2017 Louisiana Laws
Revised Statutes
TITLE 13 - Courts and Judicial Procedure
RS 13:1595.3 - Fees; enumeration

§1595.3. Fees; enumeration

A. In addition to all other fees or costs provided by law, the clerk of court for the Orleans Parish Juvenile Court shall collect the following fees from every person who is not otherwise exempted by law from the payment of court costs:

(1) For service of process in adoption cases within Orleans Parish, a fee of sixty dollars and for service of process in adoption cases made outside of Orleans Parish, a fee of eighty-five dollars. All fees collected pursuant to this Paragraph shall be expended by the Orleans Parish Juvenile Court to defray the expenses associated with service of process for adoption cases.

(2) For filing and docketing each supplemental and amended petition in adoption cases, a fee of one hundred ten dollars. All fees collected pursuant to this Paragraph shall be expended by the court to defray the cost of processing supplemental and amended petitions associated with adoption cases in the Orleans Parish Juvenile Court.

(3) For filing and docketing each petition for adoption, an increase of one hundred twenty-five dollars. All fees collected pursuant to this Paragraph shall be expended by the court to defray the cost of processing pleadings and the preparation and activities associated with adoption cases.

(4) For filing and docketing each motion to terminate parental rights in adoption cases, an increase of seventy-five dollars. All fees collected pursuant to this Paragraph shall be expended by the court to defray the administrative and operational costs and the clerk's processing costs associated with proceedings related to the termination of parental rights associated with adoption cases.

B. In addition to all other fees or costs provided by law, the clerk of court for the Orleans Parish Juvenile Court shall collect a fee of ten dollars from every person filing any action, suit, motion, or rule to show cause on the docket of the Orleans Parish Juvenile Court and who is not otherwise exempted by law from the payment of court costs. All fees collected pursuant to this Subsection shall be remitted by the clerk to the director of finance for the city of New Orleans to be used solely for the maintenance of the Orleans Parish Juvenile Court facility.

Acts 2013, No. 162, §1.

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