How Much Filing for Bankruptcy Costs in Wisconsin

What does it cost to file for bankruptcy in Wisconsin?

Filing for Chapter 7 bankruptcy in 2023 costs $335, and Chapter 13 bankruptcy costs $310. These fees, the United States Courts, are typically filed with a clerk of court and are the same for individuals and married couples. If you are unable to pay the fee upfront, the court may allow you to enter a payment plan.

Note: These fees are non-refundable, regardless of any mistakes or dismissals.

Hiring an attorney can help minimize risk of mistakes and improve your chances of a successful bankruptcy.

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Milwaukee Attorney Explains Costs and Fees Involved in Filing for Bankruptcy in 2024

Relief from debt and a fresh start are worth the cost of filing for bankruptcy.

When filing for bankruptcy, cost is a high concern—and for many, a deciding factor on whether or not to file.

Don’t let the fear of a new bill keep you from declaring bankruptcy. The debt-relieving outcome of bankruptcy far outweighs the cost.


Cost of Hiring a Bankruptcy Attorney in the Milwaukee area:

We offer free consultations because every case is unique. Schedule a meeting and we'll provide an accurate quote for achieving a successful outcome.


Why Bankruptcy Attorney Fees are Worth it

It may seem difficult to find extra funds in this time of distress, but payment plans can be arranged. Milwaukee bankruptcy attorney Steven R. McDonald provides specific strategies to reduce or eliminate some of your monthly expenses. It's just one ways a lawyer can ease the burden. 


"Steve was absolutely wonderful! He was very kind and compassionate and never came across as judgmental. He was very sensitive to my circumstances and went out of his way to make this process as easy and painless as possible. His rates were very fair and there were no hidden costs. I would highly recommend Mr. McDonald for anyone needing to file bankruptcy."

Deborah C., Milwaukee, WI

Benefits of Hiring a Bankruptcy Attorney

  • A lawyer will help you understand and navigate bankruptcy law and determine which type of bankruptcy is right for your specific case
  • They will make sure all paper work is properly filled out and submitted by deadline
  • A bankruptcy attorney reduces the risk of mistakes that cause dismissal and jeopardize important assets
  • Your attorney represent you in creditor meetings as well

Bankruptcy is a complex procedure. Having an attorney working your case is a smart move toward a successful outcome.


Why Choose McDonald Law Bankruptcy Law Firm

You benefit immediately from Attorney McDonald experience and expertise. He has full understanding of the bankruptcy process and what you can expect in your case, including all associated costs. Your experience with McDonald Law is structured to eliminate the fear and stress of bankruptcy proceedings.


Suffering from any of these forms of debt? We can help.

  • Credit card debt
  • Medical bills
  • Eviction
Contact us online for a free, no-obligation consultation to learn more about bankruptcy.
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