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.
Effective December 1, 2013
Petition Filing Fees *
Chapter 7 - to reopen
Chapter 9 - to reopen ***
Chapter 11 - to reopen
Chapter 12 - to reopen
Chapter 13 - to reopen
Chapter 15 (known as foreign proceeding (§304) prior to October 17, 2005)
Chapter 15 - to reopen ***
Adversary and Motion Filing Fees
Motion to Lift Stay
Motion to Compel Abandonment of Property
Motion to Withdraw Reference
Motion to Convert Chapter 13 to Chapter 7
Motion to Convert Chapter 11 to Chapter 7
Motion to Convert Chapter 12 to Chapter 7 ++
Motion to Convert Chapter 12 to Chapter 13
Motion to Convert Chapter 7 to Chapter 11
Motion to Convert Chapter 13 to a Chapter 11
Splitting Case **
Appeal Filing Fees
Direct Appeal from Bankruptcy Court decision to Court of Appeals ***
Docketing of Appeal or Cross Appeal ***
Notice of Appeal
Amendments to debtor's schedules of creditors, list of creditors or mail list (schedule D, E, or F)
Claims Transfer Fee ***
$11.00 per document
$21.00 per request
Filing any Document not related to this District
$5.00 per page
Motion to Sell Pursuant to Section 363(f)
Notice of Removal (unless Notice is filed by debtor or USA)
Photocopies produced by the Clerk (5 page limit)
$.50 per page
Registering a Judgment from another District
Reproduction of Recordings (per CD)
Retrieval of File from Archive
Additional Box (each)
Writ of Garnishment (deposit to registry, not a fee)
* The filing fees include a miscellaneous administrative fee of $46.00. The $46.00 is not due when filing a motion to reopen. The Chapter 7 filing fee also includes a $15.00 fee due to the Trustee
** Administrative fee to divide a joint case under Title 11 when filed is $46.00.
*** Indicates a fee change that occurred on May 1, 2013.
+ Includes the statutory fee of $1,167 and an Administrative Fee of $46.
++ Includes a $15.00 fee due to the trustee.
NOTE: The Re-opening fee must be paid at the time of filing the motion. However, no fee is required if the reopening is to permit a party to file a complaint to obtain a determination under Rule 4007(b) or when a creditor is violating the terms of the discharge.