The Clerk's Office accepts the following methods of payment:
- Personal and business checks, money orders, cashier's checks;
- Credit cards (not accepted for payment of criminal bail).
Checks should be payable to Clerk, US District Court
When making a payment, please indicate the reason for your payment and pertinent information, such as case number, name of defendant/plaintiff, etc., to ensure your payment will be properly credited.
A fee of $53 will be charged for all returned or insufficient fund checks.
For online attorney case openings in CM/ECF, the filing fee is collected through Pay.gov*. The District Court accepts credit cards and ACH (electronic check) for online payment of filing fees.
* Please notify the Finance Department at 414-297-3417 to report a duplicate filing fee charge.