Making the decision to file for bankruptcy is never an easy one. However, the process is there to help both small business owners and individuals alike get a fresh financial start. Putting off filing for bankruptcy can mean additional debt, endless debt collection phone calls and additional stress. However, being able to file for bankruptcy often means you not only get a chance to start over financially, you may also be able to begin saving for your retirement. The bankruptcy laws can be very confusing and oftentimes, consumers do not understand their rights under the law. At The Landry Law Firm, we are committed to helping both consumers and business owners through the bankruptcy process.
Whether you are a Lafayette resident or a small business owner, the process of filing for bankruptcy is similar. You will need to file a petition as well as a number of forms disclosing all of your debts and assets to the court. Additionally, you will need to work with a credit counseling service and evaluate which bankruptcy chapter is right for your needs. If you are overwhelmed with debt, call The Landry Law Firm at 337-237-7135 and allow us to assist you through the process of bankruptcy. Our skilled attorneys have the experience you need to successfully navigate the bankruptcy system.