What credit or debit
cards will the Court accept?
MasterCard and Discover.
Why can’t I use my
Visa or American Express Card?
Neither of these companies will allow their cards to be used
for this purpose.
Are there any user
fees that I have to pay to use my credit or debit card?
Fees can be paid in person by MasterCard or Discover. JP Morgan Chase Bank, N.A. will charge a
convenience fee of 2.49% that will be added to your payment amount for each
transaction completed (minimum charge of $3.95).
Example #1: A certified copy of a letter of authority is
$12. If payment is made by MasterCard or
Discover, the cost is $15.95 ($12 plus $3.95 convenience fee).
Example #2: A petition to open a decedent estate is
$150. If payment is made by MasterCard
or Discover, the cost is $153.95 ($150 plus $3.95 convenience fee).
Example #3: A petition to open a conservatorship is
$150. A petition to open a guardianship
is $150. If payment is made by
MasterCard or Discover, the cost is $307.50 ($300 plus $7.50 convenience
Can I pay fees with a
credit or debit card over the phone, via mail, or on-line?
Not at this time. Credit and debit card payments can only be processed in person.
Where do I go to pay
fees with a credit or debit card?
To the Cashier window, which is located just outside of Room
1307. Follow the signs.