Newnan Bankrutpcy FAQs

Is there a consultation fee?

The Palmer Firm, P.C. offers a free 1 hour bankruptcy consultation. Please call us at 770-683-7425 to schedule your appointment.

What types of legal matters do you handle?

Bankruptcy and Debtor/Creditor Litigation

Can you help me if I don’t live near Newnan?

Absolutely! I work with people who live all over North and Middle Georgia including the Metro Atlanta Area.

Are there specific counties where you take cases?

We handle bankruptcy cases in all North Georgia Counties including: Carroll, Cobb, Coweta, DeKalb, Douglas, Fayette, Fulton, Henry, Heard, Meriwether, Troup, Douglas, Gwinett, Newton, and Spalding.

How long does a bankruptcy case last?

Chapter 7 bankruptcy cases typically take 4 to 6 months from start to finish. Chapter 13 cases typically last 3 to 5 years.

What areas of Bankruptcy to you practice?

I file Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy cases.

What do you need to get started on my bankruptcy case?

A completed client in-take form, a signed retainer agreement, and payment of the agreed initial fee.

Will I have to go to Bankruptcy Court?

In the vast majority of cases, you will never need to go to bankruptcy court. You, however, attend the 341 meeting of creditors.

Where is the Bankruptcy Court in Newnan?

The Bankruptcy Court is located in the federal building in downtown Newnan right next to the post office. The address is 18 Greenville Street, Newnan, GA 30263. Please note – the 341 meetings of creditors are not held at the courthouse. They are held at the Comfort Inn on Highway 34 near Interstate-85.

Will my creditors be at my 341 meeting of creditors?

Creditors rarely make an appearance at the 341 meeting.

What is a bankruptcy discharge?

Your discharge is the order of the bankruptcy court that eliminates your debts.

What is the “means test” in a bankruptcy case?

The “means test” is a formula set out in the bankruptcy code that is used to determine what options a person has when filing a bankruptcy case. It is set up so that high income people are often forced into filing chapter 13 cases with five year plans.

Additional questions?

Please call us at 770-683-7425.