During My Bankruptcy Consultation, What Documents Should I Bring?

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If you are ready to file for bankruptcy, you are likely wondering what your initial consultation will look like and how you should prepare. To learn the documents you will need to prepare for your initial consultation with your bankruptcy attorney, continue reading. For further assistance with any bankruptcy matters, do not hesitate to contact our Rockland County bankruptcy attorney. Here are some questions you may have regarding your initial consultation:

Am I ready to file for bankruptcy?

If you are being harassed by collections agencies and your bills have been piling up, you are likely ready to file for bankruptcy. Filing for bankruptcy will allow you to keep your home and many other possessions while discharging your dischargeable debt including credit card debt. Filing for bankruptcy will allow you to begin getting back on track. If your wages are being garnished and you feel there is nowhere to turn regarding your debt, this is a major sign that you may be prepared to file for bankruptcy. However, it is always recommended that you speak with a dedicated and skilled bankruptcy attorney who can analyze your station. An attorney will be able to provide you with the legal advice that is necessary to make a responsible and smart decision for you and your future regarding bankruptcy.

What documents should I bring to my initial consultation with my bankruptcy attorney?

The following documents will be required for you to provide to your bankruptcy attorney during your initial consultation in New York:

  • Photo ID
  • Pay stubs
  • W2 forms
  • Credit reports
  • Collection letters
  • Income tax returns
  • Social Security card
  • Copies of your bills
  • Property appraisal
  • Checkbook register
  • Social Security letters
  • Proof of car insurance
  • Employer statements
  • Property tax statement
  • Vehicle purchase agreement
  • A list of any debts/liabilities
  • Documentation regarding debt settlement
  • All scheduled payments such as pensions, spousal support, and child support
  • Businesses owners filing for bankruptcy must bring all financial documents pertaining to their business

If you are ready to begin the process of filing for bankruptcy, do not hesitate to contact our experienced Suffern New York bankruptcy attorney who will ensure you file for bankruptcy in the correct way that is best for you and your future. To learn more about our services and how we can assist you, give our firm a call today to schedule your initial insulation.

Contact our experienced New York firm

Bankruptcy, for many people, is a frightening endeavor. Fortunately, with the help of an experienced attorney, it does not have to be. If you require the services of an experienced Business Law or Bankruptcy attorney, contact the Law Offices of Allen A. Kolber, Esq. today to schedule a consultation and discuss your options. We will have your back every step of the way.