Seals of the Court of Appeals and Superior Court
District of Columbia Courts

"Civil law suits where the monetary amount exceeds $10,000 and cases where parties are requesting equitable relief (e.g., temporary restraining order or injunctive relief) are filed in the Civil Clerk's Office, Room 5000, in the Moultrie Courthouse.

The filing fee for a new complaint is $120.
Temporary Restraining Order: $160
Petition to Change Name: $60
Petition to Amend Birth Certificate: $60
Merit Personnel Action: $60

All filing fees must be paid by cash, certified check, credit card (America Express, Discover, Visa, or MasterCard) or money order, made payable to: Clerk, D.C. Superior Court." (Only members of the D.C. Bar may pay filing fees by personal check. Bar members should include their bar number on the personal check). These fees are subject to change.

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