Dealing With The Emotional Toll Of Bankruptcy

Dealing With The Emotional Toll Of Bankruptcy

Michael J. Logan, Ltd. · Springfield, Illinois
More Than Three Decades' Experience As A Bankruptcy Attorney
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Individuals and families across the country and here in Illinois are struggling with their finances. One way that they are seeking relief is through bankruptcy. However, the stereotypical view of bankruptcy is still one of an individual who racked up tons of debt and now is trying to get out of it. This is definitely not the case in most instances. Many debtors are just trying to keep their head above water.

At our firm, we understand the emotions that are tied in to filing for bankruptcy. You are not alone. In Illinois, thousands of people file for bankruptcy protection every year. Most of our country is feeling the tightening and stress of the current economy. Though some people still think of bankruptcy as carrying a stigma, you should not be embarrassed about seeking help. Bankruptcy can be a positive and empowering step forward toward regaining control of your finances and life.

Bankruptcy does not always mean that you racked up debt on purpose or just decided not to pay what you owe. There are a range of reasons that an individual may need to file for bankruptcy. These can include:

  • Divorce
  • Loss of job or overtime
  • Workers' compensation situations
  • Personal injury
  • Catastrophic illness
  • Fraud
  • Failing businesses

There are large corporations and celebrities filing for bankruptcy. You are definitely not alone in your search for a way to address your debt. Let our firm and skilled bankruptcy lawyer Michael J. Logan help you understand your rights and options.

Life After Bankruptcy

Contrary to popular belief, you can have a life after bankruptcy. Bankruptcy does not ruin you — it can help you through a rough time. Though it may be intimidating and scary to face Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy, we can help you understand that bankruptcy is a process through which you can regain control of your finances and move on with your life. It is a measure we can take to help you rebuild your credit for the future. Live your life free from the stress of debt and financial problems with the help of a bankruptcy attorney at our office.

Get A Personal Case Evaluation At Our Office

Let us help you take the first step. Complete our intake form for a personal case evaluation by an experienced bankruptcy lawyer at the office of Michael J. Logan, Ltd. We can help you get the bankruptcy information you need to move forward.

We are a debt relief agency. We help people file for bankruptcy relief under the Bankruptcy Code.