Top Southfield Debtor and Creditor Lawyers Near You

Law Offices of David W. Brown PLLC

Debtor and Creditor Lawyer | Serving Southfield, MI

Free Consultation

Se Habla Español

810-605-5123

If you're considering filing for Chapter 7, 11, or 13, we can help you through this tough time. Call today.

Buk & Associates, PLLC

Debtor and Creditor Lawyer | Serving Southfield, MI

Free Consultation

586-298-1998

We help clients file for financial relief under the U.S. Bankruptcy code. Call today.

Charles J. Schneider, P.C.

Debtor and Creditor Lawyer | Serving Southfield, MI

Free Consultation

248-483-0121

Over 30 years experience in helping clients with a fresh start in life. Contact today for help!

McGivney Law Firm, PLLC

Debtor and Creditor Lawyer | Serving Southfield, MI

Free Consultation

810-605-5154

Local Professional Attorneys helping with a fresh start on life. Contact us today to stop the debt!

The Smith Law Offices, P.C.

Debtor and Creditor Lawyer | Serving Southfield, MI

Free Consultation

Helping bankruptcy clients get a fresh start on life. Stop the creditors today. Call me for help!

Southfield Debtor and Creditor Information

When to Hire a Lawyer

It is in your best interest to get legal help early on in addressing your situation. There are times when hiring a lawyer quickly is critical to your case, such as if you are charged with a crime. It may also be in your best interest to have a lawyer review the fine print before signing legal documents. A lawyer can also help you get the compensation you deserve if you've suffered a serious injury. For issues where money or property is at stake, having a lawyer guide you through the complexities of the legal system can save you time, hassle, and possibly a lot of grief in the long run.

Tips on Approaching an Initial Attorney Consultation

  • Use the consultation as a means of gaining a better understanding of your legal situation.
  • Ask the attorney how many cases similar to yours he/she has handled. An attorney's experience and knowledge can speak to their expertise (or lack of) in addressing your situation.
  • Your attorney should be able to articulate roughly how long a case like yours will take to resolve and what sort of procedures to expect.
  • Determine how comfortable you are working with the lawyer and/or law firm.

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.

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