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Helping Clients Eliminate Burdensome Debt

Being in debt is one of the most difficult situations to live with, especially if you are starting to face creditor harassment due to the amount of money you owe. Whether you are in debt to credit card companies, hospitals, or the IRS, A Fresh Start Law can help. Our bankruptcy lawyer can help you to determine if you are eligible for Chapter 7 bankruptcy and explain the many advantages of filing for this type of bankruptcy.

At A Fresh Start Law, we understand that you have many bankruptcy lawyers to choose from. With the right Las Vegas bankruptcy attorney by your side, your case is likely to go by much faster and easier. Backed by more than35 years of experience in bankruptcy law, our attorney can help you with all your legal needs today.

Regardless of the situation that you are in, our Las Vegas Chapter 7 bankruptcy attorney is here to help. Call (702) 551-3256 to schedule a free consultation.

Is Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Right for You?

Chapter 7 is known as the liquidation chapter. While bankruptcy is a viable solution for many people, it is not for everyone. There are many factors to consider if you are considering filing for bankruptcy, as well as a means test that you will need to take. A means test helps to determine whether you are eligible based on your assets and income.

If you are more than $20,000 in debt, this may be the solution that fits your needs, while clients with less than $20,000 in debt should consider debt settlement instead.

Chapter 7 bankruptcy might be right for you if the following statements are true:

  • You have significant medical bills you cannot repay
  • You have credit card debt which is unmanageable
  • You don't have much equity in your home
  • You don't have significant valuable assets to lose
  • You are unable to pay back personal loans
  • You are currently unable to drive due to motor vehicle surcharges

Do I Qualify for Chapter 7?


Any person who owns property can file for Chapter 7 bankruptcy, however, in order for your debt to be discharged, you must meet several requirements:

  • You must pass the “means” test.
  • You have not already filed a previous bankruptcy within a certain period.
  • The bankruptcy court must not believe you are cheating creditors.
  • You must be a natural person.

The means test is basically a test that determines whether or not you have enough disposable income to repay some of your debts over a five-year period. This means the monthly paycheck you receive should be enough to pay a portion of your debts after subtracting specific expenses.

You cannot file for Chapter 7 if you already obtained a debt discharge within the last eight years or a Chapter 13 case within the last six years. You also cannot file if a previous Chapter 7 case of yours was dismissed within the last 180 days for these reasons:

  • You violated a court order.
  • The bankruptcy court decided that your case was filed fraudulently.
  • You requested a dismissal

Choose the Right Las Vegas Lawyer for Your Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

If you want to learn more about the bankruptcy process or simply want to confirm that Chapter 7 is right for you, turn to the attorney at A Fresh Start Law. Attorney Dorothy Bunce has over three decades of experience and is ready to answer any questions you might have. Do not hesitate to reach out today!

To set up a free case consultation on your Chapter 7 case, call our Las Vegas office today at (702) 551-3256 or contact us online.

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Learn why we are the right choice from past clients and fellow attorneys.
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  • “After our initial consultation, I new Dorothy was the right person to help me navigate through chapter 7 bankruptcy.”

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  • “It was clear from her responses that she has a deep knowledge of bankruptcy law.”

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  • “Ms. Bunce gave us hope again and made this situation quite easy to get through. We highly recommend her!!”

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Why Choose A Fresh Start Law?

  • Over 35 years of experience helping people and families start fresh!

  • We provide free consultations to help you determine the right course.

  • We create a plan designed specifically for your unique financial situation.

  • We walk you through the process and ensure you leave feeling set up for success!

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