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Chapter 13 Fees

Monday, April 22, 2024
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Public Notice

The Court has approved increases in the amounts attorneys for chapter 13 debtors may charge if they execute and file a Rights and Responsibilities Agreement Between Chapter 13 Debtors and Their Attorneys, LBR Form 3015-1.RARA (RARA). For chapter 13 cases filed on or after May 1, 2024, the maximum no-look RARA fees have increased from $6,000 to $8,500 for cases involving a business. For chapter 13 cases involving non-business debtors, the maximum fee has increased from $5,000 to $7,000.

The Court has also approved increases for the supplemental fees discussed in Section 3015-1(v)(2) of the Central Guide and the corresponding “Presumptively Reasonable Fees (No Look Fees)” chart.

Effective May 1, 2024, the Court shall update LBR Appendix IV, The Central Guide Supplement to LBR 3015-1(v), and the RARA to reflect the new fees and are available on the Court’s website