Nobody should go through chapter 7 bankruptcy alone, but many people choose to for a variety of reasons. Often, they believe that a bankruptcy attorney can’t help them out of their situation. Others are too prideful to seek help from anybody, let alone a bankruptcy lawyer. Unfortunately for them, and fortunately for you, bankruptcy attorneys can help you in a number of ways.
- They Are Experts
The odds are good that you’ve never gone through a chapter 7 bankruptcy before. You can bet that a bankruptcy lawyer has, many times over. Bankruptcy is a complex area of the law, so hiring an expert in that field can be tremendously helpful.
Bankruptcy lawyers can put a stop to creditor harassment and collection calls. They also protect your interests in court sessions and creditor meetings during a chapter 7 or chapter 13 bankruptcy proceeding. By acting as your representation, they provide a line of defense against the negatives of the process.
- Protection, Part 2
Hiring a bankruptcy attorney can also protect you against mistakes. By hiring a representative, you become largely insulated against making mistakes. Mistakes during the bankruptcy process can be immensely costly, and protecting yourself against them is paramount.
One of the things that often surprises people after consulting with a bankruptcy attorney is that filing for bankruptcy is actually a bad idea in their case. Consulting with an attorney on the best course of action for your particular case may save you from making a catastrophic financial mistake.
These are just four of the many advantages of hiring a bankruptcy attorney. Cutler & Associates has been representing the Chicago community in their bankruptcy proceedings for 20 years. We specialize in bankruptcy and foreclosure solutions, and your initial consultation is always free!