Top Ashford, AL Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Lawyers Near You

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  • Capps, Gil, Boothe, & Parker, LLC

    Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Lawyers | Dothan Office | Serving Ashford, AL

    Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Lawyers | Dothan Office | Serving Ashford, AL

  • Espy, Metcalf & Espy, P.C.

    Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Lawyers | Dothan Office | Serving Ashford, AL

    Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Lawyers | Dothan Office | Serving Ashford, AL

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Do You Qualify for Chapter 7 Personal Bankruptcy?

A Chapter 7 personal bankruptcy filing is also known as liquidation bankruptcy. The “means test” determines if you qualify by looking at your income and debt. Although Chapter 7 bankruptcy discharges some of your debts, it doesn’t eliminate all debt. Contact an Ashford attorney to determine if you are eligible for Chapter 7.

How to Prepare to Meet With Your Chapter 7 Personal Bankruptcy Attorney

Prior to meeting with your chapter 7 personal bankruptcy attorney, get all your paperwork, assets, debts, loans, financial statements and other necessary documents in order. Once all the necessary paperwork has been gathered, meet with an an Ashford bankruptcy attorney to guide and advise you as to what best suits your particular situation.

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.

Tips on Approaching an Initial Attorney Consultation

  • Use the consultation as a means of gaining a better understanding of your legal situation.
  • Ask the attorney how many cases similar to yours he/she has handled. An attorney’s experience and knowledge can speak to their expertise (or lack of) in addressing your situation.
  • Your attorney should be able to articulate roughly how long a case like yours will take to resolve and what sort of procedures to expect.
  • Determine how comfortable you are working with the lawyer and/or law firm.

Does firm size matter?

For most consumer legal issues, the size of the practice is much less important than the experience, competence, and reputation of the attorney(s) handling your case. Among the most important factors when choosing an attorney are your comfort level with the attorney or practice and the attorney’s track record in bringing about quick, successful resolutions to cases similar to yours.

Common legal terms explained

Personal jurisdiction – Requirement that a particular court have authority over a person, in order to bind that person to the judgment of the court, based on minimum contacts. International Shoe Co v. Washington is a landmark Supreme Court case outlining the scope of a state court’s reach in personal jurisdiction.

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