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If mounting bills, the threat of foreclosure and the constant hounding of creditors on the phone have become a source of stress and worry in your life, you may be wondering if you can even afford the process of bankruptcy. Know that if you feel this, you are not alone. Many people who are considering filing for bankruptcy deal with the same concerns and doubts. How can you pay attorney and filing fees when you are already having enough trouble paying your mortgage or credit card bills?
For most people facing bankruptcy, taking on the additional expense of a bankruptcy lawyer may seem unnecessary and impossible. After all, how hard can the bankruptcy process be? Why spend the money on a lawyer? But the truth is, not hiring a lawyer now may cost you a lot more in the end. Mistakes in bankruptcy filings cost people their homes, their cars, and more money.
When it comes to bankruptcy, timing is everything. If you file for bankruptcy too late, your home can be foreclosed or your wages garnished. If you file too soon, you may lose a much needed tax refund or the the chance to take advantage of better bankruptcy terms. Knowing what to do, and when to do it, are crucial parts of successfully filing for bankruptcy. Let us, the experienced Jacksonville bankruptcy attorneys of Beller and Bustamante, help you file for bankruptcy the right way at the right time.