Once you’ve made a decision to file bankruptcy the next thing you’ll need to do is find a bankruptcy attorney. Chances are, like most people, you’ve decided to file bankruptcy because you cannot meet your debts.
You may think one smart way of saving money is to avoid hiring a bankruptcy attorney, after all, it’s just a bunch of forms to fill out and present to the court, right? No, you’re wrong and you could be jeopardizing your financial future if you opt to file on your own – which is known as “pro se”.
The Odds are Against You
California residents and businesses file more petitions annually pro se than any other state in the country. According to some studies, if you’re considering a reorganization petition, the odds are not in your (more…)