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If you believe that bankruptcy is the best option to finally overcome your massive debt, then you must first meet with an experienced and knowledgeable attorney to figure out if bankruptcy is the best course of action. In order to obtain the best possible advice, you must prepare for your initial meeting with a lawyer.
It is not uncommon to feel ashamed or timid about revealing your financial struggles to someone you just met. However, bankruptcy attorneys are used to dealing with clients with similar or even more debt than you.
Bankruptcy lawyers are committed to finding the most favorable solution to your situation, rather than make any judgments. In addition, attorneys know how emotional the beginning of your bankruptcy journey can be and help you see the light at the end of the tunnel.
When you schedule a consultation with an attorney, he/she may ask you to bring certain documents to your initial meeting. If they do not, then the list below should help you obtain the documents necessary to give the lawyer a good idea of your financial situation.
Common documents to bring to your first meeting include:
During your first meeting, you want to be completely informed about your situation, which means asking the attorney questions related to your debt. Ensure you write down as many questions as possible before attending your meeting.
Common questions to ask a bankruptcy lawyer include:
The attorney will ask you questions in order to get a better idea of your life and debts. They will want to determine why you believe bankruptcy is the best option for your financial situation.
Common questions a bankruptcy lawyer may ask include:
Being prepared before your first meeting with a prospective bankruptcy attorney can not only help you determine if bankruptcy is right for you, but also if the lawyer is the best legal advocate for your situation.