Bankruptcy FAQ

Here are some of the most common questions for people considering bankruptcy, or going through it. If you don’t see your question below, you can always contact us for more information.

What’s the difference between Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy, and how do I know which is right for me?

When first considering bankruptcy, it can be hard to know where to start. The circumstances that often lead to a decision to file for bankruptcy are often stressful on their own. Making the choice to file adds to that stress. And then you find yourself faced with one more decision: “Should I file for Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy?” This article will help you compare the two so you can choose which is best for you.

My debt is kind of out of control, but I’m not sure it’s serious enough to be considering bankruptcy. What are some signs that bankruptcy might be my best choice?

The decision to declare bankruptcy should never be taken lightly. While it is a powerful tool, it also has long-lasting effects that need to be considered on balance with the benefits it can provide.

I know that bankruptcy is right for me, but I’m not sure where to start. How do I choose a bankruptcy firm?

Bankruptcy can be a lengthy and confusing process, and it is vital that your bankruptcy attorney be skilled in navigating that process. But there are other things to consider apart from mere competency. Here are some things to look for in a quality bankruptcy attorney or bankruptcy firm.

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