Vidrine & Vidrine is a defining leader in bankruptcy law. Consumer bankruptcy is complicated and ever-changing. This is why it’s important to choose the right people when researching your financial options. An experienced Lafayette bankruptcy lawyer at Vidrine & Vidrine will provide you with information, answers and choices to help you lift the heavy burden of debt. The information included here will give you a general idea of how bankruptcy works. This is not a substitute for legal advice. Should you decide to find out if bankruptcy is right for you, our free consultation will show you how bankruptcy laws apply to your specific case.
What is bankruptcy?
Bankruptcy is protection. Under federal law, bankruptcy prohibits your creditors from collecting on your outstanding debts once your bankruptcy case has been filed. Filing for bankruptcy also prohibits creditors from:
Calling you at home or work…
What are the costs of bankruptcy for consumers?
Attorney fees and court costs: $1,500 (paid prior to filing the case)
Attorney fees: $2,800 ($600 up front; remaining fees are paid in the Chapter 13 plan)
Court costs: $310
Credit report: $60
Attorney fees are on an hourly basis. A retainer will be required, the amount of which is dependent on the complexity of the issues involved.
All bankruptcy cases are different, your attorney at Vidrine & Vidrine will discuss this with you during your no-charge consultation. Contact our office today at 337-233-5195.
We are a debt relief agency. We help people file for bankruptcy relief under the Bankruptcy Code
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The information you obtain at this site is not, nor is it intended to be, legal advice. You should consult an attorney for advice regarding your individual situation. We invite you to contact us and welcome your calls, letters and electronic mail. Contacting us does not create an attorney-client relationship. Please do not send any confidential information to us until such time as an attorney-client relationship has been established. Call (337) 233-5195 today if you have any questions.