Bankruptcy attorneys in Tucson are extremely busy right now. It took some time for the regional economy to catch up with the recession that had gripped the rest of the country for the better part of the year, but arrive it did. With a vengeance. The perfect storm that had devastated so much of the rest of the country came in strong, and since that time skilled bankruptcy attorneys in Tucson have been working overtime trying to help to restore some stability to the local economy.
The regional economy was holding up better than the rest of the country, because of diversity and a more conservative attitude with loans and with real estate value, but the financial meltdown took its toll on the savings and fortunes of individuals and businesses alike.
Then individuals got scared and pulled back on spending and adopted a bunker mentality. This caused a chain reaction of negativity which drove marginal business into bankruptcy and caused an entire downward spiral that saw more layoffs and more business fail.
It has been a hard quarter or two for the economy, and many individuals are finding that their once solid balance sheet is not so solid — or not so liquid. In fact, it is full of holes and dried up. People and their finances are distressed, and they need reorganizing.
However, this is not a “do-it-yourself” proposition. If you are on the brink of bankruptcy, you need the professional advice of a bankruptcy attorney.
Finding a qualified attorney is not hard. Start with asking family or friends if they have had any experience with bankruptcy attorneys. You might be surprised to find that they have. If family or friends cannot provide you with a referral, then there are some other sources.
Start with the internet. Often, the big law firms will have large and informative websites, and smaller firms will have a listing on bar association websites.
Once you have retained an attorney, then you can both work in a type of partnership to try to resolve your financial distress and to work to pay off creditors. Few potential bankruptcy filings are simple. There is not easy template — in and out.
Your attorney Eric Ollason, Attorney at Law, will advise you on the best course of action. Sometimes your advice will be not to file a consumer bankruptcy. Or you will be advised to file Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy.
Bankruptcy attorneys in Tucson are working in the best and most expedient way to help distressed consumers, and anxious creditors work towards an equitable solution which, in the long run, will help to stabilize the economy.