Lefkovitz & Lefkovitz
Nashville Office 615-686-2279 Cookeville Office 931-400-2218
Serving all of Middle Tennessee's Bankruptcy Needs

Credit card debt, quicksand and escaping through Chapter 7

Credit card debt can feel a lot like quicksand, a volatile blend of sand and water that exists in real life, not just in old TV shows and movies. Quicksand looks harmless on the surface, but once you've fallen in, it can be very difficult to get out; asphyxiation, thrombosis, fatigue, heat and dehydration end up killing many victims. As watchers of 1970s television can attest, the panicked struggle to escape makes you sink deeper.

For many consumers with big credit card balances, Chapter 7 bankruptcy provides an excellent escape. If you're in debt because of a job loss, a divorce, an illness or another serious problem, exploring the benefits of Chapter 7 may be a life-saving move, financially and emotionally.

Drowning in debt

So why choose to drown in credit card balances that keep growing, along with fees and interest rate hikes that suck the life out of you? Some debt-ridden people are so scared of bankruptcy that they are willing to suffer and get into deeper and deeper debt to "save their credit," preserve their pride or white-knuckle it against impossible odds.

They're willing to deal with the misery of constant phone calls from rude collectors, with the stress that comes from knowing their payoff cause is hopeless, unless they literally win the lottery. Are you still kicking around in the quicksand?

Get the help you need

Once you're stuck in quicksand, you probably can't get out on your own. You may need help from experts with special equipment.

If your credit card debt feels insurmountable, talking to a knowledgeable bankruptcy attorney is an important step. Chapter 7 can eradicate your unsecured debt if you qualify.

No Comments

Leave a comment
Comment Information

We Look At Your Case From Every Angle To Find The Solution That Is Right For You

Bankruptcy help for everyone, from the most simple to the most complex cases.

Call Us Now To Schedule A Free Initial Consultation

Contact our Nashville office at 615-686-2279 or our Cookeville office at 931-400-2218. You can also reach us via email to set up a time to talk to us about your debts.

Get Legal Help Now

Bold labels are required.

Contact Information
disclaimer.

The use of the Internet or this form for communication with the firm or any individual member of the firm does not establish an attorney-client relationship. Confidential or time-sensitive information should not be sent through this form.

close

Privacy Policy

Nashville Office
618 Church Street, Suite 410
Nashville, TN 37219

Phone: 615-686-2279
Fax: 615-255-4516
Nashville Law Office Map

Cookeville Office
312 East Broad Street, Suite A
Cookeville, TN 38501

Phone: 931-400-2218
Fax: 931-526-6244
Cookeville Law Office Map

Back To Top