Provide bankruptcy assistance that promotes a client’s ability to secure or keep income, housing, essential utility service, or a driver’s license. Help clients make difficult decisions about their financial status and whether filing bankruptcy is the best option for their situation. As a volunteer you can assist with Chapter 7 bankruptcy petitions.

A mentor or co-counsel can be provided if requested.

Scope of work (full representation – 6-20 hours on average):

  • Following an eligibility determination, contact and meet with client
  • Complete all necessary documentation for case
  • Prepare and file all necessary paperwork
  • Maintain client communication
  • Attend all court proceedings
  • Assist LABG staff in obtaining all necessary administrative documents
  • Provide LABG staff with periodic case status updates, including when final judgments have been entered and time spent on the case.