Raise in Filing Fees for Chapter 7, Chapter 13 Bankruptcy

Congress Raises Filing Fees for Chapter 7, Chapter 13 Bankruptcy

As if times are not tough enough for bankrupt debtors, The US Bankruptcy Court just announced a cross the board increase in filing fees, effective December 1, 2016.

The latest, revised rates for filing a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy are $335.

Similarly, the filing rates for Chapter 9 and a Chapter 11 Bankruptcy also increased to $1,717 each.

For Chapter 13, the filing rate is now $310.

For details of all other rates relating to bankruptcy filings, please visit the following website:

http://www.nysb.uscourts.gov/filing-fees

 

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