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All fees are payable in CASH, MONEY ORDER or CASHIER CHECK. When paying with cash please have exact change. No personal checks or credit cards will be accepted from debtors. Checks/money orders are to be made payable to: Clerk, US Bankruptcy Court.

For a complete list of all Bankruptcy Fees please visit the U.S. Courts web page on the Bankruptcy Fee Schedule.

The fee schedule below is the schedule in effect as of June 1, 2014.

New Petition Filing Fees

Chapter 7 Voluntary or Involuntary
$ 335.00 [$245 filing fee + $75 administrative fee + $15 trustee surcharge]

Chapter 9
$1,717.00 [$1167 filing fee + $550 administrative fee]

Chapter 11 Voluntary or Involuntary
$1,717.00 [$1167 filing fee + $550 administrative fee]

Chapter 12
$ 275.00 [$200 filing fee + $75 administrative fee]

Chapter 13
$ 310.00 [$235 filing fee + $75 administrative fee]

Chapter 15
$1,717.00 [$1167 filing fee + $550 administrative fee]

Case Reopening Fee

Chapter 7
$ 260.00 [$245 filing fee + $15 trustee surcharge]

Chapter 13
$ 235.00

Chapter 11
$1,167.00

Chapter 9
$1,167.00

Chapter 12
$ 200.00

Chapter 15
$1,167.00

Conversion Fee

Converting a Chapter 9 or 11 to Chapter 7
$ 15.00

Converting a Chapter 12 to Chapter 7
$ 60.00 [$45 filing fee + $15 trustee surcharge]

Converting a Chapter 13 to Chapter 7
$ 25.00 [$10 filing fee + $15 trustee surcharge]

Converting a Chapter 12 to Chapter 13
$ 35.00

Converting a Chapter 7 to Chapter 11
$922.00 [Difference between Ch. 7 ($245) and Ch. 11 ($1,167) filing fees]

Converting Chapter 12 to a Chapter 11
$ 800.00 [Difference between Ch. 12 ($200) and Ch. 11 ($1,000) filing fees]

Converting Chapter 13 to a Chapter 11
$ 932.00 [Difference between Ch. 13 ($235) and Ch. 11 ($1,167) filing fees]

Bifurcated Case Fee (for "dividing" or "splitting" a joint case into two separate cases, at the request of the debtor)

Chapter 7
$ 335.00

Chapter 13
$ 310.00

Chapter 11
$1,717.00

Chapter 12
$ 275.00

Other Filing Fees

Amendments to Debtor's List of Creditors or Mailing Matrix
$ 30.00

Complaint and Removals
$ 350.00

Motion to Withdraw the Reference of a Case
$ 176.00

Motion to Compel Abandonment of Property of the Estate
$ 176.00

Motion for Relief from the Automatic Stay
$ 176.00

Motion to Sell Property of the Estate Free and Clear of Liens under 11 U.S.C. § 363(f)
$ 176.00

Notice of Appeal
$ 298.00 [Fee is $5.00 for filing and $293.00 for docketing the appeal]

Cross Appeal
$ 298.00 [Fee is $5.00 for filing and $293.00 for docketing the appeal]

Request for Authority to file a Direct Appeal or Cross Appeal to the First Circuit Court of Appeals
$ 298.00 [ If authorized, an additional fee of $157 becomes due.]

Filing a Transfer of Claim, per claim transferred.
$ 25.00

Miscellaneous Fees

Every record search of the Bankruptcy Court
$ 30.00

Certification Fee (per item)
$ 11.00

Exemplification Fee (per item)
$ 21.00

Retrieval of File from Archives
- first requested box $ 64.00
- each additional box $ 39.00

Filing or indexing a paper not in a pending case or proceeding, including registering a judgment from another district
$ 46.00

Payment returned or denied for insufficient fees
$ 53.00

CD reproduction of recordings of proceedings
$ 30.00

Photocopies (per page)
$ .50

Public user access through CM/ECF PACER (per page)
$ .10

For printing copies of any record/document accessed electronically at a public terminal at the Court (per page)
$ .10