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Is Bankruptcy the best option?

30.09.2014 by Law Firm of Seglund Gabe Pawlak & Groth in Bankruptcy

Before filing for Bankruptcy make sure you evaluate all debt relief options

Due to the recent downturn in the economy many people have found themselves in dire financial situations. To get out of debt many people consider filing for bankruptcy, but is bankruptcy really the best option?

Seek Help

Do not feel ashamed or guilty when seeking help to remedy your financial situation. Seeking help means that you want to start fresh and choosing the right partner to help you on that journey is equally important. There a number of bankruptcy preparer services that you can find to file a petition for you, this type of service is not recommended as they are prohibited from giving legal advice and they cannot represent you if a problem develops. It is important that you search for a qualified attorney that is current on the latest bankruptcy laws and one that will have your best interests at heart. Many bankruptcy attorneys will offer a free phone consultation so there really is nothing to lose by contacting them.

Meeting with a bankruptcy attorney can help you see if bankruptcy should be pursued. Often, bankruptcy is not needed to get out of debt and you attorney can help you make a financial plan to get out of debt. If bankruptcy is the only way out of your financial plight, your attorney can help you expedite the process.

Filing for Bankruptcy

You do not need an attorney to file for bankruptcy, but due to the complexity of the process it is highly recommended that you seek professional help. A bankruptcy lawyer will be able to stop all of the harassing phone calls and garnishments on your paycheck so that your life can get back to normal as soon as possible. Seeking legal help can also help protect your home and other property that your are trying to prevent from entering foreclosure. Working with an attorney is an added expense, but an experienced bankruptcy attorney can help you find legal solutions that you did not know existed.

Your bankruptcy attorney is part of your debt relief team. They will provide you with one-on-one services to alleviate your money issues. This will be the beginning of your fresh financial start. Your attorney will investigate your options and help you understand which path will provide you with the best outcome.

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