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Finding a bankruptcy lawyer isn’t a difficult task given the large number of practitioners offering debt relief services in New York City. But you have to stop for a moment and think, do you just want any attorney, or do you want to find an advocate that is best suited to work on your particular situation. Identifying a great bankruptcy attorney isn’t nearly as easy as it may seem.

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Here are some tips to guide you in your search for a New York City Bankruptcy Lawyer:

  1. Before hiring an attorney, you’ll want to contact their law office for an initial consultation. Even within the first phone call, you’ll get an idea of the level of the law firm’s responsiveness and interest in assisting you. Granted, good attorneys are generally very busy, but they shouldn’t be so busy that they are entirely inaccessible. You should think twice before engaging with any law firm that offers to sign you up without you having the opportunity to speak with the lawyer and determine whether your matter is a good fit for that firm.
  2. In the age of internet, it is relatively easy to search for reviews to determine whether an attorney is reputable. A high level of positive feedback over a long period of time could be taken as a sign that the law firm is stable and that the attorney has a system of providing satisfactory service. Conversely, a fair amount of negative feedback is a big red flag. Furthermore, you don’t just want to make sure that your speaking to a competent lawyer, you want to make sure the attorney has a reputation for providing excellent service specifically in the area of bankruptcy.
  3. You’ll want to engage with a law office that is reasonably convenient to where you live or work. It’s typical for a bankruptcy client to meet with their attorney when they retain the firm, and an additional meeting to review the petition prior to filing. As such, you’ll want to hire an office that is accessible to you, so that you can reduce the probability of unnecessary logistical delays.

Don't make a decision unprepared! If you have concerns about the bankruptcy process, read our section dedicated to answering questions about bankruptcy. Our law firm has offices in Brooklyn, Long Island, and Manhattan, making our attorneys easy accessable across all parts of NYC. Contact our Brooklyn Bankruptcy Lawyers to learn whether you qualify for chapter 7 or chapter 13, and learn more about the process of obtaining a court-ordered financial fresh start.

Call the Law Office of Simon Goldenberg at 888.301.0584 today for a free phone evaluation.