How to Pay For Bankruptcy

Paying for an attorney to assist you with your bankruptcy may seem impossible given the financial strain you are facing. Many people give up and just assume that if they can’t pay their bills they can not afford to file bankruptcy. Fortunately that is not the case.

I have met with hundreds of people who have started a consultation with me by stating that they are to broke to even file for bankruptcy. After reviewing their finances we are almost always able to come up with a strategy for them. Below are a few ways clients of our have been able to move forward with their case.

1. Fee Waiver: You may be able to waive the court filing fee and cost of financial counseling.

2. Payment Plans: If you are filing a chapter 13 bankruptcy you can include the majority of your fees in the chapter 13 payments. This will allow you to stretch the payments out over a few years.

3. Restructure Debt Payments: After meeting with your attorney they may advise you to stop paying on your credit cards and other debts. The money you save from not paying those bills can be used to fund your bankruptcy.

4. Gifts: Family and friends may be able to help.

5. Sell Something: You may be able to sell something you no longer use.

6. Overtime: Ask for more hours at work.

7. Second Job: Try to get a second job or a side job.

8. Tax Refund: Wait till it is time to file your taxes and use your tax refund.

9. Retirement Account: Pull money out of your retirement account.

Call or email Madison Bankruptcy Attorney Zeshan Usman for a free consultation.

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