Will You Have to Go to Court?

No, not usually, especially if the lawyer does her or his job. In most bankruptcy cases, you only have to go to a proceeding called a 341 hearing to meet with the bankruptcy trustee and any creditor who chooses to come. This is not a court proceeding. Most of the time, this meeting will be a short and simple procedure where you are asked a few questions about your bankruptcy forms and your financial situation. Read more