Dissolution filing fee?

Asked over 2 years ago - Los Angeles, CA

What is the fee to file dissolution papers in California?

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  1. Tobie Brina Waxman

    Contributor Level 18


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    Answered . There is a fee of $435 assessed for the first document filed in a civil action including in the case of a marital dissolution. That first document could be your petition for dissolution or your response to a petition that was served on you. For a list of all fees for the Superior Court for the State of California, County of Los Angeles go to this link: http://www.lasuperiorcourt.org/feesnet/pdf/fee-...

  2. Carol Anne Jasinski

    Contributor Level 11


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    Answered . The filing fee varies a bit, depending on your county. For example, in L.A., it's $435 but in San Francisco, it's $450. You can find the filing fees for your county on the county specific superior court website.

  3. Michael Charles Doland

    Contributor Level 20


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    Answered . Since July 1, 2012, $435 in LA Superior Court.

    The above is general legal and business analysis. It is not "legal advise" but analysis, and different lawyers may... more

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Divorce is the process of formally ending a marriage. Divorces may be jointly agreed upon, resolved by negotiation, or decided in court.

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