You have looked for a bankruptcy specialist. The problem is that you find many attorneys who claim to be bankruptcy specialists or that “specialize” in bankruptcy. How can you know the real specialists from the ones that only claim to be a specialist?
How Does an Attorney Become a Certified Bankruptcy Specialist?
Some states do not certify bankruptcy law specialists and there is no way to tell whether a lawyer is a real specialist. However, many states, including California, actually have programs where the State Bar certifies an attorney as a Bankruptcy Law Specialist. Those programs may differ from state to each state. However, they typically require: (more…)