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Notice of Fee Changes

Thursday, October 16, 2003

The Judicial Conference of the United States has approved increases in some of the fees collected by United States District Courts. The increases are effective November 1, 2003.

Copy Fees Old Amount New Amount
Certification of Document $7.00 $9.00
Exemplified Copy (triple seal) $14.00 $18.00
Microfiche/Microfilm $4.00 $5.00
Retrieval of Records from Archives $35.00 $45.00
Search for Judgments, Decrees, etc. and Certification of Result $20.00 $26.00
Copy of Tape $20.00 $26.00

Filing Fees Old Amount New Amount
Notice of Appeal $105.00 $255.00
Appeal of Conviction from Magistrate Judge for Misdemeanor/Petty Offense Cases $25.00 $32.00
Filing/Indexing of Paper Not in a Case or Proceeding $30.00 $39.00

Miscellaneous Fees Old Amount New Amount
Preparation of Foreign Judgment $7.00 $9.00
Power of Attorney for Bonding $20.00 $39.00
Returned Check $35.00 $45.00

The complete schedule of fees is available on the court’s website at