Filing bankruptcy is worse as it gets, but hiring the wrong lawyer to help with the filing process can make it unbearable. For most attorneys, filing bankruptcy is more like a volume business and those facing bankruptcy sometimes end up getting inferior legal solutions. That’s why it’s imperative for one to do thorough research before settling for a bankruptcy lawyer.
So, what should you look for in a bankruptcy lawyer?
A big part in hiring the right attorney is to know what to look for. Save time by performing a little research, and then schedule an initial consultation to learn more about the attorney and their services, before you can decide who to work with. Here are some tips for hiring a bankruptcy lawyer:
Before making an appointment
Whether you are calling attorneys referred to you by your family, friends, colleagues or neighbors, are searching online or are seeking for a recommendation from organizations, here are things to look for in a bankruptcy attorney.
Check for how many years the attorney has spent working on bankruptcy cases. Ask the number of cases they have handled and the types (whether it’s Chapter 7 or Chapter 13) during this period. If …