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Last updated 30 January 2017.
Use form EX160 to apply for help with fees from a court or tribunal. You may not have to pay a fee, or you may get some money off. Includes EX160A and EX160C.
The only service you can use to pay your court fine online, or by telephone using a credit or debit card.
Get money off your court or tribunal fees if you do not have much in savings, and get certain benefits or have a low income
When your husband or wife applies for divorce: how to respond, agree or disagree, start your own proceedings, court hearing, apply for a decree absolute.…
Under the proposals contained in this consultation paper, those using the civil court system would, in future, be expected to meet the cost of the service where they can afford to do so, and for certain types of proceeding would be expected to contribute more than the cost.…
First published during the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government
Seeking views on the proposal to increase selected court fees and Help with Fees income thresholds by inflation.
Applications are now open for anyone who believes they may have paid too much for some court services.
Parents or guardians of children who lack mental capacity can ask for court fees to be waived when seeking access to a Child Trust Fund, the government has announced today (1 December, 2020).
This document contains the following information: Fee remissions for the courts and tribunals.
Check you can get a divorce, agree or disagree with a divorce petition, what to do if your husband or wife lacks mental capacity
Ministry of Justice collects statistics on court proceedings, timeliness and cost.
How to work out splitting up money, property and possessions when you divorce or dissolve a civil partnership - including mediation.
How to apply to the Court of Protection to make a will for someone who is not able to make one themselves, what forms to use, how much it costs and how the court decides
This report presents findings from a survey examining public attitudes to civil and family court fees.…
Further proposals to raise fee income from proceedings in the courts of England and Wales.
This consultation sets our proposals for reform of the fee remissions system for courts and tribunal services, which ensures access to justice is maintained for those individuals on lower incomes.
This document contains the following information: Fee remissions for the courts and tribunals - consultation response.
The government response to part 2 of the consultation on reform of court fees and further proposals for consultation.
This research was to provide evidence on the role that court fees play in decisions to seek redress through civil and family courts…
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