Man with outstretched armsThe idea of bankruptcy is terrifying. You have no idea of whether you are eligible to file, how the process works, and what the outcome will be. You may be telling yourself “I’ll never have anything again if I file bankruptcy” or “I make too much money and they won’t allow me to file.” Many Nebraska citizens are surprised to find out that this is not the case. Omaha bankruptcy attorney Burke Smith will help you understand how the process works, what to expect, and guide you along the way. Contact our Omaha office today.

Omaha, Nebraska attorneys helping people understand the bankruptcy process

There is no reason to be afraid of the bankruptcy process. “The Great Recession” has left many Nebraska residents in a bad financial position. While many may feel embarrassed about their situation, the truth of the matter is that the bankruptcy laws exist so that those needing a financial fresh start can achieve one. Our Omaha bankruptcy lawyers will help put your life on the right track. They will explain issues such as whether you should file for bankruptcy, whether you pass the bankruptcy means test, whether you should file for chapter 7 or chapter 13, and whether you can keep your property during a bankruptcy proceeding.

There are a number of reasons for which you may need this financial fresh start. You may need to discharge student loan debt or you may need to eliminate credit card bills. Some people have been struck by a family emergency and need to declare bankruptcy because of medical bills. When a situation is out of control then it is time to get it under control. We have helped people throughout the state of Nebraska and are ready to assist you. Contact us online or by telephone to schedule your initial consultation.

Lawyers helping Nebraskans prepare for life after bankruptcy

We help ensure that life after bankruptcy is much different before you start the process. Our lawyers are able to stop wage garnishment and other property seizures. If your bank account has been seized you may be able to recover the funds that were taken. After you have achieved financial freedom we will offer a free program to assist with rebuilding your credit. The process was designed to be a light at the end of the dark tunnel that many Nebraskans have found themselves in during the current economy. Contact us today.