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Avoid Bankruptcy Mistakes by Hiring a Lawyer

If you take the time to find a Chicago bankruptcy attorney now, you can save yourself from the most common mistakes made by those who file for bankruptcy without help.

You will learn key tricks to be successful at bankruptcy, such as not running up your credit cards under the false assumption that your debts will be discharged later on. This is a common misconception that can get you into serious trouble. Other mistakes include: transferring property out of your name; ignoring lawsuits in the hopes that bankruptcy will stop them; hiding assets and withholding information; cashing in any retirement funds; and paying back money to friends and family rather than creditors.

While actions like these may seem like a good idea at first, they can make your bankruptcy more complicated later on. That is why a bankruptcy attorney is vital to not only successfully applying for bankruptcy, but ensuring that you stay on the right track and finish your bankruptcy legally. This will protect you in the future and improve your financial history tremendously.

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