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bankruptcy lawyer is well-versed in the different types of bankruptcy

Going through financial loss and the trauma of financial issues isn’t easy. There are loads of stress and hardship put on you for months on end, long before you reach the point where you wonder if filing for bankruptcy is your only option. You might have heard that, in order to get the best results, you may need a bankruptcy lawyer. But what exactly can a bankruptcy lawyer do that you aren’t able to? Let’s discuss.

  • First, a bankruptcy lawyer is well-versed in the different types of bankruptcy and the consequences of filing for bankruptcy. When you talk with a bankruptcy lawyer, which should be done before filing, then you will be more aware of your current financial state, which type of bankruptcy applies to your situation, and whether or not bankruptcy is actually an option for your situation.
  • Second, a bankruptcy lawyer is there to protect you and your remaining assets. He or she can negotiate with creditors who might try to prey on your weakened state and ensure that you come out the other side of the bankruptcy process in one piece!
  • Third, a bankruptcy lawyer can file important bankruptcy paperwork by the appropriate deadlines, keep track of forms you need to have, and can ensure that your entire bankruptcy proceedings are not going to go off track due to a deadline or clerical error.
  • Finally, a bankruptcy lawyer will assist you in court proceedings. These can be nerve-wrenching on their own, but with a qualified bankruptcy lawyer, you can feel more confident as you enter the courtroom.

To learn more about bankruptcy lawyers, contact us at the Law Office of Melissa Stewart, formerly Groff Law Firm.