Fee Schedule

Miscellaneous Fee Schedule 

Effective October 1, 2019
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.

Civil Violations Bureau (CVB) Procesing Fee and Special Assessment/Fine  $ 30.00
Civil Filing Fee - Non-Prisoner Filings / Prisoner Filings  $400.00
Writ of Habeas Corpus
(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
Notice of Appeal - Non-Prisoner Filings / Prisoner Filings  $  5.00
Docketing Appeal - Non-Prisoner Filings / Prisoner Filings  $   500.00
Misdemeanor Appeal  $    38.00
Bankruptcy Petitions - Chapter 7  (Voluntary and Involuntary)  $    335.00
Bankruptcy Petitions - Chapter 9  $    1,717.00
Bankruptcy Petitions - Chapter 11  $    1,717.00
Bankruptcy Petitions - Chapter 12  $       275.00
Bankruptcy Petitions - Chapter 13  $       310.00
Bankruptcy Petitions - Chapter 15  $    1,717.00
Bankruptcy Conversion - To Chapter 7 from Chapter 9 and Chapter 11  $     15.00
Bankruptcy Conversion - To Chapter 7 from Chapter 12  $     60.00
Bankruptcy Conversion - To Chapter 7 from Chapter 13  $        25.00
Bankruptcy Conversion Fee To Chapter 11 from Chapter 7  $      922.00
Bankruptcy Conversion Fee To Chapter 11 from Chapter 13  $     932.00
Bankruptcy Reopening Fee - Chapter 7  $     260.00
Bankruptcy Reopening Fee - Chapter 9  $   1,167.00
Bankruptcy Reopening Fee - Chapter 11  $    1,167.00
Bankruptcy Reopening Fee - Chapter 12  $     200.00
Bankruptcy Reopening Fee - Chapter 13  $     235.00
Bankruptcy Reopening Fee - Chapter 15  $  1,167.00
Bankruptcy Joint Case/Split - Chapter 7    $     335.00
Bankruptcy Joint Case/Split - Chapter 11  $  1,717.00
Bankruptcy Joint Case/Split - Chapter 12   $     275.00
Bankruptcy Joint Case/Split - Chapter 13  $      310.00
Bankruptcy Adversary Filing Fee  (no fee if USA, Debtor, or child support Creditor is Plaintiff)  $      350.00
Bankruptcy Amended Schedules  $         31.00
Notice of Appeal  $           5.00
Charge $5 for notice of appeal if filed as a stand-alone; otherwise charge $5 when filing an Appeal or Cross Appeal.  
Filing an Appeal / Cross Appeal  $     298.00
Bankruptcy Direct Appeal / Cross Appeal (Requesting)  $     298.00
Bankruptcy Direct Appeal / Cross Appeal (Authorized)   $     207.00
Motion to Lift the Automatic Stay; Compel Abandonment; Withdrawal of Reference of a Case; Motion for the sale of property free and clear of liens  $     181.00
Document Filing  $        47.00
Record Search  $        31.00
Document Certification  $       11.00
Document Exemplification  $        22.00
Issuance of an Apostille  $        47.00
Reproducing Any Record and Providing a Copy in Paper Form, Per Page  $          0.50
Reproducing and Transmitting in Any Manner a Copy of an Electronic Record, if the Record is Stored Outside of the Court’s Electronic Case Management System, Per Record Provided  $        31.00
Reproducing an Audio Recording of a Court Proceeding  $        31.00
Microfilm/Microfiche  $          6.00
Record Retrieval (One Box)  $     64.00
Electronic Record Retrieval  $     19.90
FRC - Per Page  $       0.65
Any Payment Returned/Denied For Insufficient Funds
 - Fee Allocation
 $         53.00
Attorney Admission (Full/Temporary)  $      250.00
Pro Hac Vice - Attorney Admission Fee  $      250.00
Duplicate Certificate of Admission or Certificate of Good Standing   $          19.00
Transfer of Claim   $         25.00
Filing a Motion to Make Redactions to Previously Filed Records in a Case  $        25.00
Copies per page, from Public Access Terminal at Court  $          0.10
Copies of Local Rules of Court  $          7.50

 

Transcript Rates

The Judicial Conference of the United States has approved the following transcript rates (per page).
 
  Original First Copy to Each Party Each Add'l Copy to the Same Party
Ordinary Transcript (30 day) 
A transcript to be delivered within thirty (30) calendar days after receipt of an order.
$3.65 $.90 $.60
14-Day Transcript 
A transcript to be delivered within fourteen (14) calendar days after receipt of an order.
$4.25 $.90 $.60
Expedited Transcript (7 day)
A transcript to be delivered within seven (7) calendar days after receipt of an order.
$4.85 $.90 $.60
3-Day Transcript (3 day)
A transcript to be delivered within three (3) calendar days after receipt of an order.
$5.45 $1.05 $0.75
Daily Transcript
A transcript to be delivered following adjournment and prior to the normal opening hour of the court on the following morning whether or not it actually is a court day.
$6.05 $1.20 $.90
Hourly Transcript
A transcript of proceedings ordered under unusual circumstances to be delivered within two (2) hours.
$7.25 $1.20 $.90
Realtime Transcript
A draft unedited transcript produced by a certified realtime reporter as a byproduct of realtime to be delivered electronically during proceedings or immediately following adjournment.
One feed, $3.05 per page; two-to-four feeds, $2.10 per page; five or more feeds, $1.50 per page.    

As mandated by the Administrative Office of the United States Courts, Transcription Service Providers are to provide services based on the maximum allowable transcript rates shown above. Transcript rates are all-inclusive, meaning they include any and all applicable taxes, surcharges, service fees, cost of office space, equipment, software, personnel, certifications, first class postage, authentication, etc.

Transcription Service Providers may, however, charge the party for the difference between ordinary postage and the cost of expedited delivery, if requested. They cannot charge an additional fee to email transcripts as a shipping cost.