06 Jul Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Filing Fee Increases November 1
“Fees for filing a Chapter 11 bankruptcy case will increase for cases filed on or after November 21, 2012,” according to today’s announcement by the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts. “The fee increase was included in theTemporary Bankruptcy Judgeships Extension Act of 2012 (Pub. L. No. 112-121)(pdf), which was signed into law by the President on May 25, 2012.”
“A provision in the law increases the statutory filing fee for all new Chapter 11 cases to $1,167. The total fee for filing a Chapter 11 case will increase to $1,213 (statutory fee of $1,167 under 28 U.S.C. Â§ 1930(a)(3) plus the administrative fee of $46 under Item 8 of theBankruptcy Court Miscellaneous Fee Schedule).”
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Jill Michaux has helped Kansas consumers with debt problems for three decades. She and her partner, Mark Neis, are Topeka's only bankruptcy specialists, board certified in consumer bankruptcy law by the American Board of Certification. She help start the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys.
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