I currently charge $1500 for my attorney  fees. There is an additional $338 filing fee that the Federal government charges, making the total $1835

You need to pay the $338 filing fee as a retainer.

This allows you to give our contact info to your creditors

Usually, but only for a short period of time.

Yes, but the entre amount of the fee must be paid in full before your case will be filed.

No your first visit is free. I will be able within a half hour to see if you qualify or have significant issues that may disqualify you from filing.

Yes, but 8 years from your filing date must have occurred.

NO each client has specific issues about their ability to service debt. To some, the amount may not seem great, but if you are getting sued or garnished, even a smaller debt can seem unmanageable.