What to Look for in a Bankruptcy Attorney

by DeLadurantey Law Office, LLC on January 12, 2012

When you can no longer pay your monthly bills because of an insurmountable amount of debt, you may want to consider filing for bankruptcy protection as a means of helping you to regain control over your financial situation. While it is true that one can file for bankruptcy without legal representation, a skilled legal representative can help to ensure that your case is filed correctly and that your interests are most thoroughly protected.

What to Consider in an Attorney

It is important to shop around when looking for a bankruptcy attorney to make sure you get the right one for you and your case. Make sure to consider the following when looking for an attorney:

Is the attorney you are meeting with the one who will be representing you? – in some cases, a law firm will give you a different attorney for your case than the one you originally meet with. Make sure to ask them if they will actually be representing you.

  • His or her experience – inquire as to an attorney’s experience handling cases similar to your own. You want an attorney you can trust to handle your case as professionally as possible.
  • References – obtaining references and statements from past clients who have had positive experiences with an attorney can help you to determine whether he or she may be able to deliver the quality of service that they claim to offer

If you are facing financial uncertainty, it can be a very trying time in your life. You need professional legal assistance to help eliminate your debts so you can move on. Contact the Milwaukee bankruptcy attorneys of the DeLadurantey Law Office, LLC, at 414-377-0518 to schedule a free consultation to discuss your legal options.


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