Top North Las Vegas Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Lawyers Near You

Goldsmith & Guymon, Attorneys at Law

Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Lawyer | Serving North Las Vegas, NV

702-707-2229

HELPING YOU WITH YOUR BANKRUPTCY QUESTIONS AND NEEDS THROUGHOUT ALL LAS VEGAS

At Goldsmith & Guymon, P.C., in Las Vegas, Nevada, we understand that most people don't intentionally take on more debt than they can handle. We also know how difficult it is to deal with overwhelming debt, creditor harassment and possible foreclosure. Attorney Marjorie Guymon has been providing legal services in the area of bankruptcy law in Nevada for over 20 …

Clear Counsel Law Group

Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Lawyer

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702-930-5678

We Care About Our Clients. Call us with your questions

The Clear Counsel Law Group is a Southern Nevada law firm which focuses on personal injury law, business matters, estate planning, probate, and bankruptcy. Our law firm was founded in 2013 when the attorneys at Barlow / Flake and the attorneys at Richards and Associates joined their firms together in an effort to offer more comprehensive services to their clients. With …

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North Las Vegas Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Information

Do You Qualify for Chapter 7 Personal Bankruptcy?

A Chapter 7 personal bankruptcy filing is also known as liquidation bankruptcy. The "means test" determines if you qualify by looking at your income and debt. Although Chapter 7 bankruptcy discharges some of your debts, it doesn't eliminate all debt. Contact a North Las Vegas attorney to determine if you are eligible for Chapter 7.

How to Prepare to Meet With Your Chapter 7 Personal Bankruptcy Attorney

Prior to meeting with your chapter 7 personal bankruptcy attorney, get all your paperwork, assets, debts, loans, financial statements and other necessary documents in order. Once all the necessary paperwork has been gathered, meet with an a North Las Vegas bankruptcy attorney to guide and advise you as to what best suits your particular situation.

Best Time to Seek Legal Help

No matter what your legal issue may be, it is always best to seek legal help early in the process. An attorney can help secure what is likely to be the best possible outcome for your situation and avoid both unnecessary complications or errors.

What to Expect from an Initial Consultation

  • Seek to determine whether the attorney can represent you. There is no one-size-fits-all legal solution and it may turn out your needs are better served by an attorney in a different specialization.
  • It's important to find a legal ally who is both competent in the law and someone you can trust to protect your interests.
  • Discuss how the practice's billing works and discuss possible additional charges or fees that may arise during or after the resolution of your case.

An attorney consultation should provide you with enough information so that you can make an informed decision on whether to proceed with legal help.

How will an attorney charge me?

A reputable attorney will be very upfront about how he/she will charge you. The three most common fee structures that attorneys use to charge for their services are:

  • Bill by the hour
  • Contingent fee agreement
  • Flat fee agreement

Depending on your specific legal situation, it's possible that only one type of fee structure is available. For instance, criminal defense attorneys almost always bill by the hour. In a flat fee arrangement, an attorney accepts a one-time payment to help you resolve your issue. With a contingent fee agreement, the client pays little to nothing upfront and the attorney receives a percentage of the money recovered if you win your case.

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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