How much does it cost to file bankruptcy?

Are you considering filing for bankruptcy? Then you may also be wondering how much it costs to file for bankruptcy. Well, the exact cost may different for you, depending on where you file for bankruptcy, and the specific type of bankruptcy you file.

Here are the approximate costs for Bankruptcy:

  • Chapter 7 Filing Fee: $299

    This fees covers the filing fee for your bankruptcy case. Make sure you keep in mind that there may be additional costs associated with your filling fee such as attorneys or lawyers fees.

  • Chapter 13 Filing Fee: $274

    If you want to keep your assets then this may be for you. Please keep in mind that this may or may not include the lawyers fees.

  • Conversion Fee: $15

    If you get squeezed and you need to change from Chapter 13 to Chapter 7, this may be for you.

  • Amendment Fee: $26 per amendment

    Let’s say you move or change your phone number, this $26 charge may be added to your initial filing fee.

Please keep in mind that these fees are not lawyers fees, therefore there may more costs associated with filing for bankruptcy.

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