NCBJ Micro Topic Salon 5b: Structured Payment of Ch. 7 Legal Fees

Many debtors cannot afford to pay Ch. 7 fees in full in advance of filing. This leads to perverse outcomes for debtors, including the common filing of Ch. 13 cases solely to obtain a stay while paying counsel’s fees over time or not filing a needed bankruptcy. Courts across the country are adopting local rules allowing prepetition agreements to render services post-petition for payments to be made post-petition. Many courts do not allow this. What is appropriate?

Price: $125.00
SKU: 226018
60 mins
Hon. Tracey N. Wise | (Bankr. E.D. Ky.) | Lexington, KY