Bankruptcy Panel

We provide bankruptcy assistance that allows clients and their families to live debt-free lives. We help clients make difficult decisions about their financial status and whether filing bankruptcy is the best option for their situation. Our volunteers assist with Chapter 7 bankruptcy petitions.

Scope of work (full representation 6-20 hours on average):

  • Following eligibility and receipt of the banktruptcy packet, contact and meet with client.
  • Complete all necessary documentation for case.
  • File all necessary paperwork
  • Maintain client communication
  • Attend all court proceedings
  • Provide LABG staff with periodic case status updates including when final judgements have been entered and hours spent on case.

Need Legal Help

Legal aid protects the rights of people living at or near poverty with legal problems such as:  housing, consumer, family and public benefits. We ensure access to justice for all people, including veterans, the elderly, those who are disabled and victims of domestic violence. You can call us to apply for assistance Monday through Thursday 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. or Friday 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Calls are answered in the order they are received. You may also apply online by clicking "Apply For Help" below. 


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