case designated as complex (one fee for all plaintiffs) CXC6 GC 70616(a) $1,000
21 Additional fee for case designated as complex (for each defendant, up to $18,000/case) CXCR6 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 CFIV6 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) CAJP9A GC 70626(b)(2) $30
28 Issuing commission to take deposition out of state under CCP 2026.010 FOS9A GC 70626(b)(5) $30
29 Filing and entering award under Workers’ Compensation Act WCAA9A GC 70626(b)(6) $30
Discovery in Out-of-State Case
30 Application for subpoena for discovery in out-of-state case (CCP 2029.300) FOS9A 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)) CCFP9A 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)) COSP 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)) CMP6 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)) CMP6 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)) ACFP9A 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
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) CCFP9A, ACFP9A 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 CCFP9A, ACFP9A GC 70611, 70612, 70602.5, 70602.6 $435

CIVIL MOTION AND OTHER FILING FEES

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: CMP6 GC 70617(a) $60
45 Motion listed under CCP 1005(a)(1)–(12) CMP6 GC 70617(a) $60
46 Motion or application to continue a trial date CMP6 GC 70617(a) $60
47 Discovery motion under CCP 2016.010 et seq. CMP6 GC 70617(a) $60
48 Motion for new trial CMP6 GC 70617(a) $60
49 Ex parte application requiring a party to give notice of the ex parte appearance to other parties CMP6 GC 70617(a) $60
50 Motion for summary judgment or for summary adjudication SJP6 GC 70617(d) $500
51 Application to appear as counsel pro hac vice PHVF9 GC 70617(e)(1) $500
52 Renewal fee for application to appear as counsel pro hac vice for each year a case continues PHVFR GC 70617(e)(2) $500
53 Reclassification of limited jurisdiction case to unlimited jurisdiction (CCP 403.060) RCFP6 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) TP6 GC 70618 $50
55 Request, application, or motion for, or notice of, continuance of hearing or case management conference RAM6 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) RAM6 GC 70617(c)(2) $20
57 Request for order authorizing service of summons by posting (CCP 415.45) or by publication (CCP 415.50) RFOP8 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) AJF CCP 631(b) $150
64 Daily jury deposits (amount set by court) JTP CCP 631(e) Per Calculation s
65 Court reporting services in civil proceedings lasting one hour or less CRU GC 68086(a)(1)(A) $30
66 Court reporter per diem fees for civil proceedings lasting more than one hour (amount set by court) CRFP, CR GC 68086(a)(1)(B) $631/Full $316/Half
67 Extra court reporter (amount set by court) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, whenever a daily transcript is ordered in a civil case requiring the services of more than one phonographic reporter CRFP1, CRP1 GC 69953.5 $337/Full $169/Half

JUDGEMENT RELATED FEES

68 Confession of judgment (CCP 1134) JCP9A GC 70626(b)(3) $30
69 Renewal of judgment (CCP 683.150) RJP9A GC 70626(b)(4) $30
70 Notice of settlement (CRC 3.1385) No Fee
71 Certified copy of order to DMV when court orders judgment paid in installments (see line 79 and/or 201) VC 16379 Amount set by court

POST JUDGEMENT RELATED FEES

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 WIP9A GC 70626(a)(1) $25
73 Issuing abstract of judgment AJIP9A GC 70626(a)(2) $25
74 Issuing an order of sale LAS9A  GC 70626(b)(1) $30
75 Application for order of sale of a dwelling (CCP 704.750) CSHP6 GC 70617(a)(7) $60
76 Application for examination of third person controlling defendant’s property (CCP 491.110, 491.150) CORP6 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 ORP6 GC 70617(a)(6) $60
78 Certificate of satisfaction of judgment (CCP 724.100) COSJ9A GC 70626(a)(3) $25
79  Notice to DMV of judgment debtor’s default in making installment payments (see line 71 and/or 201) VC 16381 Amount set by court

