Schedule effective 07/01/15
I. Scope of Schedule
This schedule applies to fees to be charged by the Clerk of the Supreme Court or the Clerk of the Appellate Court. Nothing in this schedule is intended to affect the ability of either of the appellate courts to tax, award, or waive court costs; see, e.g., Rule 1-325, 8-607, or 8-608; or statutory or other provisions pertaining to allowance or award of costs against the State, one of its agencies, or a political subdivision; see, e.g., Courts Article, § 7-104.
The fees prescribed in this schedule apply to every designated record, document, copy, or certificate filed in or requested from the Clerk of the Supreme Court or the Clerk of the Appellate Court on and after July 1, 2015 in laws enacted in Chapter 488 of the 2015 Laws of Maryland. As of that date, the schedule approved by the Board of Public Works on December 31, 2014 is superseded.
Each fee set forth in this schedule shall be paid in advance of or concurrently with the filing or delivery of the record, document, copy, or certificate specified, except that in a criminal appeal the fee provided for in Section B.1 or B.2 may be paid any time prior to the filing of the record. No fee is refundable. Costs taxed to a party pursuant to a judgment or mandate are to be settled between the parties.
|1.||For filing a notice of appeal pursuant to Rule 8-201 or 8-301 or a certification order pursuant to Rule 8-305, any record incident thereto, and performing all other duties in connection therewith up to and including the issuance of a mandate||$61.00|
|2.||For filing an application for leave to appeal, any record incident thereto, and performing all other duties in connection therewith up to and including the issuance of a mandate if the application is granted||$61.00|
|3.||For filing a petition for writ of certiorari||$61.00|
|4.||For filing a motion for reconsideration or for stay and performing all duties incident to the motion||$61.00|
|5.||Except for one copy provided without charge to each counsel of record in a case, for a copy of the Court's opinion||$10.00|
|6.||For a copy||.50 per-page|
|7.A||For admission of an attorney by regular examination, including a certificate||$20.00|
|7.B||For admission of an out-of-state attorney, including a certificate||$25.00|
|8.||For a certificate of good standing of an attorney under seal||$7.00|
|9.||For each certification by a judge or the clerk||$5.00|
|10.||For recertifying or reinstating an attorney to the practice of law, after the attorney’s decertification or temporary suspension for being in default of the IOLTA reporting requirement pursuant to Md. Rule 19-409||$50.00|
|11.||For reinstating an attorney to the practice of law, after the attorney’s temporary suspension for failure to:
A. Pay Client Protection Fund (“CPF”) fees,
B. Provide CPF with the attorney’s Social Security number, and/or
C. Provide CPF with the attorney’s federal tax identification number or statement that the attorney has no such number pursuant to Md. Rule 19-606
|12.||For recertifying or reinstating an attorney to the practice of law after the attorney’s decertification or temporary suspension for being in default of the pro bono reporting requirement pursuant to Md. Rule 19-503||$50.00|
|13.||For performing any other service incident to the duty of the Clerk of the Supreme Court or the Clerk of the Appellate Court, and not specifically provided for in this schedule||Reasonable-fee|