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Benefits of Bankruptcy

The Benefits of Bankruptcy

Advantages of Filing for Bankruptcy

Many Orange County residents are suffering severe financial stress and are in need of real solutions that can provide them with substantial debt relief. Some individuals struggle just to make minimum payments and borrow from credit cards to pay other debt. With this method, their situation simply becomes more difficult with each passing month. At one time, filing for bankruptcy may have had a social stigma, but those times are long past. Many of your friends, neighbors and associates may have already pursued this option for a fresh financial start.

The main benefit of bankruptcy is that it provides individuals with exactly that– a fresh start.

The general benefits of bankruptcy include the following:

  • Enjoy an automatic stay (stops creditors from collecting)
  • Restructure or discharge debts
  • Create a new payment plan
  • Relatively fast court process
  • Allows you to rebuild finances and credit

The benefits of bankruptcy will certainly differ depending on your personal circumstances and on whether you file for Chapter 7 or Chapter 13. Chapter 13 bankruptcy allows the borrower to pay back bills over a three to five year period at a manageable rate. Chapter 7 bankruptcy allows those who cannot pay their bills to discharge most of their consumer debt. Under this chapter, the debtor will no longer owe bills such as credit cards, medical bills, personal loans and other unsecured debts.

Both forms of bankruptcy also carry the extra benefit of allowing you the time to resolve financial problems involving a foreclosure on your home. As soon as the bankruptcy is filed, there is an "automatic stay" on all creditor actions, allowing our firm to engage in negotiations with your lender if a property is involved. If you are under a crushing debt load and cannot manage your current financial state, it is in your best interest to discuss the situation with a qualified Orange County bankruptcy lawyer.

Bankruptcy Lawyer in Orange County

For those who are facing heavy stress associated with debt, the benefits of filing for bankruptcy will likely far outweigh any negative consequences. At 1st California Law, we strongly believe that our clients come first. How you manage the process of filing for bankruptcy is extremely important, and ensuring that you get every possible benefit is our focus.

We can work closely with you so that you have a clear picture of not only the many benefits of bankruptcy, but also any possible consequences as you move forward. Contact our firm today for a free case evaluation.

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    "Amazing law firm to work with, very knowledgeable, & very kind!"
    Amazing law firm to work with, very knowledgeable, & very kind. They made filing for bankruptcy easy. Kevin is a amazing lawyer, would definitely recommend to friends and family.
    - Evelyn V.
    "Kevin made us feel at ease during a very stressful time in our lives."
    Kevin is the best! He made us feel at ease during a very stressful time in our lives. His upbeat personality and thorough explanations made this whole process effortless. His communication was on point and the cost for his services was absolutely reasonable. If I ever need legal service again in the future, he is my go to guy. Love him!
    - Elizabeth C.
    "Being the light at the end of this scary tunnel!"
    Nobody ever hope to find themselves filing for bankruptcy but when I did, my first call with Kevin put me in such ease that I knew I found the right person to help me.
    - Leslie I.
    "Made the entire process of filing my case approachable & much less stressful than anticipated!"
    Kevin was absolutely fantastic to work with. He made the entire process of filing my case approachable and much less stressful than I anticipated. He was responsive, professional, and direct throughout the entire process, and personally accompanied me at my hearing. I would highly recommend his services.
    - Ashley T.
    "One of the best bankruptcy attorneys to work with!"
    Kevin Kunde was one of the best bankruptcy attorneys to work with. He was kind, informative, courteous and very knowledgeable. I would recommend 1st California Law and Kevin Kunde services to anyone seeking debt relief assistance. Bankruptcy can be a very scary situation and I through out the entire process I felt well guided and taken care of by 1st California Law. Thank you for everything.
    - Melissa L.
    "Awesome attorney"
    I recently filed for my Chapter 7 through Mr. Kevin’s law firm and I could not be happier with his services. All of my concerns and worries were eliminated when Mr. Kevin thoroughly explains the process of bankruptcy filing and court hearing. The actual court hearing is very simple and to the point, just as Mr.Kevin said. In all, i highly recommend Mr.Kevin as an attorney for anyone who is in need of financial debt relief. He is kind, transparent, and dedicated to his profession. I'm glad i have had a chance to work with Kevin.
    - Bruce
    "Great Service"
    It was the best experience ever with Kevin, I consulted several attorneys regarding my bankruptcy before I went to Kevin, and Kevin was very helpful and also the fees is very good. It was so easy to prepare my filling with him and he kept me updated with everything and tell me everything I need to know even if I didn't ask for it. Kevin show up with me in court and he was very helpful in getting over this stressful situation easily and smoothly, highly recommended him and his office if you look for any financial relief advice or help. Thanks Kevin.
    - AA
    "Best lawyer"
    I'm 100% satisfied with his service I highly recommend to anyone!
    - Vivian

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