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2024 California Rules of Court

Rule 3.56. Additional court fees and costs that may be included in initial fee waiver

Necessary court fees and costs that may be waived upon granting an application for an initial fee waiver, either at the outset or upon later application, include:

(1)  Jury fees and expenses;

(2)  Court-appointed interpreter's fees for witnesses;

(3)  Witness fees of peace officers whose attendance is reasonably necessary for prosecution or defense of the case;

(4)  Witness fees of court-appointed experts; and

(5)  Other fees or expenses as itemized in the application.

Rule 3.56 amended effective July 1, 2015; adopted as rule 3.62 effective January 1, 2007; previously amended and renumbered as rule 3.56 effective July 1, 2009.

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