Required Documents for Bankruptcy
Orange County Bankruptcy Lawyer
It is important to understand that bankruptcy should not be rushed into, there are generally many options that can provide relief from your current situation that do not have the long-term effects that this option has. It is crucial, however, that when bankruptcy is necessary, you do not wait too long.
There are some clear cases where bankruptcy is the better option, and the sooner you file, the better. At 1st California Law Inc., we understand the difficulties that can arise with various financial hardships, and you can be sure that we will provide you with the information, advice, and assistance that you need through the process.
If you are considering the option of bankruptcy, then the first step is to contact a Santa Ana bankruptcy attorney.
What documents will I need to file for bankruptcy?
The following are the documents you will need to provide and the things you will need to do as you prepare for your bankruptcy petition (some items may not apply to you; consult with your attorney if you have questions):
- Social Security Card – Original
- California Driver's License – or other photo ID
- Pay stubs or unemployment statements – from the past six months
- Three months' financial statements for checking, savings, investment accounts, etc.
- Utility bills/expenses for the past month
- Recent mortgage/vehicle payment statement
- Past two years' tax returns – These can also be requested from the IRS
- Tax debt documentation
- Lawsuits, foreclosures, collections and/or repossession documents
- Lease or rental agreements
- Award letter for disability, social security, workers' compensation, pension, retirement, or military that shows the amount you are receiving
- Any job termination paperwork
- Complete the online questionnaire from MyCaseInfo
Our firm can answer your questions, help evaluate your situation, and ensure that this is truly the best option. Further, we can help you to begin the process as soon as possible. Call us today!
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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
I'm 100% satisfied with his service I highly recommend to anyone!- Vivian
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