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How to go about filing for bankruptcy?

I have a ton of bills and i cant seem to catch up on them, i recently got a letter saying i was being sued i cant keep up on them. Should i call the number on the paper and try and reach a settlement. Then after i pay this file for bankruptcy for the rest of my bills ??? please help

I have made a appointment with a BK lawyer for monday so hopefully i can get all this settled !

Thanks to everyone for their input!

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3 Responses to "How to go about filing for bankruptcy?"

  1. golferwhoworks says:
    no if you are going to file do it yesterday!!!
  2. Net Advisor says:
    Go see a BK attorney for legal advice. Do not try and handle this yourself or respond without an attorney first.
  3. S P says:
    If you’re planning on filing for bankruptcy, why pay the bill now? Contact a local bankruptcy attorney, they’ll need to see your last 6 months of pay stubs, assets, list of all your debts, last 4 years of taxes and once reviewed be able to tell you what you qualify for. If you are being sued and they have a court date on the letter, appear and set up a payment arrangement with the judge if you haven’t file bk yet. You can include this debt in the bk filing. You will need to come up with the retainer fee any attorney is charging. Some do payments, some in a chapter 13 filing take payments. Most with a chapter 7 like the payments paid upfront as they have to submit the payments to the courts as this is usually filed and over in about 4 months. Good legal counsel is the first place you need to start. Good Luck!

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