Bankruptcy is certainly an option he should explore. Fees vary tremendously, depending on the details of the case, the experience of the attorney, and the city where the case will be filed. Most bankruptcy attorneys offer a free initial consultation; he should take advantage of this.
Fees for Chapter 7 Bankruptcy vary greatly. I think that under the circumstances Chapter 7 might be a good option for your son. If your son does decide to file Chapter 7, he should look for an experienced Bankruptcy Lawyer.
I highly recommend, Attorney Gregory Arcaro of Brown, Paindiris and Scott in Glastonbury. He is a former colleague and a well respected Bankruptcy Lawyer. He offers free consultations and can be reached at 860-659-0700.
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