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Filing Chapter 7 in Illinois

If you have made the decision to file for bankruptcy to get out from under debt and get a fresh financial start, it is important to learn about the process and steps that must be followed.

At Edwin L. Feld & Associates, LLC, we can advise you about your options and give you a general outline of the steps and procedures required in most bankruptcy cases. We can also answer any questions that you have regarding Chapter 7 bankruptcy and any additional administrative steps that may be completed before your debts are discharged.

We have offices convenient to many suburbs in the Chicago area. Call 888-645-4357 to schedule a free initial consultation with an experienced bankruptcy lawyer.


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The basic steps in the Chapter 7 bankruptcy process include:

  • Determining whether Chapter 7 is the correct form of bankruptcy for your situation
  • A mandatory credit counseling (may be done online or by phone)
  • Filing a petition, schedules, statements and other documents with the bankruptcy court
  • Meeting with the trustee (if necessary)
  • Allowing time for objections by creditors and the trustee
  • Taking a financial management course prior to the discharge (may be done online or by phone)
  • Receiving a Notice of Discharge

If you are considering bankruptcy as an option to provide effective debt relief, it is important to consult with a skilled lawyer.

Filing Chapter 7 in Illinois With an Experienced Lawyer

To learn more about filing Chapter 7 with an experienced bankruptcy attorney at Edwin L. Feld & Associates, contact us toll free at 888-645-4357. You may also contact us by e-mail.