Before You File for Bankruptcy

Learn what bankruptcy can do for you and how to begin the process.

It is important to do your research before you file for bankruptcy. In this section, you will find resources and answers to common questions about what bankruptcy can do for you and what you need to begin the process toward a better financial future. As part of this process, consider speaking with a lawyer who can answer your initial questions and help determine if bankruptcy is right for you.

Click on the links below to learn more:

If you aren't sure about bankruptcy or where to start, you can talk to a bankruptcy attorney to better understand your next steps.

You can find an experienced, local bankruptcy lawyer through our attorney directory. Many offer free consultations. 

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