You Can’t Charge Bankruptcy Attorney Fees On A Credit Card. Here’s Why.

The rules are clear here in Orlando, Florida and anywhere else: if you’re filing for Chapter 7, you cannot charge your bankruptcy lawyer fees on a credit card.
Any Orlando bankruptcy attorney who reads the bankruptcy code knows that it specifically prevents us from counseling a client to go into debt to pay for a bankruptcy attorney’s fees.   Also, when you file for Chapter 7, the court will scrutinize any last-minute credit card debts to determine whether they are dis chargeable, since these charges could be viewed as evidence of bankruptcy fraud.  Also, any expenditures for “luxury items” during the 90 days before you file could result in the court denying you a discharge of your debts.           Continue Reading

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