2017 Louisiana Laws
Revised Statutes
TITLE 13 - Courts and Judicial Procedure
RS 13:126 - Fees chargeable

Universal Citation: LA Rev Stat § 13:126 (2017)

§126. Fees chargeable

A. The clerk of the supreme court shall be entitled to receive the following fees:

(1) For every certificate of admission of any attorney or counselor at law, twenty-five dollars.

(2) In all civil cases and in all proceedings connected with civil cases, he shall be entitled to receive from the appellant or petitioner the sum of three hundred dollars per case.

(3) In cases to remove district judges, to disbar attorneys, and other original proceedings, the clerk is permitted to charge the same fees allowed clerks of the district courts for issuing petitions, citations, etc. Such fee shall be not less than the fee amount authorized in Paragraph (2) of this Subsection.

(4) For copies of records and documents not covered by the foregoing provisions, he is allowed to charge one dollar per page, plus a fee of five dollars for certifying any record or document.

(5) In all criminal cases and in all proceedings connected with criminal cases, and in all cases involving sentences imposed for the violation of municipal or parochial ordinances, the entire costs of the clerk of the supreme court shall be twenty-five dollars per case which shall be paid by the parish in which the cases or proceedings shall have originated, and in cases involving sentences imposed for the violation of ordinances, shall be paid by the parish or municipality, as the case may be, which shall have adopted the ordinance in contestation.

B. If other chargeable fees are established by court rule, the clerk of the supreme court shall be entitled to charge such fee amounts as the court may determine and adopt by rule.

Amended by Acts 1958, No. 55, §1; Acts 1976, No. 165, §1; Acts 1982, No. 573, §1, eff. July 22, 1982; Acts 1983, No. 3, §1; Acts 1985, No. 700, §1; Acts 1986, No. 104, §1; Acts 2013, No. 353, §1, eff. June 17, 2013.

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