Five Necessary Traits In A Bankruptcy Lawyer

Five Necessary Traits In A Bankruptcy Lawyer

There are many bankruptcy attorneys to choose from wherever you live in Utah. Let’s face it, anyone considering bankruptcy or any type of legal action wants an attorney that’s intelligent, competent, accessible, and easy to communicate with regularly. The following is a list of five necessary traits that anyone considering bankruptcy should look for in a bankruptcy attorney.

  • The attorney must be a legal expert on bankruptcy.

Not only must a good bankruptcy attorney be knowledgeable of federal bankruptcy law, he or she must be well-versed in many areas of law, including but not limited to property law, tax law, and debtor-creditor law.

  • The attorney is experienced in filing bankruptcy cases.

Two good questions to ask any bankruptcy attorney that you are considering is “what percentage of your practice constitutes bankruptcy and how many bankruptcy cases have you filed?” Since he founded the Morrison Law Group in 2004, Theron Morrison has filed almost 8,000 bankruptcy cases leading one of the largest consumer law firms in Utah.

  • The attorney can tailor specific advice regarding a debtor’s circumstances.

Every bankruptcy case is different. Every bankruptcy debtor’s financial circumstances are unique. A knowledgeable and experienced bankruptcy attorney should be able to offer advice that addresses a debtor’s specific needs. This includes formulating and proposing alternate resolutions to a debtor’s specific financial circumstances.

  • The attorney is always accessible.

A good question to ask an attorney is how easy it is to reach him or her during any normal business day. Will the attorney immediately come to the phone Orwell the client have to wait for a return phone call. If so, will that return phone call occur during the same business day or even the next day?

  • The attorney is unafraid of creditors and their attorneys.

Creditors are often multimillion-dollar business organizations with seemingly an infinite array of resources. Many lending institutions and other creditors retain some of the most reputable and competent attorneys available. Any attorney representing a consumer must have the ability to effectively deal with creditors and their intimidating attorneys.

The Morrison Law Group can help if you’re delinquent paying your mortgage and facing foreclosure or you owe back taxes. We can help if you are receiving harassing phone calls or collection letters. The Morrison Law Group can help if you just need to talk about your Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy options. Call 801.456.9933 today to schedule a FREE consultation. We have locations in Ogden, Logan, Sandy, and St. George to serve the residents of the counties of Weber, Cache, Salt Lake, Utah, Morgan, Davis, Washington, and surrounding areas.


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Theron Morrison

Utah’s top bankruptcy and consumer protection attorney.