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Court Fees

Court Fees --- Effective 12/1/2016

Acceptable Forms of Payment

U. S. Postal Money Order, Bank Cashier’s Check, Personal Checks, and Cash. Credit Cards (MasterCard, Visa, American Express, Discover)

Please make checks payable to Clerk, U. S. District Court.

Filing Fees
Civil Filing Fee
Appeal Fee
Habeas Corpus Filing fee
Miscellaneous Filing Fees
Document Filing/Indexing
Microfilm/Microfishe of Court Records
Search of Records
Audio Recording
Record Retrieval Fee - 1 Box
Additional Boxes - Each
Returned Check Fee
Misdemeanor Appeal
Exemplification of any document
Attorney Admission
Certificate of Good Standing
Pro Hac Vice
Reproducing any paper record (per page)
Cuban Liberation Civil Filing Fee

Maximum Transcript Rates - All Parties Per Page


First Copy to Each Party

Each Add'l Copy to the Same Party 


Ordinary Transcript (30 day) 
A transcript to be delivered within thirty (30) calendar days after receipt of an order.

14-Day Transcript 
A transcript to be delivered within fourteen (14) calendar days after receipt of an order

Expedited Transcript (7 day)
A transcript to be delivered within seven (7) calendar days after receipt of an order.


Daily Transcript
A transcript to be delivered following adjournment and prior to the normal opening hour of the court on the following morning whether or not it actually is a court day.

Hourly Transcript
A transcript of proceedings ordered under unusual circumstances to be delivered within two (2) hours.

Realtime Transcript
A draft unedited transcript produced by a certified realtime reporter as a byproduct of realtime to be delivered electronically during proceedings or immediately following adjournment.

One feed,* $3.05 per page; two-to-four feeds, $2.10 per page; five or more feeds, $1.50 per page

* A realtime "feed" is the electronic data flow from the court reporter to the computer of each person or party ordering and receiving the realtime transcription in the courtroom.

Collateral Forfeiture Fees - updated August 8, 2019

Order Amending signed May 20, 2013