Bankruptcy Filing Advice

Central Florida bankruptcy attorneys in Brandon and Lakeland

The prospect of bankruptcy-and the actual tasks associated with filing-can be daunting. The requirements for a bankruptcy petition are numerous and exacting. An incorrect answer to certain questions can dramatically alter the remedies available to you in bankruptcy court. When you have come across hard times and need direction for navigating your financial future, a bankruptcy attorney can be your guide.

The experienced attorneys at the law firm of Pilka & Associates, P.A. can provide the financial and bankruptcy options you need to choose the best course of action for your particular situation. Bankruptcy does not need to be your only choice. However, if you do decide to pursue bankruptcy in Lakeland, Brandon, or anywhere in Central Florida, the skilled lawyers at Pilka & Associates, P.A. can offer you guidance based on solid experience and knowledge of the law.

Offering skilled bankruptcy advice

If you are considering bankruptcy, a Brandon or Lakeland bankruptcy attorney can advise you on the procedures for preparing and filing a bankruptcy petition. When you are faced with the kind of life altering decisions that filing bankruptcy brings, you should not face them alone.

The attorneys at Pilka & Associates, P.A. know what information you need to compile your bankruptcy filing. We are experienced with both Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 filings and can ensure that you receive accurate bankruptcy advice. A Brandon or Lakeland bankruptcy attorney can help you:

  • Prepare a bankruptcy petition
  • Identify your secured and unsecured debt and associated creditors
  • Determine assets exempt from the bankruptcy proceedings
  • Advise you on whether you are eligible for Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy
  • Help decide which bankruptcy chapter would be most beneficial to you
  • Help develop a plan to repay your creditors
  • Get you a fresh start when you leave the bankruptcy proceeding.

Prior to filing for bankruptcy, a Pilka & Associates, P.A. attorney can direct you to an approved bankruptcy services organization. With the help of your bankruptcy attorney, this agency may be able to help you negotiate with creditors and avoid the necessity of a bankruptcy filing. If the credit counseling agency develops a repayment plan, your bankruptcy attorney can review the plan with you and help to ensure your creditors agree with the plan.

Before you come to your first appointment with a Pilka & Associates, P.A. bankruptcy attorney, please print out our online Bankruptcy Information form, provide the information requested, and bring the form with you. On this form, you supply all the details of your finances, creditors, and debts. This is the first step in our analysis of your financial past and our recommendations for the future.

After you have followed the bankruptcy attorney's advice and your debts are discharged or fully paid, your lawyer can advise you on how to make the best of your fresh start. Our attorneys are trained in how to begin repairing your credit history and can provide you with the crucial first steps to starting over.

Contact us now for Brandon and Lakeland bankruptcy help

Our attorneys are dedicated to providing effective and efficient representation. Call Pilka & Associates, P.A. in our Brandon or Lakeland Florida law offices at 863-236-9321 •(863) 687-0780, or contact us through this website.

We serve clients throughout the Tampa Bay region and Central Florida including the following counties:

  • Citrus County
  • Hernando County
  • Pasco County
  • Pinellas County
  • Hillsborough County
  • Manatee County
  • Sarasota County
  • Sumter County
  • Lake County
  • Polk County
  • Hardee County
  • DeSoto County
  • Orange County
  • Osceola County
  • Highlands County