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Superior Court of California - County of San Diego: General Information: Fees

Fee Schedule

2016 F

Fee Schedule

2016 Fee Schedule
Effective January 1, 2016 with new/increased fees indicated in red font

2016 Fee Schedule
Effective July 1, 2016 with new/increased fees indicated in red font

ee Schedule
Effective January 1, 2016 with new/increased fees indicated in red font


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2016 Fee Schedule
From Superior Court form: SDSC ADM-001 (Eff. 7/1/16)

Superior Court of California, County of San Diego
Fee Schedule
1

Effective July 1, 2016


INITIAL FILING FEES IN CIVIL CASES
Effective July 1, 2016

Ref# Unlimited Civil Cases  Code Section(s)  Total fee
   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
   3 Petition for writ of review, mandate or prohibition (other than a writ petition to the appellate division) 
   4 Petition for decree of change of name or gender
   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 $5,000 or less 2    H&S  11488.5(a)(3)   No Fee 

Ref# Limited Civil Cases  Code Section(s)  Total fee
   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  (amount 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(b)   $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

Ref# Other Initial Filing Fees
(both Limited and Unlimited Civil Cases)
 Code Section(s)  Total fee
 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 total for case) 
 GC 70616(b)  $1,000 
 22 Additional fee for construction-related accessibility claims filed by high-frequency litigants (CCP 425.55).5) GC 70616.5 $1,000
 23 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
 24 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
 25 Action to compel registration of voters  Elec. 2142  No fee
 26 Request for order to require counting of provisional ballots  Elec. 14310  No fee
 27 Petition for forfeiture where claim has been filed with district attorney for impounded vehicle  VC 14607.6(e)(4)  $100
 28 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
 29 Issuing commission to take deposition out of state under CCP 2026.010  GC 70626(b)(5)  $30
 30 Filing and entering award under Workers' Compensation Act  GC 70626(b)(6)  $30

Ref# Discovery in Out-of-State Case  Code Section(s)  Total fee
 31 Application for subpeona for discovery in out-of-state case (CCP 2029.300)  GC 70626(b)(5)  $30
 32 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 
 33 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
 34 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))  CCP 70617(a)  $60
 35 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))  CCP 70617(a)  $60
 36 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
 37 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
 38 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

Ref# Requests for Protective Orders  Code Section(s)  Total fee
 39 Petition to prevent domestic violence and response  FC 6222, GC 70617(b)(7)  No fee
 40 Petition to prevent abuse of an elder or dependent adult and response  W&I 15657.03(q), GC 70617(b)(10)  No fee
 41 Petition to prevent civil harassment (involving violence, threats of violence, or stalking) and response  CCP 527.6(w)-(x)  No fee
 42 Petition to prevent civil harassment (other) and response  GC 70611, 70612,  70602.5, 70602.6  $435
 43 Petition to prevent workplace violence (involving violence, threats of violence, or stalking) and response  CCP 527.8(v)-(w)  No fee
 44 Petition to prevent workplace violence (other) and response                                                                                      GC 70611, 70612,  70602.5, 70602.6  $435

Ref# Civil Motion and Other Filing Fees Code Section(s) Total fee
45 Motion or other paper requiring a hearing, including GC 70617(a) $60
46 Motion listed under CCP 1005(a)(1)-(12)
47 Motion or application to continue a trial date
48 Discovery motion under CCP 2016.010
49 Motion for new trial
50 Ex parte application requiring a party to give notice of the ex parte appearance to other parties
51 Motion for summary judgment or for summary adjudication GC 70617(d) $500
52 Application to appear as counsel pro hac vice GC 70617(e) $500
53 Renewal fee for application to appear as counsel pro hac vice for each year a case continues GC 70617(e) $500
54 Reclassification of limited jurisdiction case to unlimited jurisdiction (CCP 403.060) GC 70619 $140
55 Processing change of venue3 (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
56 Request, application, or motion for, or notice of, continuance of hearing or case management conference GC 70617(c)(1) $20
57 Stipulation and order GC 70617(c)(2) $20
58 Request for order authorizing service of summons by posting (CCP 415.45) or by publication (CCP 415.50) GC 70617(c)(3) $20
59 Amended notice of motion GC 70617(b)(2) No fee
60 Civil case management statement GC 70617(b)(3) No fee
61 Request for trial de novo after judicial arbitration GC 70617(b)(4) No fee
62 Stipulation that does not require an order GC 70617(b)(5) No fee
63 A request for entry of default or default judgment GC 70617(b)(8) No fee


