Corporations and other businesses are required to declare bankruptcy through an attorney. However, individuals are allowed to represent themselves in bankruptcy proceedings. You may be tempted to declare bankruptcy without a lawyer’s assistance. The process may appear simple. You may wish to avoid involving others in a situation that is already stressful. And obviously, money can be tight during this process. However, there are excellent reasons to ask for an attorney’s advice and assistance during any bankruptcy.
A bankruptcy proceeding can be an extremely stressful situation. There is no reason to go through that stress without getting the most benefit possible out of it. An attorney can help you ensure that your bankruptcy goes smoothly and save you money—as well as stress—in the long run. Here are some things a bankruptcy attorney can offer:
Bankruptcy law can be complex and a bankruptcy case can take several months to complete. This can add stress to what is already a bad situation. A local bankruptcy attorney to discuss your specific legal situation.