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Just wanted to know any downsides to filing bankruptcy that I may have not considered

Lawyer's Assistant: What state are you in? And has anything been officially filed?

California, nothing filed

Lawyer's Assistant: Has anything been filed in civil court? If so, what?

No

Lawyer's Assistant: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?

Currently in debt consolidation/ne

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Lawyer: LAMAR BULLEN,
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THE DOWNSIDE IS YOU WILL NOT BE ABLE TO BORROW ANY MONEY. IF YOU GET ANY DOCTOR'S BILLS DISCHARGED THE DOCTOR MAY NOT SEE YOU. THE CASE IS PUBLIC RECORD ALSO.

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
Would I be able to exclude doctor bills?
Lawyer: LAMAR BULLEN,
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YES

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
Thank you for your time :)
Lawyer: LAMAR BULLEN,
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NO PROBLEM. THINK YOU HAVE THE OPPORTUNITY TO RATE ME.

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
Will do
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THANKS

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