SMALL CLAIMS FEES

80 Filing claim for $1,500 or less SCP16 CCP 116.230(b)(1) $30
81 Filing claim for more than $1,500 but less than or equal to $5,000 SCP26 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) SCP36 CCP 116.230(b)(3), CCP116.221 $75
83 Filing claim by person who has filed more than 12 small claims in California within the previous 12 months  SCP46 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 SCP18 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) SCP28 CCP 116.230(d)(2), CCP 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) SCP38 CCP 116.230(d)(3), CCP 116.221 $45
87 Service of copy of a claim under CCP § 116.340, for each defendant to whom the clerk mails a copy of the claim SMP6  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 MCP6 CCP 116.570 $10
90 Notice of appeal of small claims case/Writ of Review, Mandate, or Prohibition NAPSC6 CCP 116.760 $75
91 Motion to vacate MFP6 CCP 116.745 $20
92 Fee for payment of judgment to court SCJP6 CCP 116.860 $20
93 Application for order of examination of judgment debtor ORP6 GC 70617(a)(6), CCP 116.820 $60
94 Writ of execution WIP9A GC 70626(a)(1), CCP 116.820 $25
95 Abstract of judgment AJIP9A GC 70626(a)(2), CCP 116.820 $25

FAMILY LAW FEES

96 Petition or other first paper (including a joint petition) for dissolution of marriage or domestic partnership, legal separation, or nullity FLCP9A 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 FLCP9A GC 70670(b), 70602.5, 70602.6 $435
98 First paper in family law matter other than dissolution of marriage or domestic partnership, legal separation, or nullity FLCP9A GC 70670(b), 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 FLCP9A GC 70670(b), 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)  ADP6 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 MFL6 GC 70677(a) $60
106 Additional charge on motion or order to show cause to modify or enforce custody or visitation MCV6 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 RSNH6 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 child 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 post judgment 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 Up to $700
116 Child custody evaluation – solution focused FC 3112 Amount set by court
117 Court-appointed counsel for child (FC § 3150 et seq.) FC 3153 Amount set by court
118 Premarital counseling for minors FC 304 Amount set by court
119 Petition to declare child free from parental custody and control FC 7851.5 Amount set by court

