United States District Court - Northern District Court of California

Phyllis J. Hamilton, Chief Judge

Susan Y. Soong, Clerk of Court

December 1, 2013 Fee Schedule Changes

Effective December 1, 2013, the following filing and other fees have changed:

  • The fee for filing a notice of appeal has increased to $505.
  • The fee for retrieving records from the Federal Records Center or National Archives has increased to $64 for the first box of records and $39 for each additional box.
  • The fee schedule has also been amended to make clear that the $53 fee for insufficient funds applies to any payment instrument, not only returned checks. 

Fees are authorized by 28 U.S.C. § 1914 and Civil L.R. 11-1(d) and 11-3(c). Complete federal court fee schedules are available at: www.uscourts.gov/FormsAndFees/Fees.aspx .