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Amy M. Levine
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Comparing personal bankruptcy options

When you think of bankruptcy, what comes to mind? Is it financial salvation? Probably not. More than likely, thoughts of overwhelming debt and wondering how you will recover from this financial pitfall without descending into financial ruin are filling your mind....

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Personal bankruptcy can help young professionals

Fresh out of graduate school, you found work in your field. But this is, after all, the gig economy. Your job is as a contractor, and you do not benefit from all the perks that full-time employees get. For example, no health benefits. But this may be the least of your...

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If you have unmanageable credit card debt or have incurred substantial unreimbursed medical expenses due to injury or illness, you may be considering a personal bankruptcy filing to help you put a stop to the endless calls and letters attempting to collect the debt. You may be uncertain, however, whether you qualify for protection under the bankruptcy laws and what the short- and long-term consequences of a bankruptcy filing are.

At the law offices of Amy M. Levine & Associates, we start by listening, taking the time to learn as much as we can about your financial situation. We will help you understand the advantages and disadvantages of Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy filings. Contrary to what most creditors will tell you, a bankruptcy filing is not a sign of failure and will not ruin your chances of ever getting credit again. The bankruptcy laws were put in place to provide relief for people just like you. Let us help.

To schedule a free initial consultation with an Ohio bankruptcy lawyer, contact our office or call us at 614-360-2942 in Columbus or 304-519-4354 in Huntington.

Helping People Eliminate Credit Card Debt

When you hire us to help you deal with overwhelming credit card debt or medical bills, we will first determine whether you are eligible to permanently discharge debt under Chapter 7. The bankruptcy laws changed in 2005, making it more difficult to file for protection under Chapter 7. We will look closely at your situation to determine if this option is available to you. If so, we will file all the documentation necessary to complete the Chapter 7 filing, and represent you in any hearings or meetings with creditors, the court or the bankruptcy trustee.

If you don’t qualify to discharge debt under Chapter 7, you may still be able to get relief under Chapter 13. In a Chapter 13 bankruptcy proceeding, you agree to repay your creditors over a three- to five-year period. In exchange, your creditors are prohibited from using any means outside of bankruptcy to attempt to collect the debt.

We will help you put together a plan for the reorganization of your debt and will review any proposed repayment plans from your creditors to ensure they are within your means. You must keep any promises you make in a bankruptcy proceeding or you can lose the protections afforded by the law.

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We provide a free initial consultation to all clients. To set up an appointment, contact us or call us at 614-360-2942 in Columbus or 304-519-4354 in Huntington. We will set up a payment plan if necessary.

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

Bankruptcy Law

Amy M. Levine
View Profile

Our Latest Blog Posts

Comparing personal bankruptcy options

When you think of bankruptcy, what comes to mind? Is it financial salvation? Probably not. More than likely, thoughts of overwhelming debt and wondering how you will recover from this financial pitfall without descending into financial ruin are filling your mind....

What factors can cause an incorrect breathalyzer reading?

Have or someone you know been pulled over by the police for suspicion of drinking and driving? Then the officer asked you to take a breath test to measure your blood alcohol concentration, and you blow way higher than you expected? You can honestly claim that you...

Personal bankruptcy can help young professionals

Fresh out of graduate school, you found work in your field. But this is, after all, the gig economy. Your job is as a contractor, and you do not benefit from all the perks that full-time employees get. For example, no health benefits. But this may be the least of your...

Consider these 4 factors for settling your divorce or going to trial

Most people who decide to end their marriage look for the least painful process, especially if they have children. However, coming to an agreement with a soon-to-be-ex isn’t always easy. Many couples decide to work together to find common ground over their children’s...

4 mistakes to avoid if you get into a car accident in the Columbus area

If you're lucky, you will never get into a serious car accident. But the chances are good that it will happen to you sooner or later. No matter how skilled and careful of a driver you are, there are plenty of bad and dangerous motorists throughout the Columbus metro...

Visit Our Blog

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