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2014 California Rules of Court

Rule 8.78. Payment of filing fees

(a) Use of credit cards and other methods

The court may permit the use of credit cards, debit cards, electronic fund transfers, or debit accounts for the payment of filing fees associated with electronic filing, as provided in Government Code section 6159 and other applicable law. The court may also authorize other methods of payment.

(b) Fee waivers

Eligible persons may seek a waiver of court fees and costs, as provided in Government Code section 68634.5 and rule 8.26.

Rule 8.78 adopted effective July 1, 2010.

Advisory Committee Comment

Subdivision (b). A fee charged by an electronic filing service provider under rule 8.75(b) is not a court fee that can be waived under Government Code section 68634.5 and rule 8.26.

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