Consumer bankruptcy lawyers handle creditors, clear debt, and set up payment plans when you file for bankruptcy.
It takes between four and six months. The process of filing for bankruptcy under Chapter 7 typically takes between four and six months, if everything is in order before the filing occurs. There are a lot of moving parts when filing for Chapter 7 bankruptcy, and if any one of them is missed or delayed, the process can be slowed down or stopped.
Bankruptcy under Chapter 7 wipes out most types of debt, such as credit card, medical bills, and personal loans. A bankruptcy discharge from a court judge relieves you of your obligation to pay these types of unsecured debt.