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Court Fees

Payment Methods
The Court accepts cash, check, or money order for payments made in person or by mail. If you make your payment in person, please bring the exact amount. The clerk’s office cannot make change.

Notice to Customers Making Payment by Check
When you provide a check as payment, you authorize us either to use information from your check to make a one-time electronic fund transfer from your account or to process the payment as a check transaction.

Privacy Act – A Privacy Act Statement required by 5 U.S.C. § 552a(e)(3) stating our authority for soliciting and collecting the information from your check, and explaining the purposes and routine uses which will be made of your check information, is available from http://www.fms.treas.gov/otcnet/index.html, or call toll free at 1-866-945-7920 to obtain a copy by mail. Furnishing the check information is voluntary, but a decision not to do so may require you to make payment by some other method.

Effective 12/1/2016 - Modified to update Miscellaneous Fees

Chapter 7 $335.00
Chapter 7 Motion to Reopen $260.00
Chapter 9 $1,717.00
Chapter 9 Motion to Reopen $1,167.00
Chapter 11 $1,717.00
Chapter 11 Motion to Reopen $1,167.00
Chapter 12 $275.00
Chapter 12 Motion to Reopen $200.00
Chapter 13 $310.00
Chapter 13 Motion to Reopen $235.00
Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of Foreign Proceeding
Note: If granted, must also pay applicable fee for case filing.]
$1,717.00
Chapter 15 Motion to Reopen $1,167.00
Abandonment of Property of the Estate - per FRBP 6007(b) or 11 USC §554(b) (Motion to Compel) $181.00
Adversary Complaint (No reopen fee necessary unless dismissal order requires one.) $350.00
Amendment to Mailing Matrix or Schedules D, E, F, G or H (unless only changing addresses of previously listed entity) $31.00
Appeals - Notice of Appeal or Cross Appeal ($5) and Docketing ($293)  [Note: $5 fee also applies to Fed. Gov’t. Agencies] $298.00
Appeals - Authorization of Direct Appeal or Cross Appeal by Court of Appeals $207.00
Archived Record Retrieval (per file or docket) $64.00 for first box containing requested record; $39 for each additional box
Certification of Document (Plus $.50 per page copy fee, and
search fee also if deputy clerk has to locate document.)
$11.00
Conversion/Reconversion from Ch. 7 to Ch. 11 (by debtor) $922.00
Conversion/Reconversion from Ch. 11 to Ch. 7 (Motions to and Notices of Conversion) $15.00
Conversion/Reconversion from Ch. 12 to Ch. 7(Motions to and Notices of Conversion) $60.00
Conversion/Reconversion from Ch. 13 to Ch. 7 (Motions to and Notices of Conversion) $25.00
Conversion/Reconversion from Ch. 13 to Ch. 11 (by debtor) $932.00
Copies - Made by Public Using Public Access Terminal at the Court [Note:Search fee also applies if deputy clerk must locate document] 10¢/pg
Copies - Made by Court Employee [Note:Search fee also applies if deputy clerk must locate document] 50¢/pg
Copies - Hearing CD or Tape (whichever is available) $31.00
Exemplification Certificate (Same copy and search fees apply as in a certification.) $22.00
Filing/Indexing a Miscellaneous Paper $47.00
Notice of Removal $350.00
Payment Returned/Denied for Insufficient Funds (formerly Returned Check; amount did not change) $53.00
Redact (Motion) $25.00 per affected case
Registry, Handling Charge
(Contact Financial Administrator re: reduced charge for deposits exceeding $100,000,000 or for funds held more than 5 years.)
Generally 10% of interest earnings on all deposits to the account.
Relief from Automatic Stay - per 11 USC §362(a) (Motion) (i.e., not motions solely per §1201 or §1301) $181.00
Search of Record (Each time a deputy clerk searches a file to look up information or copy documents.) $31.00
Sell Property Free and Clear of Liens under 11 USC § 363(f) (Motion) $181.00
Severance of Joint Debtors' Chapter 7 Case $335.00
Severance of Joint Debtors' Chapter 11 Case $1,717.00
Severance of Joint Debtors' Chapter 12 Case $275.00
Severance of Joint Debtors' Chapter 13 Case $310.00
Transfer of Claim $25.00
Withdraw Reference of a Case (Motion per 28 USC §157(d)) $181.00
Witness Fees (per day or any portion thereof) $40.00
Mileage Fee - available at  http://www.gsa.gov/mileage Varies

 

Severance is defined as any situation where, after a joint petition is filed, one debtor's estate (upon debtor request) splits from the other debtor's estate for any reason other than dismissal of one debtor's case.