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3 Reasons to Hire an Attorney if Your Creditors are Harassing You

When the subject comes up, some people bristle at the thought of hiring an attorney. This shouldn’t be the case. There are a multitude of reasons to hire a bankruptcy attorney to represent you in your Milwaukee bankruptcy proceedings, but there are three that stand out above the others.

Attorneys Represent You

Bankruptcy attorneys represent your interests before the process really gets started and during the process. Your attorney can deal with the trustee on your behalf as well as your creditors. In fact, your creditors should be told to call your attorney, thereby ending creditor harassment.

Bankruptcy Law is Complex

You have areas of knowledge that you are an expert at. The odds are good that one is not bankruptcy law. Attorneys, on the other hand, are experts and know all the tricks and secrets that can help you immensely.


Bankruptcy is a complex process that few people understand until they’ve gone through it. Attorneys help you navigate the process, prevent paperwork mistakes, and provide reassurance against the unknown. These are all extremely valuable services that few people consider.

There are many other reasons to hire a qualified attorney, but these are amongst the best. It can be a scary process, but a good attorney can relieve any fears you may have. For more information or to speak with an experienced Milwaukee attorney, give us a call at (262) 827-0375. Burr Law Office specializes in providing experienced, affordable representation for the Milwaukee community. With 20+ years of experience, we can help you with your Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 proceedings.