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What Should You Look for in a Bankruptcy Attorney?

By Derek Prosser

It’s never an easy decision to file for bankruptcy. However, making such a decision can have many positive effects on your life and can greatly benefit you. It can allow you to discharge certain types of debt and move forward. However, choosing whether or not to file for bankruptcy isn’t the only important decision that you must make. You must also choose who to trust as your bankruptcy attorney. This decision can also have a great impact on the outcome of your application. So how can you determine who is the best attorney for the job?

What Should You Look for in a Bankruptcy Attorney

While most bankruptcy attorneys have the right knowledge of bankruptcy issues and how they can improve their client’s chances of having their application approved, some bankruptcy attorneys treat their clients better than others. During such a stressful and uncertain time, it’s extremely important that you choose an attorney whom you feel that you can trust. Your level of comfort is key. 

Can You Easily Communicate with Your Bankruptcy Attorney?

Communication is also a very big part of choosing the right bankruptcy attorney. It should be easy for you to communicate with your attorney regarding your needs. It’s important that you feel that your attorney is reliable when it comes to listening to your needs. He or she should be able to understand the importance of time when it comes to your application since most people are unable to wait too long for a bankruptcy discharge. Through positive communication, you should be able to work with your attorney in an effective and efficient manner. 

Can You Trust Your Bankruptcy Attorney?

When you have a substantial amount of medical debt, personal debt, and/or credit card debt, you may feel as though you are out of control. That’s why it’s necessary that you find a bankruptcy attorney whom you feel that you can fully trust. He or she should always look out for your best interest and work to secure the outcome that you desire. 

Toronjo & Prosser Law Helps Those Who Are Dealing with Bankruptcy 

Filing for bankruptcy is a big decision that can have a long-lasting impact on many different aspects of your life. It is a decision that should never be taken lightly, and one that should be your choice – not someone else’s – whenever possible. That’s why it’s so important to consult with a knowledgeable and experienced Dallas bankruptcy attorney who can help you to defend against your creditors’ petition. Additionally, if any creditors are currently harassing you, an attorney can also help. At Toronjo & Prosser, our qualified Texas Bankruptcy Attorneys can help you to navigate the process. To learn more or to schedule a free consultation contact us online or call us today!

About the Author
Derek Prosser understands that clients need help and need answers and that in order to properly address those concerns, clients need to deal with an attorney first and always, not just an assistant or paralegal.  By effectively counseling from the outset of a case, Toronjo & Prosser Law can anticipate and address potential problems before they arise, as opposed to when they’ve already surfaced (the “Counsel Later” approach), and, in the end, strive for a seamless representation.