Life After Bankruptcy
Many people have a hard time believing that there could be life after bankruptcy, but this widely circulated myth is not true. The way that your life will play out after filing for bankruptcy will be largely affected by steps you take before and during the process, and this makes it vitally important to secure the right attorney to represent your case as you proceed through the process. With the help of a
Clearwater bankruptcy attorney by your side, you can secure the best chance of being able to live comfortably after completing the bankruptcy process in Florida.
The bankruptcy process will continue to affect your life after the filing has been completed, particularly in Chapter 13 cases. However, this does not have to mean that bankruptcy will affect your life adversely. Chapter 13 bankruptcy allows a debtor a specified amount of time, usually between three to five years, to repay their outstanding debts. As such, the process will be drawn out for some time before it is ever officially completed. It is important to plan for this and it is absolutely necessary for you to devise a repayment plan that will secure a comfortable life for you after the filing has been completed.
Find Your New Life
As you settle into a new life after bankruptcy, there are certain steps you should take in order to ensure that you do not fall into the same spending habits that initially led to your need to file for bankruptcy. One of the most important steps that should be taken in your post-bankruptcy life involves creating a realistic budget that allows you to pay all of your bills and meet your personal and household needs in a timely manner. Vigilant attention will need to be paid to your spending habits in order to ensure that you are not overspending or spending what you don't have.
Contact a Clearwater bankruptcy lawyer today!
Contrary to popular belief, it is possible to rebuild your credit and stabilize your finances after bankruptcy. In fact, bankruptcy may be the only way that some people will ever be able to feel financial stability again. Therefore, the fiscal actions taken after bankruptcy should most definitely take into account the life you were once living. At The Law Office of Gary G. Carpenter, I am here to help individuals struggling with debt and provide personalized attention during the legal process. I can help you determine if bankruptcy is right for you. Call today for a free consultation.