What Documents Should I Bring to My Bankruptcy Consultation?

If you are looking into filing for bankruptcy, you may be wondering what your initial consultation will look like and how to prepare. This process can be daunting and overwhelming for many. However, it is best to take this process one step at a time. Continue reading to learn the documents you will need to prepare for your initial consultation with your bankruptcy attorney. If you are still on the search for your bankruptcy attorney, do not hesitate to give our firm a call. We would be happy to speak with you regarding your finances.

Am I ready for bankruptcy?

If your bills have been piling up and you are being harassed by collection agencies, it may be time to consider filing bankruptcy. Filing for bankruptcy will discharge your dischargeable debt including credit card debt and will allow you to keep your home and many of your other possessions. Best of all, filing will allow you to get your life back on track. If your wages are being garnished and you feel there is nowhere to turn regarding your debt, this may be a sign that you are ready to file for bankruptcy. To learn more, it is best to speak with an experienced bankruptcy attorney how will analyze your situation and provide you with the legal advice that is necessary to make a responsible and smart decision for you and your future.

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

You will be required to provide the following documents to your initial consultation to file for bankruptcy successfully in New York:

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

If you believe that you are prepared to file for bankruptcy, it is important that you retain the services of an understanding and experienced bankruptcy attorney who will ensure you file for bankruptcy the correct way that is best for you and your future. Give our firm a call today to schedule your initial consultation.

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.