PROBATE FEES

120 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 PRFP19A 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) PRSL9A GC 70650(b), 70602.5, 70602.6 $435
122 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 PRSL9A GC 70650(c), 70602.5, 70602.6 $435
123 First or subsequent petitions for special letters of administration without powers of general personal representative SPP9 GC 70657.5(a)(3) $200
124 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 PRAF9A 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 PRAF9A 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) SPP9 GC 70657.5(a)(1), 70652(d) $200
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 PRCG9A 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 PRCG9A GC 70654(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 SPP6 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: PRPV9A GC 70655, 70602.5, 70602.6 $435
134 Petition to determine the fact of death to determine title to real property and objection or other opposition (Prob.C § 200) PRPV9A GC 70655(c)(4), 70602.5, 70602.6 $435
135 Petition for an order concerning a particular transaction and objection or other opposition (Prob.C § 3100) PRPV9A GC 70655(c)(5), 70602.5, 70602.6 $435
136 Petition concerning capacity determination and health care decision authority for adult without conservator and objection or other opposition (Prob.C § 3200) PRPV9A GC 70655(c)(6), 70602.5, 70602.6 $435
137 Petition for compromise of a claim of a minor or disabled person, no civil action pending, and objections or other opposition (Prob.C § 3600) PRPV9A GC 70655(c)(1), 70602.5, 70602.6 $435
138 Petition concerning power of attorney and objection or other opposition (Prob.C § 4541) PRPV9A GC 70655(c)(8), 70602.5, 70602.6 $435
139 Petition concerning an advance health care directive and objection or other opposition (Prob.C § 4766) PRPV9A GC 70655(c)(7), 70602.5, 70602.6 $435
140 Petition to determine succession to real property and objection or other opposition (Prob.C § 13151) PRPV9A GC 70655(c)(2), 70602.5, 70602.6 $435
141 Spousal or domestic partnership property petition and objection or other opposition (Prob.C § 13650) PRPV9A 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 opposition or other objections (Prob.C § 19020) PRPV9A 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 PRPV9A 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) PRPV9A GC 70656(a), 70602.5 $225
145 Opposition to petition for order setting aside estate of small value (Prob.C § 6602) PRPV9A 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 PRAP9A GC 70658(a), 70602.5, 70602.6 $435
146 Petition for order concerning sale, lease, encumbrance, grant of an option, purchase, conveyance, or exchange of property PRAP9A GC 70658(a)(1), 70602.5, 70602.6 $435
146 Petition for order settling an account of a fiduciary PRAP9A GC 70658(a)(2), 70602.5, 70602.6 $435
146 Petition for order authorizing, instructing, or directing a fiduciary, or approving or confirming acts of a fiduciary PRAP9A GC 70658(a)(3), 70602.5, 70602.6 $435
146 Petition for order concerning payment of compensation or expenses of an attorney PRAP9A GC 70658(a)(4), 70602.5, 70602.6 $435
146 Petition for order concerning payment of compensation or expenses of a fiduciary PRAP9A  GC 70658(a)(5), 70602.5, 70602.6 $435
146 Petition for order surcharging or removing a fiduciary PRAP9A GC 70658(a)(6), 70602.5, 70602.6 $435
146 Petition for order transferring or authorizing transfer of property of an estate to a fiduciary in another jurisdiction PRAP9A GC 70658(a)(7), 70602.5, 70602.6 $435
146 Petition for order allowing a fiduciary’s request to resign PRAP9A  GC 70658(a)(8), 70602.5, 70602.6 $435
146 Petition for order adjudicating a claim to property under Prob.C § 850 et seq. PRAP9A GC 70658(a)(9), 70602.5, 70602.6 $435
146 Petition for order granting permission to fix the residence of a ward or conservatee outside of California PRAP9A GC 70658(a)(10), 70602.5, 70602.6 $435
146 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 PRAP9A GC 70658(a)(11), 70602.5, 70602.6 $435
146 Petition for order concerning payment of surplus income to relatives of a conservatee (Prob.C § 2423) or concerning substituted judgment (Prob.C § 2580) PRAP9A  GC 70658(a)(12), 70602.5, 70602.6 $435
146 Petition for order affecting legal capacity of a conservatee under Prob.C § 1870 et seq. PRAP9A GC 70658(a)(13), 70602.5, 70602.6 $435
146 Petition for order adjudicating merits of a claim under Prob.C § 2500 et seq. PRAP9A GC 70658(a)(14), 70602.5, 70602.6 $435
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 fee in GC 70658(a) and not exempt under GC 70657(e) SPP6 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 fee in GC 70658(a) SPP9 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) SPP6 GC 70657(a)(1), 70617(a) $60
152 Application for ex parte relief, whether or not notice of the application to any person is required  SPP6 GC 70657(a)(1), 70617(a) $60
153 Ex parte petition for discharge of personal representative, conservator, or guardian upon completion of court-ordered distribution or transfer 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
154 Amended notice of motion GC 70657(b), 70617(b)(2) No Fee
154 Civil case management statement GC 70657(b), 70617(b)(3) No Fee
154 Request for trial de novo after judicial arbitration GC 70657(b), 70617(b)(4) No Fee
154 Stipulation that does not require an order GC 70657(b), 70617(b)(5) No Fee
154 A request for entry of default or default judgment GC 70657(b), 70617(b)(8) No Fee
154 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
155 Petition to withdraw funds from blocked account SPP6 GC 70657(a) $60
156 Motion for summary judgment SJP6 GC 70657(c), GC 70617(d) $500
157 Deposit of estate planning documents (per document) EPD6 GC 70660 $20
158 Search for estate documents, for each search longer than 10 minutes SED6 GC 70661 $15
159 Petition to establish record of birth, death, or marriage PBDM9A H&S 103470, GC 70602.5 $225
160 Affidavit procedure for real property of small value under Prob.C § 13201 ARPP9A GC 70626(b)(9) $30
161 Guardianship investigations – person or person and estate INVPG9 Prob.C 1513.1 $450
162 Information package for conservators (plus tax) BOOKP6 Prob.C 1835 $20
163 Conservatorship investigator’s fee (amount set by court) INVP9 Prob.C 1851.5 $450
164 Petition for summary probate (Public Administrator only) PSP9A 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) PBH GC 70626(d) $50
166  Request for special notice in decedent’s estate, guardianship, conservatorship, and trust proceedings (Prob.C 1250, 2700, 17204) SNP GC 70662  $40

