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Fill out these forms and include them with the papers you're filing in person or by mail. Sign them in front a notary before you file or in front of the Clerk when you file. Name of Person Filing: Mailing Address: City, State, and Zip Code: Telephone Number: Representing Self COCONINO COUNTY SUPERIOR COURT Case Number: Name of Petitioner/Plaintiff Name of Respondent/Defendant APPLICATION FOR DEFERRAL OR WAIVER OF COURT FEES OR COSTS AND CONSENT TO ENTRY OF JUDGMENT Notice. A Fee Deferral is only a temporary postponement of the payment of the fees due. You may be required to make payments depending on your income. A Fee Waiver is usually permanent unless your financial circumstances change during the pendency of this court action. STATE OF ARIZONA ) ss. COUNTY OF COCONINO ) I am requesting a deferral or waiver of all fees including: filing a case, issuance of a summons or subpoena, the cost of attendance at an educational program required by A.R.S. § 25-352, one certified copy of a temporary order in a family law case, one certified copy of the court's final order, preparation of the record on appeal, court reporter's fees of reporters or transcribers, service of process costs, and/or service by publication costs. (I have completed the separate Supplemental Information form if I am asking for service of process costs, or service by publication costs.) I understand that if I request deferral or waiver because I am a participant in a government assistance program, I am required to provide proof at the time of filing. The document(s) submitted must show my name as the recipient of the benefit and the name of the agency awarding the benefit. Page 1 of 5 Revised May 2015 Arizona Supreme Court American LegalNet, Inc. www.FormsWorkFlow.com 1.  DEFERRAL I receive government assistance from the state or federal program marked below or am represented by a not for profit legal aid program (bring a copy of your proof that you receive this assistance):    2. Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) Food Stamps Legal Aid Services  WAIVER I receive government assistance from the federal Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program. (Bring a copy of your proof that you receive this assistance.) If you checked Deferral or Waiver above, leave the rest of the form blank. 3. FINANCIAL QUESTIONNAIRE Support Responsibilities: List all persons you support (including those you pay child support and/or spousal maintenance/support for): Name Relationship Statement Of Income And Expenses Employer name: Employer phone number: [ ] I am unemployed (explain): My prior year's gross income: $ Monthly Income My total monthly gross income My spouse's monthly gross income (if available to me) Other current monthly income, including spousal maintenance/support, retirement, rental, interest, pensions, and lottery winnings $ $ $ Total Monthly Income $ Page 2 of 5 Revised May 2015 Arizona Supreme Court American LegalNet, Inc. www.FormsWorkFlow.com Monthly Expenses And Debts Loan Balance Rent/Mortgage payment Car payment Credit card payments Other payments and debts. Explain: $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ Payment Amount Household Utilities/Telephone/Cable Medical/Dental/Drugs Health insurance Nursing care Tuition Child support Child care Spousal maintenance Car insurance Transportation Other expenses. Explain: $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ Payment Amount Total Monthly Expenses $ Statement Of Assets: List only those assets available to you and accessible without financial penalty. Estimated Value Cash and bank accounts Credit union accounts Other liquid assets $ $ $ Total Assets $ THE BASIS FOR THE REQUEST IS: To see if your income is 150% or less of the current federal poverty level, see the chart at the end of this form. 4.  A. DEFERRAL  My income is insufficient or is barely sufficient to meet the daily essentials of life, and includes no allotment that could be budgeted for the fees and costs that Arizona Supreme Court American LegalNet, Inc. www.FormsWorkFlow.com Page 3 of 5 Revised May 2015 are required to gain access to the court. My gross income as computed on a monthly basis is 150% or less of the current federal poverty level. (Note: Gross monthly income includes your share of community property income if available to you.) OR B.  I do not have the money to pay court filing fees and/or costs now. I can pay the filing fees and/or costs at a later date. Explain: OR C.  My income is greater than 150% of the poverty level, but have proof of extraordinary expenses (including medical expenses and costs of care for elderly or disabled family members) or other expenses that reduce my gross monthly income to 150% or below the poverty level. Description Of Expenses $ $ $ Total Extraordinary Expenses $ Amount 5.  WAIVER I am permanently unable to pay. My income and liquid assets are insufficient or barely sufficient to meet the daily essentials of life and are unlikely to change in the foreseeable future. IMPORTANT This "Application for Deferral or Waiver of Court Fees or Costs" includes a "Consent to Entry of Judgment." By signing this Consent, you agree a judgment may be entered against you for all fees and costs that are deferred but remain unpaid thirty (30) calendar days after entry of final judgment. At the conclusion of the case you will receive a Notice of Court Fees and Costs Due indicating how much is owed and what steps you must take to avoid a judgment against you if you are still participating in a qualifying program. You may be ordered to repay any amounts that were waived if the court finds you were not eligible for the fee deferral or waiver. If your case is dismissed for any reason, the fees and costs are still due. CONSENT TO ENTRY OF JUDGMENT By signing this Application, I agree that a judgment may be entered against me for all fees or costs that are deferred but remain unpaid thirty (30) calendar days after entry of final judgment. Page 4 of 5 Revised May 2015 Arizona Supreme Court American LegalNet, Inc. www.FormsWorkFlow.com OATH OR AFFIRMATION I declare under penalty of perjury that the foregoing is true and correct. Date Signature Applicant's Printed Name Date Judicial Officer, Deputy Clerk, or Notary Public My commission expires/seal: 150% OF POVERTY LEVEL Number of People in your family/household: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Your income is 150% or less of the current federal poverty level if your income is less than: $17,505 $23,595 $29,685 $35,775 $41,865 $47,955 $54,045 $60,135 Page 5 of 5 Revised