New and Increased Miscellaneous Bankruptcy Fees Effective December 1, 2014

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

At its September 2014 session, the Judicial Conference approved changes to the bankruptcy court miscellaneous fee schedules, These new fees are effective December 1, 2014.

  • An increase to $207 upon acceptance of a direct bankruptcy appeal to the Court of Appeals.
  • A new $25.00 fee to file a Motion to Redact Previously Filed Records in a Bankruptcy Case.

Note: The redaction fee is intended to be charged for each affected case. Courts may waive the fee under appropriate circumstances. The Judicial Conference also endorsed a new exception to the reopening fee for a closed bankruptcy case.  The reopening fee does not apply if redaction is the only purpose for reopening the case.

News Fees Effective December 1, 2014