Q: Do you have to pay all fees up front to your lawyer before letters are sent to your creditors of your BK Filing?
Reason asking my creditors are constantly calling my place of employment all day long every single day and my cell number also. I have asked them repeatedly not to contact my place of employment but they continue to call my job anyway all day. Just need to put a stop to them calling my job and my cell phone as soon as possible. Getting money together to pay a lawyer.
A: Varys lawyer to lawyer.
Andrellos Mitchell agrees with this answer
A: Well, it depends on the agreement you have with your lawyer. However, the automatic stay in Bankruptcy will not take effect until after your Petition is filed with the court.
A: It depends on the firm that you engage. At West Law Firm, we allow clients to provide the firm's telephone number to creditors upon signing a representation agreement. Creditors then call our office and we inform them of the client's intent to file bankruptcy at a date in the future.
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