Arizona Bankruptcy Attorneys
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
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. Whether you choose to file for Chapter 7 or Chapter 13, we will help you navigate the process successfully. Our attorneys will be by your side to help you through every step under the bankruptcy law. From gathering necessary documentation to filling out forms and helping you prepare for hearings, you can take comfort in knowing you will feel that you have a firm grasp on the situation and what you are responsible for under bankruptcy laws.
- 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. For more information, please contact our offices to schedule an appointment to speak with one of our bankruptcy lawyers during a free initial consultation.
- 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. But one thing remains the same, having an experienced personal bankruptcy lawyer on your side can be the difference between the process being agonizing and things running smoothly. To learn more about our services and how we can help you, we encourage you to contact us today to set up a free initial consultation at any of our offices throughout Arizona.
- Life After Bankruptcy
When people are in dire economic straits it can be difficult to envision the future clearly. This is more than understandable. However, it is important to know that there is life after bankruptcy. Financial freedom is available. The first step is to learn about your options by consulting with an experienced and knowledgeable bankruptcy lawyer. 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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