Bankruptcy Attorney Fees Explained – Myths Debunked
People seeking legal representation for their personal or small business bankruptcy are in a unique and difficult situation. They are in dire need of the best legal counsel they have ever sought while in the worst economic circumstance they have ever experienced. Bottom line: you need the best lawyer at a time when your finances are at their worst. Attorney fees typically range from $1500 to $5000 for bankruptcy representation. So, how will you afford the expert legal advice you so desperately need? First, understand that, after food and shelter, competent and experienced legal bankruptcy representation is your top priority. Poor legal advice or incompetent paralegal services can be cheap, but will also likely haunt you for years to come. If you are planning on filing a chapter 7 bankruptcy, you can likely stop paying most of your unsecured creditors (as those debts will likely be discharged altogether) - thereby freeing up some funds to pay for a good lawyer. So how do you find a good lawyer? Start by checking out their background on your State's Bar site. In California, go to and do an "attorney search" using the name of the lawyer(s) you are considering. Here's what you want to look for: How long has the attorney been practicing law? Does s/he have a history of disciplinary action by the State Bar? Where did the...

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