4.4 Payment of Fees

Except as otherwise required by law or ordered by the court, the clerk's office shall not docket any filings, issue any process, or render any other service for which a fee is prescribed by statute or by the Judicial Conference of the United States unless the fee is prepaid or an in forma pauperis motion has been filed.  The clerk's office shall docket any notice of appeal upon receipt.  All fees must be paid in United States currency.

(Amended 1/1/00, 1/1/03, 1/1/06, 12/1/13)