Court Locations

Greenbelt
6500 Cherrywood Ln - Greenbelt, MD 20770 - Main Tel: 301-344-8018 map
Baltimore
101 W Lombard St Room 8530 - Baltimore, MD 21201 - Main Tel: 410-962-2688
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Filing and Miscellaneous Fees - Effective June 1, 2014

(See Title 28 U.S.C., Sections 1913, 1914, 1926, 1930, & 1932) - The Bankruptcy Court accepts cash, money orders, cashier's checks, checks from law firms, American Express, Diners Club, Discover, Mastercard, VISA and ACH for payment of filing fees. Debtors may not present credit cards to pay fees and all checks from law firms must include a current pre-printed address.

For a complete list of all Bankruptcy Fees please visit the U.S. Courts web page on the Bankruptcy Fee Schedule.

Filing Fees  
Chapter 7 $ 335
Chapter 11 $ 1,717
Chapter 13 $ 310
   
Conversion Fees  
Ch 7 to Ch 11 $ 922
Ch 7 to Ch 13 $ 0
Ch 13 to Ch 7 $ 25
Ch 13 to Ch 11 $ 932
Ch 12 to Ch 7 $ 60
Ch 11 to Ch 7 $ 15
   
Motion To Reopen Fees  
Chapter 7  $ 260
Chapter 11  $ 1,213
Chapter 11 Railroad  $ 1,000
Chapter 12  $ 200
Chapter 13  $ 235
   
Amendment Fees  
Sch D, E or F (per schedule)  $ 30
List of Creditors, Mailing List  $ 30
NOTE: No fee is required when the nature of the amendment is to change the address of a creditor or an attorney for a creditor listed on the schedules or to add the name and address of an attorney for a listed creditor. 
   
Deconsolidation of Joint Case Fees (Bifurcated)  
Chapter 7  $ 335
Chapter 11  $ 1,717
Chapter 12  $ 275
Chapter 13  $ 310
   
Adversary Proceeding Fees  
Complaint  $ 350
Notice of Removal  $ 350
Complaint filed by Trustee with Application to Defer Filing Fee  $ 0
If a trustee or debtor in possession is the appellant and files a Notice of Appeal or a Cross Appeal the fee should be payable only from the estate and to the extent there is any estate realized.
   
Motion Fees   
Motion for Relief from Stay  $ 176
Motion for Relief from Co-Debtor Stay  $ 0
Consent Motion for Relief from Stay  $ 0
Motion for Abandonment  $ 176
Motion for Withdrawal of Reference  $ 176
Motion to Sell Free and Clear $ 176
   
Appeals Fees  
Notice of Appeals  $ 298
Notice with Motion for Leave to Appeal  $ 5
Upon Granting a Motion for Leave to Appeal  $ 293
Cross Appeals  $ 298
Direct Appeals  $ 157
Direct Cross Appeals  $ 157
   
Miscellaneous Fees  
Retrieval of a box from Archives (one box is $64 and $39 for each additional box) $ 64/$39
Any payment returned or denied for insufficient funds  $ 53
Search of Records (per name or item)  $ 30
Registration of Judgment/Order of Discharge from another District  $ 46
Admission Pro Hac Vice  $ 50
Issuance of Foreign Subpoena  $ 46
Filing or Indexing any Document not in Case or Proceeding for which a filing fee has already been paid  $ 46
Microfilm/Microfiche of Court Records  $ 5
   
Reproduction Fees  
Certification  $ 11
Exemplification (Triple Seal)  $ 21
Photocopies (per page)  $ .50
Transcript ~ Ordinary 30 day order (per page)  $ 4
Transcript ~ Expedited 14 day order (per page)  $ 4
Transcript ~ Expedited 7 day order (per page)  $ 5
Daily Transcript ~ Due following morning (per page)  $ 6
Hourly Transcript ~ Due 2 hours after proceeding (per page)  $ 7
Realtime Transcript ~ Unedited Draft (per page)  $ 3
Reproduction of Recording of Proceedings, regardless of the medium  $ 30
Local rules  $ 0