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SAN FRANCISCO SUPERIOR COURT

400 McAllister St., Room 103, San Francisco, CA 94102-4514

CIVIL DIVISION FEE SCHEDULE

Effective: July 1, 2005

UNLIMITED JURISDICTION COMPLAINT AND FIRST PAPER FILING FEES

UNLIMITED FEES COMPLAINT or for other papers commencing an action

[Prayer amounts over $25,000] [GC §26820.4, GC §68086(a)(4), GC §68087, GC §69926.5 (a)(b)]

$295.50

Complex Litigation Designation [G.C. 26826.4, GC §68087, GC § 69926.5 (a)(b)] [$11,000 cap per side]

$550.00

CROSS-COMPLAINT/ AMENDED CROSS-COMPLAINT/ AMENDMENT TO CROSS-COMPLAINT

[CCP 472] [Prayer amounts over $25,000] [GC §26826.01(a)- fee repealed on Jan. 1, 2001]

no fee

AMENDED COMPLAINT/ AMENDMENT TO COMPLAINT [CCP 472]

[Prayer amounts over $25,000] [GC §68086(a)(4)] [GC §26826.01(a)- fee repealed on Jan. 1, 2001]

no fee

FIRST PAPER FOR ANY PARTY OTHER THAN PLAINTIFF (based upon complaint amount) [Prayer amounts over $25,000]

$292.20

[GC §26826, GC § 26826.4; $292.20 per defendant on any responsive pleading, i.e., three defendants on one responsive pleading, $876.60; GC §68087]

Complex Litigation Designation per defendant [G.C. 26826.4, GC §68087, GC § 69926.5(a)(b)]

$550.00

[$11,000 cap per side]

LIMITED JURISDICTION COMPLAINT AND FIRST PAPER FILING FEES

LIMITED FEES COMPLAINT or for other papers commencing an action [Prayer amounts over $10,000 up to $25,000]

[GC §72055, GC §68086(a)(4), GC§68087, GC §69926.5 (a)(b)]

$303.50

[Prayer amounts over $2,500 up to$10,000] [GC §72055, GC §68087, GC §69926.5 (a)(b)]

$156.30

[Prayer amounts of $2,500 and lower, excluding Small Claims]

[GC §72055, GC §68087,GC §69926.5 (a) (b)]

$151.30

CROSS-COMPLAINT/ AMENDED CROSS-COMPLAINT/ AMENDMENT TO CROSS-COMPLAINT

[GC §72056.01(a)(b), GC §68087)]

$ 49.50

AMENDED COMPLAINT/AMENDMENT TO COMPLAINT (effective 02/28/02)

[GC §68086(a)(4), GC §72056.01]

$ 49.50

FIRST PAPER FOR ANY PARTY OTHER THAN PLAINTIFF (based upon complaint amount) [Prayer amounts over $10,000 up to $25,000] [GC §72056, GC §68087, GC §69926.5 (a) (b)]

$303.50

[GC §72056, $303.50 per defendant on any responsive pleading, i.e., three defendants on one responsive pleading,

$910.50]

[Prayer amounts over $2,500 up to 10,000] [G.C. §72056, GC §68087, GC §69926.5 (a) (b)]

$153.00

[GC §72056, $153 per defendant on any responsive pleading, i.e., three defendants on one responsive pleading, $459]

[Prayer amounts of $2,500 and lower, excluding Small Claims]

$148.00

[GC §72056, GC §68087,GC §69926.5 (a) (b)]

[GC §72056, $148 per defendant on any responsive pleading, i.e., three defendants on one responsive pleading, $444]

SUBSEQUENT FILING FEES

NOTICE OF MOTION OR OTHER PAPER REQUIRING A HEARING [GC §26830, GC §68087]

$36.30

Note: If the notice of motion or other paper is the first appearance, the first filing fee will be charged as well as the hearing fee. Please review table:

 

$36.30 Charge

 

NO $36.30 Charge

All Noticed Motions.

An Amended Notice of Motion [GC §26830(a)(1)]

Motion for new trial

A Civil Case Management Statement [GC

Motions for Special Proceedings.

§26830(a)(2)]

Joinder to any Noticed Motion

A hearing on a petition for emancipation of a minor [GC §26830(a)(3)]

All Ex Parte Orders or Ex Parte Applications

Default Hearings. [GC §26830(a)(4)]

Order of Examination of Judgment Debtor

A show-cause hearing on a petition for an injunction prohibiting harassment. [GC

Stipulation & order

Any orders that are not usually set for hearing, but has been set for hearing by a Judge who has signed an order to that effect (except I.F.P. hearing).

§26830(a)(5)]

A show-cause hearing on an application for an order prohibiting domestic violence. [GC

§26830(a)(6)]

Renotice of same motion due to inability to serve (when Judge has ordered original motion off calendar).

A show-cause hearing on writs of review, mandate, or prohibition. [GC §26830(a)(7)]

A show-cause hearing on a petition for a change

Petition for Appointment of Guardian Ad Litem

of name.

