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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.

The court also accepts online payments using a credit or debit card for filing fee installment payments and copies of documents.  Please call the court if you are uncertain about the amount to be paid.

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, 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.

Fee Type Fee
Chapter 7 $338.00
Chapter 7 Motion to Reopen $260.00
Chapter 9 $1,738.00
Chapter 9 Motion to Reopen $1,167.00
Chapter 11 $1,738.00
Chapter 11 Motion to Reopen $1,167.00
Chapter 12 $278.00
Chapter 12 Motion to Reopen $200.00
Chapter 13 $313.00
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.]
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) $199.00
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) $34.00
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 $307.00
Archived Record Retrieval (per file or docket) $70.00 for first box containing requested record; $43.00 for each additional box
Certification of Document (Plus $.50 per page copy fee, and
search fee also if deputy clerk has to locate document.) online payment available
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 - Court employee reproducing any document and providing a copy in paper form [Note:Search fee also applies if deputy clerk must locate document] online payment available 50¢/pg
Copies - Audio of court hearings $34.00
Copies - Copy of electronic record stored outside the court's electronic case management system, including but not limited to document files, audio recordings of non-court proceedings, and video recordings $33.00
Exemplification Certificate (Same copy and search fees apply as in a certification.) online payment available $24.00
Filing/Indexing a Miscellaneous Paper $52.00
Notice of Removal $350.00
Payment Returned/Denied for Insufficient Funds or Reversed Due to a Chargeback (formerly Returned Check; amount did not change) $53.00
Redact (Motion) $28.00 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) $199.00
Search of Record (Each time a deputy clerk searches a file to look up information or copy documents.) online payment available $34.00
Sell Property Free and Clear of Liens under 11 USC § 363(f) (Motion) $199.00
Severance* of Joint Debtors' Chapter 7 Case $338.00
Severance* of Joint Debtors' Chapter 11 Case $1,738.00
Severance* of Joint Debtors' Chapter 12 Case $278.00
Severance* of Joint Debtors' Chapter 13 Case $313.00
Transfer of Claim $28.00
Withdraw Referral of a Case (Motion per 28 U.S.C. §157(d)) $199.00
Witness Fees (per day or any portion thereof) $40.00
Mileage Fee - available at 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.