How To Meet With Your Bankruptcy Attorney

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After you have decided you would like to hire a bankruptcy attorney to help you deal with your debt, you should make sure you have everything organized in order to make your consultation with your attorney as productive as possible. Before meeting with your bankruptcy attorney for the first time, ask yourself these basic questions: What type of bankruptcy is this, personal or for my business? Have I filed for bankruptcy before? What types of debt do I have? This can include debt from things like credit cards, student loans, mortgages, auto loans, and anything else you might owe. Next, you need to figure out how much debt you have, your current annual income, and whether you would prefer to reorganize your debt or liquidate your debt. Your attorney can help you decide if you don't already know. Finally, bullet out a few key points regarding your current financial and personal situation. Remember, anything you tell your attorney is confidential so make sure you disclose all matters even remotely related to your bankruptcy.

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