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Filing Fees (effective 12/01/2020)

Fees are due on the day of filing of the document.   

NOTE TO SELF-REPRESENTED DEBTORS:  Debtor may submit a money order or cashier's check made payable to "Clerk, U.S. Bankruptcy Court." The Clerk's Office does accept cash, however, the amount must be exact as we are unable to provide change. The Clerk's Office cannot accept a debtor's debit card, credit card, or personal check. 

 


Bankruptcy Fee Schedule Effective December 1, 2020

*Changes effective December 1, 2020 are indicated in red.

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PETITION FEES
Chapter 7     $338
Chapter 9     $1,738
Chapter 11, Non-Railroad     $1,738
Chapter 11, Railroad     $1,571
Chapter 12     $278
Chapter 13     $313
Chapter 15     $1,738
ADVERSARY PROCEEDING FEES
Complaint     $350
Notice of Removal     $350
Complaint by Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 debtor     $0
AMENDMENT FEES
Amendment to Schedule D, E, F (fee is waived if amendment is to change the address of a creditor or an attorney for a creditor listed on original schedules or to add an attorney for a creditor listed on original schedules)     $32
Amendments to creditor matrix only     $32
Amendment to Schedule D, E, or F and creditor matrix (must be filed in same day)     $32
Schedule of debts incurred post petition in 13 converting to 7     $0
APPEAL FEES
Notice of Appeal without Motion for Leave to Appeal     $298
Notice of Appeal with Motion for Leave to Appeal     $5
Upon granting a Motion for Leave to Appeal     $293
Upon granting authority for direct appeal/cross appeal (in addition to $298 for Notice of Appeal/Cross Appeal)     $207
Notice of Cross Appeal     $298
Notice of Joint Appeal (more than one party; no appeal on file)     $298
Notice of Joinder Appeal (if Notice of Appeal already on file)     $0
MOTION FEES
Motion for Relief from Stay     $188
Motion for Relief from Stay of Co-Debtor     $0
Motion for Abandonment     $188
Motion to Withdraw Reference (Adversary Proceeding)     $188
Combined Motion for Relief from Stay/Abandonment     $188
Agreed Order for Relief from Stay     $0
Motion for Sale of Property Free and Clear of Liens     $188
 CONVERSION FEES
Conversion of Chapter 7 to Chapter 11 non-railroad (due upon conversion)     $922
Conversion of Chapter 7 to Chapter 11 railroad (due upon conversion)     $755
Conversion of Chapter 13 to Chapter 11 non-railroad (due upon conversion)     $932
Notice of Conversion from Chapter 12 to Chapter 7     $60
Notice of Conversion from Chapter 13 to Chapter 7     $25
Motion to Convert Chapter 11 to Chapter 7     $15
MOTION TO REOPEN FEES
Chapter 7 ($245 9schedule item 11) + $15 9schedule item 9, trustee fee; by action of Judicial Conference, Sept. 2006; see Director's memo dated 12-01-06)     $260
Chapter 9     $1,167
Chapter 11, Non-Railroad     $1,167
Chapter 11, Railroad     $1,000
Chapter 12     $200
Chapter 13     $235
Chapter 15     $1,167
DIVISION OF JOINT CASE FEES (Sever/Bifurcate/Split)
Chapter 7     $338
Chapter 13     $313
Chapter 11 non-railroad     $1,738
Chapter 12     $278
Notice to Redact
Motion to Redact     $26
Transfer of Claim
Transfer of Claim     $26
MISCELLANOUS FEES
File any document not related to a pending case or proceeding     $49
Registration of judgment from another district     $49
Registration of Order of Discharge from another district     $49
       
COPY, AUDIO, RESEARCH, AND REGISTRY FEES
Any payment returned/denied for insufficient funds, or reversed due to a chargeback     $53
Photocopies (per page)     $0.50
Electronic public access fee from courthouse terminal (per page)     $0.10
Certification of each document     $11
Exemplification of each document     $23
Audio recording of court Proceedings     $32
Search per name or item     $32
Retrieval of one file from archives     $64
Retrieval of each additional file from archives     $39
OTHER FEES
Pro Hac Vice     $75
Mileage & witness fee     28 U.S.C. § 1821
Internet access fee (CM/ECF system per page)
Must be a registered PACER user. Fees are billed to PACER account.
    $0.10
Chapter 11 Quarterly Fees     The Chapter 11 Quarterly Fee Schedule  is available on the Bankruptcy Administrator's website(link is external).

Miscellaneous Fee Schedule

 



Additional Fee Information

No fees under this schedule will be charged to federal agencies or programs, which are funded from judiciary appropriations, including, but not limited to, agencies, organizations, and individuals providing services authoirzed by the Criminal Justic Act, 18 U.S.C. § 3006A.  Bankruptcy administrators appointed under Public Law No. 99-554, § 302(d)(3)(I) are also exempt from fees.