Fees

5th District

If you are appearing telephonically for oral argument, you must make reservations on Court Call's website or by calling 1-866-582-6878. Parties with Fee Waivers may participate in Court Call without paying any fees.
View video of oral argument on-demand (Oral Argument Webcasts) Free
Copy of audio recording of oral argument $20
Retrieval of records from Archives - per box (no search required for case number) $25
Retrieval of records from Archives - per box (search required - no case number) $50
Copies: Certified (Gov. Code 68930) $1 per certificate 
Copies: Opinion (if not a party) $5 per opinion 
Copies: Per transcript - An electronic copy of an existing electronic transcript maybe sent via email (if it totals 25 megabytes or less) or duplicated on a court-provided USB device (flash drive). Mailing of the flash drive is included if requested. Fee is per transcript, regardless of page length or number of volumes. $20
Copies: Per case - Electronic copies of existing electronic documents may be sent via email (if they total 25 megabytes or less) or duplicated on a court-provided USB device (flash drive).  Mailing of the flash drive is included if requested. $10
Copies: Electronic copy of paper document $0.15 per page
Copies: Paper copy of electronic document $0.15 per page
Copies: Paper copy of paper document (Gov. Code 70627(a)) $0.50 per page

Filings In Court of Appeal

Filing Fee
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

Filings In Superior Court

Filing Fee
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