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What is mandatory credit counseling in bankruptcy?

There are two classes that anyone who wants to file bankruptcy must complete. One is taken before the bankruptcy case is filed, which is often referred to as the Credit Counseling Certificate. The second class must be taken after the case is filed but before certain deadlines. The second class is often referred to as Debtor Education or Personal Financial Management. Both of these certificates must be obtained and completed in a timely manner when you file for bankruptcy in Virginia. A qualified bankruptcy lawyer can help you with completing these requirements. Credit Counseling Certificate for Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 Bankruptcy The deadline to complete the Credit Counseling Certificate for

What to expect during an initial interview with a bankruptcy attorney

Taking the first step to file for bankruptcy case can be frightening. The process can be made easier if you are prepared. See the list below for the typical documents you need to pull together for your initial appointment. The more prepared you are for the appointment, the better advice you will receive about your individual case from the bankruptcy lawyer. Free Bankruptcy Consultation The first consultation with a bankruptcy lawyer is typically free, but some firms will limit the time spent under the free consultation or will give you a packet of documents to complete on your own to return later with your retainer fee. The Stuart Law Firm, LLC offers the initial consultation free of charge.

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We help people file for bankruptcy relief under the Bankruptcy Code.

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