APPEALS & WRIT RELATED FEES

APPEAL OF UNLIMITED CASE
167 Certificate for Court of Appeal or Supreme Court on motion prior to filing appeal record (unlimited civil case) CAUC6 GC 70620 $20
168 Appeal or cross appeal to court of appeal (payable to Court of Appeal) 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) CTAP6 GC 68926.1 $100
OTHER APPEALS & WRIT RELATED FEES
170 Appeal in limited civil case (to appellate division), where amount demanded in case does not exceed $10,000 NAP9A GC 70621(b), 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) NAPP9A GC 70621(a), 70602.5 $370
172 Appeal in small claims case NAPSC6 CCP 116.760 $75
173 Writ petition to appellate division, where amount demanded in limited civil case does not exceed $10,000 NAWO9A GC 70621(b), 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) NAOO9A GC 70621(a), 70602.5 $370
175 Appeal from Labor Commissioner’s Award (Lab.C § 98.2) LBP9A GC 70611, 70602.5, 70602.6 $435
176 Appeal of final decision on parking citation violation (VC 40230) APV6 GC 70615(b) $25
177 Appeal from determination of dangerous or vicious dog (F&A 31622) ADD9A GC 70626(b)(8) $30
178 Appeal of administrative fine or penalty (GC 53069.4(b)(2)) NAAP8 GC 70615(a) $25
179 Appeal of administrative penalty for fare evasion or passenger conduct violation (PUC 99582) NAFE8 GC 70615(c) $25

RECORDS RELATED FEES

180 Certifying a copy of paper, record, or proceeding on file CC19A GC 70626(a)(4) $25
181 Certificate for which fee is not otherwise fixed; includes lis pendens CFNF9A GC 70626(a)(8) $25
182 Preparing a copy of any record, proceeding or paper on file (per page) CP16 GC 70627(a) $0.50
183 Comparison of a copy with an original on file (per page) COCP6 GC 70627(b) $1
184 Searching records or files, for each search longer than 10 minutes RFP6 GC 70627(c) $15
185 Exemplification of record or other paper on file EP6 GC 70628 $50
186 Document authenticated pursuant to court order (per signature) AS6 GC 70629 $15
187 Certified copy of marriage or domestic partnership dissolution record (requested by public agency) CPJJ6 GC 70674 $10
188 Certified copy of marriage or domestic partnership dissolution record (requested by any other applicant) CPFL6 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. FCB (civil) FBC (traf, crim) CCP 411.20(g), GC 71386 $40
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. APP6 CCP 411.21(g) $25

MISCELLANEOUS FEES

191 Administrative charge for collection of fees where fee waiver was previously granted AFW6 GC 68638 $25
192 Administrative charge for recovering, as part of judgment, fees not paid by public entity under GC 6103 RJF6 GC 6103.5(d) Amount set by court
193 Taking affidavit, except in criminal case or adoption proceedings AFFF9A GC 70626(a)(5) $25
194 Acknowledgment of deed or other instrument ACKF9A 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 RLCF9A GC 70626(a)(7) $25
196 Filing affidavit of publication of notice of dissolution of partnership PNDP9A GC 70626(b)(7) $30
197 Filing and indexing papers for which a charge is not provided elsewhere FMP9A GC 70626(b)(10) $30
198 Appearance by videoconferencing AVC6 GC 70630 To Be Determined
199 Reasonable fee for service or product, not to exceed costs, where no fee is otherwise provided for (Rule 10.815) FNP6 GC 70631 To Be Determined
200 Administering funds held in trust for deposits of funds for reporters’ transcripts; RTTP GC 70632 CRC 8.130 and 8.834 $50
 Handling deposits held in trust for all non-court entities, including non-judicial foreclosure sale FHT6 GC 70632 CIV2924j(c) $92
201 Certificate of facts regarding unsatisfied judgment FDL6 VC 16373 $5

Appendix: First paper filing fees under the UCF in courts with local courthouse construction surcharges

