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  • Fee Waivers Fact Sheet

    In D.C. Family Court, it costs $80 to start a divorce, custody, visitation or child support case. Once the case has been started, it costs $20 to file a counterclaim or a motion. There may also be other costs, such as witness fees or publication of notices. This two page flyer will explain how to get court fees waived in D.C. Read More

    By:
    D.C. Bar Pro Bono Center
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    Amharic / አማርኛ
    Spanish / Español
  • Filing For A Fee Waiver

    Information about how to get court fees waived in family law cases. Read More

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    Children's Law Center
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  • Self-Help Court Form: Application to Proceed without Prepayment of Costs or Fees

    This document provides a link to a website that will help you complete a court form, called an Application Proceed without Prepayment of Costs or Fees. You can use this form for civil, family, landlord-tenant, and small claims cases. You may use this form if you want to ask the Court to waive your court costs and fees due to financial hardship. Any party in a case may use this form. Read More

    By:
    D.C. Bar Pro Bono Center
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    Spanish / Español