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4 benefits of hiring an attorney to represent you when filing bankruptcy in Florida

Posted by Alex McClure | Apr 30, 2018 | 0 Comments

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Most people who are seriously contemplating bankruptcy hire an attorney to represent them throughout the process. I believe that these people never even consider not hiring an attorney and don't seriously entertain the thought of navigating the system on their own.

It is widely reported that persons who hire an attorney to represent them throughout their bankruptcy fare better overall by experiencing a more streamlined process, receiving a more thorough bankruptcy discharge and completing the process in an expeditious manner.

If you do hire an attorney to represent you in bankruptcy, you will have the benefit of a licensed legal professional helping you along the way. Obviously, if you decide to go it alone you will need to work through the process without this benefit and the chances of you making a mistake and jeopardizing your case and your discharge rise exponentially.

If you are on the fence about hiring an attorney to help you file bankruptcy in Florida, take a moment and consider the points below.

The following is a short list of what I believe are 4 of the most important benefits which accompany hiring a bankruptcy attorney to handle your bankruptcy:

  • You will have an experienced, licensed professional handling your case who knows the legal system and who knows more than just what the bankruptcy rules and code say.
  • The chances of you inadvertently making an irreversible mistake fall dramatically. There are some things that even the best attorney cannot “fix” or “undo” once they have been done.
  • You will have the benefit of legal counsel during your 341 meeting and any other parts of the process where you must give sworn testimony or present directly to the bankruptcy court.
  • You will have someone who can answer the questions you have throughout the process just a phone call or email away.

While there are many other benefits of hiring an attorney to help you with your bankruptcy case, these are just my top 4.

I pride myself on working closely with my clients to provide practical solutions to their consumer debt problems. I do everything in my power to provide options which don't involve filing for bankruptcy whenever possible. While I am a bankruptcy attorney, I have helped MANY Florida consumers find realistic solutions for their problems which don't involve filing for bankruptcy, many of which were options that my clients didn't even know existed before consulting with me.

Contact the Law Office of Alex McClure today to find out how I can help you create a sustainable financial future for yourself.

The Law Office of Alex McClure provides services in Lake Mary, Sanford, Longwood, Deltona, Deland and all of Seminole, Volusia, Orange, Brevard and Lake Counties. 

About the Author

Alex McClure

I spent nearly 10 years litigating for some of the largest creditors and debt buyers in the consumer credit and finance industry. I now put those skills to use representing the interests of my fellow community members facing the most challenging financial problems of their lives. I exclusively practice consumer credit and finance law which includes bankruptcy, consumer protection law, wage and bank garnishment defense and debt defense litigation.


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I make every effort to tailor my services to the individual needs of my clients by approaching their issues with an eye towards both their short and long-term goals. I strive to provide solutions which address their immediate concerns and helps them create a realistic and meaningful path towards long term financial sustainability. I look forward to working with you to develop those solutions and help you successfully navigate your consumer legal issues.