Bankruptcy Law Questions? Ask a Bankruptcy Lawyer.
The most commonly charged attorney fee for filing a Bankruptcy is $1,200, but I have seen Bankruptcy attorneys charge as little as $800 and as much as $3,000. As Bankruptcy is a federal program, attorneys charge the same throughout the country.
As a higher fee does not mean a better attorney - especially since the most experienced attorneys can charge less because it takes them much less time to process the Bankruptcies - I would encourage your friend to "shop around" to find a lower fee.
He can start by calling the Oregon Bar Association to ask for recommendations. The number is(NNN) NNN-NNNN/strong>.
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