Will I Have to Go Before a Judge in Bankruptcy?

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Are you or a loved one afraid that you may have to go before a judge in bankruptcy?  Watch this video by Buffalo Bankruptcy Attorney Michael F. Barrett for guidance. If you are considering bankruptcy, contact our office to schedule an appointment with a dedicated bankruptcy lawyer. Let our experience work for you. 

  • Many people are nervous about having to go before a judge when filing a bankruptcy.
  • Most Chapter 7 bankruptcy cases do not require you to go before a judge.
  • Your only face-to-face experience is with a trustee, another lawyer assigned to your case.
  • Filers of Chapter 13 bankruptcies appear in front of a judge one time, strictly for the purpose of responding questions about the Chapter 13 plan and the repayment plan.

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