Bankruptcy is typically a highly emotional Process

Bankruptcy is typically a highly emotional Process

Bankruptcy is typically a highly emotional, stressful, and extremely complicated process. Although individuals can go through the process without hiring an attorney, doing so can be extremely risky. A bankruptcy attorney can help to protect your assets that could otherwise be at risk, help you to navigate the process without falling victim to the many potential pitfalls, defend you in the case of litigation, and ensure that your rights are recognized at all steps of the process.bankruptcy attorneys

Due to the nature of bankruptcy, it is extremely important – perhaps more so than in any other area of law – that you hire a bankruptcy attorney with whom you feel extremely comfortable. Even under normal circumstances, many people are loath to discuss their finances with anyone, including family and friends. When going through bankruptcy, though, you will need to inform your attorney about all of your assets and your full financial picture to ensure that he is able to protect you to the best of his ability. If you are any less than forthright in this regard, you are likely to lose a lot more than you should.

The bankruptcy attorneys at our firm have been through the bankruptcy process many times before. Our lawyers are not here to judge you. They fully understand that there are times when people lose control of their financial situation through no fault of their own, often due to the loss of a job, illness, or some other major event that is beyond their control. They understand that you would not be going through bankruptcy if you had another option, and that the process is the first step toward you being able to get back in control of your life with as many of your assets as possible.

In addition to being an emotionally charged process, bankruptcy can also be highly complicated. Failure to file the proper paperwork and account for all of your assets can lead to the forfeiture of assets that could otherwise be protected. One of the greatest advantages of hiring a bankruptcy attorney is having someone to help you file all of the necessary paperwork. This would include your bankruptcy petition, bankruptcy schedules, which include your assets and liabilities, executor contracts, and other documents relevant to your case, as well as a Chapter 13 Bankruptcy plan when applicable. Your bankruptcy attorney will also attend the creditor meeting with you, again ensuring that your rights are protected.

You don’t have to be alone during this difficult and intricate process. Your creditors have been through this before and are seeking to collect on the debts owed to them. They have been through the process countless times before and looking out for their interests, not yours. The bankruptcy attorneys at our Law Firm are ready and willing to protect both your rights and your assets on this first step toward taking back control of your financial life.
Give us a call today to learn more about how our bankruptcy attorneys can help you through this trying time.

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Experienced New Mexico Bankruptcy Attorney Dennis Feld

Are you feeling overwhelmed by overdue bills, demand notices, phone calls from creditors, or threats to repossess your car, foreclose on your home, garnish your wages, or seize your property?

Do you owe overdue taxes to the IRS or the New Mexico Taxation and Revenue Department?

If financial worries are keeping you up at night, consumer bankruptcy may be an option for you. No one wants to file bankruptcy, but when you are in over your head, debt relief through Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 personal bankruptcy can provide a way out of the nightmare.

Unsure if you still qualify to file for bankruptcy under the new law? We are completely familiar with the new median income requirements and the means test for consumers under the new law. There are many misconceptions about how the new bankruptcy law works—fostered in part by the creditor community and the media. Research by Best Case Solutions indicates that over 85% of those considering bankruptcy will still be eligible for Chapter 7, and the balance may be eligible to file for Chapter 13 bankruptcy. However, there are new time limits imposed between filings.

Contact the law office of Rio Rancho, New Mexico, bankruptcy attorney Dennis Feld for a free in-house consultation. We can review your financial situation with you and explain the facts about Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy. We can also help you explore other options.

Call a Lawyer with Over 25 Years of Experience
New Mexico bankruptcy lawyer Dennis Feld has been representing individuals and businesses in bankruptcy for over 25 years. He is a member of the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys, and is knowledgeable about U.S. bankruptcy law and tax law.

Attorney Feld negotiates with creditors, works with bankruptcy trustees, and assists in the development of business reorganization plans and loan workout agreements.

With an advanced law degree in tax, attorney Dennis Feld ably assists clients with all tax matters related to bankruptcy, including negotiation with the IRS or the New Mexico Taxation and Revenue Department regarding overdue taxes. He can help your business deal with issues such as a failure to keep appropriate payroll tax accounts, improper FICA accounting, or overdue or back sales taxes or property taxes.

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New Mexico Personal Injury Attorney and Mediator Dennis Feld

Have you been injured in a motor vehicle (car, SUV, truck or motorcycle) accident, or a slip-and-fall or trip and-fall accident due to a dangerous property condition?

If your injuries were caused by the negligent actions of another, you may be able to recover financial damages (which include cost of medical, current and future and lost income) from the party at fault and /or both your and their insurance companies. (See below for an explanation of uninsured and underinsured motorists coverage.)

Your claim could include financial compensation for your current and future medical bills, lost wages, and pain and suffering. Also, if the party causing the accident was under the influence of drugs or alcohol, there may be additional punitive damages available.

After a serious injury, it’s normal to feel overwhelmed. It’s hard to think about adding a personal injury lawsuit to the list of things to think about, but please do. It is important to your case to get the advice of a lawyer right away to begin taking the necessary steps to ensure a proper financial recovery.

Take a few minutes today to contact the Rio Rancho, New Mexico, Law Office of Dennis Feld at (866) 771-4855. We will evaluate your case in a free in-house consultation.

Attorney Dennis Feld is a former certified and licensed Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) as well as a knowledgeable personal injury lawyer. He is also an experienced mediator, trained was through the American Mediation Institute. He does mediation/facilitation privately or through the 2nd and 13th Judicial District Courts of New Mexico. For more than 22 years, our law firm has been helping injured people in New Mexico obtain financial recovery after accidents.

