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United States District Court
Southern District of Florida

301 North Miami Avenue, Miami, FL 33128
(305) 523-5100

Chief United States District Judge
William J. Zloch


Court Administrator • Clerk of Court
Clarence Maddox


FEE SCHEDULE 28 U.S.C. §1913, 1914 and 1917

(the changed fees are highlighted)

Filing fee for opening civil action $150.00
Filing fee for Notice of Removal from State Court $150.00
Notice of Appeal to the 11th Circuit Court of Appeal $250.00 + $5.00 Docket Fee $255.00
Notice of Appeal to a district judge from a judgment of conviction by a magistrate in a misdemeanor case $32.00
Application for Writ of Habeas Corpus $5.00

Filing fee for Memo Cases or indexing any paper not in a case or proceeding

Registration of Judgment from another district pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1963.
Letter of Rogatory/Request for Judicial Assistance
Petition to perpetuate testimony under Rule 27(a) of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure
Order appointing trustees under 28 U.S.C.§ 754
Memo cases (i.e. Motion to quash Grand Jury, Order appointing trustees, etc.
Power of Attorneys

Search (per name or item) $26.00
Certification of any document or paper $9.00
Exemplification (twice the amount of the certification fee) $18.00
Apostille $14.00
Reproducing any document (per page) $0.50
Reproducing of magnetic tape recordings (cassette or reel-to-reel) $26.00
Retrieval of a record from a Federal Records Center, National Archives $45.00
Admission of attorneys to practice
(Note: $25.00 of this fee will be deposited with the Federal Bar Association in support of the Federal Bar and Bench fund)
Duplicate certificate of admission or Certificate of Good Standing $15.00
Motion/application for Special or Limited Appearance pursuant to S.D.F.L. Rule 4(B) of the Special Rule Governing the Admission and Practice of Attorneys $75.00
Writ of garnishment $100.00
Check returned for lack of funds $45.00

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