Phoenix, Arizona Bankruptcy Attorney
Other Offices: Mesa (AZ)
Law Firm OverviewWant a Fresh Start attorneys have dedicated themselves solely to helping Arizona residents retake their lives and livelihoods from the debilitation of crushing debt. Attorney Kirk Guinn’s legal expertise and his understanding of the fear and worry felt by those in need of his help has earned himself and the firm an honor and respect among both Arizona courts and the community, as well as many years of grateful clients.
Attorney Guinn and Want a Fresh Start know Arizona bankruptcy law and courts inside and out, a knowledge they use daily to their clients’ advantage. The firm is founded on a thorough understanding of both the law and, specifically, of client needs, which, when bankruptcy is considered, can be extensive – longer hours, 24-hour availability, rapid and often same-day filing, and affordable payment plans are standard, not rare, for the firm. Attorney Guinn’s office in Phoenix serves the city and surrounding counties, working hand in hand with Want a Fresh Start’s many other Arizona locations to provide solid and comprehensive protection to the assets, livelihoods, and futures of clients all over the state.
Bankruptcy is never an easy choice to make, but the alternatives can be disastrous, leaving those in need with no new ground on which to build a new life. Attorney Kirk Guinn has dedicated his practice to helping Arizona residents make the right choices for their future, providing to each client a clear legal path to financial freedom.
Year this Office was Established: 2000
Areas of Law
Additional Areas of Law: Chapter 7 Bankruptcy; Chapter 13 Bankruptcy; Automatic Stay; Creditor Harassment; Bad Bankruptcy; Historic Bankruptcies; Wage Garnishment; Debt Consolidation; Home Loan Modification.
Areas of Law Description
- Types of Bankruptcy
At our office, we are committed to helping people understand and explore the different options available under current bankruptcy laws. We help people make informed decisions. That is why we believe in being available seven days a week to answer questions as you think of them.
- Filing for Bankruptcy
A new start. A fresh beginning. This is what bankruptcy can offer people and this is what the law was designed to offer. Our firm is here to make that happen. Our offices in Phoenix, Tucson, Glendale, Peoria, Avondale, Mesa, Surprise, and Prescott Arizona, help people every day achieve financial freedom.
- Impact of Bankruptcy
Where do I start? When will it end? These are common questions people have when thinking about personal bankruptcy. More importantly, many people constantly worry and wonder what impact filing for personal bankruptcy will have on their credit, their reputation and their life in general. The truth is, the answer is different for everyone.
- Life After Bankruptcy
At our office, we are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week to answer your questions and help you evaluate your options. Contact us today to schedule a free initial consultation to learn more about how you can move on with your life after bankruptcy.
Mr. Kirk Guinn
Bankruptcy, Debt Relief, Debtor and Creditor
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