Civil Code of Procedure

Common Civil Codes of Procedures

• CCP 415, CCP 416 – Summons & Complaints
• CCP 1162 – Tenancy Notices
• CCP 1011 – Service on Opposing Counsel
• CCP 1987, 2020 etc – Subpoenas
• CCP 116 – Small Claims

 

Witness Fees – Civil
Personal appearance in state court actions – $35/day, plus $.20 per mile (round trip) from witness’ residence to appearance address. (Gov’t. Code 68093)

Records Only – No Appearance – $15 (must accompany subpoena at time of service)

Witness Fees – Federal
Personal appearance in federal court actions – $40/day, plus $.50 ½ cents per mile (round trip) from witness’ residence to appearance address. (one day’s attendance + mileage must accompany subpoena at time of service) (28 USC 1821) Witness is entitled to additional fees, see code.

Records Only – No statutory mandate to pay fee, but custodians are accustomed to $15