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Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Lawyers in Augusta

Let Us Help You Get Out from Under Your Debt

Nobody thinks he is ever going to have to file for bankruptcy. Isn't that what happens to people who have absolutely nothing left? Doesn't it ruin your credit forever? In short – no. Those are false beliefs that, unfortunately, many people think are true.

In reality, filing for bankruptcy can be life-changing in the best way possible! If you're struggling to keep your head above water, bankruptcy can be your chance for a brand new beginning—and our Augusta Chapter 7 bankruptcy lawyers can help you through.

Filing Chapter 7 in Georgia – What Are the Benefits?

If you have accumulated a large amount of debt that you are unable to repay and the harassing calls from debt collectors will not stop, then you could be a good candidate for Chapter 7 bankruptcy.

Augusta residents who file for Chapter 7 bankruptcy typically do not have jobs or a reliable source of income. The bills keep coming and they simply do not have the ability to pay them. Filing Chapter 7 pays off a portion of debt through liquidation of certain assets and then discharges the rest!

Contrary to what people may say, you do not have to lose a home or car when you file Chapter 7 bankruptcy in Georgia. We know how to protect your assets while eliminating your debt.

If you are in this situation, there is no need to feel ashamed. Many people who file for Chapter 7 in Georgia have not necessarily been irresponsible with their money—rather, they have lost their jobs, are going through a messy divorce, or someone in their family had an unexpected emergency that resulted in piles of medical bills.

Contact us to schedule a free case review. Find out if Chapter 7 bankruptcy is the right solution for you and your family.

How to File for Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

The first thing you must understand is that bankruptcy law is one of the most complicated forms of law in the United States. It is important to educate yourself, but this is not something you're going to master and be able to handle yourself.

Chapter 7 bankruptcy looks at everything you owe (your debts) and everything you own (your assets). Your property will be divided into two different categories:

  • Non-exempt items will be sold in order to pay off your creditors. This does not mean you're going to lose everything you own; you're going to get rid of things you do not need, and they are going to help pay off some of your debt. Examples of non-exempt items include family heirlooms, a second vehicle, any cash, stocks, bonds, investments, or valuable collections.
  • Exempt items are property that you will get to keep after filing for Chapter 7 bankruptcy. This could include a portion of equity in your home, household furnishings and appliances, your vehicle (up to a certain value) and jewelry (up to a certain value). Your Georgia bankruptcy attorney will be able to look at your specific case when you meet and help you understand what you may be able to keep.

Once this is all taken care of, you will find that all or most of your debt has been forgiven. There are certain debts that are non-dischargeable, which means you will still be obligated to pay them.

Non-dischargeable debts include:

  • Student loans
  • Child support
  • Alimony
  • Taxes and tax liens
  • Debts obtained through fraud

Free Consultation with an Augusta Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Lawyer

Dealing with debt can seem very lonely, but it doesn't have to be when you work with Seymour and Associates. Our Chapter 7 Bankruptcy attorneys are extremely sensitive to how you're feeling right now and we will use our more than three decades of experience in bankruptcy law to help you get your life back on track.

Our firm only handles bankruptcy and student loan law cases, so you can rest easy knowing that you are in good hands.

Call (706) 872-7117 for a free consultation with an Augusta Chapter 7 bankruptcy attorney at Seymour and Associates!

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