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Fees and Fee Waivers


There are no filing fees for Domestic Violence Prevention restraining orders or for Elder Abuse/Dependant Adult Restraining Orders.

There are no filing fees for a Civil Harassment Petition that includes allegations of violence, threats of violence, stalking or sexual assaults and no fee shall be paid for filing a response to a petition alleging these acts. A judicial officer will determine if filing fees are due. A hearing date will be set at least three weeks away and your hearing will be conducted upon payment of fees.

There are no filing fees for a Work Place Violence Petition that includes allegations that a person has inflicted violence, threatened violence, stalked, or has caused an employee to have a reasonable fear of violence and no fees shall be paid for filing a response to ta petition alleging these acts. A judicial officer will determin e if filing fees are due. A hearing date will be set at least three weeks away and your hearing will be conducted upon payment of fees.

A filing fee is required to start or respond to a divorce or parentage action, but you may apply for a fee waiver if you have very low income.
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