Changes in Miscellaneous Fees Effective December 1, 2013

At its September 2013 session, the Judicial Conference approved changes to the federal court miscellaneous fee schedules, effective December 1, 2013, as outlined below:

1) Appellate filing fee - from $450 to $500. (Note: The total fee to file a Notice of Appeal is $505 which includes the $5.00 docket fee of the U.S. Court of Appeals).

2) Records retrieval fee - from $53.00 to $64.00 for the first box requested from a Federal Records Center and a new fee of $39.00 for each additional box requested.

3) A $53.00 fee for any payment returned or denied for insufficient funds.