Adversary - Filing Fees

Rev. 12/01/2015


28 U.S.C. 1930

Miscellaneous Fee Schedule Item #6


Exceptions to the Fee


1. No Fee Is Due When:


  • An individual debtor or a debtor in possession acting for the benefit of an individual debtor files the adversary complaint.

This exemption does not apply for debtor in a Chapter 11 or 12 case when filing an action for the bankruptcy estate.


  • The United States, other than a Bankruptcy Administrator or United States trustee acting as a trustee, is the plaintiff

  • A child support creditor or its representative is the plaintiff, and if such plaintiff files Form 2810 as required by ยง 304(g) of the Bankruptcy Reform Act of 1994.

Fees may be deferred if:


โ— A trustee is the plaintiff and the case is a No Asset case (the estate has no liquid funds to pay the fee).

โ— An Order Granting a Motion to Defer Filing Fees has been entered.