Bankruptcy Fee Schedule

Bankruptcy Court Miscellaneous Fee Schedule (28 U.S.C. § 1930)

The following fees are to be charged for services to be performed by clerks of the bankruptcy courts. No fees are to be charged for services rendered on behalf of the United States, with the exception of reproducing records, reproducing recordings of proceedings and record searches. No fees under this schedule shall be charged to federal agencies or programs which are funded from judiciary appropriations, including, but not limited to, agencies, organizations, and individuals providing services authorized by the Criminal Justice Act, 18 U.S.C. § 3006A.

Document Type Amount
Petitions
Chapter 7 Voluntary / Involuntary* $335.00
Chapter 9 $1,717.00
Chapter 11 Voluntary / Involuntary* $1,717.00
Chapter 11 Railroad $1,550.00
Chapter 12 $275.00
Chapter 13 $310.00
Chapter 15 $1,717.00
Verified Petition $200.00
INCREASED FEE EFFECTIVE January 1, 2015: $250.00
* Petitioning Creditor(s) / Petitioners in Involuntary Cases Are Ineligible for Installment Payments. Petitioning Creditor(s) / Petitioners in involuntary cases must pay the fees due upon filling immediately upon submitting the petition.
Petition Fee Installment Payments for Individuals Only
Chapter 7
1st installment of $80 due within 30 days upon filing of petition
2nd of $80 within 60 days of filing the petition
3rd of $80 within 90 days of filing the petition
4th of $95 no later than 120 days of filing the petition
$335.00
Chapter 11
1st installment of $400 due within 30 days upon filing of petition
2nd of $400 within 60 days of filing the petition
3rd of $400 within 90 days of filing the petition
4th of $517 no later than 120 days of filing the petition
$1,717.00
Chapter 12
1st installment of $50 due within 30 days upon filing of petition
2nd of $50 within 60 days of filing the petition
3rd of $75 within 90 days of filing the petition
4th of $100 no later than 120 days of filing the petition
$275.00
Chapter 13
1st installment of $80 due within 30 days upon filing of petition
2nd of $80 within 60 days of filing the petition
3rd of $80 within 90 days of filing the petition
4th of $70 no later than 120 days of filing the petition
$310.00
Adversary
Complaint / Notice of Removal $350.00
Appeals
Appeals $298.00
Cross Appeal/Direct Appeal Requesting/Cross Appeal Requesting $298.00
Direct Appeal Authorized/Cross Appeal Authorized $157.00
INCREASED FEE EFFECTIVE December 1, 2014: $207.00
Bifurcation / Deconsolidation / Split
Chapter 7 $335.00
Chapter 11 $1,717.00
Chapter 12 $275.00
Chapter 13 $310.00
Conversion – Paid when filing the Motion
Chapter 7 to Chapter 11 $922.00
Chapter 7 to Chapter 11 – Railroad $755.00
Chapter 11 or Chapter 11 Railroad to Chapter 7 $15.00
Chapter 13 to Chapter 7 $25.00
Chapter 13 to Chapter 11 $932.00
Chapter 13 to Chapter 11 – Railroad $765.00
Chapter 12 to Chapter 7 $60.00
Reopen – Paid when filing the motion
Chapter 7 $260.00
Chapter 9 $1,167.00
Chapter 11 $1,167.00
Chapter 11 – Railroad $1,000.00
Chapter 12 $200.00
Chapter 13 $235.00
Chapter 15 $1,167.00
Amended Bankruptcy Schedules
For amending schedules to the creditors, list of creditors, creditor matrix or mailing lists
*Electronically filed amendments WILL BE charged*
$30.00
Motions
Abandonment of property
(Fee exceptions: Notices filed by trustee & debtor in possession – Chapter 11)
$176.00
Lift Automatic Stay $176.00
For the sale of property free and clear of liens $176.00
Redaction NEW FEE EFFECTIVE December 1, 2014 $25.00
Withdrawal of Reference $176.00
Transcript Rates
Ordinary (30 days) $3.65
Expedited (14 days) $4.25
Expedited (7 days) $4.85
Daily (1 day) $6.05
E-mail Transcript* $10.00
ASCII Disk* $10.00/disk
E-Transcript* Same as Copy Order
*E-Mail, ASCII and E-Transcripts are additional costs to paper Transcripts
Copy Requests
Per Page $0.50 per page
Per page for items printed from the public access terminals $0.10 per page
Via Public Access to Court Electronic Records (PACER) $0.10 per page
The maximum charge for any imaged document is $3.00, with the exception of transcripts. Digital audio files are $2.40.
CD Duplication Charge
One CD $30.00
Miscellaneous
Certification of a document / per document $11.00 plus copy fee
Exemplification $21.00
Registration of Judgment from another district $46.00
Retrieval of Case from National Archives $64.00
$39.00/each additional box
Service Charge – Returned Checks
(includes payments other than checks)
$53.00
Search Fee $30.00
Transfer of Claim $25.00