Bankruptcy Filing Fee Changes 01/02/01

On November 13, 2000, the President signed into law the "Federal Courts Improvement Act" which contains provisions affecting bankruptcy fees, which includes the followng:

  • The filing fee for Chapter 9 bankruptcy filings has increased from $330 to $830.
  • The fee for converting a Chapter 7 or 13 to a Chapter 11 has increased from $400 to $645. This increase amount is the difference between the statutory filing fee for a Chapter 11 and the statutory filing fee for a Chapter 7 or 13.

These increases were effective November 13, 2000.

Joseph Simmons
Clerk of Court
January 2, 2001