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)] Complex Litigation Designation [G.C. 26826.4, GC §68087, GC § 69926.5 (a)(b)] [$11,000 cap per side] 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AMENDED CROSS-COMPLAINT/ AMENDMENT TO CROSS-COMPLAINT [CCP 472] [Prayer amounts over $25,000] [GC §26826.01(a)- fee repealed on Jan. 1, 2001] AMENDED COMPLAINT/ AMENDMENT TO COMPLAINT [CCP 472]
[Prayer amounts over $25,000] [GC §68086(a)(4)] [GC §26826.01(a)- fee repealed on Jan. 1, 2001]

$295.50 $550.00 no fee

no fee

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

$292.20

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

$550.00

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 $156.30 $151.30

[Prayer amounts over $2,500 up to$10,000] [GC §72055, GC §68087, GC §69926.5 (a)(b)] [Prayer amounts of $2,500 and lower, excluding Small Claims]
[GC §72055, GC §68087,GC §69926.5 (a) (b)]

CROSS-COMPLAINT/ AMENDED CROSS-COMPLAINT/ AMENDMENT TO CROSS-COMPLAINT
[GC §72056.01(a)(b), GC §68087)]

$ 49.50
(effective 02/28/02)

AMENDED COMPLAINT/AMENDMENT TO COMPLAINT
[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)]
[GC §72056, $303.50 per defendant on any responsive pleading, i.e., three defendants on one responsive pleading, $910.50]

$303.50

[Prayer amounts over $2,500 up to 10,000] [G.C. §72056, GC §68087, GC §69926.5 (a) (b)]
[GC §72056, $153 per defendant on any responsive pleading, i.e., three defendants on one responsive pleading, $459]

$153.00

[Prayer amounts of $2,500 and lower, excluding Small Claims]
[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] Revised: June 27, 2005 Schedule Effective Date: July 1, 2005

$148.00

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SUBSEQUENT FILING FEES
$36.30 NOTICE OF MOTION OR OTHER PAPER REQUIRING A HEARING [GC §26830, GC §68087] 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
All Noticed Motions. Motion for new trial Motions for Special Proceedings. Joinder to any Noticed Motion All Ex Parte Orders or Ex Parte Applications Order of Examination of Judgment Debtor 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). Renotice of same motion due to inability to serve (when Judge has ordered original motion off calendar). Petition for Appointment of Guardian Ad Litem Dismissal of Appeal [GC §26838] *Motion to Continue Trial Date

NO $36.30 Charge
An Amended Notice of Motion [GC §26830(a)(1)] A Civil Case Management Statement [GC §26830(a)(2)] A hearing on a petition for emancipation of a minor [GC §26830(a)(3)] Default Hearings. [GC §26830(a)(4)] A show-cause hearing on a petition for an injunction prohibiting harassment. [GC §26830(a)(5)] A show-cause hearing on an application for an order prohibiting domestic violence. [GC §26830(a)(6)] 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 of name. [GC §26830(a)(8)] A hearing to compromise a claim of a minor or an insane or incompetent person. [GC §26830(a)(9)] Request for Trial de Novo [GC §26830]

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

$165.00 $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

JUDGMENT RELATED FEES
Confession of Judgment (Without Action) [C.C.P. §1134] Renewal of Judgment [GC §26830(a), GC §68087] $15.00 $36.30

POST JUDGMENT RELATED FEES
ISSUING FEES: Any Order of Sale [GC §26829} Writ of Attachment [GC §26828] Writ of Execution
[GC §26828]

$20.00 $7.00 $7.00 $7.00 $7.00 $7.00 $1.00 no fee
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Writ of Possession [GC §26828] Writ of Restitution [GC §26828] Abstract of Judgment [GC §26834] Transcript of Register of Actions (per page) [GC §72061] Out of State Deposition [Rule 845, CRC] –repealed on July 1, 1998
Revised: June 27, 2005 Schedule Effective Date: July 1, 2005

APPEALS RELATED FEES
LABOR APPEAL ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ [GC §72055 GC §26820.4 GC §68087, GC §69926.5 (a)(b)] $151.30 $156.30 $303.50 $295.50

LIMITED JURISDICTION APPEALS FEES Notice of Appeal [GC §26824; B&P §6321] Certificate & Transmitting Transcript and papers on appeal [GC §72060, GC §68087] UNLIMITED JURISDICTION APPEALS FEES Clerk’s deposit to Clerk of the Court [GC §68926.1] 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)]

$92.00 $11.00

$100.00 $655.00 $1.00

MISCELLANEOUS FEES
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]

$12.00 $20.00 $12.00 $151.30 $156.30 $303.50 $295.50 $25.30 Varies $12.00 $137.50 $35.00 $35.00 No check accepted

Third Party Order of Examination [CCP 491.150] Sister State Judgment: ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ [GC §72055 GC §26820.4 GC §68087, GC §69926.5 (a)(b)]

Change of Venue to Another Court and Transmittal of Papers: Transmittal Fee
[GC §26823(a), GC §68087]

Filing Fee for Complaint of Court to Which Case Is Transferred [GC Certificate of Facts Re: Unsatisfied Judgment [VC §16373]

§72055, GC §26820.4]

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

Revised: June 27, 2005

Schedule Effective Date: July 1, 2005

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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) b) c) 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; 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; 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

RECORDS RELATED FEES
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]

$1.00 $1.10 $6.60 $11.00 $5.50 $20.00 $6.60 $5.00 $5.00 $19.00

To Certify a Copy of a Record on File -- Per document [GC §26833.1, GC §68087] 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] To Exemplify a Copy of Any Record-- For use outside of state [GC §26839]; Plus charges for copying or comparing [GC §26839; GC §26831] Clerk’s Certificate [GC §26836.1, GC §68087] 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)
[GC §26854]

Priority Retrieval Case File Off-site Storage [GC §26854] (Available in approximately 3 working hours from time of request)

Revised: June 27, 2005

Schedule Effective Date: July 1, 2005

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