Considering Filing Bankruptcy? Learn What Your
Experience Should Be Like.
Some people have bad experiences in bankruptcy because they either have a less than competent attorney or they do not know what the process should be like. We are going to cover what your experience should be like from when you first see the bankruptcy attorney to the completion of your case and beyond. If you have an attorney that does not spend the time with you to really go over your circumstances with you at your initial consultation or you feel like it was more sales pitch than good advise then it is time to look somewhere else.
Meeting with a bankruptcy attorney to learn if filing bankruptcy will help you?
I meet many people that come in my bankruptcy law office every day to see if filing bankruptcy will help them. Most are embarrassed to be there. They cannot believe that they would ever end up in my office. I have to explain that almost everyone that comes in feels the same way. The sad fact is that bad things happen to good people. No matter what you do you make choices based on your best guess as to what will happen in the future. Unfortunately. none of us has a crystal ball. (actually I do have one but it has yet to tell me about my future.)
I explain to them that they should not tie their self image to the fact that they had to file bankruptcy. Filing bankruptcy does not make you a bad person, just someone who had financial reverses or got in a little over their head. The average family is one paycheck away from being so (more…)