NEW FEES AS OF 6/1/2014

Thursday, April 17, 2014

At its March 2014 session, the Judicial Conference of The United States approved several fee increases for bankruptcy cases. These fee increases become effective June 1, 2014. First, the fee for filing an adversary is being raised to match that of filing a civil complaint in the district courts, $350 (from $293, a $57 increase). Second, the "administrative fee" portion of all filing fees will be increased, from $46 to $75 in cases filed under Chapter 7, 12, or 13, and from $46 to $550 in cases filed under Chapter 9, 11, or 15. The new filing fees are shown below.

Chapter           Fee(effective 6/1/2014)
   7                      $335
   12                    $275
   13                    $310
   11                    $1,717
   9 or 15             $1,717