What is the cheapest way to file bankruptcy?

Answer Filing for bankruptcy is never two things: cheap or easy. Along with the financial hardships imposed by the court and the lasting impact on your credit score, bankruptcy often costs a lot of money... Read More »

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How soon after filing a chapter 7 bankruptcy can you file a chapter 13 bankruptcy?

The U.S. Bankruptcy Code allows debtors to file for bankruptcy multiple times, but has changed the number of years you must wait between filings. Previously, a debtor could file under either Chapt... Read More »

On what date did Enron file bankruptcy?

Enron filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on December 2, 2001, in the bankruptcy court for Southern New York. At the same time, it filed a $10 billion lawsuit against rival energy company Dynergy for p... Read More »

What is the average cost to file bankruptcy?

The average cost just to file a bankruptcy petition with the courts is $299 for Chapter 7 and $274 for Chapter 13 (as of May 2010). The overall average cost to file bankruptcy is $370 if you're fil... Read More »

What does it mean to file bankruptcy?

Filing for bankruptcy means that someone is undergoing a legal process that asserts that they are unable to pay their outstanding debts. Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcies are the most common.So... Read More »