Limited civil cases
Limited civil < $10,000 Limited civil > $10,000 Amendment to amount over $10,0004 Unlimited civil cases (> $25,000), family, probate
Statewide uniform fee5 $225 $370 $145 $435
Normal distribution to State Court Facilities Construction Fund6 $20 $25 None $35
Riverside7 Local courthouse construction surcharge $50  $50 None $50
Distribution to SCFCF $0  $0 None $0
Total fee (with local surcharge and offset from SCFCF distribution) $225  $395 $140 $450
San Bernardino8 Local courthouse construction surcharge $35  $35 None $35
Distribution to SCFCF $0  $0 None  $0
Total fee (with local surcharge and offset from SCFCF distribution)  $240  $380  $140  $435
San Francisco9 Local courthouse construction surcharge  $10  $10 None  $50
Distribution to SCFCF  $10  $15 None  $0
Total fee (with local surcharge and offset from SCFCF distribution)  $225  $370  $145  $450

 

Fees for limited civil unlawful detainer cases and cases filed by assignees in courts with local courthouse construction surcharges

Limited civil unlawful detainer cases10 Cases filed by assignees
Unlawful detainer, limited civil < $10,000 Unlawful detainer, limited Ltd civil with declarations <$5,000 Amendment to amount over $10,00011
Statewide uniform fee $240 $385 $181 $189
Riverside13 Local courthouse construction surcharge  $20  $25  $20 None
Distribution to SCFCF  $50  $50  $50 None
Total fee (with local surcharge and offset from SCFCF distribution)  $0  $0 $0 None
San Bernardino14 Local courthouse construction surcharge  $270  $410  $211  $184
Distribution to SCFCF  $0  $0  $0 None
Total fee (with local surcharge and offset from SCFCF distribution)  $225  $395  $196  $184
San Francisco15 Local courthouse construction surcharge  $10  $10  $10 None
Distribution to SCFCF  $10  $15  $10 None
Total fee (with local surcharge and offset from SCFCF distribution)  $240  $385  $181  $189

1 Fees 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), 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 If the value of the property is more than $5,000, the filing fee is the fee in GC 70611, 70602.5, 70602.6.
3 This is a processing fee “for making up and transmitting the transcript and papers” when venue in a case is changed. The motion fee under GC 70617 is charged separately for a motion for change of venue.
4 This column shows the fee under GC 70613.5 for a filing increasing the amount at issue in a limited civil case from $10,000 or less to more than $10,000. The fee reflects the incremental amount that the first paper fee for a case with more than $10,000 at issue exceeds the first paper fee for a case with $10,000 or less at issue.
5 These uniform filing fees apply to both first paper filings and response filings in limited, unlimited, family law and probate cases.
6 Under the Uniform Civil Fee legislation, the standard distributions to the State Court Facilities Construction Fund are $20, $25 and $35 depending on the level and type of filing. In Riverside, San Bernardino and San Francisco the distribution to the SCFCF is reduced to offset, to the extent possible, the local courthouse construction surcharge.
7 In Riverside the maximum surcharge allowed by statute is $50 under GC 70622. As of January 1, 2009, the surcharge is $50 for all cases.
8 In San Bernardino the maximum surcharge allowed by statute is $35, which is applied to all first paper filings. (GC 70624.)
9 In San Francisco the maximum surcharge allowed by statute is $50. $10 is applied to limited civil cases and $50 to other first paper filings. (GC 70625.).
10 These amounts incorporate the additional $15 fee under CCP 1161.2 charged to plaintiffs in limited civil unlawful detainer cases.
11 This column shows the fee under GC 70613.5 for a filing increasing the amount at issue in a limited civil case filed by an assignee (with declaration) from within the small claims jurisdictional limit to more than $10,000. The fee reflects the incremental amount that the first paper fee for a limited civil case with more than $10,000 at issue exceeds the first paper fee for a case with declarations with less than $5,000 at issue.
12 Under the Uniform Civil Fee legislation, the standard distributions to the State Court Facilities Construction Fund are $20, $25 and $35 depending on the level and type of filing. In Riverside, San Bernardino and San Francisco the distribution to the SCFCF is reduced to offset, to the extent possible, the local courthouse construction surcharge.
13 In Riverside the maximum surcharge allowed by statute is $50 under GC 70622. As of January 1, 2009, the surcharge is $50 for all cases.
14 In San Bernardino the maximum surcharge allowed by statute is $35, which is applied to all first paper filings. (GC 70624.)
15 In San Francisco the maximum surcharge allowed by statute is $50. $10 is applied to limited civil cases and $50 to other first paper filings. (GC 70625.)