It will be much harder for you to hire an attorney AFTER you file a Chapter 13.
In addition, if you file first and then retain an attorney you have lost the advantage of having an attorney prepare your schedules -- probably the single most important advantage. Have you personally consulted a bankruptcy attorney?
If not, you should. In most situations an attorney can make the fee affordable because a portion can be made payable through the Plan.
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An attorney you hire after filing can't be paid until the plan is confirmed. I know I don't like to step into a case on those terms, plus you will certainly make a mess of the papers you file, such that it will be more work for the attorney than it would have been if he had prepared the papers from the beginning.
No attorney will take your case post filing, period. Sorry to say that but it is the truth. There are several reasons for this. The main ones are the attorney will have to most likely redo all the paperwork and there will be a significant issue of that attorney getting paid. If you do this alone you will remain alone. Good luck to you.
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First of all, kudos for recognizing that you need an attorney. While you are allowed to file without an attorney, the success rate in Chapter 13 debtors without a bankruptcy lawyer is under 5%. Chapter 13 bankruptcy cases are challenging, and a big part of where an attorney's skill and experience comes in is analyzing the budget and preparing the Chapter 13 plan.
Now, short answer to your question: yes, all that's needed is a simple substitution or attorney.
However, because all the heavy lifting is in the preparation of the prepetition documents and the many documents required just after filing, what you're suggesting is that you line up the bow-and-arrow, fire the arrow, and then hand the bow to a lawyer who will need to deal with the aftermath and not see payment for many months.
While you may find someone willing to take your handoff, be liable for your work, and work a lot more doing amendments for free for a while in the challenging world of Chapter 13, always be mindful of the maxim: "you get what you pay for."