You are here: TO REQUEST A DEFERRAL (DELAYED PAYMENT OR PAYMENT PLAN) FOR COURT
FEES (Forms used at the beginning of a case)
You may use these forms and instructions in this packet if...
You need to have payment of filing fees and/or other court fees and costs deferred,
that is, you need to pay later,
AND, Your case is a family court (domestic relations), civil, non-guardianship juvenile,
tax, or mental health case,
AND, You understand that since waivers, which excuse payment completely, are rarely granted
at the beginning of a case, if your request for deferral is granted you will later
receive either a bill for the full amount or a payment plan from the Court,
AND, You understand that when you receive that bill or payment plan, you may then file
"Supplemental Application for Further Deferral or Waiver" to request more
time to pay or for the court to waive payment of fees and costs completely, AND, You understand that filing these forms does not guarantee your fees will be deferred
or waived, but that deferral or waiver will be granted if you meet the requirements
established by law.
You understand that effective February 1, 2009, IF your request for deferral is
granted, a charge of $27 will be added to your deferred fees.
This packet contains court forms and instructions about deferral of fees and/or costs
in domestic relations, juvenile, tax, mental health and/or civil cases.
Fee Deferral Application
The individual forms and instructions below are already included in the Packet(s) above.
If you choose to download the documents individually,
make sure you get ALL of the instructions and ALL of the forms.
Be sure the documents are in the following order:
Deferred Fee Application Information
Application for Deferral of Court Fees and/or Costs Consent to Entry of Judgment
Order and Consent to Entry of Judgment
Affidavit in Support of Application for Deferral or Waiver of Service of Process
Other Files You May Want
Supplemental Application for Further Deferral and Waiver
(after case closes)