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Court Fees

 

All court fees must be a signed check, money order, credit card or cash; if debtor, must be cash or money order.
Check or money order made payable to “Clerk, U.S. Bankruptcy Court”

 

Miscellaneous Fee Schedule ( effective 12-1-2016 )

 

Item   Fee Comments
Chapter 7 Petition   $335 $245 Filing Fee + $75 Administrative Fee + $15 Trustee Surcharge Fee
Chapter 9 Petition   $1717 $1167 Filing Fee + $550 Administrative Fee
Chapter 11 Petition   $1717 $1167 Filing Fee + $550 Administrative Fee
Chapter 12 Petition   $275 $200 Filing Fee + $75 Administrative Fee
Chapter 13 Petition   $310 $235 Filing Fee + $75 Administrative Fee
Chapter 15   $1717 $1167 Filing Fee + $550 Administrative Fee
Adversary Proceeding   $350 If the United States or a chapter 7 or 13 debtor is the plaintiff, no fee is required. If a trustee or Debtor in Possession files the complaint, the fee should be paid by the estate, if there is an estate.
Application for Removal   $350 If the United States or a chapter 7 or 13 debtor is the plaintiff, no fee is required.
Filing a Petition Ancillary to a Foreign Proceeding   $800  
Fee for Amendment to Debtor's Schedules   $31 LISTS OF CREDITORS, OR MAILING LISTS (this does not apply to an amendment to change the address of a creditor or an attorney for a creditor listed on the schedules or to add the name and address of an attorney for a listed creditor)
Motion to Terminate, Annul, Modify, or Condition the Autmomatic Stay   $181 (No fee if against co-debtor or if filed by a child support creditor)
Motion to Withdraw Reference   $181  
Motion to Compel Abandonment of Property of the Estate   $181  
Deconsolidation Chapter 7   $335 Joint Petition at Debtor's Request
Deconsolidation Chapter 11   $1717  Joint Petition at Debtor's Request
Deconsolidation Chapter 12   $275 Joint Petition at Debtor's Request
Deconsolidation Chapter 13   $310 Joint Petition at Debtor's Request
Motion to Reopen Chapter 7   $260  
Motion to Reopen Chapter 9   $1167  
Motion to Reopen Chapter 11   $1167  
Motion to Reopen Chapter 12   $200  
Motion to Reopen Chapter 13   $235  
Motion to Reopen Chapter 15   $1167  
Motion to Redact a Record   $25 Charge is per Affected Case/
Notice of Appeal   $298 Filed by anyone other than the Bankruptcy Trustee or Debtor in Possession
Cross Appeal   $298  
Authorization of Direct Appeal (or Cross Appeal) From Bankruptcy Court to Court of Appeals   $207

This fee is in addition to the $298 fee due upon the filing of a Notice of Appeal or Cross Appeal, and shall be payable to the Bankruptcy Court when the Court of Appeals authorizes a direct Appeal or Cross Appeal.

Notice of Appeal Filed by Bankruptcy Trustee or Debtor in Possession     DEFERRED
Filing Any Document Not Related to a Pending Case   $47  
Registration of Judgment From Foreign District   $47  
Search Records   $31 Per name/item
Certifying Any Document   $11  
Exemplification of Any Document   $22  
Check Returned for Non-Sufficient Funds   $53  
Reproduction of Any Record   50 ¢ Per page
Reproduction of Recordings of  Proceedings   $31

or $0.00 if recording being requested is for production of a transcript

Printing of Copies   10¢ Through public access terminal at Clerk's Office ( per page )

Retrieval of Record - First Box

Each Additional Box

Smartscan Retrieval - Administrative Fee
Charge For FRC Pulling and Refiling Paper Record
Charge Per PDF Page

 

$64

$39

$10
$9.90

65 ¢

From Federal Records Center, National Archives
Transfer of Claim   $25