The court’s Fee Schedule (SDSC Form #ADM-001) has been amended and contains one amended fee description, two increased fees, and three clarifying notes which are summarized below.

All changes are effective July 1, 2021.

Amended Fee Description:

  • Line 146: Description amended to remove language referring to Line 147 for estate proceedings begun after 8/17/03. [Gov. Code §§70658(a), 70602.5, 70602.6]

Increased Fees:

  • Line 194:
    • Off-Site Retrieval – Rush – Same day if requested by 10 am. Increased from $21 to $32. [Gov. Code §70631]
    • Off-Site Retrieval – Emergency – Within 3 hours of request. Increased from $28 to $43. [Gov. Code §70631]

Clarifying Notes:

  • Initial Filing Fees in Civil Cases: Note that the fees listed in others sections of the Fee Schedule may apply to Civil actions.
  • Family Law Fees: Note that fees listed in other sections of the Fee Schedule may apply to Family Law Actions.
  • Probate Fees: Note that fees listed in other sections of the Fee Schedule may apply to Probate Actions.

The revised Fee Schedule (SDSC Form #ADM-001) will be posted on the court’s website at www.sdcourt.ca.gov and will also be available in the clerk’s office.

View the full notice here.

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