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2015 California Rules of Court

Rule 3.55. Court fees and costs included in all initial fee waivers

Court fees and costs that must be waived upon granting an application for an initial fee waiver include:

(1)Clerk's fees for filing papers;

(2)Clerk's fees for reasonably necessary certification and copying;

(3)Clerk's fees for issuance of process and certificates;

(4)Clerk's fees for transmittal of papers;

(5)Court-appointed interpreter's fees for parties in small claims actions;

(6)Sheriff's and marshal's fees under article 7 of chapter 2 of part 3 of division 2 of title 3 of the Government Code (commencing with section 26720);

(7)Reporter's daily fees for attendance at hearings and trials held within 60 days of the date of the order granting the application;

(8)The court fee for a telephone appearance under Code of Civil Procedure section 367.5; and

(9)Clerk's fees for preparing, copying, certifying, and transmitting the clerk's transcript on appeal to the reviewing court and the party. A party proceeding under an initial fee waiver must specify with particularity the documents to be included in the clerk's transcript on appeal.

Rule 3.55 amended and renumbered effective July 1, 2009; adopted as rule 3.61 effective January 1, 2007; previously amended effective January 1, 2009.

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