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What Should You Look For In A Bankruptcy Lawyer?

If you are contemplating bankruptcy, you want the help of a lawyer who will make the process as simple and streamlined as possible for you. How do you know if the lawyer you choose is right for you and your situation? Here are a few tips to help you choose the right bankruptcy lawyer.

  • Choose an attorney who has time to talk to you. Your attorney should be able to make time to answer your questions and give you his or her full attention. If you are always put on hold or shuffled off to someone else, your attorney may be too busy to give your case proper attention. The most time an attorney spends with a client in a bankruptcy case usually occurs at the beginning of the process; however, you should have access to your attorney at all times, and he or she should accompany you to any court hearings.
  • Choose an attorney with a good reputation. You can get reviews of attorneys online, but you can also talk to the Bar Association for the county or state and even ask the attorney for recommendations from former clients. Do not be afraid to check an attorney’s reputation before hiring him or her to handle your case. You have a right to know that your attorney has handled other clients professionally and gotten good results for them before paying for the lawyer’s services.
  • Choose an attorney who has handled many bankruptcies before. An attorney who is experienced in handling bankruptcy not only knows the law but has also built the necessary relationships with judges and other attorneys to streamline your case. An experienced attorney will often handle your bankruptcy far more efficiently than a lawyer who does not do much bankruptcy work.

If you are facing mounting bills and do not know what to do to take control of your finances, bankruptcy may be an option for you. The attorneys at the Oswalt Law Group in Phoenix have been helping people like you for many years. We guide you through the bankruptcy process and give you the assistance you need to ensure that your case is filed properly and that you receive your discharge in a timely manner. With help from the Oswalt Law Group, you may be able to take advantage of the benefits bankruptcy has to offer and begin your financial life with a clean slate. Call today for an appointment.

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