Fees & Filing

2nd District Fees

Comparing photocopies of documents to originals (Gov. Code 70627(b)) $1.00/page
Certification of documents (Gov. Code 70626) $25/certification
Docket sheet printout (for non-parties) $3
Record retrieval
Contact the Clerk's Office to verify number of boxes
$40 (per case)
$25 (each additional box)
Copy of audio recording of oral argument
The court accepts requests in writing for copies of the recorded argument, along with the required $40.00 fee (prior to preparation). The recorded argument can be e-mailed directly to you or burned to a CD (mailed to you or picked up in person).
$40

Filings In Court of Appeal

First document filed in a civil case by a party other than appellant/petitioner  $390
Petitions for Writ of Mandate, Prohibition or Certiorari Gov. Code 68926 ) (there is no fee for filing a petition if the underlying matter is criminal or juvenile in nature) $775
Petitions for Writ of Review involving Agriculture Labor Relations Board (ALRB), Public Employees Relation Board (PERB), Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC), or Public Utilities Commission (PUC) cases $775
Petitions: for writs resulting from contempt proceedings, for writs of habeas corpus, for writs of supersedeas (if related notice of appeal has been filed), Petition to transfer (Rule 8.1006), or for writs of review in Workers Compensation Appeals Board cases No Fee
Copying opinions (if not a party to appeal; per opinion) $5

Filings In Superior Court

Notice or Motion to Appeal - Civil (Gov. Code 68926, 68926.1(b), 5.180) (for each notice of appeal & cross appeal) CRC 8.100(b) (Check made payable to Court of Appeal)

$775

Notice of Appeal - Criminal or Juvenile No Fee
Notice of Appeal in Conservatorship Proceeding (Rule 8.480) No Fee

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