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Motion/Order & Information to Waive Filing Fees


These standard instructions are for informational purposes only and do not constitute legal advice about your case. If you choose to represent yourself, you are bound by the same rules and procedures as an attorney. 

 Provide the following documentation when applying to have your filing fee waived: 

  • Copies of the previous three months bank statements, including checking and savings.  DO NOT provide originals. 
  • Copies of the previous three months pay stubs and/or proof of income must be included.  DO NOT provide originals.  Income can include, wages, self-employment income, unemployment benefits, Social Security, SSI, alimony, workers’ compensation, etc. (See page 2 of the JDF 205 form).
    • Child Support is not included as income but can be included as an expense.
    • Nonessential items such as cable or satellite television, club memberships. entertainment, dining out, etc. shall not be included in determining expenses (see Page 2 of the JDF205 form).


When Filing JDF 205 (Motion), please make sure that you also file JDF 206 (Order) with the Court.

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Checklist - Checklist for Filing Motion to File Without Payment Download PDF  02/12 Forms

JDF 205 - Motion to File Without Payment and Supporting Financial Affidavit Download PDF Revised 10/15 JDF 206 - Finding and Order Concerning Payment of Fees Download PDF Download Word Document Revised 06/12 If you would like to provide comments about this site, please contact us. Please note - By law, we cannot provide legal advice. Should you need additional assistance or forms that are not provided on this site, you may wish to consult an attorney.
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