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The Needleman Law Office, has over 30 years of bankruptcy experience for individuals and small businesses throughout Ohio. You can expect to be treated with dignity during this difficult time.
During your no-cost bankruptcy and debt relief consultation, you’ll work directly with an attorney, not a paralegal. Rest assured our team will pave the best financial path forward for you.
Scott R. Needleman
The Best Bankruptcy Attorney in Central Ohio
30 Years Debt Relief & Bankruptcy Attorney Experience Experienced Bankruptcy Attorney in Central Ohio
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About Scott Needleman
My name is Scott Needleman, I am The Columbus Bankruptcy Lawyer and owner of The Needleman Law Office. I serve as a bankruptcy attorney in Columbus, Ohio for Chapter 7 Bankruptcy and Chapter 13 Bankruptcy filings in the United States Bankruptcy Court Southern District of Ohio.
Medical issues, hospital bills, divorce, job loss, high credit card debt, and other traumatic events can cause personal financial disaster and stress. I am an experienced debt relief and bankruptcy attorney and I limit my practice to Bankruptcy Services, Foreclosure Defense Assistance, Student Loan Debt Help, and Fair Debt Collection Violations.
You can expect to be treated with the dignity that you deserve during this difficult time. Call now or click on my online scheduler to setup a phone call or video chat with me, and in most cases I will be able to advise you of your debt relief options within 15 minutes during your no-cost financial analysis consultation with me, the Columbus Bankruptcy Lawyer.
Personal And Small Business Bankruptcy Help in Central Ohio
Should You File For Bankruptcy in Ohio?
Many are faced with this question at least once in their personal life. You’re not alone. If you’re in Ohio trying to determine the benefits of filing for bankruptcy, learn the different types of bankruptcy and your options from an experienced Ohio bankruptcy lawyer.
Bankruptcy is a last resort to deal with your financial crisis. Once you file, you can re-establish your credit and in most cases, you will keep your car and house. For others, we may advise and assist you in taking another route.
What to Consider When Filing for Central Ohio Small Business Bankruptcy
Many Columbus small business owners believe that one type of bankruptcy is the same as the next, however, this is not the case. Similar to filing individually, you have options including Chapters 7, 11, and 13 (link to their respective pages). It is imperative to become familiar with the finer details of each type of small business bankruptcy. Over the years, Scott Needleman has helped many small businesses file for bankruptcy.
Bankruptcy Attorney & Student Loan Debt Relief
Hire a Central Ohio Bankruptcy Attorney Who Values Your Time
"Meet With Me, Not a Paralegal"
The Needleman Law Office’s mantra is “Meet With an Attorney, Not A Paralegal.” As a leading bankruptcy law office in Ohio, taking personal interest and care in your best interests is key to getting consistent results. Our team can provide you with your debt relief options within 15 minutes during a no-charge consultation.
While many Ohio bankruptcy lawyers offer only brief meetings with a bankruptcy attorney and then pawn you off on a paralegal, Scott Needleman and partnering attorneys work directly with you through the entire process.
Free Consultations to Learn Your Options in 15 Minutes
Learn Your Options in 15 Minutes
Scott understands that Columbus bankruptcy services are always in demand, especially in such uncertain times. That’s why he works to accommodate the needs of all clients, working with you to manage constraints for time, distance, health, and of course finances.
To help meet these needs for his clients, The Columbus Bankruptcy Lawyer, Scott Needleman, is now providing free, no-charge financial analysis consultations through both phone and video chat.
Because of his extensive bankruptcy law and student loan debt experience, in most cases he can provide you with your debt relief options within about 15 minutes.
Student Loan Attorney for Debt Relief
Student Loan Help, Not Bankruptcy
While many bankruptcy attorneys in Columbus will rush you into filing for chapter 13 bankruptcy to resolve student loan debt, in many cases filing bankruptcy for student loan debt relief is NOT the best resource for student loan debt relief.
As a student loan lawyer, Scott Needleman can help you to find the best student loan debt solution, without filing bankruptcy. Thus providing you with a long term student loan debt solution, rather than setting you up to find yourself back in similar student debt problems at the end of a chapter 13 bankruptcy plan.
Of course, as an experienced student loan lawyer in Columbus, Scott Needleman is closely watching all the legal changes in the rapidly-changing student loan system, and is prepared to help you understand what it all means for you and how you can use these changes to your advantage.
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What to Expect From a Free Consultation With Needleman Bankruptcy Lawyers
Take your first step toward feeling better by meeting one-on-one with an attorney, not a paralegal, for 15 minutes on the phone with The Needleman Law Office. Our aim is to get answers fast without compromising the quality of advice. We’ll ask you a series of straightforward questions about your finances and avoid more unnecessary emotional distress at this difficult time. When we’re finished, you’ll receive an email outlining what we talked about. Your time spent connecting with us will always be transparent and easy to navigate. Next, we jump into our 1-2-3 process when you’re ready.
The Needleman Law Office 1-2-3 Process
- Initial analysis – After our first meeting, we will forward you a packet with a checklist, worksheet, and instructions for required credit counseling.
- Return paperwork – Send them to our office for review and case typing.
- File – Review your finished bankruptcy petition, sign, and file.
After your case is filed we attend a court hearing. The hearing is named a “341 Hearing”, or meeting of creditors. A bankruptcy trustee appointed by the government will hear your case. They determine if there are assets to recover. Most Chapter 7 cases are no asset cases.
FAQs With The Best Central Ohio Bankruptcy Attorney
Even before your bankruptcy is filed, once we are hired, you can give our contact information to the collectors and they typically will stop calling you and call us instead. Once you file bankruptcy, the Automatic Stay is initiated preventing collection activities.
For your convenience, our bankruptcy law office is now offering phone meetings. You can now learn your bankruptcy filing options from home. Best of all, your free bankruptcy consultation usually only takes 15 minutes or less.
Our firm has licensed bankruptcy lawyers in the Southern District of Ohio United States Bankruptcy Court, which allows our team to provide bankruptcy attorney services to much of Central Ohio and South Eastern Ohio.