Court Filing Fees

Overview:

  1. No pleadings may be filed that do not comply with Rule 201 of the California Rules of Court. All documents must be legible. All papers presented for filing must be pre-punched in the standard two-hole position.
  2. This office will provide only one conformed copy of any filed document. Copies of documents submitted for filing will not be returned by mail unless a self-addressed stamped envelope is provided.
  3. Unless otherwise noted, make checks/money orders payable to Kern County Superior Court
  4. If a check is returned unpaid to this office, a notice will be sent to the filing party stating they have twenty-two days in which to pay the check by cash or cashier's check plus a $50.00 returned check fee pursuant to G.C. 71386. Failure to respond to this notice will result in the destruction of the document without further notice.

Fee Schedules:

  1. Notice of Fee Changes (effective 07/01/2014)

  2. Notice of Fee Changes (effective 01/01/2014)

  3. Kern County Fee Schedule (effective 07/01/2014)

  4. Kern County Fee Schedule (effective 01/01/2014)

  5. Judicial Council Statewide Fee Schedules

  6. File Removed