Category Archives: Filing for Bankruptcy

What are my options for paying my bankruptcy filing fee?

Short answer: (1) pay in full, (2) pay in installments, or (3) apply for a fee waiver. 1. Pay in full This is the easy option for both me and for the client. When you make a payment to my … Continue reading

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Bankruptcy Filing Fees Increasing June 1, 2014

I received an email update from Kevin R. Anderson, the chapter 13 trustee, which states that certain filing fees will be going up on June 1, 2014. The important parts state the following: [T]he “administrative fee” charged at the filing … Continue reading

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How do I download my taxes from the IRS?

As a bankruptcy attorney I feel like I am always chasing down documents. There are a number of documents that need to be gathered and filed as part of your bankruptcy whether it is chapter 7 or chapter 13. Most … Continue reading

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Do I need to hire a bankruptcy attorney?

The short answer is ‘no’. Anyone can file his or her own bankruptcy. Perhaps the wiser question is ‘should I hire a bankruptcy attorney?’ The short answer is ‘yes’. Allow me to explain. When I was in college I ran … Continue reading

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