Erie Bankruptcy Lawyer | Bankruptcy Legal Services
Looking for an Erie bankruptcy lawyer? Foster Law Offices, LLC is pleased to offer professional, local, legal representation to the residents of Erie County. Our bankruptcy law firm is focused on offering LOCAL & PERSONALIZED representation to debtors in Erie, Fairview, Girard, Waterford, Summit, Millcreek, East Springfield, West Springfield, Corry, Edinboro and Union City, Pennsylvania.
Erie Bankruptcy Lawyer | Debt Relief Services | PA Bankruptcy Attorney
Erie, PA Bankruptcy Law Office
5614 Peach Street Erie, PA 16509
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In 2016, we moved our location from West 26th Street to Peach Street to better serve our clients. Our new offices are conveniently located on the 5600 block of Peach Street in Erie, PA, with easy access to I-79 and I-90. Our firm is located in a brick building, across the street from the Superior Toyota dealership and diagnal from the large LECOM facility. Off street parking is available at no charge.
Free Bankruptcy Consultation
At Foster Law Offices, we are pleased to offer a one hour initial consultation with a licensed bankruptcy attorney FREE of charge. Consultations will be scheduled with one of our Erie bankruptcy lawyers: Attorney Daniel Foster or Attorney Ronald Cook. You can schedule a consultation with our office by using our contact form on calling our office at 814-455-5890.
Evening & Weekend appointments are available upon request.
The Process of Filing Bankruptcy in Pennsylvania
The bankruptcy lawyers at Foster Law Offices, LLC are licensed to practice in the State of Pennsylvania and have successfully represented thousands of individuals in the Western District of Pennsylvania Bankruptcy Court. If you are a resident of Erie County, Pennsylvania, this the district in which your bankruptcy case will be filed.
After meeting with our attorneys (click here to schedule a free consultation), our staff will create a “draft” of the bankruptcy petition, working with you to gather the documents necessary to complete your case. This includes: 2 years of tax returns, pay advices, and retirement/social security statements, to name a few. Upon completion of your case, your 341 meeting of creditors will be scheduled. This is typically the only hearing individual debtors will attend and in most cases lasts less than 20 minutes, plus the attorney is there to advocate on your behalf.
In most cases, individuals filing for personal bankruptcy in Erie County, Pennsylvania will attend their 341 meeting of creditors hearing at the US Federal Courthouse in Downtown Erie on Park Avenue. The Federal Courthouse is located in the square in downtown by Gannons’ Hammermill Center (be sure to bring quarters with you as the closest parking requires that you feed the meter). Following the hearing, the length of time to the “finish line” and process can vary based upon the Chapter filed (see difference between Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy) and the specifics of the case. In the end, however, the goal is to obtain a “discharge” of specific debt, providing the debt relief and fresh start you were seeking when you first met with our office.