FILING FEE WAIVER POLICY:

Filing fee waivers will not be allowed. A person who is filing a petition will be required to pay the filing fee at the time of filing. If a filing fee cannot be paid, the petition will not be filed.

For the purpose of eliminating ex parte discussions and so forth, the Clerk of Court's office will determine if a waiver should be allowed by:

Requiring an Indigency Questionnaire to be filled out. Upon verifying the information, if it is determined that a wavier should be allowed, the Clerk will prepare an Order on Inability to pay filing fees for a Judge to sign. Waivers will be automatically granted for:

1. By Tribal Resolution, persons filing TRO' s through the assistance of the Crisis Center will be granted a waiver.
2. Elderly.

Civil Complaint--$25.00

Family Court Petition--$25.00

Child Support--$25.00

Adoption--$100.00

Paternity--$25.00

Divorce--$75.00

Marriage License--$30.00

Guardianship--$25.00

Probate--$25.00

Name Change--$25.00

Temporary Restraining Order--$25.00

Involuntary Committal--$25.00

All Other Civil Filings--$25.00

Appeals--$50.00

Publication Fees--$60.00

Process of Service--$25.00

Withdrawal Fee--$25.00

Background/Record Check--$10.00

Faxes/Per Page--$1.00

Copies/Per Page--$1.00

Certified Copy--$5.00

Notary Fees--$5.00

Bar Exam Application Fee--$75.00

License to Practice (Annual Fee)--$100.00

Approved per Tribal Resolution #979-2006-09, dated 9/25/2006; Effictive Date: October 1, 2006.