Fee Schedule

Miscellaneous Fee Schedule 

Effective December 1, 2016
Issued in accordance with Title 28 U.S.C. § 1914 and § 1930

All checks must have pre-printed name, address, and telephone number and be made payable to “Clerk, District Court of Guam”, “Clerk, U.S. District Court”, or "Clerk, United States Court." Please do not send cash through the mail.

New Civil Cases, except Habeas Corpus/Certiorari $400.00
Writ of Habeas Corpus/Certiorari

(ordinarily under § 2254 from Superior Court and filed as a civil proceeding. No fee for § 2255, motion should be filed in the federal criminal case and a civil case should be opened for statistical purposes only)

$5.00
Tax Cases $60.00
Notice of Appeal to the 9th Circuit $505.00
Notice of Cross Appeal $505.00
Notice of Appeal of a Bankruptcy Proceeding to the District Court $298.00
Notice of Cross Appeal of a Bankruptcy Proceeding to the District Court $298.00
Bankruptcy Direct Appeal or Cross Appeal Fee (Requesting) - Filer must first file the request for direct appeal or cross appeal with a fee of $298.00. Once the direct appeal or cross appeal is authorized, an additional fee of $207.00 is due. $298.00
Appeal to District Judge from a judgment of conviction by a Magistrate Judge in a misdemeanor case $38.00
New Bankruptcy Petitions: Chapter 7 (Voluntary and Involuntary) $335.00
Chapter 9 $1,717.00
Chapter 11 $1,717.00
Chapter 12 $275.00
Chapter 13 $310.00
Chapter 15 $1,717.00
Bankruptcy Case Reopenings: Chapter 7 $260.00
Chapter 9 $1,167.00
Chapter 11 $1,167.00
Chapter 12 $200.00
Chapter 13 $235.00
Chapter 15 $1,167.00
Bankruptcy Case Conversions:

 














 
Motion/Notice for Conversion to Chapter 7 from Chapters 9 and 11 $15.00
Motion/Notice for Conversion to Chapter 7 from Chapter 12 $60.00
Motion/Notice for Conversion to Chapter 7 from Chapter 13 $25.00
Chapter 7 to Chapter 11 $922.00
Chapter 13 to Chapter 11 $932.00
Chapter 7 to Chapter 13 None
Splitting Bankruptcy Cases: Chapter 7 $335.00
Chapter 11 $1,717.00
Chapter 12 $275.00
Chapter 13 $310.00
Bankruptcy Adversary Complaints (no fee if USA, Debtor, or child support Creditor is Plaintiff) $350.00
For Each Amendment to Debtor's Schedules of Creditors, Lists of Creditors, Matrix, or Mailing Lists (no fee to change address of a creditor or an attorney for a creditor listed on schedules or to add the name and address of an attorney for a listed creditor) $31.00
Bankruptcy Motions:
  • •Motion to Terminate, Annul, Modify, or Condition Automatic Stay
  • •Motion to Compel Abandonment of Property of the Estate
  • •Motion to Withdraw the Reference of a Case or Proceeding
  • •Motion for the sale of property free and clear of liens

("no fee" for relief from co-debtor stay, stipulation for court approval of an agreement for relief from stay, or if child support Creditor is the Plaintiff and files the form required by § 304(g) of Bankruptcy Act.)

 



$181.00
Miscellaneous Filing (Registering Judgments from another District, foreign subpoenas, etc.) $47.00
Copies, per page (including federal agencies if electronic access is available) $0.50
For each name/item Searched, including certificate (including federal agencies if electronic access is available) $31.00
Reproduction of recording of a proceeding - regardless of medium, including costs of materials (fee applies to federal agencies if the reproduction of the recording is available electronically) $31.00
Copy of Microfiche/Microfilm $6.00
Retrieval of Record (one box) from storage located outside of Court $64.00
Retrieval of Record (multiple boxes) from storage located outside of Court. - Per each additional box

$39.00

Electronic Record Retrieval from the Federal Records Center (FRC) plus - FRC per page fee $19.90 plus $0.65 per page
Returned Check, any payment returned/denied for insufficient funds $53.00
Usage of Electronic Access to Court Data, Per Minute of usage via dial up service (including federal agencies) $0.60
Usage of Electronic Access to Court Data, Per Page for public users obtaining information through a federal judiciary internet website (total for any document, docket sheet, or case-specific report, excluding transcripts, not to exceed $3.00, the fee for 30 page max for case specific information). Note: Usage under $15 per quarter is free. $0.10

 

NTE $3.00


 
Copies per page, from Public Access Terminal at Court $0.10
"Original" Attorney Admission (full, temporary) $250.00
Attorney Admission - Pro Hac Vice $250.00
Copy of Certificate of Attorney Admission or Certification of Good Standing $19.00
Document Certification $11.00
Document Exemplification $22.00
For Filing (new case) an action brought under Title III of the Cuban Liberty and Democratic Solidarity Act of 1996 - This fee is in addition to the filing fee for a new civil action other than a writ of habeas corpus $6,548.00
Transfer of Claim $25.00
Filing a Motion to Make Redactions to Previously Filed Records in a Case $25.00
Local Rules (printed copy) $7.50
Civil Violations Bureau Processing Fee $30.00
Official Transcripts of Proceedings Click here.