filing fee

Definition of "filing fee"
  1. A cost required by an official to process a document, such as submitting legal documents to the court or including a deed in the public record
How to use "filing fee" in a sentence
  1. The plaintiff had to pay the filing fee to initiate the lawsuit.
  2. The property deed couldn't be recorded until the filing fee was paid.
  3. Her lawyer informed her about the required filing fee to start the divorce proceedings.

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