Q: Hello,My family member is on disability and not working for 2 years. Has thousands dollars of debt on credit cards.
which was established during the education, and paying hundreds of dollars each month for the principal and interest since 2013. Trying to have help from the programs, e.g., related to COVID, but representatives did not help, just tried to involve into the new obligations.
I found you on the internet, when was searching for a pro bono lawyers. Could you help to figure out if the person can get rid of a credit cards debt?
I'm asking you for help because found on the internet following choices: bankruptcy and transfer property. What do you think?
Many have been affected financially by the COVID-19 pandemic. Bankruptcy may be an option for your family member. Your family member may also qualify for a fee waiver if he/she is on disability.
Be sure to consult to a bankruptcy attorney in your area.
A: I suggest you take that person to see a bankruptcy lawyer, immediately. Most BK lawyers do not charge for a consultation.
A: Debt issues cause a great deal of stress and anxiety but oftentimes can be resolved. Considering bankruptcy should be looked into. It is important to talk with a bankruptcy attorney in your area to fully understand options and related issues. Many of us offer a half hour phone consultation at no charge, which would be a good start to understanding how to proceed.
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