Top Washington, DC Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Lawyers Near You

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  • Best Best & Krieger LLP

    Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Lawyers | Washington Office

    Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Lawyers | Washington Office

  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP

    Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Lawyers | Washington Office

    Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Lawyers | Washington Office

  • Ropes & Gray LLP

    Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Lawyers | Washington Office

    Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Lawyers | Washington Office

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP

    Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Lawyers | Washington Office

    Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Lawyers | Washington Office

  • Sidley Austin LLP

    Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Lawyers | Washington Office

    Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Lawyers | Washington Office

  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP

    Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Lawyers | Washington Office

    Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Lawyers | Washington Office

  • Sullivan & Cromwell LLP

    Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Lawyers | Washington Office

    Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Lawyers | Washington Office

  • Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP

    Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Lawyers | Washington Office

    Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Lawyers | Washington Office

  • Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP

    Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Lawyers | Washington Office

    Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Lawyers | Washington Office

  • Winstead PC

    Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Lawyers | Washington Office

    Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Lawyers | Washington Office

  • Polsinelli PC

    Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Lawyers | Washington Office

    Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Lawyers | Washington Office

  • Jennings, Strouss & Salmon, P.L.C.

    Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Lawyers | Washington Office

    Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Lawyers | Washington Office

  • Conner & Winters, LLP

    Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Lawyers | Washington Office

    Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Lawyers | Washington Office

  • Clark Hill PLC

    Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Lawyers | Washington Office

    Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Lawyers | Washington Office

  • Nossaman LLP

    Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Lawyers | Washington Office

    Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Lawyers | Washington Office

  • Loeb & Loeb LLP

    Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Lawyers | Washington Office

    Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Lawyers | Washington Office

  • Wong Fleming

    Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Lawyers | Washington Office

    Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Lawyers | Washington Office

  • Allen & Overy LLP

    Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Lawyers | Washington Office

    Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Lawyers | Washington Office

  • Chapman and Cutler LLP

    Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Lawyers | Washington Office

    Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Lawyers | Washington Office

  • Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP

    Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Lawyers | Washington Office

    Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Lawyers | Washington Office

  • Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

    Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Lawyers | Washington Office

    Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Lawyers | Washington Office

  • Morrison & Foerster LLP

    Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Lawyers | Washington Office

    Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Lawyers | Washington Office

  • Reed Smith LLP

    Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Lawyers | Washington Office

    Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Lawyers | Washington Office

  • Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott, LLC

    Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Lawyers | Washington Office

    Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Lawyers | Washington Office

  • Tully Rinckey, PLLC

    Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Lawyers | Washington Office

    Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Lawyers | Washington Office

Washington Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Information

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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 a Washington 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 a Washington bankruptcy attorney to guide and advise you as to what best suits your particular situation.

Top Questions to Ask When Hiring an Attorney

  • How many years have you been practicing law? How long have you practiced law in the local area?
  • How many cases similar to mine have you handled in the past?
  • What is the likely outcome for my case?

In legal practice, experience matters. An experienced attorney will likely have handled issues similar to yours many, many times. Therefore, after listening to your situation, the attorney should have a reasonable idea of the time line for a case like yours and the likely resolution.

What to Expect from an Initial Consultation

  • Seek to determine whether the attorney can represent you. There is no one-size-fits-all legal solution and it may turn out your needs are better served by an attorney in a different specialization.
  • It’s important to find a legal ally who is both competent in the law and someone you can trust to protect your interests.
  • Discuss how the practice’s billing works and discuss possible additional charges or fees that may arise during or after the resolution of your case.

An attorney consultation should provide you with enough information so that you can make an informed decision on whether to proceed with legal help.

Points to Consider Before Hiring a Lawyer

Experience. Regardless of the type of legal matter you need help with, an experienced attorney will usually be able to get you better results.

Competence. Determine an attorney’s expertise by asking about their track record for the issue you need help with resolving.

Fit. There are plenty of good attorneys out there; make sure you find one you are comfortable working with.

Common legal terms explained

Plaintiff – a person or party who brings a lawsuit against another person(s) or party/parties in a court of law. Private persons or parties can only file suit in civil court.

Judgment – A decision of the court. Also known as a decree or order. Judgments handed down by the court are usually binding on the parties before the court.

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