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HF 652

as introduced - 89th Legislature (2015 - 2016) Posted on 02/05/2015 01:58pm

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.
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A bill for an act
relating to judiciary; excluding filing of Application for Discharge of Judgment
from filing fee; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 357.021, subdivision


Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 357.021, subdivision 2, is amended to read:

Subd. 2.

Fee amounts.

The fees to be charged and collected by the court
administrator shall be as follows:

(1) In every civil action or proceeding in said court, including any case arising
under the tax laws of the state that could be transferred or appealed to the Tax Court, the
plaintiff, petitioner, or other moving party shall pay, when the first paper is filed for that
party in said action, a fee of $310, except in marriage dissolution actions the fee is $340.

The defendant or other adverse or intervening party, or any one or more of several
defendants or other adverse or intervening parties appearing separately from the others,
shall pay, when the first paper is filed for that party in said action, a fee of $310, except in
marriage dissolution actions the fee is $ text begin This paragraph does not apply to the filing of
an Application for Discharge of Judgment. An Application for Discharge of Judgment
filed by a party shall not be considered a first paper filed in an action.
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The party requesting a trial by jury shall pay $100.

The fees above stated shall be the full trial fee chargeable to said parties irrespective
of whether trial be to the court alone, to the court and jury, or disposed of without trial,
and shall include the entry of judgment in the action, but does not include copies or
certified copies of any papers so filed or proceedings under chapter 103E, except the
provisions therein as to appeals.

(2) Certified copy of any instrument from a civil or criminal proceeding, $14, and $8
for an uncertified copy.

(3) Issuing a subpoena, $16 for each name.

(4) Filing a motion or response to a motion in civil, family, excluding child support,
and guardianship cases, $100.

(5) Issuing an execution and filing the return thereof; issuing a writ of attachment,
injunction, habeas corpus, mandamus, quo warranto, certiorari, or other writs not
specifically mentioned, $55.

(6) Issuing a transcript of judgment, or for filing and docketing a transcript of
judgment from another court, $40.

(7) Filing and entering a satisfaction of judgment, partial satisfaction, or assignment
of judgment, $5.

(8) Certificate as to existence or nonexistence of judgments docketed, $5 for each
name certified to.

(9) Filing and indexing trade name; or recording basic science certificate; or recording
certificate of physicians, osteopaths, chiropractors, veterinarians, or optometrists, $5.

(10) For the filing of each partial, final, or annual account in all trusteeships, $55.

(11) For the deposit of a will, $27.

(12) For recording notary commission, $20.

(13) Filing a motion or response to a motion for modification of child support,
a fee of $100.

(14) All other services required by law for which no fee is provided, such fee
as compares favorably with those herein provided, or such as may be fixed by rule or
order of the court.

(15) In addition to any other filing fees under this chapter, a surcharge in the amount of
$75 must be assessed in accordance with section 259.52, subdivision 14, for each adoption
petition filed in district court to fund the fathers' adoption registry under section 259.52.

The fees in clauses (3) and (5) need not be paid by a public authority or the party
the public authority represents.

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new text begin This section is effective August 1, 2015, and applies to filings
made on or after that date.
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