CIVIL JURY AND TRIAL RELATED FEES

Ref# Civil Jury and Trial Related Fees Code Section(s) Total fee
64 Advance jury fee (nonrefundable) CCP 631(b) $150
65 Daily jury deposits (amount set by court) CCP 631(e) Amount set by court
66 Court reporter fee for proceedings lasting less than one hour GC 68086(a)(1) $30
67 Court reporter fee for proceedings lasting more than one hour GC 68086(a)(2) $ 431
(1/2 day)
$ 862
(full day))
68 Extra court reporter GC 69953.5 $158 (1/2 day)
$316 (full day)

JUDGMENT RELATED FEES

Ref# Judgment Related Fees Code Section(s) Total fee
69 Confession of judgment (CCP 1134) GC 70626(b)(3) $30
70 Renewal of judgment (CCP 683.150) GC 70626(b)(4) $30
71 Notice of settlement (CRC 3.1385) No fee


POST JUDGMENT RELATED FEES

Ref# Post Judgment Related Fees Code Section(s) Total fee
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) GC 70626(a)(3) $25

SMALL CLAIMS FEES

Ref # Small Claims Fees Code Section(s) Total fee
79 Filing claim for $1,500 or less CCP 116.230(b)(1) $30
80 Filing claim for more than $1,500 but less than or equal to $5,000 CCP 116.230(b)(2) $50
81 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);
CCP 116.221
$75
82 Filing claim by person who has filed more than 12 small claims in California within the previous 12 months CCP 116.230(c) $100
83 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
84 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
85 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
86 Service by clerk for certified mail, to each defendant CCP 116.232 $15*
87 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
88 Request for postponement of hearing, if defendant has been served CCP 116.570 $10
89 Notice of appeal of small claims case CCP 116.760 $75
90 Petition for writ CCP 116.798 $75
91 Motion to vacate 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
*If the clerk needs to make copies of your complaint, then the cost of service by clerk for certified mail will be $17.50

FAMILY LAW FEES

Ref # Family Law Fees Code Section(s) Total fee
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 (includes ex parte application for restoration of former name after entry of judgment if no first paper fee previously paid) 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 (now called "Request for Order") in family law matter (includes ex parte application for restoration of former name after entry of judgment if no first paper fee previously paid) GC 70677(a) $60
106 Additional charge on motion or order to show cause (now called "Request for Order") 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 (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

PROBATE FEES

Ref# Probate Fees Code Section(s) Total fee
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, first account of trustee of testamentary trust subject to continuing court jurisdiction under Prob.C 17300 et seq. 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 jursidiction 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 $350 fee under GC 70652) 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 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 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 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 (but for estate proceedings begun after 8/17/03, see line 146) 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
  • 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 a of 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 Delivery of will to the court in which the estate may be administered (Prob.C 8200) GC 70626(d) $50
162 Guardianship investigations Prob.C 1513.1 $800 (full)
$450 (partial)
163 Information package for conservators Prob.C 1835 $20
164 Conservatorship investigator's fee Prob.C 1851.5 $800 (initial)
$800 (other)
165 Petition for summary probate (Public Administrator only) Prob.C 7660 $205
166 Request for special notice in decedent's estate, guardianship, conservatorship, and trust proceedings (Prob.C 1250, 2700, 17204) GC 70662 $40
167 Registration of a conservatorship established outside of California GC 70663 $30

APPEAL AND WRIT RELATED FEES

Ref# Appeal of Unlimited Civil Case Code Section(s) Total fee
168 Certificate for Court of Appeal or Supreme Court on motion prior to filing appeal record GC 70620 $20
169 Appeal or cross appeal to Court of Appeal (payable to Court of Appeal) GC 68926,
68926.1(b)
$775
170 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


Ref# Other Appeals Code Section(s) Total fee
171 Appeal in limited civil case (to Appellate Division), where amount demanded in case does not exceed $10,000 GC 70621(b),
70602.5
$225
172 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),
70602.5
$370
173 Appeal in small claims case CCP 116.760 $75
174 Writ petition to Appellate Division, where amount demanded in limited civil case does not exceed $10,000 GC 70621(b),
70602.5
$225
175 Writ petition to Appellate Division, where amount demanded in limited civil case exceeds $10,000 (but does not exceed $25,000) GC 70621(a),
70602.5
$370
176 Appeal from Labor Commissioner's Award (Lab.C 98.2) GC 70611, 70602.5, 70602.6 $435
177 Appeal of final decision on parking citation violation (VC 40230) GC 70615(b) $25
178 Appeal from determination of dangerous or vicious dog (F&A 31622) GC 70626(b)(8) $30
179 Appeal of administrative fine or penalty (GC 53069.4(b)(2)) GC 70615(a) $25
180 Appeal of administrative penalty for fare evasion or passenger conduct violation (PUC 99582) GC 70615(c) $25

