The court fees for a Chapter 7 case are $335. On filing, the Bankruptcy Trustee may also charge a fee of $15 to $20. If you are not in a position to pay the filing fees at once, you can request the court to allow you to pay the fees in installments. Holmquist & Dickerson are cheap bankruptcy lawyers in MD who offer services with legal fees as low as $525 to file the petition. They have been representing thousands of bankruptcy cases in Maryland over the last 29 years.