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Not all bankruptcies stem from mismanagement of finances

On Behalf of | Sep 7, 2018 | bankruptcy |

Have you ever thought about what leads people into a situation where they need to file for bankruptcy? In many cases, the answer has nothing to do with being financially irresponsible. Many people who find themselves needing this type of protection have become overwhelmed due to factors that they can’t control. In some cases, this is an unexpected medical condition.

Imagine this scenario: You are working one day and suddenly you feel a severe pain in your chest. You recognize it as a heart attack. You are rushed to the hospital and find out you were correct. Now, you are a patient and unable to work.

Throughout the time you are in the hospital, the medical bills are piling up. You can’t earn your normal wages. Your normal bills keep rolling in. You are struggling financially. When you are finally able to return to work and earn a wage, you realize that you simply can’t keep up with the bills. You need to do something.

This is what happens to many people who file for bankruptcy. The medical issue wasn’t something they could control. Now, they are doing their best to be financially responsible. We don’t want you to think of having to file bankruptcy as a failure on your part. Instead, this is a way you can show you are trying to take control of your money again.

We can help you get your filing together. There are a host of things that go into a bankruptcy case. We will work with you to get it all together and let you know what you need to do. Soon, you will be able to breathe a sigh of relief.