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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.

Effective December 1, 2013

Petition Filing Fees *
Chapter 7
$306.00

Chapter 7 - to reopen
$260.00

Chapter 9
$1213.00

Chapter 9 - to reopen ***
$1167.00

Chapter 11
$1213.00

Chapter 11 - to reopen
$1167.00

Chapter 12
$246.00

Chapter 12 - to reopen
$200.00

Chapter 13
$281.00

Chapter 13 - to reopen
$235.00

Chapter 15 (known as foreign proceeding (§304) prior to October 17, 2005)
$1046.00

Chapter 15 - to reopen ***
$1167.00

Adversary and Motion Filing Fees
Adversary Proceeding
$293.00

Motion to Lift Stay
$176.00

Motion to Compel Abandonment of Property
$176.00

Motion to Withdraw Reference
$176.00

Motion to Convert Chapter 13 to Chapter 7
$25.00

Motion to Convert Chapter 11 to Chapter 7
$15.00

Motion to Convert Chapter 12 to Chapter 7 ++
$60.00

Motion to Convert Chapter 12 to Chapter 13
$35.00

Motion to Convert Chapter 7 to Chapter 11
$922.00

Motion to Convert Chapter 13 to a Chapter 11
$932.00

Splitting Case **
Chapter 7
$306.00

Chapter 11
$1213.00

Chapter 12
$246.00

Chapter 13
$281.00

Appeal Filing Fees
Direct Appeal from Bankruptcy Court decision to Court of Appeals ***
$157.00

Docketing of Appeal or Cross Appeal ***
$293.00

Notice of Appeal
$5.00

Other Fees
Amendments to debtor's schedules of creditors, list of creditors or mail list (schedule D, E, or F)
$30.00

Claims Transfer Fee ***
$25.00

Document Certification
$11.00 per document

Document Exemplification
$21.00 per request

Filing any Document not related to this District
$46.00

Mailing Labels
$5.00 per page

Motion to Sell Pursuant to Section 363(f)
$176.00

Notice of Removal (unless Notice is filed by debtor or USA)
$293.00

Photocopies produced by the Clerk (5 page limit)
$.50 per page

Record Search
$30.00

Registering a Judgment from another District
$46.00

Reproduction of Recordings (per CD)
$30.00

Retrieval of File from Archive
$64.00

Additional Box (each)
$53.00

Return Check
$53.00

Writ of Garnishment (deposit to registry, not a fee)
$100.00

* 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.