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Affordable, Low Cost San Francisco Bankruptcy Fees

How much do lawyers charge for Chapter 7?

As an affordable San Francisco Bankruptcy Attorney, Keith F. Carr charges low cost bankruptcy fees. Because of this, cheap Bankruptcy attorneys make filing for bankruptcy possible and convenient without giving up quality representation. Attorney Keith F. Carr has a 5-star Google Business rating.   

Our fees when compared with other attorneys

Attorney Keith F. Carr charges an affordable fixed fee for Chapter 7 when compared to other lawyers. Other lawyers charge a substantial premium fixed fee, $2,500 to $3,000 for even a simple Chapter 7 case.  In fact, Attorney Keith F. Carr charges only a fraction of this premium fixed fee  that other lawyers charge for a simple Chapter 7 case. For instance, Debt.org summarizes the high fees charged by other lawyers for Chapter 7 Bankruptcy cases.

Get a quote of attorney’s fees

When you consult with us, you will learn your bankruptcy rights and will be given a quote of attorney’s fees in your case.  Your actual attorneys fees will depend on the complexity of your case and your financial situation. Payment plans are available.

Bankruptcy law prevents “$0 upfront” attorneys in Chapter 7 from collecting fees from you once your case is filed. Have your attorney  guarantee you full representation and service throughout the entire process before you hire them.

We guide you through the entire process

Attorney Keith F. Carr prepares and guides clients through the entire process without shortcuts. The Chapter 7 fixed fee includes full representation in Chapter 7.  Full representation includes preparation of the Chapter 7 petition.  In addition, full representation involves legal counseling on all matters in the Chapter 7 Bankruptcy.  In addition, Attorney Keith F. Carr will appear with the client at the Meeting of Creditors. 

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How much are court costs for bankruptcy?

The Court Filing Fee for Chapter 7, which is $338.00. For Chapter 7, debtors may request to pay the fee in installments. Also, debtors may ask for a fee waiver to completely avoid paying the fee.

For Chapter 13 bankruptcy case, the court filing fee is $313.00. Fee waivers are not available for Chapter 13 cases.

Credit Counseling Requirement Before Filing Bankruptcy.  Credit Counseling is required of all individual debtors prior to the Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 Bankruptcy filing. In general, you should be charged between $25 and $50 Dollars per person for a credit counseling session. Our office refers clients to Cricketdebt.com.

Strain on Your Employment Income

Repayment of your creditors may be straining your income from employment. For instance, the monthly payments on your credit card debts (usually covering interest only) may require you to devote a significant portion of your paycheck.  As a result, this could amount to thousands of dollars each month.  

Furthermore, you may have unexpected medical bills which make it impossible to cover your monthly credit card or car loan payments.   You may have ever increasing payday loans, which prevent you from meeting the required monthly payments.   Your wages are about to be garnished.  

Keith F. Carr, Affordable Bankruptcy Attorney - San Francisco and Sunnyvale
Keith F. Carr, Affordable Bankruptcy Attorney

Emergency Bankruptcy Filing

The Law Offices of Keith F. Carr can handle your emergency bankruptcy filing to stop immediate collection action by your creditors. Therefore, an emergency bankruptcy filing can stop foreclosure of your home or garnishment of your wages.

An emergency bankruptcy filing can also stop your bank account from being seized or a lawsuit from being filed against you. Additional attorney’s fees will apply. Learn more about Emergency Bankruptcy Filing … 

Conclusion

To summarize, the Law Offices of Keith F. Carr is an affordable San Francisco Bankruptcy attorney who charges low cost fees for full representation in bankruptcy.  The total attorney’s fee is determined by the complexity of the case and the circumstances of the individual debtor. There are other costs involved.  Attorney Keith F. Carr can handle emergency bankruptcy filings. 

Corporations and partnerships cannot proceed in bankruptcy without an attorney. While there is no requirement to hire an attorney for Bankruptcy,  learn if you need a Bankruptcy attorney: Do you need an Attorney for Bankruptcy?

Frequently Asked Questions

Attorney Keith F. Carr charges an affordable fixed fee for Chapter 7 when compared to other lawyers who charge a substantial premium fixed fee, $2,500 to $3,000 for even a simple Chapter 7 case.  In fact, Attorney Keith F. Carr charges only a fraction of this premium fixed fee  that other lawyers charge for a simple Chapter 7 case.

The court filing fee for Chapter 7, which is $338.00. For a Chapter 13 bankruptcy case, the court filing fee is $313.00.

Individual debtors can proceed without an attorney, although given the legal requirements of a bankruptcy case this is not recommended.   Corporations and partnerships cannot proceed in bankruptcy without an attorney.

Credit counseling is required of all individual debtors prior to filing Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 Bankruptcy.

Repayment of your credit cards may be straining your income from employment.  You may have unexpected medical bills which make it impossible to cover your monthly credit card or car loan payments.   You may have payday loans, which put an incredible pressure on income and prevent you from meeting the required monthly payments of credit cards.    

We can handle your emergency bankruptcy filing to stop immediate collection action by your creditors. An emergency bankruptcy filing can stop foreclosure of your home or garnishment of your wages.

About Author

Keith F. Carr is an attorney practicing Divorce, Estate Planning, and Bankruptcy. Attorney Keith F. Carr has over 30 years experience. Founder of Law Offices of Keith F. Carr, located in San Francisco, San Jose, and Palo Alto, Ca.

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