What to Expect When Filing for Bankruptcy

Call Berger, Fischoff, Shumer, Wexler & Goodman, LLP for a free consultation.

During your free consultation, we will help you to determine whether you are a good candidate for bankruptcy. We will review your assets and your liabilities. We explain the bankruptcy process and answer any questions you have.

Figure out exactly what kind of debt you have and who you owe.

It is very important to understand who you owe and how much you owe. To accomplish this, you can gather all your bills and run a credit report. On our website you can review a list of documents we ask our clients to bring with them when they meet with our Attorneys.

Schedule an appointment with your Bankruptcy Attorney to fill out the paperwork.

Filing a bankruptcy petition is not an easy process to do by yourself. It involves paperwork, a lot of paperwork. It is important you work with an attorney who has experience in filing bankruptcy petitions with the courts. When you meet with an Attorney at Berger, Fischoff, Shumer, Wexler & Goodman, LLP, we fill out the paperwork for you. Once a modest fee is collected your papers are filed with the courts and you are protected under the Federal Bankruptcy Laws.

Appear in Court.

When you file a bankruptcy petition you will have to appear in Court. For some this can cause anxiety. At Berger, Fischoff, Shumer, Wexler & Goodman, LLP, we are with you all the way. We are there with you in the courtroom so you are never alone. The process is an orderly one and once it is completed you can start to rebuild your financial life.

Credit Counseling

As a condition of your bankruptcy you will need to take a credit counseling course. The knowledgeable staff at Berger, Fischoff, Shumer, Wexler & Goodman, LLP will guide you through where and when to take this course.

Experienced Legal Representation That You Can Afford.