A person who is incarcerated can, in fact, file for bankruptcy. However, there are some extra steps that will have to be taken. Since a person who is in prison obviously cannot leave, they must file a power of attorney so that a friend or family member can meet with the bankruptcy lawyer who is […]
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Can A Person Incarcerated File Bankruptcy?
To review a possible medical malpractice case or nursing home injury or neglect case at Duncan Law we must have the injured person’s medical records reviewed by an expert witness. These are usually an expert nurse and/or a physician. For a medical expert to give a thorough review of your case it is important […]
Situations often arise where a potential bankruptcy client is hospitalized, out of town or out of the country, or otherwise unable to sign the necessary paperwork or appear at the necessary court dates for a bankruptcy filing. Often, these potential bankruptcy clients have a valid Power of Attorney document allowing a loved one to sign important papers on their behalf. The question is, can a loved one use a Power of Attorney to file a bankruptcy on behalf of another person?