filing fee
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Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

filing fee
A fee charged by a public official to accept a document for processing. For example, you must usually pay a filing fee to submit pleadings to the court in a civil matter, or to put a deed on file in the public record.
Category: Small Claims Court & Lawsuits

Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.


filing fee
The fee required for filing various documents.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

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