Maryland Courts

New Fee Schedule effective 12/31/14

Fee Schedule

REVISED SCHEDULE OF FEES TO BE CHARGED BY THE CLERK OF THE COURT OF APPEALS AND THE CLERK OF THE COURT OF SPECIAL APPEALS UNDER COURTS ARTICLE § 7-102, EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 1995

I. Scope of Schedule. This schedule applies to fees to be charged by the Clerk of the Court of Appeals or the Clerk of the Court of Special Appeals. Nothing in this schedule is intended to affect the ability of either of the appellate courts to tax, award, or waive court costs; see, e.g., Rule 1-325, 8-607, or 8-608; or statutory or other provisions pertaining to allowance or award of costs against the State, one of its agencies, or a political subdivision; see, e.g., Courts Article, § 7-104.

II. Effective Date. The fees prescribed in this schedule apply to every designated record, document, copy, or certificate filed in or requested from the Clerk of the Court of Appeals or the Clerk of the Court of Special appeals on and after January 1, 1995. As of that date, the schedule approved by the Board or Public Works on June 5, 1991 is superseded.

III. Schedule of Fees.

A. Payment in Advance - No refunds.

Each fee set forth in this schedule shall be paid in advance of or concurrently with the filing or delivery of the record, document, copy, or certificate specified, except that in a criminal appeal the fee provided for in Section B.1 or B.2 may be paid any time prior to the filing of the record. No fee is refundable. Costs taxed to a party pursuant to a judgment or mandate are to be settled between the parties.

B. Fees.

1. For filing a notice of appeal pursuant to Rule 8-201 or 8-301 or a certification order pursuant to Rule 8-305, any record incident thereto, and performing all other duties in connection therewith up to and including the issuance of a mandate $50.00
2. For filing an application for leave to appeal, any record incident thereto, and performing all other duties in connection therewith up to and including the issuance of a mandate if the application is granted 50.00
3. For filing a petition for writ of certiorari 50.00
4. For filing a motion for reconsideration or for stay and performing all duties incident to the motion 50.00
5. Except for one copy provided without charge to each counsel of record in a case, for a copy of the court's opinion 10.00
6. For a copy  .50 per page
7.  A.  For admission of an attorney by regular examination, including a certificate 20.00
7.  B.  For admission of an out-of-state attorney, including a certificate 25.00
8. For a certificate of good standing of an attorney under seal 7.00
9. For each certification by a judge or the clerk 5.00
10. For performing any other service incident to the duty of the Clerk of the Court of Appeals or the Clerk of the Court of Special Appeals, and not specifically provided for in this schedule
a reasonable fee

Approved by the Board of Public Works