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Section 1911 Fees payable to the clerk

Uniform District Court (UDC)

  (a) There shall be paid to the clerk the following sums as court fees in civil matters and there shall be no others:

  (1) Upon the issuance of a summons, order of arrest or attachment, requisition or warrant of seizure, or a notice of petition or order to show cause in lieu thereof in a summary proceeding to recover real property, forty-five dollars.

  (2) Upon filing the first paper in an action or proceeding, including a special proceeding for the settlement of a claim of an infant or incompetent, forty-five dollars, unless there has been paid a fee of forty-five dollars for the issuance of a summons, order of arrest or attachment, requisition or warrant of seizure, or a notice of petition or order to show cause in lieu thereof in a summary proceeding, as provided for by paragraph one of this subdivision.

  (2-a) Upon filing the first paper in an action or proceeding arising out of a consumer credit transaction as defined in subdivision (f) of section one hundred five of the civil practice law and rules, an additional ninety-five dollars.

  (3) For entry of judgment upon confession, forty-five dollars, unless there has been paid a fee of forty-five dollars in accordance with the provisions of subparagraphs (1) and (2) hereof.

  (4) On filing notice of appeal, thirty dollars.

  (5) For issuing a satisfaction of judgment, or a certificate regarding the judgment, six dollars.

  (6) Upon demand for a trial by jury, seventy dollars; to be paid by the party demanding the jury, at the time of the demand.

  (7) For exemplification of a copy of a paper on file in the clerk's office fifteen dollars.

  (8) For certifying a copy of a paper on file in the clerk's office, six dollars.

  (9) For filing a notice of trial, forty dollars. All fees shall be prepaid before the service shall be performed.

  (10) Upon the filing of a judgment by a plaintiff on or after September first, two thousand ten in an action or proceeding arising out of a consumer credit transaction as defined in subdivision (f) of section one hundred five of the civil practice law and rules, ninety-five dollars; provided such action or proceeding was commenced prior to such date and no additional fee was paid therein pursuant to paragraph two-a of this subdivision.

  (b) Fees of enforcement officer. There shall be paid to the enforcement officer by the party requiring his services, the same fees to which a sheriff would be entitled for like services in supreme court.

  (c) Stenographer's fees. A stenographer shall be entitled to the fees prescribed by the civil practice law and rules.

  (d) Nothing in this section shall bar collection of a reasonable administrative fee, as authorized by paragraph (j) of subdivision two of section two hundred twelve of the judiciary law, where payment of a fee hereunder is by means of a credit card or similar device.