West Virginia Bankruptcy Attorney

Questions about filing Bankruptcy in West Virginia? Contact a West Virginia Bankruptcy lawyer who can advise you! If you are struggling with debt and need to regain control of your finances, the Wolfe Law Firm can help. Call today to see if filing Bankruptcy is the right option for you. The call is confidential and the initial consultation is always free. Call 1-877-637-5756.

Benefits Of Filing Bankruptcy In West Virginia

Need a West Virginia Bankruptcy Lawyer but don’t know if you need to file a Bankruptcy? Chapter 7 bankruptcy can offer a person like you immediate relief from your creditors. The many benefits to filing a chapter 7 Bankruptcy may include:

  • Stop harassing Creditors from calling
  • Stop wage attachment and/or wage garnishment
  • Discharge and eliminate credit card debt
  • Discharge and eliminate medical bills
  • Discharge and eliminate unsecured debt
  • Stop repossession of your car/vehicle
  • Stop foreclosure of you home or property
  • Get a fresh start
I Want To File Bankruptcy So How Do I Start?

The first step is to get an accurate picture of financial situation. We have developed a detailed Bankruptcy Questionnaire which will allow us to review your finances and see if your interests would be best served by filing for Bankruptcy Protection. Once you have filled out the Questionnaire, we will review your case and determine what is best for you personally. If you do not qualify or decide not to file a Bankruptcy Petition, there is no cost to you. Please download our Questionnaire here ( insert hyperlink) and once you have completed it, mail or email it to the Wolfe Law Firm. We will contact you to set up a meeting.

Please Complete the Bankruptcy Questionnaire prior to your appointment.

How Much Does It Cost To File Bankruptcy In West Virginia

At the Wolfe Law Firm, we recognize that finances are tight due to the current economy. Our attorney fees for filing a standard Chapter 7 Bankruptcy petition is One Thousand dollars ($1000.00). There are additional costs incurred when filing Bankruptcy. The total retainer for costs is Four Hundred dollars ($400.00). This sum covers all the costs for an uncontested Chapter 7, including the Federal Bankaruptcy Court filing fees of Three Hundred and Fifty Five dollars ($355.00), and the cost of a Credit Report which averages Thirty Five Dollars ($35.00).

Please review our contract for the Wolfe Law Firm for more details concerning cost and fees for a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy.

What Is The Difference Between And Chapter 7 And A Chapter 13

Consumers normally file under one of two chapters of the United States Bankruptcy Code- Chapter 7 or Chapter 13.

Chapter 7 Bankruptcy is called liquidation. If the debtor qualifies, unsecured creditors, like credit cards, medical bills and others can be discharged. Under West Virginia law, a debtor can exempt many of their household items, along with some equity in their homes and cars, which can allow them to retain an approved amount of assets under West Virginia Law.

Chapter 13, unlike Chapter 7, allows the debtor to reorganize their debts under the supervision of the Bankruptcy Court with a repayment plan suited to their individual needs. It is important that you discuss your options with a Bankruptcy Attorney to see if filing Bankruptcy is the best option for you and whether you qualify to file under Chapter 7 or Chapter 13.

Credit Counseling

We can all benefit from credit counseling and prior to filing a Bankruptcy Petition in the Norther District of West Virginia a debtor is required, under the Bankruptcy law, to participate in credit counseling. This can be done over the phone or the internet. Most credit counseling agencies charge Fifty-dollars ($50.00) or less for this service. A credit counseling session usually takes about 90 minutes of your time.

Go to trustee’s website for approved Credit Counseling

Debtor Education

Before a debtor can receive his or her final discharge from Bankruptcy, they are required to complete an approved Debtor Education Course. Some agency offer both Credit Counseling and Debtor Education for one cost. Like the Credit Counseling, Debtor Education usually costs less than fifty-dollars ($50.00) and takes approximately 90 minutes to complete.

Go to the trustee’s website for approved Debtor Education programs

Where Is Our Law Firm

The Wolfe Law Firm is conveniently located in Elkins West Virginia. Our firm has helped file for Bankruptcy protection for citizens throughout North Central West Virginia, including Elkins, Randolph County, Buckhannon, Upshur County, Parsons, Tucker County, Weston, Lewis County, Phillipi and Belington West Virginia.

Call 1-877-637-5756 today for a free and confidential phone consultation. Once you have filled out our questionnaire, visit us to review your financial options.

Do not hesitate! Financial freedom is just a phone call away.

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