How much does it cost to file for bankruptcy in the District of Columbia? How can I pay for filing for bankruptcy?
In the District of Columbia, you must pay the standard filing fee of $299.00 in order to file for Chapter 7 bankruptcy, and $274.00 in order to file for Chapter 13 bankruptcy. While Chapter 13 filing fees may not be waived, Chapter 7 filing fees may be waived for some low-income families. It is also possible to pay Chapter 7 filing fees on an installment plan through an agreement with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court.