How Do I Go About Filing A Chapter 7 Or Chapter 13?

by Lars Laban Levy on Jan. 09, 2019

Bankruptcy & Debt 

Summary: How Do I Go About Filing A Chapter 7 Or Chapter 13?

Once you determine that you may need to file either Chapter 7 or Chapter 13, we ask that you complete the "Bankruptcy Questionnaire" given to you. If you do not have the questionnaire, you may call our office to obtain a copy. You must provide all of the information requested on this questionnaire so that we can prepare the Petition and Schedules that are to be filed with the Bankruptcy Court. Every blank should be filled in.

If the answer is no or none, put "no" or "none." If the question is not applicable to you, put "N/A." If you have questions about how to complete the Bankruptcy Questionnaire, contact the legal assistant assigned to your case. If you need to consult further with the attorney, contact our office to set up an office appointment or telephone appointment.

After you have returned the completed questionnaire and paid the court costs, one of our legal assistants will prepare the documents to be filed with the Bankruptcy Court. The legal assistant may contact you to go over the questionnaire in order that the bankruptcy schedules and statement of affairs can be completed. After all of the information is completed, the legal assistant will make an appointment for you and your attorney to review and sign the documents prior to filing.

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