If I File bankruptcy in South Carolina, Do I have to Attend Court?

Article written by Columbia, SC bankruptcy lawyer Daniel Stone Most debtors who file for bankruptcy protection in South Carolina are not required to attend bankruptcy court. In fact, I would estimate that only a very small amount of people who file for Chapter 7 bankruptcy have to attend Court. The reasons for Chapter 7 clients […]

Do I have to go to Court if I file bankruptcy?

Most of my Chapter 7 bankruptcy clients never set foot in bankruptcy court. They do attend a creditors meeting called a 341 hearing at the Strom Thurmond building in Columbia, SC. At the hearing is the chapter 7 trustee, other debtors and debtors attorneys, and in some cases-creditors. In a small percentage of my cases, […]