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An Experienced Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Attorney in West Palm Beach, FL
Depending on your financial situation, there are multiple options available to assist you with overcoming debt. At The Law Office of Michael A, Kaufman, P.A., we can help you understand these options and provide you with advice on which type of debt relief is right for you. For example, one of the most common types of debt relief is known as a Chapter 7 or liquidation bankruptcy. Read below to see if this sounds like the right solution for you. If so, contact us right away for assistance.
By working with our Chapter 7 bankruptcy attorney in West Palm Beach, FL, you’ll be informed of the process and details involved in the bankruptcy claim. In a Chapter 7 filing, you will choose to discharge your debts by liquidating your assets. Contact our office to learn more about the options available or to discuss your current financial situation with our team.
The Chapter 7 Filing Process
When an individual or troubled corporation files for a chapter 7 proceeding, a comprehensive list of all assets and liabilities must be submitted. This is long with:
Petition to the Courts
Schedule of Current Income and Expenditures
Schedule of Executory Contracts and Unexpired Leases
Other Paperwork required to Claim Bankruptcy
By working with our attorney, we can help ensure that all of the documentation required for your case is kept in order. With our extensive experience in past cases, we will advise you on what to expect throughout the process and provide you with peace of mind at every turn.
After your petition is filed, a trustee will be appointed who is responsible for administering the bankruptcy process. They will manage the liquidation of your non-exempt assets and distribute them based on the Chapter 7 code.
Eligibility for a Chapter 7 Filing
To qualify for a Chapter 7 bankruptcy in West Palm Beach, FL, your current monthly income must be less than the stated median, or your deductions must bring you under the presumption of abuse. If you do not qualify, you may be able to challenge the results of your mean test if you have justifiable current expenses or adjustments to your current income. You may also file under Chapter 13 of the code if you are still ineligible for a Chapter 7 proceeding.
Benefits of Bankruptcy
Bankruptcy may Eliminate:
Credit Card Bills
Bankrupcy May Protect:
Your Other Assets
The law office of
Michael A. Kaufman, P.A.
Mr. Kaufman is a licensed attorney whose experience extends throughout many aspects of bankruptcy law. He has handled both personal and corporate cases involving Chapter 7 liquidation, chapter 11 corporate reorganizations, discharge of debts, automatic stays, consolidation of debts, and organizing assets and payment plans. He has also handled negligent claims, real estate claims, and contractual matters.
See why The Law Office of Michael A. Kaufman, P.A. is one of the highest-rated bankruptcy attorneys in West Palm Beach.
Very professional and smart, Mr. Kaufman helped me avoid losing money to my trustee because I made a large payment to an insider after ignoring his advice and he still helped me fix it, the trustee even complimented him for “being a smart lawyer” and after hearing 20 other people’s cases on the day of my 341 hearing I realized I definitely had the best lawyer around. I hope I never have to file bankruptcy again but if I did there’s no doubt in my mind I’d rehire Michael Kaufman. I also want to add he was very affordable.
I was stressing over a Credit Card lawsuit, and I called Michael Kaufman, P.A. I explained the situation and he took control and got me a favorable outcome.
His staff was helpful and very professional. Mr. Kaufman was very understanding and really helped me during a difficult time.
I highly recommend Michael A. Kaufman, P.A.
I give Mr. Kaufman a 5 star rating because I am very impressed with his over all handling of my case which was very efficient. He is very confident and informative, always let me know what to expect next, I never felt like I was left out in the dark. In fact, as soon as I talked to him I knew he was going to take care of everything and that was a load off my mind. His easy going manner made it easy to ask questions and I might add, he knew the answers to everything I asked. Thank you Mr. Kaufman for taking care of my case in such a way that you made it look easy, which I never would have believed when I began.
When you need the services of a lawyer in West Palm Beach, FL, don’t look further than the office of Michael A. Kaufman. We’ll start by providing you with a free initial consultation, letting you ask any questions you have about our services and pricing.