A typical divorce will involve going to court only two or three times, and the first time is generally for the preliminary hearing. If this is your first divorce, you may not understand what this hearing is for, though. If this is the case, here are several things you should know that will help you eliminate your confusion and prepare for this date.
The Purpose of the Hearing
A preliminary divorce hearing has one essential purpose.
Going through the preparation stage of Chapter 7 bankruptcy can take weeks or months, as there are many steps to complete before filing, but there are also some key steps you must take after you file the documents for your case.
Here are some of the steps you must complete after your lawyer files your Chapter 7 case with the local bankruptcy court.
Attend the Meeting of the Creditors
Immediately after filing your bankruptcy documents, the court will assign a trustee to your case.