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Eastern District of Texas

Judge Rodney Gilstrap, Chief Judge
David A. O'Toole, Clerk of Court

Fee & Payment Schedule

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Statutory Fees Amount
Appeal Case Filing Fee $505.00
Civil Filing Fee $400.00
Prisoner Filing Fee, IFP Granted $350.00
Writ of Habeas Corpus $5.00
Power of Attorney $47.00
Miscellaneous Papers $47.00
Registration of Foreign Judgment $47.00
Record Search $31.00
Certification of Documents $11.00
Exemplification of Documents $22.00
Copies & Reproductions 0.50 per page
Proceedings Duplications $31.00
Misdemeanor Appeal $38.00
Public Terminal Copy Charge 0.10 per page
after 7 pages

Record Retrieval Fee - first box of records
Additional Boxes

Electronic Record Retrieval 19.90
Electronic FRC per page fees 0.65 per page
Bar Dues  
Local PHV Fee $100.00
Attorney Admissions Fees $181.00
Certificate of Good Standing $19.00
NSF Return Item Charge $53.00


Note: Court offices do not collect fees for the Supreme Court. Information on Supreme Court fees can be found at