Posted By Natasha Meruelo, Esq.
The short answer is no, you are not obligated to have a lawyer in order to file for bankruptcy in New York. On the other hand, when dealing with an issue of such legal and financial significance, and where you may lose assets if you don’t understand the law, it can be worth it to hire an attorney to advise and guide you through the process. What would I have to do to file by myself? Filing ...