Filing Chapter 11 Bankruptcy


What about Chapter 11 Bankruptcy that I hear about on the News ?

While individuals are eligible to file for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy, it is not usually cost effective, necessary or warranted. This is the type of Bankruptcy filed by Donald Trump and Willie Nelson. Chapter 11 Bankruptcy is very expensive in terms of legal costs and attorneys fees. Just to file a Chapter 11 Bankruptcy you must pay a filing fee of $1,046.00 plus a quarterly administrative fee to the Court of at least $325.00 per calender quarter. Attorneys fees to start a chapter 11 Bankruptcy usually require an up front fee of $10,000.00-$50,0000.00 at a minimum. If a corporation wants to reorganize then, it must file a Chapter 11 Bankruptcy since a corporation is not eligible to file a Chapter 12 Bankruptcy or Chapter 13 Bankruptcy. If you are not a corporation you generally want to file a Chapter 12 or 13 Bankruptcy in order to reorganize your financial affairs; it is far less expensive. If you are an individual who needs to reorganize, and can not meet the eligibility requirements for Chapter 12 or Chapter 13, then Chapter 11 may be your only alternative. However, most individuals can meet the eligibility requirements for Chapter 12 or Chapter 13.



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