Court Fees to Increase Effective April 9, 2006

The President signed the Deficit Reduction Act of 2005 on February 8, 2006. The Act included the provision to raise a number of fees including the District Court filing fee from $250 to $350. Additionally, the fees associated with filing a Notice of Appeal to the Court of Appeals will increase from $255 to $455. The new fees are effective 60 days from enactment, which will be Sunday, April 9th 2006.