Long Island Bankruptcy Attorney
Bankruptcy Offices throughout Long Island, New York
Long Island Bankruptcy Lawyer Law Firm Overview Attorney Profiles Bankruptcy Evaluation Form Contact Us
Bankruptcy Practice Areas
Long Island Bankruptcy
Alternatives to Bankruptcy
Bankruptcy Exemptions
Bankruptcy FAQs
Bankruptcy Law
Bankruptcy Overview
Consolidate Your Bills
Creditor Harassment
Debt Consolidation vs Settlement
Discharging Debt
Eliminate Your Bills
Filing Jointly
Foreclosure
Freezes On Your Bank Accounts
Is Filing Bankruptcy Right For Me?
Life After Bankruptcy
Loan Modification
Repossession
Tax Debt & Bankruptcy
The Jacoby and Jacoby Difference
The Means Test
Top Bankruptcy Myths
Types of Bankruptcy
Wage Garnishments
Why Hire a Bankruptcy Attorney
Your Bankruptcy Consultation
Bankruptcy Blog
Bankruptcy Videos
En Espanol
Bankruptcy Law

Do My Bills Need to be Current to File Bankruptcy?


Avoid going to jail No.  Often times, debt collectors tell you on the phone that you cannot file bankruptcy until you pay them to get current.  Don't listen to them.  These people are not working for you, Think about it, they are the people you owe money to.  Of course they are going to advise you against filing bankruptcy.  That means they don't get paid. 

Another question we get a lot is how far behind you need to be to file bankruptcy.  You need to be in debt to consider bankruptcy, but where you are in your payment cycle doesn't matter much.  If you are filing Chapter 13 to catch up on payments, it is important to file your case before you lose your property to a foreclosure or repossession

If you are at the point of getting debt collection calls, it is probably best to speak to an attorney sooner rather than later.  To schedule a free consultation , call us at 631-289-4600 today.  We will go over your individual situation and discuss what options are best for you.

Comments

No Comments Posted
Click Here to watch our Bankruptcy Videos
Fill out the form below to email our law firm.
Leave feedback about our services here.
Bankruptcy Law Visit us on Facebook Follow us on Twitter
Bankruptcy Law
Long Island Bankruptcy Lawyer | Contact Us | Site Map | Privacy Policy

Attorney Web Design

We are a qualified debt relief agency. This is Attorney Advertising. The information on this website is for general information purposes only. Nothing on this or associated pages should be taken as legal advice for any individual case or situation. This information on this website is not intended to create, and receipt or viewing of this information does not constitute, an attorney-client relationship.