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Filing for Bankruptcy in TN

If you are overburdened with debt and can’t seem to get your head above water, it may be time for you to contact the seasoned Knoxville bankruptcy litigation attorneys practicing at the law firm of The Sexton Law Firm. Our bankruptcy attorneys are well versed in the process of filing for protection under the law in the state of Tennessee.


There is a lot of paperwork involved in filing for bankruptcy in Knoxville. Prior to meeting with your bankruptcy attorney be sure to have the following pieces of data:

  • Basic personal information
  • Proof of income
  • Monthly expenses
  • Assets
  • Debts

The first decision you and your bankruptcy attorney will make is which type of bankruptcy you will seek protection under. Whether it is Chapter 7, 11, 12 or 13 the requisite forms have detailed instructions and scheduled timelines for filing. Additionally, there are fees associated with filing for bankruptcy and they differ if you are an individual seeking protection or a business. Your skilled bankruptcy attorney will also explain to you the exemptions allowed under the Tennessee bankruptcy law.

In these brutal economic times a fresh start may look appealing if excessive debt is a reality. Seeking a competent bankruptcy attorney to assist you with filing your petition in Tennessee is the first step towards a new beginning.

The law firm of The Sexton Law Firm with offices located in Knoxville and Maryville welcomes the opportunity to discuss your financial position and assist you with a plan to get you out of debt and make a fresh start for you and your family.

You can call us at (865) 691-7900 for a private consultation, or fill out our online Quick Contact form.