When you have your initial consultation with a bankruptcy lawyer, you will leave with a sense of where you stand and whether bankruptcy is an option for you. Before you reach that point, your lawyer will likely ask many questions about your financial situation to advise about what is right for you.
You should come prepared with as much information as possible about your finances. This includes data about your:
Your Lawyer Will Give You Legal Advice About Your Situation
You can expect that your first meeting with a bankruptcy attorney will last between 30-60 minutes. For the most part, they will be listening to you. Giving your lawyer the most extensive and accurate information possible will help them when they are ready to give an assessment of your case. They need the complete financial picture to advise you whether bankruptcy is an option for you and which type you could file.
At the end of the meeting, assuming that you have provided enough detail, your lawyer will explain your legal options. They will also detail your path forward and what you can expect in the future. You will be able to ask them any questions that you have, so you are able to understand what you are facing.
Hopefully, you should emerge from the meeting with confidence that there is some relief possible for your own financial situation. You should also be able to trust your lawyer with your financial future after speaking with them and learning more about them.
Consult with a Memphis Bankruptcy Lawyer
The Hurst Law Firm has helped clients just like you who are struggling with more debt than they can handle. Contact us online or call us today at 901.725.1000 to set up your free initial consultation to discuss your financial situation.