LA Court Hikes Fees For Civil Cases Amid Budget Cuts

Law360, San Diego (July 10, 2012, 6:06 PM ET) -- After Gov. Jerry Brown in June signed off on a California budget trailer bill that overhauls trial court funding reserves and hikes up costs for court users, the Los Angeles Superior Court on Tuesday began charging litigants new and higher fees for civil cases.

Los Angeles Superior Court, the largest trial court in the U.S., said it created a new $30 fee for court reporting services in civil cases that last less than one hour as well as a $50 fee for delivering a will to...
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