In addition to filing fees, you are also responsible for paying your attorney's fees when you file for a Chapter 7 bankruptcy. Unfortunately, if you are strapped for cash, paying the attorney's fees can seem like a huge debt that you cannot overcome. If you cannot afford an attorney, there are several options you have available to you. File Alone You are not legally required to hire an attorney when you want to file a petition for bankruptcy.
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