When can I start paying fees with a credit or debit card?
February 6, 2012.
What credit or debit cards will the Court accept?
MasterCard and Discover.†
Why canít I use my Visa or American Express Card?†
Neither of these companies will allow their cards to be used for this purpose.
Are there any user fees that I have to pay to use my credit or debit card?
Fees can be paid in person by MasterCard or Discover.† JP Morgan Chase Bank, N.A. will charge a convenience fee of 2.49% that will be added to your payment amount for each transaction completed (minimum charge of $3.95).†
Example #1: A certified copy of a letter of authority is $12.† If payment is made by MasterCard or Discover, the cost is $15.95 ($12 plus $3.95 convenience fee).
Example #2: A petition to open a decedent estate is $150.† If payment is made by MasterCard or Discover, the cost is $153.95 ($150 plus $3.95 convenience fee).†
Example #3: A petition to open a conservatorship is $150.† A petition to open a guardianship is $150.† If payment is made by MasterCard or Discover, the cost is $307.50 ($300 plus $7.50 convenience fee).†
Can I pay fees with a credit or debit card over the phone, via mail, or on-line?
Not at this time.† Credit and debit card payments can only be processed in person.
Where do I go to pay fees with a credit or debit card?
To the Cashier window, which is located just outside of Room 1307.† Follow the signs.†