SAN FRANCISCO—Senate Bill No. 1021 (2011-2012 Reg. Sess.) authorized an increase of approximately 20 percent in certain filing fees to offset budget reductions in the Supreme Court and Courts of Appeal.

The following increases are effective immediately:

Supreme Court: The fee for filing petitions for review in civil cases and writ petitions within the original civil jurisdiction of the Supreme Court increases to $710. The corresponding fee for filing responsive documents increases to $390.
Courts of Appeal: The fee for filing notices of appeal in civil cases and writ petitions within the original civil jurisdiction of a Court of Appeal increases to $775. The corresponding fee for filing responsive documents increases to $390.

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