Many people are worried about the upfront costs of filing for bankruptcy and rightly so. When it is difficult enough as it is to make ends meet, it seems overwhelming to think about paying an attorney a big fee. That’s understandable. But don’t let the fees stand in your way of a Fresh Start. I am willing to work with you because we are in this together.
Filing fee for Chapter 7 is $335.00. This fee can be paid at the time of filing or we can ask the Court to allow us to pay the fee in installments after filing.
Filing for Chapter 13 is $310.00. This fee can be paid at the time of filing or we can ask the Court to allow us to pay the fee in installments after filing.
Pre-filing credit counseling (Step 1) fee is $25.00 and is paid directly to the credit counseling agency. It must be completed before we file. GreenPathBK.org
Post-filing financial management course (Step 2) is $15.00 and is paid directly to the credit counseling agency. It must be completed after we file and requires the docket number to complete.
Our attorney fees are very competitive and reasonable and about $300.00 less than the average fee of other local bankruptcy firms.
Attorney fee for Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 is discussed privately with each client and individual circumstances are always taken into consideration.
Payment plans are accepted for Chapter 7 attorney fees but all fees must be paid in full prior to filing. That’s the law & I can’t get around that.
Attorney fee for Chapter 13 requires a reasonable down payment with the remainder of the fee paid through the Chapter 13 payment plan through the Trustee’s Office.