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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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How do I pay my bankruptcy filing fee to the Court?

How do I pay my bankruptcy filing fee to the Court? Short answer: pay by phone or pay in person at the bankruptcy court. When I meet with new bankruptcy clients I always give them a few documents that explain … Continue reading

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How much does it cost to file a chapter 13 bankruptcy?

Short answer: typically around $500 to $800 to get things rolling. I am going to split this question into two sections. First, I will discuss how much money you will need upfront to file. Second, I will discuss how much … Continue reading

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How much does it cost to file a chapter 7 bankruptcy?

Short answer: there are two fees you will have to pay—attorney’s fees and the Court filing fee. 1. Attorney’s fees: depends on the complexity of your case but usually between $900 and $1,800. 2. Court filing fee: $335. Whenever I … Continue reading

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How do bankruptcy attorneys get paid?

Short answer for chapter 7: bankruptcy attorneys get paid in full by the debtor before the case is filed. Short answer for chapter 13: bankruptcy attorneys get paid through the chapter 13 plan. This is a common question I get … Continue reading

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