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Appendix B YUROK TRIBAL COURT CIVIL FEES

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Civil actions seeking remedies over $5,000

Filing of first paper(s) by any party

$50

Civil actions seeking remedies under $5,000

Filing of first paper(s) by any party

$25

Amended initial pleadings

Any party seeking to amend their initial pleading

$20

Motion/requests/stipulations/response filings

Motion (Any)

$20

Motion for Summary Judgment

$50

Joinder in Motion

$20

Request for Continuance/Request for Hearing

$10

Response filing

$20

Stipulation and Order

$10

Appeal fees

Appeal from the Trial Court

$100

Clerk’s transcript

$100

Clerk’s transcript/no reporter’s transcript available

$75

Reporter’s transcript (fee set or actual cost if cost higher)

$50 plus mailing cost

Reporter fees/deposits/jury

Deposit for each 1/2 day estimate

$125 or actual cost if higher

Deposit for production of Transcript 1/2 day estimate

$325 or actual cost if higher

If party is unable to afford the cost of reporter court may assume the costs at the discretion of the Chief Judge

Deposit for jury fees (or actual cost of travel for panel if higher)

$200

Travel paid at Tribal rates

Copying/certifying/search

Copying Per Page

$1

Certifying and Document

$20.00 plus copying fee

Records search

$25 per 1/2 hour

The Tribe as a party is exempt from all fees except costs which must be incurred for transcript production.

Fees/costs maybe waived by Court order. Application for waiver is available from the Clerk of the Court.

YUROK TRIBAL COURT
APPLICATION AND ORDER FOR FEES/COST WAIVER

I, ________, certify that I am an enrolled member of the Yurok Tribe and/or have a dispute which I wish to have resolved by the Yurok Tribal Court and/or have become a defendant/respondent to an action filed in the Yurok Tribal Court and cannot without undo hardship to myself and/or my family pay the required filing fees or deposits.

I am asking for the Court to waive the following:

FEES (Specify fee and amount): __________________

DEPOSITS (Specify deposit and amount): __________________

Dated: __________________

__________________
Applicant's Signature

ORDER

The Court orders the following waiver:

FEES: __________________

DEPOSITS: __________________

Be advised that the Court may at the Court's discretion assess these fees as costs, and impose sanctions if they are not paid.

Dated: __________________

__________________
Abby Abinanti, Chief Judge
Yurok Tribal Court

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