Top Seattle Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Lawyers Near You

Law Offices of David A. Kubat

Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Lawyer | Seattle, WA

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866-654-8160

Three Decades Practicing Bankruptcy Law

As a Seattle Bankruptcy Attorney for more than three decades, I have helped over 3,500 individuals and businesses in the Seattle metropolitan area (including King, and Snohomish counties) to file Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcies. As a skilled Seattle Bankruptcy Attorney, I focus on consumer financial problems and solutions to real estate foreclosures.  I provide …

The Law Offices of Jason S. Newcombe

Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Lawyer | Seattle, WA

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866-696-0466

Learn How Bankruptcy May Be Able to Get Rid of Your Debt and Give You Peace of Mind. Call Today for a Free Consultation with an Experienced Bankruptcy Attorney.

Hackett Law Firm LLC

Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Lawyer | Serving Seattle, WA

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360-213-2722

Don't Lose Your Car, Home, Furniture or Wages to Harassing Creditors. Take Action, Call Us, and Start Living Debt Free Today

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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 Seattle 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 Seattle 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.

How to Prepare for Your Initial Consultation

Prepare for your consultation by writing down notes of your understanding of the case, jot down questions and concerns for the attorney, and gather your documents. Remember that you are trying to get a sense of whether the attorney has your trust and can help you address your legal issues. Questions should include how the attorney intends to resolve your issue, how many years he/she has been practicing law and specifically practicing in your area, as well as how many cases similar to yours the attorney has handled. It can also be helpful to broach the subject of fees so that you understand the likely cost and structure of your representation by a specific attorney and/or legal team.

How to Find the Right Attorney

  • Determine the area of law that relates to your issue. Attorneys specialize in specific practice areas around legal issues within the broad field of law.
  • Seek out recommendations from friends, family, and colleagues. A successful attorney or practice will typically have many satisfied clients.
  • Set up consultation appointments to get a better understanding of your case as well as gauge your comfort level with different attorneys. Find the attorney who is the right fit for your needs.

Common legal terms explained

Personal jurisdiction - Requirement that a particular court have authority over a person, in order to bind that person to the judgment of the court, based on minimum contacts. International Shoe Co v. Washington is a landmark Supreme Court case outlining the scope of a state court's reach in personal jurisdiction.

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