IN THE SUPREME COURT OF TEXAS

Misc. Docket No. 97-

ORDER REGARDING FEES CHARGED IN CIVIL CASES
IN THE SUPREME COURT
AND THE COURTS OF APPEALS

Includes Order promulgated by the Supreme Court of Texas on August 15, 1997
to reflect the fees required by Tex. S.B. 1534, 75th Leg. R.S. (1997)

ORDERED that:
A. The following fees have been set by statute and will be collected by the clerk except from parties who are exempt by statute.
1. In the Supreme Court.
(a) petition for review $ 75
(b) additional fee if petition for review is granted $ 75
(c) original proceeding $ 75
(d) additional fee if Court requests additional briefing in an original proceeding $ 75
(e) certified question from a federal court $125
(f) direct appeals to the Supreme Court $125
(g) any other proceeding filed in the Supreme Court $ 100
(h) administering an oath with sealed certificate of oath $ 5
(i) photocopying $ .50 per page
$5 minimum
Tex. Gov't Code 51.005(b) and (c).
2. In the courts of appeals.
(a) appeals to the court of appeals from the district and county courts $ 125
(b) original proceeding $ 75
(c) administering an oath with sealed certificate of oath $ 5
(d) photocopying for certification or comparing documents for certification $.50 per page
$5 minimum
Tex. Gov't Code 51.207(b) and (c)
B. Additionally, the following fees are set:
1. In the Supreme Court, the clerk will collect the following fees:
(a) Certifying or comparisons of documents $.50 per page
$5 minimum
(b) Motions for rehearing $15
(c) Motions not otherwise listed $10
(d) Responses/replies $10
(e) Exhibits tendered for oral argument $25
(f) Document search fee $10 per hour
($5 minimum)
(g) Audio tape of oral argument $5 per tape
(h) Video tape of oral argument $ 40 per tape
2. In the courts of appeals, the clerk will collect the following fees:
(a) Motions not otherwise listed $10
(b) Responses/replies $10
(c) Exhibits tendered for oral argument $25
(d) Audio tape of oral argument $5 per tape
(e) Video tape of oral argument $ 40 per tape
SIGNED AND ENTERED this day of , 1997.
 

Thomas R. Phillips, Chief Justice

Raul A. Gonzalez, Justice

Nathan L. Hecht, Justice

John Cornyn, Justice

Craig T. Enoch, Justice

Rose Spector, Justice

Priscilla R. Owen, Justice

James A. Baker, Justice

Greg Abbott, Justice