RECORDS RELATED FEES

Ref# Records Related Fees Code Section(s) Total fee
181 Certifying a copy of paper, record, or proceeding on file (copy fees not included*) GC 70626(a)(4) $25
182 Certificate for which fee is not otherwise fixed; includes lis pendens (copy fees not included*) GC 70626(a)(8) $25
183 Preparing a copy of any record, proceeding or paper on file (per side) GC 70627(a) $0.50
184 Comparison of a copy with an original on file (per page) GC 70627(b) $ 1
185 Searching records or files, for each search longer than 10 minutes GC 70627(c) $15
186 Exemplification of record or other paper on file GC 70628 $50
187 Document authenticated pursuant to court order (per signature) GC 70629 $15
188 Certified copy of marriage or domestic partnership dissolution record (requested by public agency) (copy fees not included*) GC 70674 $10
189 Certified copy of marriage or domestic partnership dissolution record (requested by any other applicant) (copy fees not included*) GC 70674 $15
190 Audio Recordings (tapes or CDs) GC 70631 $25
191 Microfiche - Original and Subsequent Pages GC 70631 $4.00/$1.00
192 Microfiche - Copy and Subsequent Pages GC 70631 $3.00/$0.10
193 Off Site Retrieval of Documents (Iron Mountain) - Standard
Off Site Retrieval - Rush - Same day if requested by 10am
Off Site Retrieval - Emergency - Within 3 hours of request
GC 70631 $ 19
$ 21
$ 28
194 Access to imaged documents on the internet. GC 68150(h)
CRC 2.506
$7.50 for up to ten pages, $0.07 for each additional page, with a maximum of $40.00.
* (copy fees are $0.50/page. A self-addressed stamped envelope with sufficient postage
is required for all copy and certification requests)

RETURNED CHECKS AND INSUFFICIENT PAYMENTS

Ref# Returned Checks and Insufficient Payments Code Section(s) Total fee
 195 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
 $55
 196 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

Ref# Miscellaneous Fees Code Section(s) Total fee
197 Administrative charge for collection of fees where fee waiver was previously granted GC 6838(a)(3) $25
198 Administrative charge for recovering, as part of judgment, fees not paid by public entity under GC 6103 GC 6103.5(d) $25
199 Taking affidavit, except in criminal case or adoption proceedings GC 70626(a)(5) $25
200 Acknowledgment of deed or other instrument GC 70626(a)(6) $25
201 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
202 Filing affidavit of publication of notice of dissolution of partnership GC 70626(b)(7) $30
203 Filing and indexing papers for which a charge is not provided elsewhere GC 70626(b) (10) $30
204 Appearance by videoconferencing GC 70630 Amount set by court
205 Reasonable fee for service or product, not to exceed costs, where no fee is otherwise provided for (Rule 10.815) GC 70631 Amount set by court
206 Administering funds held in trust for deposits of funds for reporters' transcripts GC 70632, CRC 8.130, 8.834 $50
207 Certificate of facts regarding unsatisfied judgment VC 16373 $15
208 Envelopes, Postage and Shipping GC 70631 $2 + P/S
209 Forms - Individual GC 70631 $0.50
210 Forms - Civil Packet GC 70631 $3.00
211 Forms - Family Packet GC 70631 $3.75
212 Forms - Small Claims Packet GC 70631 $2.50
213 Forms - Conservator and Guardianship Packets GC 70631 $3.50
215 Form - Probate Manuscript Cover GC 70631 $1.50
216 Facsimile Filing Usage Fee (per page) GC 70631 $0.50
217 Facsimile Filing Confirmation Fee GC 70631 $3.50

CRIMINAL AND TRAFFIC RELATED FEES

Ref#

Criminal and Traffic Related Fees
The fees included herein are not intended to represent all fees related to criminal and traffic actions. Rather, they only represent the administrative fees associated with services or functions for these types of cases.

Code Section(s) Total fee
217 Accounts Receivable, processing of PC 1205d $30
218 Administrative charge for a check that is returned without payment GC 71386 $55
219 Certifying a copy of a paper, record, or proceeding on file (copy fees not included) GC 70626(a)(4) $25
220 Expungement-Petition for Dismissal
Misdemeanor
Felony

PC 1203.4a(c)
PC 1203.4(c)

$60
$120
221 Installment Account, processing of PC 1205d $35
222 Preparing a copy of any record, proceeding or paper on file (per side) GC 70627(a) $0.50
223 Proof of correction transaction fee - for each violation dismissed VC 40611 $25
224 Searching records of files, for each search longer than 10 minutes GC 70627(c) $15
225 Traffic Violator School
Administrative Fee
DMV Monitoring Fee
(Both Fees will be imposed in addition to total bail)

VC 42007.1
VC 11208

$49
$3
226 Audio Recordings (tapes or CDs) GC 70631 $25


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.
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