There is no law stating that you need to have a lawyer represent you in bankruptcy. Obviously, money is tight for people who are seeking bankruptcy relief and in some cases one may have no choice but to do everything oneself. However, the bankruptcy laws can be difficult to understand without experience in their application, and since the bankruptcy law changed, there are many key issues that even experienced lawyers and judges disagree about in how the law should be applied. Since you are looking to get an elephant off your back and make a fresh start, and since often one’s home and other assets may be at risk, it makes sense to make every effort to retain an experienced bankruptcy attorney to advise and represent you. The real question is: ‘Can you afford not to have an attorney in your corner?’
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