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By Professor Nancy Rapoport

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Here’s an interesting case from Idaho involving payment for a chapter 7 case. The law firm filed the petition, not the schedules or related documents, on August 24, 2016, about a month after the debtor retained the firm. The firm also filed a petition to pay the case filing fee in two installments, which the Court granted. The rest of the debtor’s necessary documents were filed on September 7, 2016, and the debtor paid the first half of the case filing fee on September 23, 2016.

Unfortunately, the debtor fell . . .

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