Bankruptcy filing fees will increase Nov. 1

With budget crunches hitting U.S. and state governments, the federal court system seems to have forgotten about your budget crunch. Bankruptcy filing fees will become more expensive starting on November 1, 2011.

The new filing fee for each chapter of bankruptcy will be as follows:

Chapter 7: $306 (was $299)

Chapter 11: $1046 (was $1039)

Chapter 13: $281 (was $274)

So consider this a coupon from us to you. File Chapter 7 between now and October 31 and save $7!

Can’t beat this deal!