A consistent theme in my newspaper column has been how legal language can obscure and hamper our ability to understand even simple concepts. Here is my gift to illustrate what attorneys are capable of doing to the language.
Most of the bankruptcies I file don't require any up-front legal fees. The client only has to pay the Court fees, the credit bureaus for a credit report and for the on-line class. ($355 total for an individual, $375 for a couple)