The first step in finding a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Attorney is to ask family and friends for references. Your family and friends may prove to be the best resource in determining whether or not a particular bankruptcy attorney is well verse in the bankruptcy laws. The second step would be to search the Internet. Google.com has proven to be a great research tool in finding a bankruptcy lawyer. A lot of bankruptcy law firms now have websites for you to see the credentials of each lawyer. The last step would be to search the phonebook. A lot of bankruptcy attorneys still advertise in the phonebook. Once you have narrowed your search down to a few lawyers, you should contact each lawyer over the telephone or set up an in person consultation and see if they match your personality and all your expectations.
If you need any legal assistance in filing a bankruptcy, contact the Girgis Law Firm at 818-986-5000 for a free consultation. My office is located in Woodland Hills, CA, with satellite offices in Los Angeles, Glendale, Riverside, and Orange County.