357.20 FEES OF REFEREES; AGREEMENT BY PARTIES.
The fees of referees shall be not less than $5 nor more than $25 each for every day spent in the
business of the reference, as shall be fixed and allowed by the court ordering the reference; but the
parties may agree, in writing, upon any other rate of compensation, and such rate shall be allowed,
any excess over the rate fixed by the court, as provided above, to be paid by the parties. In addition
to the referee's fees, and as a part of the same, the court may tax and allow the usual bailiff's and
reporter's fees, where a bailiff, reporter, or both, are employed in connection with the reference.
History: (7004) RL s 2707; 1921 c 279 s 1