Bankruptcy Overview

  • Are you in over your head in credit card debt?
  • Are you worried you may lose your home to foreclosure?
  • Are you getting phone calls from creditors?

Seeking assistance with debt relief or foreclosures can be difficult and the laws can be confusing. There are many questions to be answered for example:

  • Do I qualify for bankruptcy?
  • Will I lose my house or automobile?
  • Will my creditors garnish my wages?
  • What debts can be discharged?
  • What happens after filing bankruptcy?

Bankruptcy is a legal proceeding in which a person who cannot pay his or her bills can get a fresh financial start. The right to file a bankruptcy proceeding is provided by federal law (Title 11), and all bankruptcy cases are handled in federal court.

Filing bankruptcy immediately stops most of your creditors from seeking to collect debts from you, at least until your debts are sorted out according to the law. Bankruptcy will not stop criminal or government proceedings, or most domestic relations matters.

Going through bankruptcy proceedings is a long and complex process. It’s not advised for debtors to embark on this journey alone. Call NH Lawyer Referral Service today to find the right attorney for you. Or, fill out our contact form and an LRS representative will contact you as soon as possible.

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