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

GENERAL RULES

 

Rule 1.28. Court fees

(I)  Fees

(A) Original Entries:

1. Civil Complaint 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

2. 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 $10,000 (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 (does not
include Petition to Annul record of arrest only
for which there is no fee)                                                  $ 125.00
Original writ                                                                     $ 1.00
Writ of Execution                                                              $ 40.00
Petition/Motion for Ex Parte Attachment, or Writ
of Trustee Process                                                             $ 40.00
Reissued Orders of Notice, Reissued Summons              $ 25.00
Application to Appear Pro Hac Vice                                $ 350.00

(C) Certificates & Copies
Certificate of Judgment                                                      $ 10.00
Exemplification of Judgment                                             $ 40.00
Certified Copies                                                                $ 10.00
All copied material (except transcripts)                            $ .50/page
Printing from court kiosks and
computer screen printouts                                                  $ .25/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)(1) above other than Landlord/Tenant entry.

(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.

(IV) Electronic Case Filing Surcharge

(A) The sum of $20.00 shall be added to each civil filing fee set forth in paragraph I(A)(1) above.
(B) The sum of $10.00 shall be added to each filing fee set forth in paragraph I(A)(2) above, with the exception of the small claim transfer fee.

Note: The electronic case filing surcharge is not an entry fee subject to the escrow fund for court facility improvements or the judicial branch information technology fund. All revenue from the electronic case filing surcharge shall be deposited into the general fund to partly offset capital fund expenditures for the NH e-Court Project.


  

 

 

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