California Court Filing Fees

Statewide Fees

Superior CourtUnlimitedLimited up to $10,000Limited up to $25,000
Civil Complaint – Answer/Response – 1st Appearance$435.00$225.00$370.00
Complaint – Unlawful Detainer$435.00$240.00$385.00
Answer – Unlawful Detainer$435.00$225.00$370.00
Complex case per party$1000.00
Probate$435.00
Family Law – Petition for Dissolution, Separation, or Nullify$435.00
Motion for Summary Judgement$500.00
All other Motions/Ex Parte$60.00
Court Reporter Fee (Hearing under 1 hour)$30.00
Stipulation & Order$20.00
Order to Judgement Debtor$60.00
Application for Subpoena for Discovery in out-of-state case$30.00
Jury Fees$150.00
Abstract/Writ$25.00
Notice of Appeal – To Court of Appeal$775.00$225.00$370.00
Transcript Fee to Court Clerk (two checks required)$100.00$225.00$370.00
Copies (per page)$0.50
Certification (per document – plus copies)$25.00
Exemplification$50.00

Statewide – Small Claims

Small ClaimsUp to $1,500$1,501 – $5,000$5,001 – $10,000
Small Claims$30.00$50.00$75.00
Small Claims – of filing more than 12 per year$100.00$100.00$100.00
Small Claims – Appeal$75.00$75.00$75.00
Small Claims – Request to reset hearing$10.00$10.00$10.00

Riverside County Fees

Superior CourtUnlimitedLimited up to $10,000Limited up to $25,000
Civil Complaint – Answer/Response – 1st Appearance$450.00$255.00$395.00
Complaint – Unlawful Detainer$450.00$270.00$410.00
Answer – Unlawful Detainer$450.00$255.00$395.00
Complex case per party$1000.00
Probate$450.00
Family Law – Petition for Dissolution, Separation, or Nullify$450.00
Motion for Summary Judgement$500.00
All other Motions/Ex Parte$60.00
Court Reporter Fee (Hearing under 1 hour)$30.00
Stipulation & Order$20.00
Order to Judgement Debtor$60.00
Application for Subpoena for Discovery in out-of-state case$30.00
Jury Fees$150.00
Abstract/Writ$25.00
Notice of Appeal – To Court of Appeal$775.00$225.00$370.00
Transcript Fee to Court Clerk (two checks required)$100.00$225.00$370.00
Copies (per page)$0.50
Certification (per document – plus copies)$25.00
Exemplification$50.00

Riverside County – Small Claims

Small ClaimsUp to $1,500$1,501 – $5,000$5,001 – $10,000
Small Claims$30.00$50.00$75.00
Small Claims – of filing more than 12 per year$100.00$100.00$100.00
Small Claims – Appeal$75.00$75.00$75.00
Small Claims – Request to reset hearing$10.00$10.00$10.00

San Bernardino County Fees

Superior CourtUnlimitedLimited up to $10,000Limited up to $25,000
Civil Complaint – Answer/Response – 1st Appearance$435.00$225.00$370.00
Complaint – Unlawful Detainer$435.00$240.00$385.00
Answer – Unlawful Detainer$435.00$225.00$370.00
Complex case per party$1000.00
Probate$435.00
Family Law – Petition for Dissolution, Separation, or Nullify$435.00
Motion for Summary Judgement$500.00
All other Motions/Ex Parte$60.00
Court Reporter Fee (Hearing under 1 hour)$30.00
Stipulation & Order$20.00
Order to Judgement Debtor$60.00
Application for Subpoena for Discovery in out-of-state case$30.00
Jury Fees$150.00
Abstract/Writ$25.00
Notice of Appeal – To Court of Appeal$775.00$225.00$370.00
Transcript Fee to Court Clerk (two checks required)$100.00$225.00$370.00
Copies (per page)$0.50
Certification (per document – plus copies)$25.00
Exemplification$50.00

San Bernardino County – Small Claims

Small ClaimsUp to $1,500$1,501 – $5,000$5,001 – $10,000
Small Claims$30.00$50.00$75.00
Small Claims – of filing more than 12 per year$100.00$100.00$100.00
Small Claims – Appeal$75.00$75.00$75.00
Small Claims – Request to reset hearing$10.00$10.00$10.00

San Francisco County Fees

Superior CourtUnlimitedLimited up to $10,000Limited up to $25,000
Civil Complaint – Answer/Response – 1st Appearance$450.00$225.00$370.00
Complaint – Unlawful Detainer$450.00$240.00$385.00
Answer – Unlawful Detainer$450.00$225.00$370.00
Complex case per party$1000.00
Probate$450.00
Family Law – Petition for Dissolution, Separation, or Nullify$450.00
Motion for Summary Judgement$500.00
All other Motions/Ex Parte$60.00
Court Reporter Fees (Under 1 hour)$30.00
Stipulation & Order$20.00
Order to Judgement Debtor$60.00
Application for Subpoena for Discovery in out-of-state case$30.00
Jury Fees$150.00
Abstract/Writ$25.00
Notice of Appeal – To Court of Appeal$775.00$225.00$370.00
Transcript Fee to Court Clerk (two checks required)$100.00$225.00$370.00
Copies (per page)$0.50
Certification (per document – plus copies)$25.00
Exemplification$20.00

San Francisco County – Small Claims

Small ClaimsUp to $1,500$1,501 – $5,000$5,001 – $10,000
Small Claims$30.00$50.00$75.00
Small Claims – of filing more than 12 per year$100.00$100.00$100.00
Small Claims – Appeal$75.00$75.00$75.00
Small Claims – Request to reset hearing$10.00$10.00$10.00

U.S. Bankruptcy Court

U.S. Bankruptcy CourtFee
Petition – Chapter 7$335.00
Petition – Chapters 9, 11(non-railroad), & 15$1,717.00
Petition – Chapter 12$275.00
Petition – Chapter 13$310.00
Adversary Complaint$350.00
Motion for Relief From Stay$176.00
Copies (per page)$0.50
Copies (per certification)$11.00
Appeal$298.00

U.S. District Court

U.S. District CourtFee
Ordinary Civil Filing$400.00
Notice of Appeal$505.00
Appeal to District Court from Misd Case$38.00
Pro Hac Vice$306.00
Copies (per page)$0.50
Certifications$11.00
Exemplifications$21.00

Secretary of State – Corporate Filings

Secretary of State – Corporate FilingsFee 
Articles of Incorporation – (Two Checks)$100.00$15.00
Non-Profit Organization – (Two Checks)$30.00$15.00
Corporate Name Reservation – (Two Checks)$10.00$10.00
Certificate of Good Standing$5.00 

Witness Fees

Witness FeesPer DayMileage
State Court Subpoena (round trip mileage)$35.00$0.20
Federal Court Subpoena (round trip mileage)$40.00$0.57
Peace Officer/State Public Employee$275.00