Everyone considering filing for bankruptcy wants to know how much it would cost.
You may want to be aware of the following costs and expenses:
- You will be required to pay filing fees;
- You will be required to obtain credit counseling and take a personal financial management course;
- You may file on your own or hire an experienced bankruptcy attorney. If you choose to have an attorney guide you through the bankruptcy process, you will be required to pay attorney fees.
Filing Fees and Required Courses for Filing Bankruptcy in Las Vegas.
The $335.00 filing fee is due for the filing of your Chapter 7 bankruptcy petition in Las Vegas.
This fee may be paid in installments. You may also petition the court to waive the fee due to a hardship. For more information about the fee waiver, please visit the U.S. Bankruptcy Court, District of Nevada website: https://www.nvb.uscourts.gov/filing/filing-fees/payments/
Chapter 13 bankruptcy fee is $313.00.
The Bankruptcy Trustee may charge a fee as well.In addition, you’ll be required to obtain credit counseling and take a personal financial management course.
How Much Does a Bankruptcy Attorney Cost?
At Freedom Law Firm, our quotes for Chapter 7 cases range from $1200 – $1500, and that includes the costs (filing fees, credit report, etc). Our attorney’s fees only have ranged from $800-$1100 which is very competitive pricing. The costs total about $400.
Bankruptcy is a delicate and complex proceeding, and you want someone with plenty of experience to represent you. A difference on the front end of a few hundred dollars could actually cost thousands in the long run, including refiling fees.
At Freedom Law Firm, we understand that our clients consider bankruptcy in times of financial hardship and, with that in mind, we do offer flexible payment plans with $0 down to start.
How to Find Out if Bankruptcy Is The Best Option for You?
If you are considering filing bankruptcy but have doubts or concerns, the best way to find out if bankruptcy is the best option for you is to consult with an experienced bankruptcy attorney for free.
At Freedom Law Firm, we offer free initial consultations conducted over the phone or via Zoom. If you would like to find out whether bankruptcy is the right option for you, please request a call-back by submitting a short online form. All initial consultations are free and confidential.