What Information Do I Need to Bring to a Bankruptcy Consultation?

What You Need Bring to Your Attorney to File Bankruptcy in Atlanta

Whether you should file Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy in Georgia depends on several factors, including assets, income, and liabilities. Thus, in order for you to receive useful and effective advice regarding your particular financial circumstances, you must provide the following information at your initial consultation:

1. Current income information: Normally, the last 3 pay stubs will be sufficient to show income for you and your spouse. However, if you are self-employed, a profit and loss statement and/or bank statements are required;

2. Past income information: In order to evaluate your income from the past and to verify that you filed your taxes for the last 4 years, copies of your last filed tax returns are required;

3. List of Assets: In order to determine whether your assets will affect your Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy case, you must provide a list of everything you own, including real estate and other property. Law Offices of Charles Clapp has an intake form that should be completed with such information before a consultation with a bankruptcy attorney.

4. List of Liabilities: In order to determine if you should keep property secured by loans or if you can discharge certain debts such as taxes or student loans, a list of liabilities should be provided at your first consultation. Law Offices of Charles Clapp has an intake form that should be completed with such information before a consultation with a bankruptcy attorney.

If you have any questions or concerns about your initial bankruptcy consultation with an attorney in Atlanta, Georgia, please call Law Offices of Charles Clapp at (404) 585-0040.