[GC §26830(a)(8)]

Dismissal of Appeal [GC §26838]

A hearing to compromise a claim of a minor or an insane or incompetent person. [GC §26830(a)(9)]

*Motion to Continue Trial Date

 

Request for Trial de Novo [GC §26830]

Motion For Summary Judgment or Motion for Summary Adjudication [GC §26830(b), GC §68087]

$165.00

Also Joinder on Summary Judgment or Summary Adjudication [GC §26830(b), GC §68087]

$165.00

*Granting of the Motion/Stipulation/ Oral Motion for Continuance of Trial [GC §26830(d), GC §68087] $110.00

Successor In Interest (per party) [GC 68086(a)(4)] $25.00
Successor In Interest (per party) [GC 68086(a)(4)]
$25.00

JUDGMENT RELATED FEES

Confession of Judgment (Without Action) [C.C.P. §1134]

$15.00

Renewal of Judgment [GC §26830(a), GC §68087] $36.30
Renewal
of Judgment [GC §26830(a), GC §68087]
$36.30

POST JUDGMENT RELATED FEES

ISSUING FEES:

Any Order of Sale [GC §26829}

$20.00

Writ of Attachment [GC §26828]

$7.00

Writ of Execution [GC §26828]

$7.00

Writ of Possession [GC §26828]

$7.00

Writ of Restitution [GC §26828]

$7.00

Abstract of Judgment [GC §26834]

$7.00

Transcript of Register of Actions (per page) [GC §72061]

$1.00

Out of State Deposition [Rule 845, CRC] –repealed on July 1, 1998 no fee
Out of State Deposition [Rule 845, CRC] –repealed on July 1, 1998
no fee

APPEALS RELATED FEES

LABOR APPEAL

 

[GC §72055

$151.30

GC §26820.4

$156.30

GC §68087,

$303.50

GC §69926.5 (a)(b)]

$295.50

LIMITED JURISDICTION APPEALS FEES

 
 

Notice of Appeal [GC §26824; B&P §6321]

$92.00

Certificate & Transmitting Transcript and papers on appeal [GC §72060, GC §68087]

$11.00

UNLIMITED JURISDICTION APPEALS FEES Clerk’s deposit to Clerk of the Court [GC §68926.1]

$100.00

$655.00

 

Notice of Appeal from Superior Court to Court of Appeal [GC §68926; CRC. Rule 1(c)] Clerk’s transcript on appeals, per page [GC §26831; CRC §125(c)]

MISCELLANEOUS FEES

 

$12.00

Filing of Abstract of Judgment rendered from another court [CCP 708.160] Abstract of Judgment rendered from another court with subsequent hearings requested

(OEX- New Filing) [GC §72059]

$20.00

 

$12.00

Third Party Order of Examination [CCP 491.150] Sister State Judgment:

 
 

[GC §72055

$151.30

GC §26820.4

$156.30

GC §68087,

$303.50

GC §69926.5 (a)(b)]

$295.50

Change of Venue to Another Court and Transmittal of Papers: Transmittal Fee

$25.30

[GC §26823(a), GC §68087]

Filing Fee for Complaint of Court to Which Case Is Transferred [GC §72055, GC §26820.4]

Varies

Certificate of Facts Re: Unsatisfied Judgment [VC §16373]

$12.00

 

$137.50

Reclassification of Limited Jurisdiction Case to Unlimited Jurisdiction [CCP §403.060, GC §68087] Redemption of Bad Check [GC §6157(b)]

 
 

First occurrence

$35.00

Second occurrence

$35.00

♦ Third occurrence No check accepted
♦ Third occurrence
No check accepted

JURY AND TRIAL RELATED FEES

Jury Fees For First Day (Unlawful Detainer cases paid 5 days before trial date; 25 days before trial on all other cases)

[Ordinance 514.84, CCSF, CCP §631 (b)]

$150.00

Jury Fees for Subsequent Days Per Diem Fees [GC §68086]

see courtroom clerk

$280.00

As mandated by state law, per diem fees are now $280.00 for each half-day on a pro rata basis. For purposes of this section, "one-half day" means any period of judicial time during the morning or afternoon court session or after 5:00 PM where:

a) Any proceeding involving the testimony of any witnesses, regardless of the length of the proceeding, or the number of proceedings heard in the court during that half day;

b) Any proceeding which requires more than one hour of judicial bench time, regardless of whether there is testimony, and regardless of the number of other proceedings heard by the court in the same half day;

c) Cases which are assigned to a court for trial, but settle, only if the settlement does not occur until after the second half day begins, at which time the parties owe for a full day.

These costs shall be recoverable as taxable costs at the conclusion of trial. The fees mandated under this section are paid to the state. For the first day of court or jury trials, per diem fees must be posted at the beginning of the PM session for the first day and at the beginning of the second day and each succeeding day's court session. If court goes beyond 5:00 PM, fees will be required for another half-day session.

Witness fees, per day plus $0.20 per mile each way [GC §68093] $35.00
Witness fees, per day plus $0.20 per mile each way [GC §68093]
$35.00

RECORDS RELATED FEES

 

$1.00

Preparing copy, per page, additional copies at same rate [GC §26831, GC §72054] To Compare a Copy Presented For Certification (Per page) [GC §26837.1, GC §68087]

[Plus fee for document certification, GC §26833]

$1.10

To Certify a Copy of a Record on File -- Per document [GC §26833.1, GC §68087]

$6.60

 

$11.00

To Certify a Copy of a Marriage Dissolution -- Per document [GC §26832, GC §68087] To Certify a Copy of a Marriage Dissolution (if requested by a Public Agency) –

Per document [GC §26832.1, GC §68087]

$5.50

To Exemplify a Copy of Any Record-- For use outside of state [GC §26839]; Plus charges for copying or comparing [GC §26839; GC §26831]

$20.00

Clerk’s Certificate [GC §26836.1, GC §68087]

$6.60

 

$5.00

Searching Records or Files—per year per person [GC §26854] Retrieve Case File from Off-site Storage (Available three business days following date of request)

$5.00

[GC §26854]

days following date of request) $5.00 [GC §26854] Revised: June 27, 2005 Schedule Effective Date: July