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John Harper's Bankruptcy Law Office is a Debt Relief Agency under Federal Law
We help Kansas residents file for bankruptcy relief in and around Abilene, Atchison, Emporia, Junction City, Kansas City, Lawrence, Leavenworth, Lenexa, Manhattan, Olathe, Ottawa, Overland Park, Salina, Topeka and most anywhere else in NE Kansas under the Bankruptcy Code.
Here’s what the U.S. Bankruptcy Court’s
Official Website has to say on this subject.
Individuals can file bankruptcy without an attorney, which is called filing pro se. However, seeking the advice of a qualified attorney is strongly recommended because bankruptcy has long-term financial and legal outcomes.
“Filing personal bankruptcy under Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 takes careful preparation and understanding of legal issues. Misunderstandings of the law or making mistakes in the process can affect your rights. Court employees and bankruptcy judges are prohibited by law from offering legal advice.
The following is a list of ways your lawyer can help you with your case.
Advise you on whether to file a bankruptcy petition.
Advise you under which chapter to file.
Advise you on whether your debts can be discharged.
Advise you on whether or not you will be able to keep your home, car, or other property after you file.
Advise you of the tax consequences of filing.
Advise you on whether you should continue to pay creditors.
Explain bankruptcy law and procedures to you.
Help you complete and file forms.
Assist you with most aspects of your bankruptcy case.
Bankruptcy laws were enacted in order to give individuals a fresh financial start. It is nothing about which to be ashamed. Many prominent Americans have filed bankruptcy & then gone on to future personal & financial success. Here are just a few of them:
Thomas Jefferson - 3rd American president
Ulysses S. Grant - 18th American president
William McKinley - 25th American president
Dave Ramsey - self professed "get out of" guru
Walt Disney - of Mickey Mouse & Disneyland fame
P.T. Barnum – of the Barnum & Bailey Circus
Mark Twain - American author
Henry John Heinz - Heinz ketchup mogul
Milton Hershey - founder of Hershey's chocolate
Henry Ford - automobile manufacturer
J.C. Penney - founder of the department store chain
Mickey Rooney - actor
Debbie Reynolds - move actress & hotel owner
Johnny Unitas - NFL Hall of Fame quarterback
Dorothy Hamill - figure skater, Olympian
Jerry Lee Lewis - rock & roll star
Burt Reynolds - movie star
Gary Busey - actor
Nicholas Cage - actor
Kim Basinger - actress, former wife of Alec Baldwin
MC Hammer - entertainer, musician, dancer (Hammer Time)
Willie Nelson - country music legend
Mike Tyson - boxer, filed Chapter 11
Joe Lewis - boxer
Terrell Owens - NFL football player
Stephen Baldwin - actor
Jose Conseco - MLB baseball player
George McGovern - former presidential candidate
John Connally - Texas governor riding with JFK