Filing for bankruptcy does not have to be the end of the world. It is understandable to be embarrassed and upset that filing for bankruptcy is the only way to get out of debt. A bankruptcy attorney is available to help throughout the entire process. It is a bankruptcy attorney’s job to help you understand what your rights are when you are going through bankruptcy proceedings. Do not hesitate to ask for help.

Filing for bankruptcy may be the only way to correct your debt. If that is the case, you need to find a qualified bankruptcy attorney that you can trust. Here is a list of questions (and answers) to determine if the bankruptcy attorney is right for you:

  1. How long have you been practicing bankruptcy law?
    • The longer the better
  2. How long have you been with Galarza Law Firm
    • The longer the better
  3. What percent of your time has been spent on bankruptcy law since 2005?
    • Upwards of 50%
  4. On average how many bankruptcy cases do you handle a month?
    • 10-20
  5. Do you know the local bankruptcy judges?
    • Yes
  6. Have you ever received an Ethics Disciplinary Complaint?
    • No
  7. Are you a part of a voluntary bankruptcy bar group?
    • Yes, the NACBA
  8. Do you have options for payment plans?
    • Yes
  9. How will bankruptcy negatively affect me?
    • Your credit score will be affected. Bankruptcy will stay on your credit report between 7-10 years.
  10. Who will be taking point on my case?
    • The majority of the work should be completed by a board certified attorney. Minimal work and assistance should be completed by other attorneys or paralegals.

Bankruptcy attorneys at Galarza Law Firm are some of the best attorneys in Sarasota, Florida. They will walk you through the entire bankruptcy process from start to finish. Let them take the stress off of you!