You might need to pay a fee at different stages of a civil or family court case.
You might need to pay a fee when you give the court each document for your case, like a statement of claim, statement of defence and interlocutory application, or an application for a Parenting Order or Relationship Property Order.
This is called filing your documents.
You might also need to pay a fee when you ask the court to do things like hold a hearing, seal documents or give copies of documents.
Check the court you are going through to see how much the fees will cost: