To Request a Deferral (Delayed Payment or Payment Plan) for Court Fees (Forms used at the beginning of a case)

You may use the forms on this page if the following factors apply to your situation :

You may use these forms and instructions in this packet if...

  • You need to have payment of filing fees and/or other court fees and costs deferred, that is, you need to pay later, AND,
  • Your case is a family court (domestic relations), civil, non-guardianship juvenile, tax, or mental health case, AND,
  • You understand that since waivers, which excuse payment completely, are rarely granted at the beginning of a case, if your request for deferral is granted you will later receive either a bill for the full amount or a payment plan from the Court, AND,
  • You understand that when you receive that bill or payment plan, you may then file a "Supplemental Application for Further Deferral or Waiver" to request more time to pay or for the court to waive payment of fees and costs completely, AND,
  • You understand that filing these forms does not guarantee your fees will be deferred or waived, but that deferral or waiver will be granted if you meet the requirements established by law.
  • You understand that effective February 1, 2009, IF your request for deferral is granted, a charge of $30 will be added to your deferred fees.

Fee Deferral Application - GNF1

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Deferred Fee Application Information - gnf10f
Application for Deferral of Court Fees and/or Costs Consent to Entry of Judgment - gnf11f
Order and Consent to Entry of Judgment - gnf18f
Affidavit in Support of Application for Deferral or Waiver of Service of Process Costs - gnf21f

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