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Social Security, Unemployment and Other Benefit Overpayments and Bankruptcy

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There are many different reasons that people can fall behind on their bills. If you are unable to work and are relying on benefit payments, such as workers’ compensation benefits or unemployment, the thought of bankruptcy can be particularly overwhelming. Our team is here to help you get the debt relief you need as soon as possible. Additionally, we’ll help you understand how social security repayments and other matters factor into your bankruptcy.

For years, O’Bryan Law Offices has been helping people achieve financial freedom through bankruptcy. We have four offices and represent people throughout the entire Kentuckiana area.

Social Security Disability (SSD) is protected under federal exemptions in a bankruptcy. This means these benefits cannot be involuntarily seized to pay creditors.

The Good News

Overpayment of these two types of benefits will go away by filing for Chapter 7 relief.

Most people have questions about the bankruptcy process. We are here to provide answers and walk you through every step. Our lawyers have handled thousands of bankruptcy cases throughout Kentucky and are here to provide guidance and support. We offer information on social security repayments, unemployment benefits, and more.

While we have significant experience in bankruptcy law, we make certain that each of our clients receives the individualized attention that he or she deserves. We take time to talk with our clients and learn the details of their individual financial situation. By providing personalized attention, we can best serve your legal needs.

Please contact our Kentucky bankruptcy lawyers to schedule a free initial consultation. Call our Louisville Kentucky office at 502-339-0222. We offer consultation scheduling at any of our offices, as well as evening and weekend appointments by request.

Moreover, we are a debt relief agency that helps people file for bankruptcy relief under the Bankruptcy Code. Not only do we handle Chapter 7 bankruptcy in Kentucky, we also handle Chapter 13 bankruptcy KY.

Individuals who do not handle Kentucky bankruptcy law matters every day are going to be unfamiliar with the process for filing bankruptcy. If bankruptcy is an option that you have considered for debt relief, you should seek advice from a reputable bankruptcy lawyer. Learning all your options for debt relief is one of the most important steps you can take.

At O’Bryan Law Offices, our focus is on helping individuals get onto a fresh financial path through bankruptcy. Firstly, we commit ourselves to providing our clients with individualized attention. We also make certain that we keep their best interests in the foreground.


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