If you are overburdened with debt and can't seem to get your head above water, it may be time for you to contact the seasoned Knoxville bankruptcy litigation attorneys at The Sexton Law Firm. With over 25 years' experience, our bankruptcy team is well-versed in the process of filing for protection in Tennessee.

Documentation And Preparation

A lot of paperwork is involved in filing for bankruptcy in Knoxville. Prior to meeting with your bankruptcy attorney, be sure to have the following pieces of data:

  • Basic personal information
  • Proof of income
  • Monthly expenses
  • Assets
  • Debts

The first decision you and your bankruptcy attorney will make is which type of bankruptcy you will seek protection under. Whether it is Chapter 7, 11, 12 or 13, the requisite forms have detailed instructions and scheduled timelines for filing. Additionally, there are fees associated with filing for bankruptcy and they differ if you are an individual seeking protection or a business. Your skilled bankruptcy attorney will also explain to you the exemptions allowed under Tennessee bankruptcy law.

Getting Your Fresh Start

A fresh start may look appealing if excessive debt is a reality. Seeking a competent bankruptcy attorney to assist you with filing your petition in Tennessee is the first step toward a new beginning.

At The Sexton Law Firm, we welcome the opportunity to discuss your financial position and assist you with a plan that helps you get out of debt. Make a fresh start for you and your family. Call us today at 865-297-5242 or fill out our online quick contact form. With offices in Knoxville and Mount Juliet, we help people throughout eastern Tennessee.