The hardest part of this process is taking the first step!
If you decide to file for bankruptcy protection you will also need the following....
Frequently Asked Questions About the Filing Process
What if I have not filed my taxes?
You can still file your case but you will need to get all of your taxes filed within a few weeks of filing Chapter 13. Chapter 7 trustees usually do not require that all taxes be filed.If you need assistance getting your taxes filed our team can connect you with an affordable tax prepare to assist.
What if I am self-employed and don't have pay stubs?
No problem.You can sign an affidavit as to the approximate amount that you do earn on a monthly basis.Please bring the last 90 days of bank statements to your appointment.
I have no idea where my social security card is. What else can I use?
You can use an old W-2 or 1099 that reflects your full social security number.
What if I have already filed bankruptcy before? Can I file again?
Yes. Typically you are not restricted in filing bankruptcy again. You can file Chapter 7 once every 8 years and you can file a Chapter 13 at any time. So even if you don’t qualify for one Chapter of bankruptcy you can use another to protect yourself.