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Request for Comments on Proposed Changes to Chapter 13 Rights and Responsibilities

Tuesday, September 29, 2020

The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of California requests comments on proposed changes to the Chapter 13 Rights and Responsibilities documents for both consumer and business cases regarding the presumptive fees for attorneys.  Redline versions of these documents may be obtained from these links:  Consumer : Business

The proposed fee changes are summarized as:


Current Guideline Fee

Proposed Guideline Fee

Consumer Case Initial Fee



Business Case Initial Fee



Modified Plan



Opposition to Stay Relief

  • Personal Property
  • Real Property







Sell or Refinance Property



Objections to Claims

  • Uncontested
  • Contested







Oppositions to Dismissal/Avoid Lien/Other Routine



Lien Strip



Impose or Extend Stay

  • Unopposed
  • Opposed








This period of comment extends through October 30, 2020.  Please submit comments, including the name, firm name (if any), email address, and phone number of the person submitting the comment to:


Clerk of Court - In re: Ch 13 Fee Guidelines
United States Bankruptcy Court
325 West “F” Street
San Diego, California 92101-6991