CALL NOW!
FREE PHONE/VIRTUAL CONSULTATION

3 Tips to Help You File for Bankruptcy at Home

File for Bankruptcy at HomeFile for Bankruptcy at Home

It might surprise many people to learn that you can file for bankruptcy from home. Not only does this make filing safer and easier during the COVID-19 pandemic, but it also means that people who were home-bound prior to the outbreak are able to file.

What do you need to know if you are considering filing for bankruptcy from home?

1. Filing Bankruptcy from Home is Safe and Secure

The number one question bankruptcy lawyers receive when clients learn they can file from home is whether or not it’s safe to do so. Obviously, filing from home is safer when it comes to exposure to illness. But are you trading one risk for another?

Does filing for bankruptcy at home put sensitive financial data at risk in a cybersecurity breach?

The truth is filing from home is just as safe as filing conventionally. In some cases, your information is more secure because paper copies of your bankruptcy documents aren’t passing through the hands of so many people.

And if you aren’t convinced that it’s safe to file from home, we’ll work with you to ensure you have all of the digital protection you need. We’ll ensure the process goes smoothly and that your risk of filing electronically isn’t any greater than it would be if you were leaving your house.

2. You Still Need an Attorney If You File for Bankruptcy from Home

Filing from home is convenient. It removes a great deal of the burden of the filing process, but it doesn’t change the process entirely. You still need professional guidance and support, even when filing from home.

Any time you file for bankruptcy, no matter how you do it, you have obligations and responsibilities. These don’t change when you decide not to file in person.

An attorney helps you through the process, ensures everything you submit to the court is correct and completely, and is there to answer your questions every step of the way.

3. Filing from Home Removes a Lot of the Pressure and Intimidation of Bankruptcy

One of the best things about filing from home is that it alleviates some of the pressure you’re under when you file. In most cases, people’s concerns about filing are understandable but unwarranted. Cases run smoothly and there was no reason to worry. But this doesn’t mean there isn’t anxiety involved in the process of filing for bankruptcy when doing so conventionally.

At a time when you are already feeling the stress of unpaid bills and credit problems, you don’t need more anxiety.

Filing from home alleviates the usual worries that come with conventional filing. The process is as stress-free as possible.

Should You File for Bankruptcy from Home?

Filing for bankruptcy from home is more efficient and takes less time. Since all of the meetings are held via phone or online, the process is convenient. It also allows you to get things moving along as quickly as possible. It’s one of the best options you have if you are struggling financially.

If you’d like to know more about filing from home or you have questions about how to get started, contact the Law Office of Robert M. Geller at 813-254-5696 to learn more.

Archive

Tampa Bankruptcy Law Blog

5 Benefits of Filing for Bankruptcy from Home

Filing from Home Filing for bankruptcy from home is one of the best ways to get your financial life back...
Read More

3 Tips to Help You File for Bankruptcy at Home

File for Bankruptcy at Home It might surprise many people to learn that you can file for bankruptcy from home....
Read More

3 Reasons Why Now is the Best Time to File for Bankruptcy from Home

File for Bankruptcy from Home Filing for bankruptcy from home is one of the safest and most convenient options you...
Read More

What is a Bankruptcy SOFA?

Bankruptcy SOFA Filing for bankruptcy requires a lot of paperwork. The majority of bankruptcy paperwork includes schedules that list your...
Read More

What is a Rule 2004 Exam?

Rule 2004 Exam Bankruptcy cases are handled in a bankruptcy court, but rarely do people who file need to make...
Read More

What is a Tuition Clawback?

Tuition Clawback Student loans are one of the primary causes of financial struggles and a common reason people ultimately file...
Read More

What is a Preferential Transfer?

Preferential Transfer When you file for bankruptcy, the bankruptcy court determines the order of payments.  This is true for both...
Read More

3 Tips for Choosing a Bankruptcy Lawyer

Bankruptcy Lawyer Bankruptcy is one of the most common reasons for someone to need an attorney. Filing for bankruptcy is...
Read More

What Does Presumption of Abuse Mean and What’s Its Role in Bankruptcy?

Presumption of Abuse Deciding to file for bankruptcy is an intimidating experience. It becomes even more so as the process...
Read More

8 Ways Debt is Bringing You Down

Why Debt is Negative and Holding You Back Debt is a burden for many people. Those who have just a...
Read More

Bankruptcy

For The Next 5 Days GET A FREE BOOK About Bankruptcy

Learn More

Infographics

We are A Debt Relief Agency.
We help people file for bankruptcy under the Bankruptcy Code

Pay Online Bankruptcy Courses Newsletter Subscription

NACBA Logo comodo avvo1 avvo2 avvo3 LEA BBB Logo RG Seal

Call For A Free Initial Consultation

813.254.5696

Tampa Office

Law Offices of Robert M. Geller, P.A.
807 West Azeele Street
Tampa, FL 33606
T: (813) 254-5696
T: (800) 853-7549
F: (813) 253-3405

Map And Directions

St. Petersburg Office

Law Offices of Robert M. Geller, P.A.
125 5th Street South
(Wells Fargo Financial Center)
2nd Floor, Suite G
St. Petersburg, FL 33701
T: (727) 532-3939

Map And Directions

Pasco Office

23526 State Road 54
Lutz, FL 33559
T: (813) 336-2320

Map And Directions