Unless a specific fee is provided by subsection (3) of this section or other law for a proceeding, a circuit court shall collect a filing fee of $281 when a complaint or other document is filed for the purpose of commencing an action or other civil proceeding and when an answer or other first appearance is filed in the proceeding.
The filing fee established by subsection (1) of this section applies to:
Proceedings in which only equitable remedies are sought.
Proceedings for judicial review of an agency order.
Declaratory judgment actions.
Any other action or proceeding that is statutorily made subject to the fee established by this section and any other civil proceeding for which a specific filing fee is not provided.
(a) The circuit court shall collect a filing fee of $263 in adoption cases under ORS chapter 109, excluding readoptions under ORS 109.385 (Readoption proceeding), when a petition is filed for the purpose of commencing an adoption proceeding or when any other document or other first appearance is filed in the proceeding. The fee shall include the cost of issuing one or more certificates of adoption under ORS 109.410 (Certificate of adoption).
When separate petitions for adoption of multiple minor children are concurrently filed under ORS 109.309 (Petition for adoption) by the same petitioner, one filing fee shall be charged for the first petition filed and the filing fees for concurrently filed petitions shall not be charged. [2011 c.595 §8; 2013 c.685 §§30,30a; 2014 c.76 §4; 2015 c.511 §8; 2015 c.512 §1a; 2017 c.663 §2; 2019 c.605 §1]