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$ 862
Feb 2007
San Diego, CA
Price includes optional credit counseling  more... close row
$ 500
Jan 2006
Chicago, IL
Bankruptcy is unfrotunately a booming business  more... close row
$ 774
Apr 2008
Pine Bluff, AR
Price to file bankruptcy  more... close row
$ 1200
Dec 2007
Atlanta, GA
Help filing for bankruptcy  more... close row

Description of service

I filed a Chapter 7 bankruptcy in 2007. It cost 1200 plus a 300 filling fee for the court. I've heard of people paying less, but I used this firm because they allowed me to make payments on the attorney's fees. I was filed into the courts the same day I paid the filing fee, and then made payments every month using post dated checks. My discharge came 3 months later after my 341 meeting of creditors.


Review of Service

It was stressful, but definitely not worse than dealing with creditors. It's a little impersonal with all of the filings in Ga, but that's the price you pay. I was glad to have a lawyer, because navigating through the legal system can be difficult. I had a hard time getting in touch with my attorney, but in retrospect I may have been impatient because I was so woried.


Tips

Personally, I would use an attorney. Pro Se may be cheaper, but you will cause yourself a major headache. I would also give myself plenty of time for any appointments with the attorney or any court hearings. Recently, the courts have been so busy everything has been delayed. I sat in my attorneys office for 4 hours one day, and the actually meeting with him lasted less than half an hour.


$ 850
Nov 2007
Poplar Bluff, Missouri
Never wanted to file bankruptcy but had to  more... close row
$ 800
Jun 2006
Allentown, PA
Lawyer so good used for divorce later  more... close row
$ 500
Feb 2008
San Diego, CA
Flat fee for bankruptcy assistance  more... close row
$ 450
Jun 2007
Kenova, WV
Get rid of credit cards if possible  more... close row
$ 0
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$ 950
Sep 2006
anoka, mn
Bankruptcy pocess  more... close row
$ 1500
Nov 2007
Seattle, WA
Fee for filing bankruptcy paid to no-show lawyer  more... close row
$ 1200
Nov 2007
Indianpolis, IN
Bankruptcy lawyer made process less scary  more... close row