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Bankruptcy Law: The Advantages of Filing

The idea of filing for bankruptcy, whether you are a business owner or an individual, can be overwhelming and stressful. There are a lot of sacrifices that may have been made, only to find yourself dealing with the inevitable. But what if bankruptcy law was designed to be a help, not a hindrance? Could there possibly be positive outcomes from your filing? Here are a few advantages of filing for bankruptcy:

  1. Your Debt is Manageable – One of the things that led you to file for bankruptcy may have been that your debts were more than you could handle. With bankruptcy law, your debts do not go away entirely, but they do often become combined or reduced, so you have a better chance of managing your finances for the long term.
  2. You May Get a Fresh Start – One significant advantage of bankruptcy law is that is allows you to step back and regroup. Yes, bankruptcy does have serious legal and financial ramifications for you as an individual or business owner, but it can also give you an opportunity to start new.
  3. You Can Gain a New Perspective – Sometimes when your debts are completely overwhelming, it can be hard to see past the pile of bills sitting in front of you. With bankruptcy law, your perspective on your finances will most likely get a complete overhaul, and you may find yourself feeling a little lighter in the aftermath.

It’s important to remember that bankruptcy law isn’t set up to get rid of all of your financial problems entirely, but it is designed to give individuals and business owners the opportunity to take stock of their situation and take a responsible approach to their debt management.

At the Law Office of Melissa Stewart, formerly Groff Law Firm, we offer debt counseling and legal advice relating to bankruptcy law, and we would be happy to discuss your options. Reach out to us today to learn more.