Notice of Fee Changes Effective June 1, 2014

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

 

The Judicial Conference of the United States recently approved several changes to the Bankruptcy Court Miscellaneous Fee Schedule (28 U.S.C. § 1930). The changes effective June 1, 2014 are:

  • The fee for filing a complaint will increase by $57 to $350;
     
  • The administrative fee for filing a petition under Chapter 7, 12, or 13 will increase by $29 to $75 (raising the total cost of filing a petition under Chapter 7 to $335, Chapter 12 to $275, and Chapter 13 to $310); and
     
  • The administrative fee for filing a petition under Chapter 9, 11, or 15 will increase by $504 to $550 (raising the total cost of filing a petition under Chapters 9, 11, and 15 to $1,717).
     

In addition, the following administrative fees will also increase effective June 1, 2014:

  • The administrative fee to file a motion to divide a joint Chapter 7, 12, or 13 case will increase by $29 to $75 (raising the cost to file a motion to divide a Chapter 7 case to $335, a Chapter 12 case to $275, and a Chapter 13 case to $310); and
     
  • The administrative fee to file a motion to divide a joint Chapter 11 case will increase by $504 to $550 (raising the cost to file a motion to divide a Chapter 11 case to $1,717).
     

Amendments to Official Bankruptcy Forms 3A (Application for Individuals to Pay the Filing Fee in Installments) and 3B (Application to Have the Chapter 7 Filing Fee Waived) to reflect the new filing fees will take effect on June 1, 2014.