Hertzberg Law Firm
Welcome to the Hertzberg Law Firm of Arkansas P.A.
When life takes unexpected turns, many people need to explore whether a discharge of their debts through the bankruptcy laws can be a part of the solution to their financial woes. The Hertzberg Law Firm of Northwest Arkansas, P.A. is ready to assist you in understanding the advantages and disadvantages of going through the bankruptcy process. Additionally, if you are being hounded by creditors, there is a reasonable chance they have crossed the line and broken federal law. This can be fixed by asserting your rights under the law. Congress passed the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act and the Telephone Consumer Protection Act many years ago to protect your dignity.
The Hertzberg Law Firm of Arkansas, P.A. is unique among Northwest Arkansas law firms in that it only handles bankruptcy, foreclosure defense and consumer law cases which assures you of a high level of attention on your case. From the initial consultation to the final discharge, each client will meet with a lawyer, not a paralegal. Consequently invaluable information is learned even in the first meeting. The firm prides itself in discussing all available options, including options outside of bankruptcy.
When you call or e-mail the Hertzberg Law Firm of Arkansas, P.A., you will be scheduled for a free consultation. Many times that consultation is scheduled for the next day. How is that possible? Again, the Hertzberg Law Firm of Arkansas, P.A. does not handle other types of legal matters which divert attorneys time. Therefore potential clients receive unparalleled service. The initial consultation usually takes approximately an hour but as much time as necessary will be spent to fully understand your financial affairs.
The Hertzberg Law Firm of Arkansas, P.A. understands that often single parents and families with children have nowhere to leave their children while dad and/or mom meet with a lawyer. That is why the Hertzberg law Firm of Arkansas, P.A. does not object to children in the office.
Understanding that no one has stashed away significant money to pay huge attorneys fees when considering bankruptcy, the Hertzberg Law Firm of Arkansas, P.A. strives to offer sound professional advice and exceptional service at some of the lowest fees in Northwest Arkansas, with flexible payment plans to fit your situation. You owe it to your family not to pay more for bankruptcy representation than is absolutely necessary. The Hertzberg Law Firm of Arkansas, P.A. welcomes clients who desire to meet with more than one attorney (shop around) before deciding which firm should be retained so that the important factors of service, professionalism and cost can be compared. Consumer law cases are often handled on a contingency fee basis.
Initial consultation with an attorney is FREE
Children welcome in our office
WHERE IS THE BANKRUPTCY COURT LOCATED?
The U.S. Bankruptcy Court for Northwest Arkansas is located at 35 E. Mountain Street, Fayetteville, AR, just off the downtown Fayetteville Square.
CAN I FILE MY BANKRUPTCY IN BENTON COUNTY OR MADISON COUNTY INSTEAD?
No, All bankruptcies in this Northwest Arkansas area need to be filed in the Fayetteville AR Division of the Bankruptcy Court.
WHAT LANGUAGES ARE SPOKEN IN THE OFFICE?
Translators are available for Spanish, Marshallese and Laotian languages. Se habla espanol.
HOW OFTEN WILL I HAVE TO APPEAR AT THE BANKRUPTCY COURT IN FAYETTEVILLE?
In most cases you will only appear once and you will be accompanied by a bankruptcy lawyer from the Hertzberg Law Firm of Arkansas, P.A.
WILL I HAVE TO APPEAR BEFORE A JUDGE ?
98.5% of the cases are handled sucessfully without seeing a judge.
WHAT DOES IT COST TO FILE BANKRUPTCY?
The filing fee for a Chapter 7 bankruptcy is $306 and the filing fee for a Chapter 13 bankruptcy is $281 which are paid to the bankruptcy clerk at the Fayetteville Bankruptcy court office.
The Hertzberg Law Firm of Arkansas, P.A. attempts to provide low cost bankruptcy lawyer representation and a fee will be quoted at the free initial consultation. The fee can be paid a little at a time.
DO I HAVE TO RECEIVE CREDIT COUNSELING BEFORE I FILE BANKRUPTCY?
Yes, but be careful. Reputable credit counseling is different than debt consolidation services. Debt consolidation services are very expensive and very rarely help anyone. Credit counseling should be no more than $50. Credit counseling services approved by the bankruptcy court exist in Benton County AR, Springdale AR and Fayetteville AR. Most people prefer to take the class online which will cost as little as $10.
CAN A BANKRUPTCY FILING HALT A FORECLOSURE?
Yes, either a Chapter 7 or a Chapter 13 bankruptcy filing will stop a pending foreclosure. A Chapter 13 bankruptcy filing can force the lender to allow you to keep your home.
Legal Disclaimer The hiring of an attorney is a decision you should not make based upon advertisements; this site is not dispensing legal advice and its purpose is soley to provide general information.
We help people achieve a fresh financial start by assisting them file for bankruptcy relief under the Bankruptcy Code and as such we are a debt relief agency.
*though no lawyer can guarantee results, we do guarantee to diligently represent you in the bankruptcy process. If you attend all the required meetings and are truthful in all your disclosures, then if your case is involuntarily dismissed by the court with a discharge, the Hertzberg law Firm of Arkansas, P.A. will refund the attorney fees you paid.