Roswell is located in northern Fulton County and is a suburb of northern Atlanta. The eighth largest city in Georgia, Roswell enjoys a relatively high standard of living, with a median household income in 2010 being $73,469. Still, about 5% of the population in Roswell lives below the poverty line, and Roswell has suffered since the economic downturn struck nationwide. In 2011, Georgia was home to 7 of the 10 counties with the highest rates of bankruptcy filings, and like so many of its neighboring cities, Roswell has seen rates of bankruptcy filing increase over the past year.
If you’re considering filing for Chapter 7 or 13, a Roswell bankruptcy lawyer can assist you in navigating the federal bankruptcy laws that are available to help you protect your financial future. Bankruptcy can give you a fresh start, eliminating most forms of unsecured debt, such as debt from credit cards, medical bills, and personal loans. A Chapter 7 bankruptcy can also allow you to keep your property and stop creditor harassment; upon retaining services, a Roswell bankruptcy lawyer will usually provide you with a phone number so that you can refer your creditors directly to your legal counsel. Chapter 7 can also be used to immediately stop garnishment of your wages, lower your car payment, and end any license suspension resulting from insurance non-payment. A Roswell bankruptcy lawyer can help to determine which form of filing is right for you.