Bankruptcy Fees

Bankruptcy fees and expenses vary widely depending on the particular type of bankruptcy filed and the complexity of each case.  In general, however, the fees and expenses are approximately as follows:

Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

Chapter 13 Bankruptcy

Attorneys’ Fees

$1,500.00

Attorneys’ Fees

$4,500.00

Filing Fees

$335.00

Filing Fees

$310.00

Pre-filing Credit Counseling

$25.00

Pre-filing Credit Counseling

$25.00

Post-filing Financial Mgmt Course

$15.00

Post-filing Financial Mgmt Course

$15.00

Total: (See notes below)

$1,875.00

Total: (See notes below)

$4,850.00

Chapter 7 Business Bankruptcy

Attorneys’ Fees

$varies

Filing Fees

$335.00

Total: (See notes below)

$varies

Chapter 11 Bankruptcy (Personal, Joint or Business)

Attorneys’ Fees

$varies

Filing Fees

$1,717

Pre-filing Credit Counseling (Personal or Joint)

$25

Post-filing Financial Mgmt Course (Personal or Joint)

$15

Total: (See notes below)

$varies

*Chapter 11 case are also subject to quarterly fees based upon disbursements.

All attorneys’ fees are subject to adjustment for difficult/complex cases.  Additional fees may apply for certain post-filing services, please refer to the Engagement and Fee Agreement (all cases) and the Attorney Fee Disclosure (in Chapter 13 cases).  All Chapter 7 bankruptcy fees and expenses must be paid, in full, prior to filing.  Payment of all or a portion of Chapter 13 bankruptcy fees and expenses may be included in the Chapter 13 payment plan, in the attorneys’ sole discretion.  All Chapter 11 retainers (as quoted following consultation) and expenses must be paid, in full, prior to filing.  All payments must be made by either cash or certified check; no credit and/or debit cards can be accepted for bankruptcy services. Filing Fees stated are current as of August 1, 2015, and subject to change. Counseling and Financial Management fees ar those provided by Abacus Credit Counseling for online services as of April 1, 2017, and subject to change.
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