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Written by attorney Richard James Symmes | Oct 9, 2016

How to Choose a Bankruptcy Lawyer

When choosing a bankruptcy attorney, make sure you choose one that’s worth hiring. Start with qualifications any attorney should have. Are they licensed, and if they are, are they licensed in your state? Do they have the proper certifications that are needed to fight for you? You should also consider their experience and how they’ve done in the past. The only real way to check this out, however, is to ask them, and they don’t necessarily have to be honest – but it’s better to ask at all than to just assume they’ve done good for other people before.

Please also consider accessibility when choosing an attorney. People live busy lives but you should be able to have an attorney that can always be at your service when you need them, which means they should have more than one method of contact so you can keep up on what’s going on and they can inform you multiple ways if something changes in your case.

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