Pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1914(b), the Judicial Conference of the United States has approved a $50 general administrative fee for filing a civil action, suit, or proceeding in a district court. The administrative fee goes into effect on May 1, 2013, and will be applied to all civil cases except where a person has been granted in forma pauperis status under 28 U.S.C. § 1915.
The complete schedule of fees is available on the court’s website at http://www.mdd.uscourts.gov/fee-schedule.