67.4 Form of Payment Accepted

Fees, fines, assessments, money deposited into court pursuant to Fed. R. Civ. P. 67, or any other charge payable to the clerk shall be in cash, cashier's check, or money order.  Payment by credit card is also accepted, but there may be restrictions on certain types of payments.  After consulting with the clerk’s financial administrator, and in accordance with the clerk’s internal policies, payment may also be made by electronic funds transfer received through the Department of Treasury’s Fedwire Deposit System.  The clerk in his or her discretion may allow payment by other means in the following situations:

1. corporation or partnership checks may be accepted as payment for filing fee or deposits pursuant to Fed. R. Civ. P. 67; and

2. personal checks may be accepted as payment for fees for admission to the bar, from attorneys who are sole practitioners for any purpose, and for fines personally assessed against parties.

(Introductory paragraph amended 1/1/00, 1/1/03, 6/1/05)