Bankruptcy Petition Preparers End Up In Trouble With The Court

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Bankruptcy Petition Preparers End Up In Trouble With The Court

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Many times, people who wish to file for bankruptcy decide to do so on their own, without hiring an attorney. In this case, they need the assistance of bankruptcy petition preparers, inform lawyers of Dallas based bankruptcy law firm Recovery Law Group. Bankruptcy petition preparers are not lawyers but help people file the documents required for bankruptcy. they charge less than the attorney and hence people prefer to hire them.

Bankruptcy petition preparers in Wisconsin ended up stirring trouble for themselves and might face criminal charges in court. Bankruptcy judge found Jennifer Abbott; a disbarred attorney, guilty of contempt as she was found to have violated bankruptcy Court Orders on more than one occasion. Additionally, she refused to obey the subpoena issued by the U.S. Trustee’s office. Apart from these, Jennifer has been convicted of felony theft for stealing from her client.

Apart from Jennifer, Gaynor Morrison, another bankruptcy petition preparer, also invited the court’s wrath when he failed to appear in Bankruptcy Court despite being summoned. He was also found to have been overcharging his clients and failing to return the fees to clients, despite being ordered by Court.

Many times, it has been found by the Court and the bankruptcy trustee that bankruptcy petitions prepared by bankruptcy petition preparers either lack the required documents or are drafted with flaws. Either of this can lead to dismissal of the bankruptcy petition without discharge. People facing financial issues might end up paying additional fees or lose valuable assets because of these problems. Since bankruptcy petition preparers are not necessarily attorneys, you might end up with your bankruptcy case being dismissed without a discharge. You could avoid this by calling 888-297-6023 to discuss your case with experienced bankruptcy lawyers.