Q: How much does it cost to file bankruptcy? In Tennessee you have to pay back what ever you owe?
There are multiple fees when filing bankruptcy. The first is the bankrutpcy court's filing fee. This fee is the same for everyone. Currenlty, a chapter 7 filing fee is $338. The remaining fees are subject to change based on your specific case and the attorney you choose. These fees include your legal fee to complete the voluntary petition, costs for credit reports, and costs to complete the required credit counseling classes.
To get the best answer to your question, you should call 3 or more local bankrutpy attorneys within your area and request a consultation, in which, you can review your specifi situation and also get a quote specifically prepared for your situation.
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