Brooklyn, NY asked in Bankruptcy for New York

Q: I need to file for bankruptcy as soon as possible to stop the sell of my house and I can't afford another attorney

I need step by step instructions to file it and can it be done online

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4 Lawyer Answers
Karra Kingston
Karra Kingston
Answered
  • Bankruptcy Lawyer
  • Staten Island

A: Unfortunately, Attorneys cost money to do work. Did you already hire an attorney previously? Maybe you can contact him/her. Otherwise, you will have to pay to hire an attorney to help you unless you qualify for legal aid or choose not to hire one.

Clark Dray
Clark Dray
Answered
  • Bankruptcy Lawyer
  • Broomfield, CO

A: It sounds like you may need a Chapter 13, which you really shouldn't file without the assistance of an attorney because there are too many moving parts. Consult this site for information about finding "legal services providers in your area who may be able to assist you with your legal needs for free or at a reduced cost": https://www.nysba.org/probono/

Leonard R. Boyer
Leonard R. Boyer
Answered
  • Bankruptcy Lawyer
  • Brooklyn, NY

A: You cannot afford not to have an attorney. Bankruptcy is far too complex for you to possibly handle. It is much more than filing out forms.

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
Answered
  • Bankruptcy Lawyer
  • Louisville, KY

A: You need to hire an attorney to get the job done right for you.

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