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Refund of Fees Paid

Pursuant to the Court’s Administrative Procedures for Electronic Case Filing, Section 4.1:

Electronic transmission of a document to the System in accordance with these Administrative Procedures, together with the transmission of a Notice of Electronic Filing from the Court, constitutes filing of the document for all purposes of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, the Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure and the Local Rules of this Court and constitutes entry of the document on the docket that the Clerk’s Office keeps under Rules 58 and 79 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure Rules 49 and 55 of the Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure.

Judicial Conference Policy generally prohibits the refund of fees; however, refunds may be issued upon the approval under limited circumstances, such as:

  1. When an overpayment has been made by the filer; or
  2. When a duplicate, identical complaint, notice of appeal, or motion for admission pro hac vice is filed more than once by the same attorney or the same law firm.

Use the form below to request a refund of fees paid.