Using a Bankruptcy Attorney
Dealing with debt and bankruptcy can be confusing and sometimes utterly overwhelming, especially when you’re faced with financial insolvency. FindLaw's broad collection of bankruptcy and debt-related articles is a good place to start when you want to learn more about the process, but sometimes it’s in your best interests to consult with an attorney. This section contains helpful information about using a bankruptcy attorney, including sample intake questionnaires. Topics and resources include a primer on how a bankruptcy attorney can help in certain situations, a checklist of materials to bring with you to your first attorney consultation, and a sample bankruptcy attorney intake form.
- Legal Help for Bankruptcy and Debt
A guide to finding the right consumer debt or bankruptcy attorney. Learn about what a bankruptcy attorney can do to help you with your case and how to find the right attorney in your area.
- Documents To Show To Your Bankruptcy Attorney
A list of financial records, documents, and legal files you should bring along when you meet with your attorney. This documents checklist will help you come prepared for your initial consultation.
- Attorney Intake Questionnaire: Hiring a Bankruptcy Attorney
Your attorney will need to know a number of details about your financial situation. Take a look at this sample intake form to get an idea of the types of information your attorney will need.
- Attorney Intake Questionnaire: Hiring An Attorney - Adversary Proceeding
Adversary proceedings can be complicated and time-consuming. This sample form will give you an idea of the types of information your attorney will need in order to decide whether to take on your case.