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Top 10 bankruptcy lawyers near you

Clients agree: these bankruptcy lawyers are highly rated for knowledge, experience, communication, and more.
CROMWELL & ASSOCIATES LLC

CROMWELL & ASSOCIATES LLC

5.0(1)
Offers online services
52+ years in business
Tara W. says, "Stephen and his assistant Karen, were able to work with my father and I immediately before I had to return back to Florida. Stephen provided us with sound advice, Powers of Attorney to better manage my fathers finances, and catching up on the last 7 years of returns! We look forward to a long working relationship with this man and his team in the future." Read more
Law Offices Of Dominick A. Pilli, P.C,

Law Offices Of Dominick A. Pilli, P.C,

New on Thervo
Offers online services
Experienced Traffic, Criminal Attorney, Personal Injury And Civil Attorney With Thirty Years of Experience. Helping satisfy clients and getting done what they need done!
Greenberg & Lieberman

Greenberg & Lieberman

New on Thervo
Offers online services
28+ years in business
Boutique intellectual property law firm Domain Name escrow services Brand misuse search and protection Patent and trademark searches and applications Litigation Domain name brokerage Meeting new inventors and getting their reaction when they get a granted patent.
SageTrust Law Group, PLLC

SageTrust Law Group, PLLC

4.6Awesome(5)
Offers online services
2 hires on Thervo
8+ years in business
Barbara E. says, "I can't imagine having a more perfect experience. Helpful, competent, efficient, and expert beyond my wildest hope. I would use this firm and lawyer again in a heartbeat and recommend her to all I know. " Read more
Michael N. Driscoll, P.C.

Michael N. Driscoll, P.C.

New on Thervo
Offers online services
24+ years in business
32 years personalized competent personal injury experience in all courts of northern Virginia. Most business remains word of mouth even in the digital era. EXPERIENCED CAR ACCIDENT AND PERSONAL INJURY LAWYER NORTHERN VIRGINIA PERSONAL INJURY ATTORNEY An injury can change your life in the blink of an eye. Auto accidents, medical malpractice, defective products, and other forms of negligence lead to countless injuries in Northern Virginia each year, leaving victims facing mounting medical bills, lost wages, and pain and suffering. Accidents that lead to long-term disability can permanently affect your means of making a living, drastically cha

Your bankruptcy lawyer questions, answered

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thervo.

How much does a bankruptcy lawyer cost?

A bankruptcy lawyer costs $600 to $4,000 total, depending on the lawyer's experience, your location, the complexity of your case, and which type of bankruptcy you file. A Chapter 7 bankruptcy discharges unsecured debt like personal loans, credit cards, and medical bills. Chapter 13 bankruptcy also discharges unsecured debt but creates payment plans for secured debt so you don't lose your home or car.

Filing fees cost $338 for a Chapter 7 bankruptcy or $313for Chapter 13. These fees are charged by the court itself and are the same regardless of your location.

Can I file bankruptcy without a lawyer?

You are allowed to file bankruptcy pro se, or without legal help, but your case is less likely to succeed. Lawyers have the experience and knowledge necessary to file paperwork quickly and correctly. An attorney can also help you decide which type of bankruptcy is best for you.

When would I need a bankruptcy lawyer?

People file for bankruptcy for many different reasons, including:

  • Medical bills
  • Credit card debt
  • Unemployment
  • Divorce
  • Unexpected emergencies

If you are unable to pay off your debt, you may want to consider speaking to a bankruptcy lawyer and make a debt relief plan.

How long do bankruptcy cases take?

Chapter 7 bankruptcy cases typically take 4 to 6 months, as long as the paperwork is filed correctly and there are no major delays. Selling property to pay off debt may cause a short delay.

Chapter 13 cases take much longer because they are contingent upon the payment plan the court makes for you. Most repayment plans take between 3 to 5 years.

What happens to my credit after a bankruptcy?

A bankruptcy of any kind will show up on your credit report and stay there for a set period of time. Chapter 7 bankruptcies remain on your report for up to 10 years. After then, the bankruptcy will be discharged, and your score will go back up. Chapter 13 bankruptcies stay for up to 7 years, but your score may rise before then if you make consistent payments on your car or house.

How do I choose a bankruptcy lawyer?

Start by searching our list of bankruptcy lawyers, then:

  • Get 3+ estimates from different firms to compare.
  • Read reviews about previous cases on Thervo and Google.
  • Choose a lawyer with a good reputation and experience.
  • Verify that they passed the bar and are able to represent you.
  • Choose a lawyer who makes you feel comfortable and at ease.
  • Choose a firm that is conveniently located if possible.
  • Get a written estimate and contract before any casework begins.
  • · Follow a payment plan instead of making large payments up front.

What questions should I ask a bankruptcy lawyer?

When looking for a bankruptcy lawyer near you, consider asking the following questions:

  • How long have you been practicing law?
  • When did you pass the bar?
  • Do you give free consultations?
  • Are you able to take on new clients at this time?
  • What are your rates? Do you charge by the hour, or do you have a flat rate?
  • Will you give me a contract in writing?

Reviews for Ashburn bankruptcy lawyers

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Joseph L.
Pleasant ,professional,and thorough
SageTrust Law Group, PLLC
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