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

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Ref# Records Related Fees Code Section(s) Total fee
182 Certifying a copy of paper, record, or proceeding on file (copy fees not included*) GC 70626(a)(4) $40
183 Certificate for which fee is not otherwise fixed; includes lis pendens (copy fees not included*) GC 70626(a)(8) $40
184 Preparing a copy of any record, proceeding or paper on file (per side) GC 70627(a) $0.50
185 Comparison of a copy with an original on file (per page) GC 70627(b) $ 1
186 Searching records or files, for each search longer than 10 minutes GC 70627(c) $15
187 Exemplification of record or other paper on file GC 70628 $50
188 Document authenticated pursuant to court order (per signature) GC 70629 $15
189 Certified copy of marriage or domestic partnership dissolution record (requested by public agency) GC 70674 $10
190 Certified copy of marriage or domestic partnership dissolution record (requested by any other applicant) GC 70674 $15
191 Audio Recordings (tapes or CDs) GC 70631 $28
192 Microfiche - Original and Subsequent Pages GC 70631 $4.00/$1.00
193 Microfiche - Copy and Subsequent Pages GC 70631 $3.00/$0.10
194 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
195 Access to imaged documents on the internet. GC 68150(h)
CRC 2.506
$ 1 per page for the first five pages, $ 0.40 for each additional page, with a maximum of $ 50.00.
* (copy fees are $0.50/page. A self-addressed stamped envelope with sufficient postage
is required for all copy and certification requests)


Ref# Returned Checks and Insufficient Payments Code Section(s) Total fee
 196 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
 197 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
198 Administrative charge for collection of fees where fee waiver was previously granted GC 6838(a)(3) $25
199 Administrative charge for recovering, as part of judgment, fees not paid by public entity under GC 6103 GC 6103.5(d) $25
200 Taking affidavit, except in criminal case or adoption proceedings GC 70626(a)(5) $40
201 Acknowledgment of deed or other instrument GC 70626(a)(6) $40
202 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) $40
203 Filing affidavit of publication of notice of dissolution of partnership GC 70626(b)(7) $45
204 Filing and indexing papers for which a charge is not provided elsewhere GC 70626(b) (10) $45
205 Appearance by videoconferencing GC 70630 Amount set by court
206 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
207 Administering funds held in trust for deposits of funds for reporters' transcripts GC 70632, CRC 8.130, 8.834 $50
208 Certificate of facts regarding unsatisfied judgment VC 16373 $15
209 Envelopes, Postage and Shipping GC 70631 $2 + P/S
210 Forms - Individual GC 70631 $0.50
211 Forms - Civil Packet GC 70631 $3.00
212 Forms - Family Packet GC 70631 $3.75
213 Forms - Small Claims Packet GC 70631 $2.50
214 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

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