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Timeline

It's as easy as 1, 2, 3.
1

File for Bankruptcy

Your bankruptcy lawyer will take you step by step through this quick and easy process.
2

Attend a Hearing

About 1 month after filing, attend a brief, informal hearing that usually last no more than 5 minutes.
3

Receive a Discharge

About 60 days later, you'll receive your bankruptcy discharge and your case is concluded.

We will guide you step by step and be by your side through the entire process. After we file your bankruptcy petition you will have to attend a brief hearing about 30 days later which is not held in a court room or before a judge. Your case is heard by bankruptcy trustee in an informal setting. There is no need to be stressed at the hearing and it takes less than 10 minutes. You will not be asked embarrassing questions or made to feel ashamed. This is usually your first and only appearance. Chapter 7 bankruptcy clients receive the bankruptcy discharge approximately 60 days after the hearing and you case is over. It is generally a quick and stress free process.

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