Rule 6-7. Taxation Of Costs.

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(a) Affirmance. The appellee may recover brief costs not to exceed $3.00 per page; total costs not to exceed $500.00.

(b) Reversal. The appellant may recover (1) brief costs not to exceed $3.00 per page with total costs of the brief not to exceed $1000.00, (2) the filing fee of $150.00, (3) the circuit clerk's costs of preparing the record, and (4) the court reporter's cost of preparing the transcript.

(c) Affirmed in part and reversed in part. The Court may assess appeal costs according to the merits of the case.

(d) Imposing or withholding costs. Whether the case be affirmed or reversed, the Court will impose or withhold costs in accordance with Rule 4-2(b).

Explanatory Note. The fee for filing an appeal increased to $150.00 on July 31, 2007. The Rule is amended to reflect this increase.

Explanatory Note, 2011 Amendment: Ark. Code Ann. ᄃ 21-6-416 added a technology fee to be charged by the clerk of the Supreme Court, and it may be recovered as a cost.

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Article VI. Special Proceedings