Filing for Bankruptcy

A married couple contacts a bankruptcy attorney near me to understand the steps of filing bankruptcy.A
Is Bankruptcy Filing Common?

You have the legal right to file for bankruptcy in the United States. In 2020, bankruptcy was filed 544,463 times, according to the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts. Both businesses and individuals can file bankruptcy, but most filings are by individuals in debt. Consumers frequently file for bankruptcy to get a fresh financial start free of overburdening obligations.

Should I Hire a Lawyer for Filing Bankruptcy in Georgia?

If you’re in debt and seriously considering filing bankruptcy in Georgia, you can either file as a “pro se” debtor on your own OR file with the assistance of a bankruptcy lawyer. Filing bankruptcy in Georgia is a complex process, so filing without professional legal help is not recommended. The process has many potential pitfalls, even for those who are financially or legally savvy.

The bankruptcy process includes but is not limited to filling out and submitting paperwork, attending hearings, collecting financial records, analyzing financial records, and meeting deadlines. Just one, small mistake in filing can result in the dismissal of your bankruptcy case.

Hiring a bankruptcy law firm is not required but will help you have peace of mind in knowing that your case and your financial future is in good hands. A bankruptcy lawyer will be able to explain your obligations, legal rights, and options to help you make the best filing decisions.

I’m Filing Bankruptcy in Georgia – What Are My Next Steps?

To find out if we can assist you in the bankruptcy process, contact Burrow & Associates. Give us a call at (678) 323-2394 or request a consultation today. We have offices in Athens, Conyers, Duluth, MorrowKennesaw, and Gainesville for your convenience.

At Burrow & Associates, our clients’ financial peace and stability come first. “Law is Our Expertise. Faith is Our Foundation.”

  • Request a FREE Consultation

    Fill out the form below to receive a free and confidential initial consultation.