Supreme Court Raises Appellate Filing Fees

Supreme Court Raises Appellate Filing Fees

The Alabama Supreme Court entered an order yesterday (August 25th) raising filing fees in all three appellate courts as follows:

  • Direct appeal – $200
  • Rule 5 permission to appeal – $150
  • Petition for cert, civil and criminal – $150
  • Rule 21 extraordinary writ – $150

The new filing fees go into effect on October 1st.  As this is being written the order restating Rule 35A of the Alabama Rules of Appellate Procedure in full hasn’t been posted on the Judicial System’s website, but when it goes up it will be here.