Fee Increases Effective 11/21/2012 and 5/01/2013
Fee increases will take effect on November 21, 2012 and May 1, 2013. See full announcement for details.
On November 21, 2012, the following fee changes will go into effect:
Chapter 11 filing fee will increase from $1,046 to $1,213
Chapter 9 filing fee will increase from $1,046 to $1,213
Chapter 15 filing fee will increase from $1,046 to $1,213
Motion to reopen Chapter 11 bankruptcy case will increase from $1,000 to $1,167
Motion to divide a joint Chapter 11 case will increase from $1,046 to $1,213
Conversion fee for converting a Ch. 7 to a Ch. 11 will increase from $755 to $922
Conversion fee for converting a Ch. 13 to a Ch. 11 will increase from $765 to $932
On May 1, 2013, a new claims transfer fee will go into effect for bankruptcy courts. The fee for filing a transfer of a claim in a bankruptcy case will be $25 per claim transferred.
The Fee Schedule for the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania will be revised accordingly. It is available on the Court’s website at: http://www.pamb.uscourts.gov/sites/default/files/Misc/Fee%20Schedule.pdf