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Court Fees in the New York City Civil Court


Fees must be paid by cash, certified check, money order or bank check made payable to: "Clerk of the Civil Court." Personal checks are not accepted.


Service Amount Statutory Authority
Filing a small claim
$15/20
NYCCCA 1803(a)
File a counterclaim to a small claim
$ 5.00 plus postage
NYCCCA 1803(c)
File a commercial claim
$25.00
plus postage
NYCCCA 1803-A(a)
File a commercial claim in a consumer credit transaction
$25.00
plus postage
NYCCCA 1803-A(b)
File a counterclaim to a commercial claim
$ 5.00 plus postage
NYCCCA 1803-A(d)
Issue a summons, etc.
$45.00
NYCCCA 1911(a)
Filing a Consumer Credit Transaction
$140.00
NYCCCA 1911(b-1)
Filing first paper, etc.
$45.00
NYCCCA 1911(b)
Filing infant's compromise
$40.00
NYCCCA 1911(c)
Filing notice of trial
$40.00
NYCCCA 1911(d)
Entry of judgment on confession
$45.00
NYCCCA 1911(e)
Filing of judgment in a Consumer Credit Transaction commenced prior to September 1, 2010
$95.00
NYCCCA 1911(n)
Filing notice of appeal
$30.00
NYCCCA 1911(f)
Issue satisfaction of judgment, etc.
$ 6.00
NYCCCA 1911(g)
Demand for jury trial
$70.00
NYCCCA 1911(h)
Exemplification
$15.00
NYCCCA 1911(i)
Certifying a paper
$ 6.00
NYCCCA 1911(j)
Issue notice of petition
$45.00
NYCCCA 1911(k)
Name change
$65.00
NYCCCA 1911(l)
Transcript of Judgment (Filing)
$25.00
CPLR 8021(b)(7)
Transcript of Judgment (Issuance)
$15.00
CPLR 8021(b)(11)(c)(3)
Production of Court Record
$20.00
CPLR 8020(h)

Effective September 7, 2011

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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