Fee Information

Fee Schedule effective December 1, 2016.

Payment of filing fees, administrative fees and other scheduled fees and charges may be by cash or law firm check, trustee's check, certified check, cashier's check, money order or court approved credit card from a party other than a debtor. Checks shall be made payable to "Clerk, U. S. Bankruptcy Court". All payments shall be in the exact amount of such fees and charges.

Notice Regarding ACH Payments: ACH payments rejected by your financial institution due to insufficient funds will be assessed a service charge of $53.00. Multiple instances of rejected ACH payments due to the entry of incorrect account numbers will also be assessed a $53.00 service charge.  Multiple instances of rejected ACH payments due to insufficient funds may result in the suspension of on-line payment privileges and placement on cash or money order status.

Bankruptcy Court Miscellaneous Fee Schedule

Item

Fee

Comments

Adversary Proceeding

$350.00

 

Amended Schedules

$31.00

The fee is charged to add creditors, delete creditors, change the amount of a debt, or change the classification of a debt.   No fee is due to change the address of a listed creditor or to add the name and address of an attorney for a creditor already listed on the original schedules.

Appeal - Notice of Appeal or Cross Appeal

$298.00

Total fee is comprised of Notice of Appeal / Cross Appeal = $5.00; Docketing a proceeding on appeal/review from final judgment = $293.00.

Authorized Direct Appeal or Cross Appeal

$207.00

Filer must first file the direct appeal or cross appeal for a fee of $298. Once the direct appeal is authorized, an additional $207 is due.

Chapter 7 - New or Split Case

$335.00

$245 Filing Fee; $75 Administrative Fee; $15 Trustee Fee.

Chapter 9 - New or Split Case

$1,717.00

$1,167 Filing Fee; $550 Administrative Fee.

Chapter 11 - New or Split Case

$1,717.00

$1,167 Filing Fee; $550 Administrative Fee.

Chapter 12 - New or Split Case

$275.00

$200 Filing Fee; $75 Administrative Fee.

Chapter 13 - New or Split Case

$310.00

$235 Filing Fee; $75 Administrative Fee.

Chapter 15 - Ancillary

$1,717.00

$1,167 Filing Fee; $550 Administrative Fee.

Chapter 7 - Reopening

$260.00

$245 Filing Fee; $15 Trustee Fee.
The fee does not apply if redaction of a record already filed in a case, pursuant to Fed. R. Bankr. P. 9037, is the only reason for reopening.

Chapter 9 - Reopening

$1,167.00

The fee does not apply if redaction of a record already filed in a case, pursuant to Fed. R. Bankr. P. 9037, is the only reason for reopening.

Chapter 11 - Reopening

$1,167.00

The fee does not apply if redaction of a record already filed in a case, pursuant to Fed. R. Bankr. P. 9037, is the only reason for reopening.

Chapter 12 - Reopening

$200.00

The fee does not apply if redaction of a record already filed in a case, pursuant to Fed. R. Bankr. P. 9037, is the only reason for reopening.

Chapter 13 - Reopening

$235.00

The fee does not apply if redaction of a record already filed in a case, pursuant to Fed. R. Bankr. P. 9037, is the only reason for reopening.

Chapter 15 - (Ancillary) Reopening

$1,167.00

The fee does not apply if redaction of a record already filed in a case, pursuant to Fed. R. Bankr. P. 9037, is the only reason for reopening.

Conversion from Chapter 7 to Chapter 11

$922.00

 

Conversion from Chapter 11 to Chapter 7

$15.00

 

Conversion from Chapter 12 to Chapter 7

$60.00

 

Conversion from Chapter 12 to Chapter 13

$35.00

 

Conversion from Chapter 12 to Chapter 11

$0.00

 

Conversion from Chapter 13 to Chapter 7

$25.00

 

Conversion from Chapter 13 to Chapter 11

$932.00

 

Conversion of one Joint Debtor from a Chapter 13 to a Chapter 7

$335.00

 

Document Certification - per document

$11.00

 

Document Exemplification

$22.00

 

Electronic Copies - per page

$0.10

Printing of any record or document accessed electronically at a public terminal within the courthouse.

Filing a Transfer of Claim

$25.00

Per Claim transferred; Fee applies to partial claim transfers and amendments to claim transfers.

Microfilm / Microfiche of Court Record

$5.00

 

Motion to Redact Filing

$25.00

 

Motion to Lift Stay, Compel Abandonment, Withdraw the Reference, or Sell Property Free and Clear of Liens under 11 U.S.G. 363 (f)

$181.00

The fee to file a motion to sell property under 363(f) may not be deferred by Trustees.

Any payment returned or denied for insufficient funds

$53.00

 

Photocopies - per page

$0.50

 

Registration of a Foreign Judgment

$47.00

Includes filing or indexing paper not in a case or proceeding from which a filing fee has been paid.

Retrieval of one box from Federal Records Center

$64.00

For retrievals involving multiple boxes, $39 for each additional box.

Electronic Record Retrieval

$19.90

$10.00 - Electronic Record Retrieval - Judiciary Admin. Fee; $9.90 FRC Electronic Retrieval Flat Rate Fee.

Plus FRC Per Page Fee of $0.65 per page.

Search of Record or Indexes

$31.00

Per name or item.

Audio Recording of a Court Proceeding

$31.00

 

Witness Fee

$40.00

 

Witness Mileage Rate (per mile)

$0.56

Effective 1/1/2014.