SUBPART C. FEES
§841. Enumeration of fees in civil matters; miscellaneous
A. The clerks of the several district courts may be entitled to demand and receive fees of office, which fees may be less than, but shall not exceed, the amounts set forth in this Section. Any clerk of court that establishes procedures for the filing, receipt, or issuance of any of the following documents by electronic means shall establish fees for the filing, receipt, or issuance of electronic documents that shall not exceed the fee that would apply if the document was received, filed, or issued in paper.
(1) Initialization fee, twenty dollars.
(2) Filing document:
(a) First page, six dollars.
(b) Each subsequent page, four dollars.
(c) Exhibits up to eight and one-half inches by fourteen inches, including but not limited to attachments, transcripts, and depositions, two dollars per page.
(d) All paper exhibits larger than eight and one-half inches by fourteen inches, five dollars per page and all other exhibits, five dollars per exhibit.
(3) Indexing each name, two dollars.
(4)(a) Issuing document with notice of service, twenty dollars.
(b) Issuing document without notice of service, fifteen dollars.
(5)(a) Certification of copy, five dollars.
(b) Act of congress, five dollars.
(c) Conformed copies, three dollars.
(6) Copies per page, one dollar.
(7) Minute entries, five dollars.
(8) Swearing of witnesses and jurors, two dollars.
(9) United States Postal Service and common carriers, costs actually incurred.
(10) Appeals (per original document page) complete preparation of all copies and volumes, five dollars.
(11) - (77) Repealed by Acts 2006, No. 243, §2.
B. The funds derived by the clerk of court in the parish of Calcasieu from that portion of the fees collectable pursuant to this Section above the amount of such fees collectable at the rates provided by R.S. 13:841 prior to the amendment thereof at the 1981 Regular Session of the Legislature shall be expended exclusively for the payment of salaries of deputy clerks of court in that parish.
C. In addition to the fees provided in Subsection A of this Section, the clerk of the Twenty-Fourth Judicial District for the parish of Jefferson may demand and receive additional fees in an amount not to exceed twenty-five percent of the fees specified in Subsection A of this Section. The funds so derived by the clerk shall be expended exclusively for the payment of salaries of deputy clerks of court in that parish.
D. In addition to the fees provided in Subsection A of this Section, the clerks of the several district courts may demand and receive additional fees for issuing a marriage license, fifteen dollars, and each copy, five dollars.
E. In the Twenty-Seventh Judicial District, the receipt by the clerk of court of any page, document, exhibit, attachment, transcript, deposition, or record specified in Subsection A of this Section by electronic means shall be treated the same as receiving a paper copy, and the same fees authorized for filing or recordation in Subsection A of this Section shall also apply to the filing or recordation of information received electronically.
Amended by Acts 1960, No. 32, §1, eff. Jan. 1, 1961; Acts 1964, No. 398, §1; Acts 1974, No. 541, §1; Acts 1981, No. 357, §1; Acts 1984, No. 438, §1; Acts 1985, No. 749, §1; Acts 1986, No. 317, §1; Acts 1995, No. 767, §1; Acts 2006, No. 243, §§1, 2; Acts 2010, No. 220, §1; Acts 2014, No. 596, §1.