How Meeting A Bankruptcy Lawyer Can Keep You Out Of Bankruptcy

20 Aug How Meeting A Bankruptcy Lawyer Can Keep You Out Of Bankruptcy

You’re probably scared witless at the thought of seeing a bankruptcy lawyer. That’s why you wait to the last minute to get advice and to get help.

Sometimes people wait until it is too late for the right help. They continue to delay meeting with a skilled and experienced attorney.

I get it. You think bankruptcy is the like failure, the worst thing in the world. You’ve been trained that honest people pay their bills, and only the dishonest file for bankruptcy.

So rather than finding out about your options yougo to internet credit counselors, debt management companies and finally mortgage modification companies.

Many of these companies don’t follow through with what they promise. In fact, lots of them are having their own legal problems these days. But the promises sound perfect, and you’re desperate for answers.

When you’re hungry, it’s amazing what you’ll eat.

By the time you find your way to bankruptcy lawyer’s office you’ve wasted thousands of dollars, months of time, and may have lost cars or your home.

Information is important so it is best to see the bankruptcy lawyer as soon as possible. Seeing the bankruptcy lawyer doesn’t mean you are going to file bankruptcy. It is however going to get you information. The more information you have, the better decision you can make.

A bankruptcy lawyer can explain whether the process can help you. There’s no guarantee that it works for everyone, but sitting down with someone who understands the law and the impact it will have on your individual situation will give you the answers you need.

If bankruptcy isn’t right, your lawyer can suggest other options. These options can include referral to a reputable credit counselor or other non bankruptcy options.

Is Chapter 7 a better solution? Can Chapter 13 be used to save my house or car? You can’t make an informed decision without know the facts.

Don’t fear the bankruptcy lawyer. Learn what your rights are as early as possible.

Jay S. Fleischman is aNew York City bankruptcy attorney. In addition to helping his clients get out of debt,he sues debt collection agenciesfor harassment.

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Jay S. Fleischman is a bankruptcy lawyer with offices in Los Angeles and New York. He can often be found on Google+ and Twitter, where he shares information about consumer protection issues and personal finance.
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