Free Fee Schedule - Federal


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Schedule of Fees for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit (See Court of Appeals Miscellaneous Fee Schedule, 28 U.S.C. foll. 1913)
No fees under 28 U.S.C. foll. 1913 are charged for services rendered on behalf of the United States, with the exception of those specifically noted below. No fees are charged to federal agencies or programs which are funded from judiciary appropriations, including, but not limited to, agencies, organizations, and individuals providing services authorized by the Criminal Justice Act, 18 U.S.C. 3006A, and Bankruptcy Administrator Programs. Docketing Fee for Petition for Review or Petition $450 payable to Clerk, U.S. Court for Writ of Mandamus (fee does not apply to United of Appeals, 1100 E. Main St., Suite 501, Richmond, VA 23219 States) Docketing and Filing Fee for Appeal from U.S. District Court (fee does not apply to United States or if waived under CJA or IFP statute) Docketing Fee for Appeal from U.S. Bankruptcy Court Directly to Court of Appeals (bankruptcy actions commenced on or after 10/17/05; fee does not apply to United States or if waived under IFP statute) $455 payable to Clerk, U.S. District Court. $255 payable to Clerk, U.S. Bankruptcy Court upon docketing of notice of intent to appeal; additional $200 must be paid to Clerk, U.S. Bankruptcy Court if Court of Appeals grants permission to appeal under FRAP 5. No fee shall be charged for the docketing of a petition for permission to appeal under 28 U.S.C. 1292(b) unless the appeal is allowed, in which case $450 shall be paid to the Clerk, U.S. District Court $450 payable to Clerk, U.S. Tax Court, 400 Second St., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20217 $26 payable to Clerk, U.S. Court of Appeals, 1100 E. Main St., Suite 501, Richmond, VA 23219

Docketing Fee for Petition for Permission to Appeal under 28 U.S.C. 1292(b) (fee does not apply to United States or if waived under IFP statute)

Filing Fee for Appeal from U.S. Tax Court (fee does not apply to United States or if waived under IFP provisions) Fee for Search of Records of the Court and Certifying the Results thereof (fee applies to United States if the information requested is available through electronic access; fee does not apply to individuals providing CJA services)

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Fee for Certifying any Document or Paper, whether Certification is made on the Document or by Separate Instrument (fee does not apply to United States or to individuals providing CJA services) Fee for Reproduction of Recordings of Proceedings, Regardless of the Medium (fee does not apply to United States or to individuals providing CJA services) Fee for Retrieval of Record from Federal Records Center or National Archives (fee does not apply to United States or to individuals providing CJA services) Fee for Check Paid into Court which is Returned for Lack of Funds Annual Subscription Fee for Court's Printed Opinions (Published Only)

$9 payable to Clerk, U.S. Court of Appeals, 1100 E. Main St., Suite 501, Richmond, VA 23219 $26 payable to Clerk, U.S. Court of Appeals, 1100 E. Main St., Suite 501, Richmond, VA 23219 $45 payable to Clerk, U.S. Court of Appeals, 1100 E. Main St., Suite 501, Richmond, VA 23219 $45 payable to Clerk, U.S. Court of Appeals, 1100 E. Main St., Suite 501, Richmond, VA 23219 $550 per year payable to Clerk, U.S. Court of Appeals, 1100 E. Main St., Suite 501, Richmond, VA 23219 $.50 per page payable to Clerk, U.S. Court of Appeals, 1100 E. Main St., Suite 501, Richmond, VA 23219

Fee for Reproducing any Record or Paper, if Produced from Original Document or Microfiche Copy (fee applies to United States if record or paper requested is available through electronic access; fee does not apply to individuals providing CJA services) Fee for Printing Copies of any Record or Document Accessed Electronically (fee applies to United States if record is remotely available through electronic access; fee does not apply to individuals providing CJA services) Electronic Access Fee for Docket and Case File Information on the Court's Web Site, www.ca4.uscourts.gov. Many documents filed on appeal are available in electronic form on the Court's web site at a page rate set by the Judicial Conference. Programs funded through Judiciary appropriations (including persons providing services under the Criminal Justice Act) are
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$.10 per page payable to Clerk, U.S. Court of Appeals, 1100 E. Main St., Suite 501, Richmond, VA 23219 $.08 per page with a maximum charge of $2.40 per document. Users must obtain a login and password from the PACER Service Center by calling 1-800-676-6856 or on-line at www.pacer.psc.uscourts.gov Users are billed by the PACER

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exempted from the electronic access fee. In addition, the Court may, upon a showing of cause, exempt indigents, bankruptcy case trustees, individual researchers associated with educational institutions, courts, section 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organizations, court-appointed pro bono attorneys, and pro bono ADR neutrals from payment of electronic access fees. The Court must find that the moving party from these classes of persons or entities has demonstrated that an exemption is necessary in order to avoid unreasonable burdens and to promote public access to information. Any transfer of data obtained as the result of a fee exemption is prohibited unless expressly authorized by the Court. Any user granted an exemption agrees not to sell the resulting data for profit. Exemptions may be granted for a definite period of time and may be revoked at the discretion of the Court. (Fee applies to United States) Electronic Access Fee for Opinions, Calendars, Rules, Procedures, Forms, and Notices on Court's Web Site, www.ca4.uscourts.gov. Fee for Search of Court Electronic Records Conducted by PACER Service Center (fee applies to United States) Fee for Attorney Admission to Fourth Circuit Bar, including a certificate of admission (fee does not apply to attorneys appointed to represent an indigent litigant, to counsel for the United States, or to law clerks of federal courts within this Circuit) Fee for Duplicate Certificate of Admission to Fourth Circuit Bar (fee does not apply to United States) Fee for Certificate of Good Standing in Fourth Circuit Bar (fee does not apply to United States)

Service Center, but no fee is owed until an account holder accrues charges of more than $10 in a calendar year.

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$26 payable to PACER Service Center $170 payable to Clerk, U.S. Court of Appeals, 1100 E. Main St., Suite 501, Richmond, VA 23219; incorporating $150 national fee and $20 local fee $15 payable to Clerk, U.S. Court of Appeals, 1100 E. Main St., Suite 501, Richmond, VA 23219 $15 payable to Clerk, U.S. Court of Appeals, 1100 E. Main St., Suite 501, Richmond, VA 23219

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