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RULES OF THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE -- DISTRICT DIVISION

CIVIL RULES

Rule 3.3. Court fees


(I)  Fees

   
(A) Original Entries:

      
Civil Writ of Summons or Counterclaim
          (including set-off, recoupment, cross-
          claims and third-party claims)                             $ 150.00
        Replevin                                                       $ 150.00
        Landlord/Tenant entry                                        $ 125.00
        Registration of Foreign Judgment                            $ 175.00
        Small Claims Entry and Counterclaim, $5000
          or less (including set-off, recoupment, cross-
          claims and third-party claims)                             $ 80.00
        Small Claims Transfer Fee                                    $ 145.00
        Small Claims Entry and Counterclaim, $5001
          to $7500 (including set-off, recoupment,
          cross-claims and third-party claims)                      $ 135.00

    (B) General and Miscellaneous

       
Motion for Periodic Payments                                  $ 25.00
        Petition to annul criminal record                             $ 125.00
        Original writ                                                    $ 1.00
        Writ of Execution                                              $ 40.00
        Petition for Ex Parte Attachment, or Writ
          of Trustee Process                                          $ 40.00
        Reissued Orders of Notice                                     $ 25.00
        Application to Appear Pro Hac Vice                          $ 250.00

    (C)  Certificates & Copies

        Certificate of Judgment                                       $ 10.00
        Exemplification of Judgment                                   $ 40.00
        Certified Copies                                                $ 10.00
        All copied material (except transcripts)                      $ .50/page
        Computer Screen Printout                                     $ .50/page

(II)  Surcharge

  
     Pursuant to RSA 490:26-a, II, the sum of $25.00 shall be added to each civil filing fee set forth in paragraph (I)(A) above, except for the following types of cases which pursuant to RSA 490:26-a, II(b) are exempt from the surcharge:

(A)  Actions relating to children under RSA 169-B, RSA 169-C, and RSA 169-D.

(B)  Domestic violence actions under RSA 173-B.

(C)  Small claims actions under RSA 503.

(D)  Landlord/tenant actions under RSA 540, RSA 540-A, RSA 540-B, and RSA 540-C.

(E)  Stalking actions under RSA 633:3-a.


(III) Records Research Fees

(A)  Records Research Fees. Record information must be requested in writing and include the individual's full name and, if available, the individual's date of birth.  A fee of $20 per name will be assessed per name for up to 5 names.  Additional names will be assessed $5 per name.  Record information must be requested in writing and include the individual's full name and, if available, the individual's date of birth.

(B) The Clerk may waive the records research fee when a request for record information is made by a member of the media consistent with the public's right to access court records under the New Hampshire Constitution.

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