Top Nashville Bankruptcy Lawyers Near You

Christopher Kerney, Attorney at Law

Bankruptcy Lawyer | Serving Nashville, TN

Free Consultation

615-988-4519

Put the past behind you. We help people move forward in a positive manner with some much needed piece of mind.

Do you feel like you are drowning in debt? Does your telephone ring constantly with no end in sight? No matter the financial troubles you may have, I can help. I have represented thousands of people just like you who have found themselves in financial trouble. No one wants to file bankruptcy, but sometimes your creditors leave you no choice. It’s time to get your life …

Rothschild & Ausbrooks, PLLC

Bankruptcy Lawyer | Nashville, TN

Free Consultation

Se Habla Español

615-933-7735

Devoted to helping individuals find relief from overwhelming debt.

Are you being threatened by creditors or harassed by foreclosures, repossessions, or wage garnishment? Are you overwhelmed with debt and can't see your way out. Look no further. The attorneys at Rothschild & Ausbrooks, PLLC, have been devoted to helping people like you for three decades throughout the Nashville region. We can help you stop creditors from contacting …

Lefkovitz & Lefkovitz

Bankruptcy Lawyer | Nashville, TN

866-615-0774

We are committed to understanding each client's individual circumstances, and are intentionally detailed throughout the duration of your case. Call today.

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Are You Considering Bankruptcy?

If you're overwhelmed with debt and are looking for legal solutions to solve your financial crisis then bankruptcy may be a great option for you. A skilled Nashville bankruptcy lawyer can help determine whether bankruptcy can help eliminate your debt, and get you back on your feet.

Different Types of Bankruptcy Available

Did you know there are various types of bankruptcy that each serve a different purpose and require a different skillset? A Chapter 7 Bankruptcy is one type a bankruptcy attorney may decide is the best way for you to liquidate your assets to pay off creditors. This is especially true if you currently have no income.

On the other hand, a Bankruptcy law firm may select a Chapter 13 Bankruptcy as a way for you to keep control of your belongings while paying back your creditors over time.

How an Attorney Can Help

An attorney can often resolve your particular legal issue faster and better than trying to do it alone. A lawyer can help you navigate the legal system, while avoiding costly mistakes or procedural errors. You should seek out an attorney whose practice focuses on the area of law most relevant to your issue.

The Importance of a Good Consultation

The goal of an initial consultation is to find an attorney you are comfortable working with and someone who can help you understand your options under the law. Seek to understand the relevant legal experience the attorney brings to your case. While it is not realistic to expect an attorney to resolve your legal issue during an initial consultation, you should gain a level of comfort with his/her ability to do so. A good consultation can clarify issues, raise pertinent questions and considerations for your case, and help you make an informed decision towards resolving your legal issue.

Types of legal fees:

Bill by the hour: Many attorneys bill by the hour. How much an attorney bills you per hour will vary based on a number of factors. For instance, an attorney's hourly fee may fluctuate based on whether that hour is spent representing you in court or doing research on your case. Attorneys in one practice area may bill you more than attorneys in a different practice area.

Contingent fee: Some lawyers will accept payment via contingent fee. In this arrangement, the lawyer receives a percentage of the total monetary recovery if you win your lawsuit. In sum, the lawyer only gets paid if you win. Contingent fee agreements are limited to specific practice areas in civil law.

Flat fee: For "routine" legal work where the attorney generally knows the amount of time and resources necessary to complete the task, he/she may be willing to bill you a flat fee for services performed.

Common legal terms explained

Pro se - This Latin term refers to representing yourself in court instead of hiring professional legal counsel. Pro se representation can occur in either criminal or civil cases.

Statute - Refers to a law created by a legislative body. For example, the laws enacted by Congress are statutes.

Subject matter jurisdiction - Requirement that a particular court have authority to hear the claim based on the specific type of issue brought to the court. For example, the U.S. Bankruptcy Court only has subject matter jurisdiction over bankruptcy filings, therefore it does not have the authority to render binding judgment over other types of cases, such as divorce.

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