Bankruptcy Law Questions? Ask a Bankruptcy Lawyer.
Question: How much more is the usual lawyer fee for Chapter 13 vs. Chapter 7?
Response: Average fee for Chapter 13 is $2,500.00. Average fee for Chapter 7 is $1,500.00. The fees can be higher or lower depending on the complexity of the case and the State where the bankruptcy case is filed. Each local Bankruptcy Court sets the maximum for each Chapter. So, you would need to check the web site of your local bankruptcy Court for more information, or you can contact the Bankruptcy Clerk's office, or U.S. Trustee's Office for your Region. Click on the links below to locate your bankruptcy Court and the Office of U.S. Trustee in your Region: