The Bankruptcy Court Filing Process
While filing for bankruptcy can look differently from jurisdiction to jurisdiction, there is generally a straightforward process to follow. Here’s an overview, and a look at how NextChapter helps attorneys file bankruptcy cases for clients electronically.
Bankruptcy Books You Need
Any practicing bankruptcy attorney can benefit from access to bankruptcy books. Resources and texts help you understand the history of the law and any changes you need to be aware of. Read this post to find out more about our top picks for bankruptcy books.
Conducting Bankruptcy Client Intake
Client intake, one of the first steps in the bankruptcy process can be very hard since debtors may be overwhelmed. As a legal professional, it's vital that you make the intake process as easy as possible for clients. Read this post to find out how.
Bifurcated bankruptcy is an option for clients who may not be able to afford bankruptcy fees upfront. Read this post to find out more about this type of bankruptcy and how you can offer it to clients.
How to Communicate with BK Clients
Communicating with your bankruptcy clients is one of the most important parts of the bankruptcy process. Clients have a wide range of preferences for communicating with attorneys. Read this post to find out more about all the ways you can keep in touch with your clients.
Dealing with Student Loans in an Over the Median Chapter 7
Steven J. Richardson, a New Jersey attorney with almost 30 years of experience, covers what every lawyer needs to know about student loans in over the median chapter 7 bankruptcy cases in this guest blog post! Read to find out more about this special type of cases.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, more clients will be in need of legal services, including bankruptcy filing services. Providing pro-bono options to your clients is a good way to help people in need in your community.