Bankruptcy is an important decision that can have long-lasting effects on your life. It’s important to be prepared at the beginning of this financially complex process. Our bankruptcy attorneys share information to help individuals who are considering filing for bankruptcy be better prepared. Of course, they will walk you through the process and are available to answer any specific questions that you may have before, during, and even after bankruptcy.

Documents We Recommend You Gather before Chapter 7 Filing:

  • Pay-stubs (past seven months)
  • Bank statements (past six months)
  • Tax returns (past four years)
  • mortgage loan documents
  • car loan documents
  • Current Investments
  • Retirement Statements
  • Current Mortgage
  • Current Car Loan
  • Credit Card statements
  • Collection(s) Statements
  • Driver’s License
  • Social Security card
  • Your attorney will provide you with a more extensive list during your consultation

General Tips to Rebuild Credit:

  • Use a secure credit card
  • Understand the problems and situation that led to your bankruptcy filing
  • Pay bills and debt on time
  • Try to keep the same credit card
  • Avoid scams and fraud
  • Develop smart spending habits

Our Kansas City bankruptcy lawyers and law firm want you to succeed after filing for bankruptcy and we'll do everything in our power to make that happen. Give us a call at 816-842-6200 to speak with an attorney about your financial situation, or contact us online to schedule your free consultation

Jason C. Amerine
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