An Attorney Seeking Solutions for People in Debt

More than a million Americans from all walks of life seek the protection of the bankruptcy courts every year. People take this step for many different reasons, and there is no one-size-fits-all solution to debt-related financial troubles.

If you are considering filing bankruptcy, you should talk to an experienced lawyer who will personally advise you on your possible bankruptcy consequences, based on your specific circumstances.

At the Reno Law Firm in Memphis, every case we take is handled by attorney Claire Reno, who has been helping clients through the bankruptcy process for more than 10 years. Contact us to schedule a free consultation. We serve clients in Shelby County and throughout the region.

Helping Clients Choose the Right Bankruptcy Approach

For individual consumers and many small business owners, there are two main types of bankruptcy: Chapter 7 (also known as straight bankruptcy), which eliminates certain debts in the short term, and Chapter 13 (also known as wage earner), which reorganizes debts into a payment plan.

Both types of bankruptcy give people immediate debt relief as soon as they are filed. Pending lawsuits, foreclosures, repossessions and wage garnishments must be cancelled, and debt collectors are not allowed to call you or send you letters.

An In-Depth Understanding of Bankruptcy Law

Beyond the initial debt relief that you can get by filing bankruptcy, the ultimate consequences of bankruptcy and the ability of the bankruptcy courts to help you make a fresh start depend on your specific circumstances. The following are some bankruptcy topics that many people are particularly concerned about:

Before you can file for bankruptcy, you must participate in a credit counseling session. If you decide to go ahead with a bankruptcy filing, we can provide you with a list of credit counselors, some of whom provide this service online or on the phone. To learn more about the bankruptcy process and the benefits of bankruptcy protection, contact us today.

We are a debt relief agency. We help people file for bankruptcy under the Bankruptcy Code.

At the Reno Law Firm, based in Memphis, Tennessee, we represent clients throughout West Tennessee, including the communities of Brownsville, Germantown, Collierville, Bartlett, Arlington, Millington, Cordova, Covington, Jackson, Munford, Atoka, Brighton and Bolivar; and other locations in Shelby County, Tipton County, Fayette County, Haywood County, and Madison County

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