Bankruptcy

Yuma Bankruptcy Lawyer

Reliable Legal Counsel Guiding You to a Brighter Future

It can be difficult to accept that your debt has grown out of control. If you are like most people, you may find it hard to believe that you can’t take care of it on your own. Still, the facts are there. After you use your income to cover your costs of living, you simply don’t have enough to pay off your bills. The longer you wait to do something about it, the more overwhelming your debt becomes. That’s why you need to take action now.

At the Law Office of Phil Hineman, P.C., we understand that nobody wants to file bankruptcy. However, you also don’t want to continue having to deal with the harassing phone calls and letters from creditors. You don’t want your house foreclosed, your car repossessed, and your wages garnished, either. Bankruptcy is your weapon to stop all of these actions that creditors may take against you. Bankruptcy is a tool designed to help you overcome your debt and get you back on track.

Call (928) 224-3230 to schedule your free consultation. We have handled over 10,000 cases, including appeals, and can use this experience to assist you.

Your Bankruptcy Filing Is Much More than Document Preparation

When you enlist us to help you overcome your debt, you receive personal attention from an attorney with more than 28 years of experience serving people in Yuma, the Phoenix metro area, and throughout Arizona. We are not a document preparation shop. We are a law firm that will work with you to help you understand your options. We will remain by your side throughout the process. We will follow through to see that your case is resolved completely.

We handle the following forms of debt relief:

  • Chapter 7: If you pass the “means test,” determined by income, you can get quick relief by discharging eligible debt such as credit card balances and medical bills.
  • Chapter 13: If you earn too much money for Chapter 7 or have a major asset like a home you want to hold onto, you can still get significant relief through a Chapter 13 repayment plan, which reduces your monthly bills and discharges certain debts.
  • Chapter 11: If you own a large business, Chapter 11 may help you reorganize debts and help you stay open when making payments to creditors.
  • Subchapter V: If you own a small business, you may be able to reorganize your debts. This is a subchapter of Chapter 11, used to help business owners get out of debt.

As soon as a bankruptcy is filed, an automatic stay goes into effect, temporarily stopping the following actions:

Imagine the peace of mind when creditors stop calling. However, that is just the beginning of the relief you can obtain by finally taking charge of your indebtedness. Time is critical in bankruptcy cases and the sooner our Yuma bankruptcy attorney can get started, the more options we have at our disposal.

We offer legal services in English and Spanish. Contact us online to discuss your financial situation.




Contact the Law Office of Phil Hineman, P.C. for a Free Consultation & Fast Action

At our firm, we provide immediate assistance and remain your determined advocate throughout the bankruptcy process. We prioritize our client’s needs, offering flexible appointments, even in the evening and on weekends, as well as free phone consultations for our bankruptcy clients. Call (928) 224-3230 or contact us online to discuss your options with an experienced bankruptcy lawyer.
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    “My experience was very positive and I found him and his associates to be well-prepared and knowledgeable.”

    - David K.
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    “Phil Hineman and his staff have been very helpful and supportive during this difficult time. Guidance was given and questions always answered.”

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