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SEC. 25-1-201, 25-1-202, 3-1-317, 50-15-301, 25-9-506, MCA
EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2005

ADOPTIONS - filing petition $105.00
AMENDMENT OF PARENTING PLAN - contested only (does not apply to cases dealing with child support only) $120.00
APPEAL FROM LOWER COURT $30.00
APPEAL FROM DISTRICT COURT TO SUPREME COURT - cost of mailing case to Supreme Court can also be required $5.00
APPEARANCE - For the appearance of each defendant or each respondent $70.00
AUTHENTICATION/EXEMPLIFICATION - For authenticated or exemplified copies for out of state jurisdictions $6.00
CERTIFICATION - For certification with a seal $2.00
CIVIL COMMENCEMENT OF ACTION - For each action or proceeding from the plaintiff, petitioner, or appellant (includes Invalidity) $120.00
COPY OF DECREE OF DISSOLUTION - For each copy of a decree (separately filed parenting plans or property settlement agreements not included) (does not include certification) $10.00
COPY OF MARRIAGE LICENSE - For each copy of a marriage license (does not include certification) $5.00
COPIES OF OTHER DOCUMENTS - $1.00 per page for first ten pages, $0.50 per page thereafter
DECLARATION OF MARRIAGE - For filing and recording the declaration $53.00
DISSOLUTION COMMENCEMENT OF ACTION - For filing Petition (Includes Summary and Joint Dissolution) $200.00
EXECUTIONS/WRITS OF ASSISTANCE/ORDERS OF SALE - For Issuance $5.00
FOREIGN CAPITAL DEPOSITORY JUDGMENT - For filing the judgment $2,500.00
FOREIGN JUDGMENT - For filing authenticated copy and docketing (no cost for registering out of state custody decrees and support orders, 40-5-173, MCA) $90.00
FOREIGN PROBATE - with certificate $85.00
INTERVENTION COMPLAINT - For filing a complaint in intervention $80.00
JUDGMENTS - for entry of judgment from prevailing party $45.00
LEGAL SEPARATION COMMENCEMENT OF ACTION - For filing petition $180.00
MARRIAGE LICENSE ISSUANCE - For issuing, filing and recording marriage $53.00
NOTARIZATION/OATH AND JURAT - For each Notarization with Court seal $1.00
PROBATE/GUARDIANSHIP/CONSERVATORSHIP COMMENCEMENT OF ACTION - For filing Formal/Informal or Ancillary Petition $100.00
PROCESS SERVER REGISTRATION - For registration $100.00
SEARCHES - $2 per name per year up to 7 years, $1 per name thereafter (no maximum charge limit)
SUBSTITUTION OF JUDGE - For each motion filed (not in criminal cases) $100.00
TRANSCRIPT/ABSTRACT OF JUDGMENT - $4.00 for preparation of a transcript, $45.00 for filing a transcript from another jurisdiction
TRANSMISSION OF RECORD OR FILES OR TRANSFER OF A CASE TO ANOTHER COURT (includes removals to Federal District Court and forwarding appeals to Supreme Court) $5.00
VENUE CHANGE - $10.00 for filing from another district court (incoming), $5.00 for sending file to another jurisdiction (outgoing)

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