A. Except as provided in Subsection B of this section, district court clerks shall collect in civil matters docketing any cause, whether original or reopened or by appeal or transfer from any inferior court, a fee of one hundred seventeen dollars ($117), twenty dollars ($20.00) of which shall be deposited in the court automation fund and twenty-five dollars ($25.00) of which shall be deposited in the civil legal services fund.

Terms Used In New Mexico Statutes 34-6-40

  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Docket: A log containing brief entries of court proceedings.

B. In those matters where the fee provided for in Section 40-12-6 NMSA 1978 is collected, district court clerks shall collect a fee of one hundred seven dollars ($107), ten dollars ($10.00) of which shall be deposited in the court automation fund and twenty-five dollars ($25.00) of which shall be deposited in the civil legal services fund.

C. No fees or costs shall be taxed against the state, its political subdivisions or the nonprofit corporations authorized to be formed under the Educational Assistance Act [Chapter 21, Article 21A NMSA 1978].

D. Except as otherwise specifically provided by law, docket fees shall be paid into the general fund.