Basic case: $800
| Additional fee applies if you or your spouse: |
per $10,000 of gross annual receipts;
$500 before the case is filed
Remainder of Chapter 13 attorney fees is paid in monthly installments. They could be as low as $55 and are set by Bankruptcy Court. Remaining attorney fees are included in your monthly Chapter 13 case payments and are spread over 3 to 5 years with no interest. Note that we start getting paid only after your Chapter 13 bankruptcy plan gets approved by the judge.
We serve California Bay Area residents who live in
Santa Clara County, Santa Cruz County, San Benito County, Monterey County, San Mateo County, San Francisco County, Alameda County and Contra Costa County.
We welcome you to use the online scheduling tool if you live in the Bay Area and are booking initial free pre-filing bankruptcy consultation.
Optional Emergency Filing:
While usually it takes 10 business days to prepare the petition, we can accommodate you if you wish your Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 petition to be filed sooner than that.
You petition will be filed in 48 hours (weekends and holidays included) after you submit all the documents needed to prepare your case. Your bankruptcy cost may increase if you choose emergency filing option.
Additional attorney fees for emergency filing of Chapter 7 - $300
Retainer for emergency filing of Chapter 13 - $1500 instead of $500 ( note that retainer does not increase the total attorney fees and as a result your Chapter 13 monthly payments may be lower )
Other Bankruptcy Costs (collected by courts and court-approved credit counseling agencies)
Court filing fee for Chapter 7 - $335
Court filing fee for Chapter 13 - $310
Credit counseling classes required by the court - $44