What Is Underinsured / Uninsured Motorist Coverage?
Although Insurance is required and important, many New Mexico residents do not carry liability insurance, or carry just the minimum. If you were involved in a motor vehicle accident with an uninsured or underinsured motorist, your injuries could be covered to the extent of both of the applicable policies.

If, for example, the person who caused your accident carried only a minimum of liability insurance—let’s say $25,000—but your damages (which include cost of medical, current and future and lost income) and expenses totaled $150,000, your own insurance should pick up the remaining $125,000 of your expenses (or the maximum of your own uninsured / underinsured policy value).

New Mexico law also provides for “stacking.” That means if you have three vehicles insured under the same policy, and your uninsured / underinsured coverage is $100,000 on each, you may have a total of $300,000 in coverage.

It Costs You Nothing to Get a Legal Opinion
Contact the Rio Rancho, New Mexico, Law Office of Dennis Feld by e-mail or at (866) 771-4855. We will evaluate your case in a free in-house consultation.

In your free in-house consultation, we can review your case and give you a legal opinion based on our years of experience taking personal injury lawsuits to court and negotiating settlements with insurance companies.

If we believe you have a case and there is insurance (the responsible party’s and/or yours), we will represent you on a contingent-fee basis. This means that, if you retain us to represent you, the fee (usually one-third) you pay will be dependent on the amount of gross or total recovery. If we do not obtain money for you, you will owe us no legal fees. However, you are responsible for the costs, which will be explained at your consultation.

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Legal Representation With The Old-Fashioned Work Ethic

At the Law Office of Dennis Feld, we take the time to understand your critical concerns and to explain, in everyday language, the law that relates to your case. That attentiveness to client needs and attention to detail has allowed the firm to prosper and continue to serve clients in New Mexico for over 22 years.

Attorney Dennis Feld has extensive experience in consumer bankruptcy, personal injury claims, estate planning, elder law, probate, real estate, tax law, divorce and family law, and business law. He is also an experienced mediator.

Mr. Feld’s mediation training was through the American Mediation Institute. He does mediation/facilitation privately or through the 2nd and 13th Judicial District Courts of New Mexico.

For clients who have retained us, Monday evening appointments are available. We make home and hospital visits for elderly shut-ins or injured clients who have difficulty traveling.

We invite you to learn more about our firm and our law practice and then to contact our office to schedule a free initial consultation. We look forward to serving you in any of the following areas:

Personal and Business Bankruptcy: You may have come to this Web site because you are not certain that you are eligible to declare bankruptcy under the new bankruptcy law, which became effective on October 17, 2005. Attorney Feld stays up to date on new developments and is a member the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys and a licensee of Best Case Solutions, the software company that services over 15,000 bankruptcy attorneys.
Contact us for a free in-house consultation. We are a debt relief agency and help people obtain financial relief by filing for personal bankruptcy under Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code. We can also help you explore other alternatives.

Personal Injury/Accidents: If you have been injured in a motor vehicle (car, SUV, truck or motorcycle) accident, or from a slip-and-fall or trip-and-fall accident due to a dangerous property condition, you may have a claim for financial compensation. Dennis Feld is a former certified and licensed Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) as well as a knowledgeable personal injury attorney.

Estate Planning, Wills, and Trusts: We provide comprehensive estate planning services to help you meet your goals in transferring your assets to the next generation and communicating your wishes regarding medical care.
We offer wills, trusts, financial powers of attorney, advance health care directives (includes the “living wills”), cremation authorization, DNRs, and transfer on death deeds, among others. Although Attorney Feld is not a financial planner, we prepare the legal documentation in conjunction with your financial planner if you have one. Our fees are reasonable and we try to quote a flat fee.

Elder Law: Careful planning today can make caring for an elder tomorrow much easier. Talk to estate planning attorney Dennis Feld about steps you can take to plan for:
Medicaid eligibility for nursing home care
Financial decision-making when an elder would benefit from help with personal finances (financial statutory power of attorney)
Medical decision-making for end-of-life care or incapacity (advance health care directives and durable health care powers of attorney)
Transferring property through a transfer on death deed

Probate and Trust Administration: If you have been named the personal representative (“executor”) for an estate or the trustee of a trust, we can help you through the necessary process in New Mexico. We also handle guardianships, kinship guardianships, and conservatorships. Our fees are reasonable and we try to quote a flat fee.

Real Estate Law: Among a wide array of services, we draft real estate contracts and installment agreements for deeds, resolve land title disputes through quiet title actions, and provide legal help in purchases and sales, real estate closings, and mechanic’s liens. Our fees are reasonable and we try to quote a flat fee.

Tax Law: With an advanced law degree in tax, attorney Feld represents individuals and businesses with tax planning and estate tax issues, with business taxation under New Mexico’s Combined Reporting System (CRS), and with tax issues related to bankruptcy. Our fees are reasonable and we try to quote a flat fee.

Business Start-Up: We assist new companies with business formation services and contract law.

Divorce, Custody, Post-Divorce Matters, and Kinship/Guardianship: Our fees are reasonable, and we try to quote a flat fee for uncontested matters.
To schedule a free in-house initial consultation with New Mexico attorney Dennis Feld, contact our firm today. (There is currently a small fee for divorce consultations.) We have tried telephone conferences, but found that face-to-face no-charge conferences (except see charge for domestic relations consultations) give you better information, and the new bankruptcy code, due to the disclosure requirements, makes it impossible to do telephone conferences.

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