By Christopher P. Walker

The Judicial Conference has approved a fee increase effective June 1, 2014.

The fees for filing a chapter 7 case will increase from $306.00 to $335.00.

The fees for filing a chapter 13 case will increase from $281.00 to $310.00

This is a $29.00 increase in the filing fees.

The fees for filing an adversary proceeding will increase to $350.00 (Debtors are not charged filing fees for adversary proceedings).

Chapter 11 filing fees will increase to $1,717.00.