Fees Schedule

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Schedule of Fees

Effective November 21, 2011

 

Filing Fees for Petitions

Chapter 7   $306
Chapter 9 (Municipality) $1213
Chapter 11 (Non Railroad) $1213
Chapter 11 (Railroad) $1046
Chapter 12 (Family Farmer) $246
Chapter 13   $281
Chapter 15 (Foreign Proceeding) $1213

 

Miscellaneous Fees

Document or Transaction Fee Comment
Amendment to Debtor's Schedules or Creditor Mailing List $30 Includes an addition or deletion of a creditor from Schedules D, E, or F; or to the Creditor Mailing Matrix; or an Amendment to the amount or classification of the creditor's debt. A change of address does NOT require a fee.
Certification $11 Fee is charged per document
Complaint $293 No fee is charged if the plaintiff is either the debtor or the United States. Also, no fee is charged if the plaintiff is a child support creditor or its representative provided the form required by §304(g) is filed. If the trustee or debtor in possession is the plaintiff, the fee should be payable only from the estate and to the extent there is any estate realized.
Conversion of Chapter 11 to 7 $15 Due upon filing of Motion to Convert
Conversion of Chapter 13 to 7 $25 Due upon filing of Motion to Convert or upon filing of Notice of Conversion. If the trustee serving in the case is the movant, the fee shall be payable only from the estate that exists prior to conversion.
Conversion of Chapter 12 to 7 $60 Due upon filing of Motion to Convert
Conversion of Chapter 7 to 11 (Non Railroad) $922 Due upon entry of Order Allowing Conversion.
Conversion of Chapter 7 to 11 (Railroad) $755 Due upon entry of Order Allowing Conversion.
Conversion of Chapter 12 to 11 $0 No provision for a fee to be charged.
Conversion of Chapter 13 to 11 $932 Due upon entry of Order Allowing Conversion.
Copy $0.50 Fee is charged per page. Charge is $0.10 per page if party prints document from public terminal at the Clerk's Office.
Cross Appeal $298 For docketing a cross appeal from a Bankruptcy Court determination
Deconsolidation Chapter 7
Chapter 11
Chapter 13
Chapter 12
$306
$1213
$281
$246
For dividing a joint case into two separate cases at the request of the debtor(s), a fee shall be charged equal to the current filing fee for the chapter under which the joint case was commenced.
Exemplification $21 Charged per document
Index of Paper $46 For filing or indexing any paper not in a related case or proceeding.
Judgments $46 Registering a judgment from another District.
Motion to Compel Abandonment of Property $176 No fee is charged if the plaintiff is a child support creditor or its representative provided the form required by §304(g) is filed.
Motion to Sell Property Free and Clear of Liens Under Section 363(f) $176  
Motion to Terminate, Annul, Modify, or Condition the Automatic Stay $176 Fee is not charged if the motion is filed in conjunction with a properly prepared consent order. Also, no fee is charged if the plaintiff is a child support creditor or its representative provided the form required by §304(g) is filed.
Motion to Withdraw Reference $176 No fee is charged if the plaintiff is a child support creditor or its representative provided the form required by §304(g) is filed.
Notice of Appeal $298 Each party filing a notice of appeal must pay the entire fee. Parties jointly filing a notice of appeal only have to pay one fee.
Registry No set fee A charge of up to 10% of the income earned on the investment shall be assessed by the Clerk for handling registry funds. This fee is to be assessed in accordance with the detailed fee schedule issued by the AO.
Direct Appeal/Cross Appeal to Court of Appeals $157 Due after approval by Court of Appeals for Direct/Cross Appeal to be filed
Reopening

Chapter 7
Chapter 9
Chapter 11
Chapter 11 RR
Chapter 12
Chapter 13
Chapter 15

$260
$1167
$1167
$1000
$200
$235
$1167
Fee is collected at the time of the filing of the Motion to Reopen. Fee is collected in the same amount as the fee required for a new case on the date of reopening, unless the reopening is to correct an administrative error or for actions related to the debtor's discharge. Also, the court may waive the fee "under appropriate circumstances" or may defer the fee for trustees pending discovery of additional assets.
Reproduction of Recordings $30 For reproduction of recordings of proceedings, regardless of medium.
Retrieval of Records
(first box)

 
$64 For the retrieval of one box of records from a Federal Records Center or other storage location away from the place of business of the court.
Retrieval of Records
(each additional box)
$39 For the retrieval of one box of records from a Federal Records Center or other storage location away from the place of business of the court.
Returned/Denied Payment $53 Fee charged for each payment returned/denied for insufficient funds (e.g., NSF check).
Search $30 For every search of the records of the Bankruptcy Court. Fee is charged per name or item searched.
Transfer of Claims $25 Due upon filing of Transfer of Claim or Amended Transfer of Claim.