Top North Charleston, SC Business Bankruptcy Lawyers Near You

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    FisherBroyles, LLP

    Business Bankruptcy Lawyers | Serving North Charleston, SC

    Business Bankruptcy Lawyers | Serving North Charleston, SC

  • Bradley Law Firm, LLC

    Business Bankruptcy Lawyers | Serving North Charleston, SC

    Business Bankruptcy Lawyers | Serving North Charleston, SC

  • Smith Debnam Narron Drake Saintsing & Myers, LLP

    Business Bankruptcy Lawyers | Serving North Charleston, SC

    Business Bankruptcy Lawyers | Serving North Charleston, SC

  • Butler Snow

    Business Bankruptcy Lawyers | Serving North Charleston, SC

    Business Bankruptcy Lawyers | Serving North Charleston, SC

  • Walker Gressette Freeman & Linton, LLC

    Business Bankruptcy Lawyers | Serving North Charleston, SC

    Business Bankruptcy Lawyers | Serving North Charleston, SC

  • Markham Law Firm, LLC

    Business Bankruptcy Lawyers | Serving North Charleston, SC

    Business Bankruptcy Lawyers | Serving North Charleston, SC

  • Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP

    Business Bankruptcy Lawyers | Serving North Charleston, SC

    Business Bankruptcy Lawyers | Serving North Charleston, SC

  • Hall Booth Smith, P.C.

    Business Bankruptcy Lawyers | Serving North Charleston, SC

    Business Bankruptcy Lawyers | Serving North Charleston, SC

  • Maron Marvel Bradley Anderson & Tardy LLC

    Business Bankruptcy Lawyers | Serving North Charleston, SC

    Business Bankruptcy Lawyers | Serving North Charleston, SC

  • Burr Forman McNair LLP

    Business Bankruptcy Lawyers | Serving North Charleston, SC

    Business Bankruptcy Lawyers | Serving North Charleston, SC

  • Clawson and Staubes, LLC

    Business Bankruptcy Lawyers | Serving North Charleston, SC

    Business Bankruptcy Lawyers | Serving North Charleston, SC

  • Nexsen Pruet, LLC

    Business Bankruptcy Lawyers | Serving North Charleston, SC

    Business Bankruptcy Lawyers | Serving North Charleston, SC

  • Rogers Townsend & Thomas, PC

    Business Bankruptcy Lawyers | Serving North Charleston, SC

    Business Bankruptcy Lawyers | Serving North Charleston, SC

  • S.C. Legal Services

    Business Bankruptcy Lawyers | North Charleston, SC

    Business Bankruptcy Lawyers | North Charleston, SC

  • Ivan N. Nossokoff, LLC

    Business Bankruptcy Lawyers | North Charleston, SC

    Business Bankruptcy Lawyers | North Charleston, SC

  • Campbell Law Firm, PA

    Business Bankruptcy Lawyers | Serving North Charleston, SC

    Business Bankruptcy Lawyers | Serving North Charleston, SC

  • Moore & Van Allen PLLC

    Business Bankruptcy Lawyers | Serving North Charleston, SC

    Business Bankruptcy Lawyers | Serving North Charleston, SC

  • Davis Law SC

    Business Bankruptcy Lawyers | Serving North Charleston, SC

    Business Bankruptcy Lawyers | Serving North Charleston, SC

  • Womble Bond Dickinson (US) LLP

    Business Bankruptcy Lawyers | Serving North Charleston, SC

    Business Bankruptcy Lawyers | Serving North Charleston, SC

  • Kerr Law Group, LLC

    Business Bankruptcy Lawyers | Serving North Charleston, SC

    Business Bankruptcy Lawyers | Serving North Charleston, SC

  • Drose Law Firm

    Business Bankruptcy Lawyers | Serving North Charleston, SC

    Business Bankruptcy Lawyers | Serving North Charleston, SC

  • Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein LLP

    Business Bankruptcy Lawyers | Serving North Charleston, SC

    Business Bankruptcy Lawyers | Serving North Charleston, SC

  • Finkel Law Firm LLC

    Business Bankruptcy Lawyers | North Charleston, SC

    Business Bankruptcy Lawyers | North Charleston, SC

  • Richardson Plowden & Robinson, PA

    Business Bankruptcy Lawyers | Serving North Charleston, SC

    Business Bankruptcy Lawyers | Serving North Charleston, SC

  • K&L Gates LLP

    Business Bankruptcy Lawyers | Serving North Charleston, SC

    Business Bankruptcy Lawyers | Serving North Charleston, SC

North Charleston Business Bankruptcy Information

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Find a North Charleston Business Bankruptcy Attorney in your area

Business Bankruptcy

A North Charleston Business Bankruptcy can be a great option if your business is unable to meet its financial obligations and is looking to either restructure debt obligations or liquidate assets. Depending on your company’s current financial position, one or both strategies may be an option.

Business Bankruptcy Options

Provided the bankruptcy is not involuntary, your Business Bankruptcy Attorney may recommend either a Chapter 11 (“reorganization”), or chapter 7 (“liquidation”) bankruptcy to deal with your company’s financial issues.

A Chapter 11 allows a business to reorganize debts and pay off creditor’s over a period of time up to five years. A Chapter 7 liquidation forces the company to literally liquidate all assets, pay off creditors, and ultimately, stop operating. This is typically the least desirable option that your Business Bankruptcy Attorney will try to help you avoid.

What sort of issues can I seek legal help with?

Specialized legal help is available for most legal issues. Each case is unique; seeking legal help is a smart first step toward understanding your legal situation and seeking the best path toward resolution for your case. An experienced lawyer understands the local laws surrounding your case and what your best legal options might be. More importantly, there are certain situations and circumstances – such as being charged with a crime – where you should always seek experienced legal help.

How to Prepare for Your Initial Consultation

Prepare for your consultation by writing down notes of your understanding of the case, jot down questions and concerns for the attorney, and gather your documents. Remember that you are trying to get a sense of whether the attorney has your trust and can help you address your legal issues. Questions should include how the attorney intends to resolve your issue, how many years he/she has been practicing law and specifically practicing in your area, as well as how many cases similar to yours the attorney has handled. It can also be helpful to broach the subject of fees so that you understand the likely cost and structure of your representation by a specific attorney and/or legal team.

How will an attorney charge me?

A reputable attorney will be very upfront about how he/she will charge you. The three most common fee structures that attorneys use to charge for their services are:

  • Bill by the hour
  • Contingent fee agreement
  • Flat fee agreement

Depending on your specific legal situation, it’s possible that only one type of fee structure is available. For instance, criminal defense attorneys almost always bill by the hour. In a flat fee arrangement, an attorney accepts a one-time payment to help you resolve your issue. With a contingent fee agreement, the client pays little to nothing upfront and the attorney receives a percentage of the money recovered if you win your case.

Common legal terms explained

Pro se – This Latin term refers to representing yourself in court instead of hiring professional legal counsel. Pro se representation can occur in either criminal or civil cases.

Statute – Refers to a law created by a legislative body. For example, the laws enacted by Congress are statutes.

Subject matter jurisdiction – Requirement that a particular court have authority to hear the claim based on the specific type of issue brought to the court. For example, the U.S. Bankruptcy Court only has subject matter jurisdiction over bankruptcy filings, therefore it does not have the authority to render binding judgment over other types of cases, such as divorce.

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