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Bankruptcy Paralegal

Bankruptcy Paralegal and Bankruptcy Legal Document Preparation

A Bankruptcy Paralegal assists an attorney to prepare legal cases. Some common duties of Bankruptcy paralegals include preparing legal documents, conducting witness interviews, investigating facts, performing legal research, drafting pleads and legal briefs, and other tasks to assist the attorney in preparing their casework.

Bankruptcy whether a liquidation (Chapter 7) or reorganization (Chapters 11 & 13), offers a means for individuals or businesses to deal with unmanageable amounts of debt. During bankruptcy, a court administers the estate (the property and other assets) of a debtor (a person or business who owes money to others) for the benefit of creditors (a person or business that is owed money). Bankruptcy professionals help you find a legal way to wipe out debts by liquidating assets and distributing them among creditors or resolve them by developing a court-approved reorganization or other repayment plans.

In Bankruptcy matters, Paralegals and LDA's, known as Legal Document Assistants, cannot give legal advice, represent a client in court, or select, explain, draft, or recommend the use of any legal document to or for any person other than the attorney who directs and supervises the paralegal.

However, in several States, Legal Document Assistants (LDA) can prepare legal documents for people doing their own legal tasks. Please consult with the local paralegal to learn what Bankruptcy paralegal services they are authorized to provide in your legal jurisdiction.

A Bankruptcy Paralegal working under supervision and direction of an attorney may gather facts, draft legal documents, and compile technical information for the supervising attorney in Bankruptcy issues involving:

Bankruptcy laws and regulations monitor the duties, rights, and liabilities of commercial businesses and private individuals. Legal Document Assistant specializing in Bankruptcy might be able to provide assistance on Bankruptcy issues such as:

Consumer Bankruptcy
Business Bankruptcy Reorganization
Debtors Bankruptcy Plans
Property Repossession
Bankruptcy Foreclosure
Bankruptcy Asset Sales
Bankruptcy Garnishments
Bankruptcy Lawsuit

Find Bankruptcy Paralegal and Bankruptcy Legal Document Preparation in the Paralegal Directory.