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Can’t Afford Appellate Costs?
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About this video: If you choose to appeal your case, you may be eligible for a waiver of the costs and fees. This video talks about how you may ask the court to waive the fees, which must be paid before an appeal can be heard. This video does not address fees in the trial court. If you have a case in the trial courts, see the video Can’t Afford Filing Fees?


  • Tip sheet
  • Transcript
  • Forms
    • Request for Waiver of Prepaid Costs for Assembling the Record for an Appeal (
    • Request for Waiver of Prepaid Appellate Costs
  • Additional information
    • Fee schedule
    • Legal Help Web Page

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