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Debt-causing issues that may prompt bankruptcy

On Behalf of | Apr 17, 2024 | Bankruptcy Law |

Most people in Mississippi and across the country experience financial problems at some point. A wide range of economic issues can significantly impact one’s financial status. Many people have dealt with these issues. They often create an urgent need for financial relief, which is what bankruptcy provides.  

Bankruptcy occurs for many reasons besides financial failure. Many high-asset business owners use bankruptcy as a valuable financial tool to get through tough times and restore solvency. The average homeowner can do the same.  

5 issues that cause debt and often make bankruptcy a viable option 

These issues are common among Mississippi residents, and have led many people to explore bankruptcy options:  

  • Falling behind in mortgage payments 
  • Loss of a job or reduction of income 
  • Medical expenses 
  • Credit card debt/overspending 
  • Providing financial support to others 

Experiencing even one of these issues can spark a financial crisis. Many people are dealing with several (or all) of these problems simultaneously. Filing for bankruptcy is often the key to overcoming insurmountable debt and laying the groundwork for a stronger financial future.  

Bankruptcy support is available 

Facing financial distress, perhaps even the threat of foreclosure on a home or collection agencies calling daily, etc., can be frightening and stressful. Reaching out for legal support from an experienced Mississippi bankruptcy law attorney can bring relief from creditor harassment. It can also help determine which bankruptcy option best fits the needs of a specific individual or business.