Chapter 13 Attorneys

Why hire a Chapter 13 attorney?

A Chapter 13 bankruptcy attorney will help you file a repayment plan to your creditors so that you can keep your property and have your debts discharged. Contact a Chapter 13 bankruptcy lawyer to see if you are qualified to file for bankruptcy. Your attorney will tell you whether your secured debts (such as a mortgage or car loan) and unsecured debts (such as a medical or credit card bill) meet the amount of debt eligible to file.

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Nationally, only one third of all chapter 13 filings reach a successful discharge. Hire an attorney to give yourself the best chance at success.
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