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How Much Does Filing for Bankruptcy Cost?

How Much Does Filing for Bankruptcy Cost?

If you are interested in filing for a chapter 7 or chapter 13 bankruptcy in San Diego, you may be wondering how much it will cost you. For those struggling to pay their bills, the thought of paying for bankruptcy can seem impossible. However, the cost of filing for bankruptcy will ultimately depend on the type of bankruptcy file and the complexity of your case. the more complex your case, the more likely it will cost more money. Additionally, the filing fees are different depending on the type of bankruptcy. 

Bankruptcy Filing Fees in San Diego

There are two main expenses when it comes to filing for bankruptcy. First, you will need to pay a fee to the court when you file your bankruptcy petition. This fee is separate from the compensation you will pay your bankruptcy lawyer to prepare and file your case and represent you throughout the bankruptcy. As of 2021, the court filing fee for a Chapter 7 bankruptcy is $338. The court filing fee for a Chapter 13 Bankruptcy is $313. You will pay this fee to the court when you file your petition, and this payment is separate from your lawyer’s fees and costs.

Lawyer Fee for Filing for Bankruptcy in San Diego

Each client’s circumstances are unique, and your attorneys’ fees will depend on the nature and complexity of your case. For example, if you own significant property, a business, and multiple rental properties, your bankruptcy will be more complicated than someone who rents and does not own any real estate. It is challenging to provide an accurate quote of how much your lawyer fees will be without sitting down and discussing your case and reviewing your situation and detail. 

Many lawyers offer payment plans. They may require a smaller fee upfront and allow clients to pay monthly after that. Bankruptcy law firms understand how difficult it is for clients to make payments, and they usually work with clients to determine a payment schedule that works for both parties.

Schedule a Free, Initial Consultation

We offer our clients a free initial consultation to get an idea of how much their case may cost without paying for the consultation. When you schedule a free consultation with the Bankruptcy Law Center, you can rest assured that we will carefully review your case and make our best effort at giving you an estimate of how much your bankruptcy will cost. When you work with our law firm, you will benefit from decades of experience in chapter 7 and chapter 13 bankruptcies. 

Our lawyers are very efficient, which results in our clients paying less in legal fees. The thought of paying for bankruptcy may seem overwhelming, but when you consider the fresh financial start you will receive, the benefits often outweigh the disadvantages. Contact the Bankruptcy Law Center today to schedule your free initial consultation and learn more about our services. 

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Roger C.

I reached out to BLC to help assist with a chapter 7 business bankruptcy and they provided excellent guidance, advice, and support through the entire process. In my case an adversarial action was filed by one of the creditors and attorney Ahren Tiller and his staff provided sound ...arguments which prevailed. Couldn’t have found a more experienced and supportive team to represent me in a tricky situation. I would highly recommend them to anyone making the difficult but sometime necessary decision to find financial relief. Read more
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Justin R.

Like many others before and during the pandemic, life happenings caused me to be in a financial situation to warrant bankruptcy. The BLC was super professional all the way through the entire process. Right after I paid for my Bankruptcy, I got sick and had to have surgery and recovery. Then we ...were in full Pandemic mode. They were gracious to delay my filing until I was recovered and ready to file. I could not ask for more. The process was over all quick and painless for a simple Bankruptcy like mine. I feel a weight has been lifted and I can rebuild. Thank you for all your arduous work and patience, Gabriel, Ahren, and their teams are knowledgeable and efficient. Read more
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Katey Huntley

Responsive, friendly, kind, extremely easy to work with! So knowledgeable and made this entire process painless. Very grateful!

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Lynn Molina

Gabriel Hanna, Esq and the staff at BLC helped me in a very difficult time. I appreciate all the help and care they gave my case.

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Linda Cramer

I can’t say enough of how much this bankruptcy law firm helped me with my financial situation. They were all so helpful, efficient and made the difficult time and process as quick and easy as possible. I would recommend them to anyone I know and am glad to give my public recommendation as well. T...hey truly deserve a five star plus rating. Read more
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Andrea N.

I am very happy with my experience with BLC. Bankruptcy is not something anyone wants to go through, however everyone at BLC made my experience pleasant and easy. The process was explained thoroughly and I had an easy time reaching out and connecting with my attorney. Anika Renaud-Kim was my attorney ...and she was nothing short of amazing! She was very patient and generous with her time. Ms. Renaud-Kim definitely made me feel at ease and comfortable through the entire process. Read more
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Lidia Paramore

they did a great job for me, helped me anytime I needed something, my Lawyer Gabriel Hanna is the best, gave lots of confidence all the time..thanks BLC I will.always recommend you, I’m very grateful for your service!!!

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Rachael C.

When searching for information I had called a few different firms and received consults. BLC was the only one who didn’t shy away and provided answers and information during the consult. Once I agreed to move forward, they were supportive, informative, and eased my anxiety through the whole process.... I can’t recommend them enough. Read more
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Emily Martinez

AmazingI had many questions and uncertainties and the carefully explained it all and made it easy to understand. They facilitated a fast and easy process making this scary difficult thing simple

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