What Does It Cost
to File for Bankruptcy?
now costs $200 filing fee to file for bankruptcy
under Chapter 7 and $194 to file for bankruptcy
under Chapter 13, whether for one person or a
married couple. Attorney fees are set on an
individual basis and are in addition to the filing
fee. Installments are available on attorney fees for
Chapter 7 cases, and down payment on Chapter 13
cases are generally based upon ability to pay and
whether the case involves a business or not. Upon
the initial consultation with Mr. Magness, a
retainer will be set to begin the case.