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Fee Waiver/Fee Deferral

​A request for a waiver or deferral of a fee needs to be submitted for review by a collection clerk in Room 210 of the Multnomah County Courthouse on the same day you are filing your court documents. Walk-in hours are 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., Monday - Friday. on the same day you are filing your court documents.

If the collection clerk is unable to order a fee waiver or deferral, your request may be reviewed by a judge who will make the decision for a fee waiver or fee deferral. These matters are called ex parte and are heard by a judge twice a day, Monday through Friday at either 8:30 a.m., or 1:30 p.m. Arrive at least 30 minutes ahead of time to complete paperwork.

If your fees are waived, there will be no charge for the filing. If you do not meet the minimum requirements for a fee waiver, you may still be granted a fee deferral. A fee deferral will allow you to pay the filing fee at a later point or at the conclusion of your case.

​A request for a waiver or deferral of a fee needs to be submitted for review by a collection clerk in Room 210 of the Multnomah County Courthouse on the same day you are filing your court documents. Walk-in hours are 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., Monday - Friday.

If the collection clerk is unable to order a fee waiver or deferral, your request may be reviewed by a judge who will make the decision for a fee waiver or fee deferral. These matters are called ex parte and are heard by a judge twice a day, Monday through Friday at either 9:30 a.m., or 1:30 p.m. Arrive at least 30 minutes ahead of time to complete paperwork.

If your fees are waived, there will be no charge for the filing. If you do not meet the minimum requirements for a fee waiver, you may still be granted a fee deferral. A fee deferral will allow you to pay the filing fee at a later point or at the conclusion of your case.

​A request for a waiver or deferral of a fee needs to be submitted for review by a collection clerk in Room 210 of the Multnomah County Courthouse​ on the same day you are filing your court documents. Walk-in hours are 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., Monday - Friday.

If the collection clerk is unable to order a fee waiver or deferral, your request may be reviewed by a judge who will make the decision for a fee waiver or fee deferral. These matters are called ex parte and are heard by a judge twice a day, Monday through Friday at either 8:30 a.m., or 1:30 p.m. Arrive at least 30 minutes ahead of time to complete paperwork.

If your fees are waived, there will be no charge for the filing. If you do not meet the minimum requirements for a fee waiver, you may still be granted a fee deferral. A fee deferral will allow you to pay the filing fee at a later point or at the conclusion of your case.

 

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