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MassachusettsConsumer Bankruptcy Lawyers in Barnstable County, Massachusetts

When an individual debtor can no longer meet his or her financial obligations, he or she may seek protection through a bankruptcy proceeding in Barnstable County, Massachusetts.

When an individual files for bankruptcy, he or she will usually file for either Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy.

Under a Chapter 7 bankruptcy, the debtor's nonexempt assets are liquidated and his or her debts are paid off. Debts remaining after all nonexempt assets are liquidated are usually discharged.

Under a Chapter 13 bankruptcy, the debtor is put on a court-ordered payment plan. Contact a bankruptcy attorney for legal advice on filing a Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy.

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Richard J Cohen

Richard J Cohen
Law Offices of Richard J. Cohen
PO Box 1085
Centerville, MA 02632
Licensed for 47 years, Richard J Cohen is a Bankruptcy lawyer... read more >

James A Watt

James A Watt
3267 Main Street PO Box 881
Barnstable, MA 02630
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Consumer Bankruptcy Certification

Board Certification in Consumer Bankruptcy Law - The American Board of Certification (ABC) is accredited by the ABA to certify attorneys as specialists in consumer bankruptcy law.

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National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys

NACBA serves the needs of consumer bankruptcy attorneys and works to protect the rights of consumer debtors.