17. How much does the annulment procedure cost?


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17.  How much does the annulment procedure cost?


Following the suggestion of Pope Francis in Mitis Iudex Dominus Iesus, Bishop Joe S. Vasquez has waived all fees effective January 1, 2016.  However, the Tribunal maintains professional charges that go to external agents.  Please see below:


  • ​All prior fees have been waived by the Bishop



  • Appeal to the Metropolitan Court of Appeals                               $200.00


  • ​Appeal to the Tribunal of the Roman Rota                              $1, 000.00


  • ​Psychological evaluation requested of the Petitioner                    $90.00


  • ​Search fee if Petitioner needs the Tribunal to assist                   $100.00

     with search of the Respondent.


Note:  Any free will donation is completely voluntary and must be made to the Stewardship & Development Office 


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