Anyone who's going to meet a Chapter 7 bankruptcy attorney will want to know how bad things are going to be. Here is what a bankruptcy attorney typically tells clients.
Bankruptcy Isn't Inherently Bad
First, it's worth noting that a well-managed bankruptcy followed by reasonable post-bankruptcy financial behavior is supposed to be a good thing. This is an opportunity to reset your financial situation after years of burdens. Legally wiping the slate is initially tough, but it allows you to move on from debts that would otherwise weigh your financial life down forever.