Court Fees - Court of Queen's Bench
Fees are payable to the Clerk/Administrator of the Court of Queen's Bench, pursuant to Rule 78.01 of the Rules of Court, for the filing of documents in Trial Division and Family Division and for services rendered by the Office of the Clerk/Administrator.
Solicitors or self-represented litigants who are parties to proceedings in the Court of Queen's Bench, Trial Division or Family in any of the eight judicial districts in New Brunswick.
Fees are payable in regard to documents filed with the Court of Queen's Bench, Trial Division or Family Division and for services rendered by the Office of the Clerk/Administrator in any of the eight judicial districts in New Brunswick.
Changes To Fees
This document provides the rationale supporting changes to fees, associated revenue information, and the legal authority:
Unless otherwise specified, Fees exclude the harmonized sales tax (HST).
|Fee Description||Rate in $||Effective Date|
|Court of Queen's Bench Fees shall be paid to the clerk, as follows:|
|a) on commencement of an action or filing a counterclaim, cross-claim or third party claim||100.00||1998-01-01|
|(a.1) on commencement of a proceeding, other than a proceeding referred to in clause (a)||75.00||1998-01-01|
|(b) on filing a Statement of Defence .||50.00||1998-01-01|
|(c) on filing an application or petition in a proceeding in which no Notice of Action or Notice of Application is issued||35.00||1998-01-01|
|(d) on filing an appeal from the Provincial Court to the Court of Queen's Bench||25.00||1998-01-01|
|(e) on filing any document in a matter in which no fee has been paid under clause (a), (b), (c) or (d), an amount to be determined in the Clerk's discretion, but not exceeding $10.00||10.00||1998-01-01|
|(f) on refiling any document when the document has been returned due to incorrect completion||10.00||1998-01-01|
|(g) on setting an action or a matter down for trial||75.00||1998-01-01|
|(h) for a certificate, excluding copied material||10.00||1998-01-01|
|i) for photocopying, per page||0.50||2009-08-01|
|(j) on payment in or out of court||10.00||1998-01-01|
|(k) on a search||10.00||1998-01-01|