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Sheppard Law Offices


Canton, Ohio Bankruptcy Attorney Kenneth L. Sheppard, Jr.

 Bankruptcy attorney serving central Ohio and the Akron-Canton area and throughout Tuscarawas, Summit and Stark County , Sheppard Law Offices Co., L.P.A. BBB Business Review

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(330) 409-2876  or  (877) 505-9455

Expectations for First Canton Bankruptcy Office Visit


What you can expect from your FREE Consultation at the Canton, Ohio Bankruptcy office of Kenneth L. Sheppard, Jr.


When you visit Sheppard Law Offices for your Free Initial Consultation, you will meet with a Canton Ohio Bankruptcy Lawyer, who will review your specific situation. Canton, Ohio bankruptcy attorney Ken Sheppard, Jr. will review your case and discuss what options and strategies are available to you in general, easy to understand terms rather than "lawyerspeak". We make it our goal to provide you with the appropriate information and recommendations to help you to decide the best method of debt relief for your specific situation. If it turns out that filing bankruptcy is the right decision for you, we will advise you of the best time to file, and steps to take to create the best possible outcome for you and your family.

  • What to Bring to your Free Bankruptcy Consultation

    You should arrive with a general idea of your financial situation.


    Important items to know:

    Annual household income

    Your Income Sources (i.e. wages, self-employment income, SSI, disability income, retirement benefits, etc.)

    Assets owned and their current values

    General overview of current debts and expenses


    Upon arrival for your free initial debt relief consultation, you will complete a one page general intake form, in order to provide bankruptcy attorney Ken Sheppard, Jr. with a general idea of your financial concerns. The free initial bankruptcy consultation usually lasts about 30 minutes, however it can last longer (at no cost) if necessary to properly address your debt situation.

  • Compassion and Respect

    One unique aspect at Sheppard Law Offices is the respect and compassion we show our clients and prospective clients. Canton, Ohio Bankruptcy Attorney Kenneth Sheppard Jr. understands the array of feelings you may have in regards to filing bankruptcy, and will do his best to help you to feel comfortable about resolving your debt issues. We frequently hear how relieved our clients are after speaking with us.

  • Evaluation of Best Solution for Your Financial Situation

    During your free initial bankruptcy consultation your attorney will discuss various options and strategies available to resolve your financial problems. Some options may include debt consolidation, dealing with the creditors directly, or filing for Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy protection.


    If debt consolidation is the best method for your situation, your debt relief Attorney can recommend a reputable debt consolidation company to discuss your financial situation with. If you choose to handle it yourself directly, your bankruptcy lawyer can provide you with some information and best practices on how to settle high credit card bills and other debts directly with the creditor. If bankruptcy is the right choice for you, Attorney Ken Sheppard, Jr. will work to help you decide which type of bankruptcy, chapter 7 or chapter 13 will allow for the best possible outcome to your debt issues.


    Your Bankruptcy Attorney can review with you the differences between filing Chapter 7 and filing Chapter 13 bankruptcies and which type of bankruptcy filing will provide the best solution to your situation. Your bankruptcy attorney may discuss strategies for timing of the bankruptcy filing and help you determine the best time for you to file bankruptcy. If you have pending lawsuits you can also plan to discuss how they should be handled prior to filing for bankruptcy protection and how they are impacted once a bankruptcy is filed.

  • How Your Assets are Affected & Life After Filing Bankruptcy

    All of your debts and assets are included in a bankruptcy filing. Canton, Ohio Bankruptcy lawyer Ken Sheppard, Jr. will explain how your assets are affected by filing for Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy and what may be required if you would like to keep certain assets such as a car or home.


    Additional discussions may include:

    Common misconceptions about bankruptcy

    Post-Bankruptcy impact of Reaffirmation agreements

    How debts are treated in Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

    How debts are treated in Chapter 13 Bankruptcy

    Rebuilding Credit including obtaining loans or credit cards after bankruptcy


    Canton, Ohio Bankruptcy Attorney Ken Sheppard Jr. will explain how the bankruptcy process works, both in his office pre-filing and once your bankruptcy case is filed.

  • How Your Bankruptcy Attorney is Paid

    Canton, Ohio Bankruptcy Lawyer Kenneth L Sheppard, Jr. explains the attorney fee structure and payment plan options. Upon starting the process a retainer of $300.00 is collected, which is applied to the overall attorney fees, additionally we offer a bankruptcy payment plan which allows clients to spread the cost of filing bankruptcy over several payments

  • Ending Creditor Harassment

    Upon retention of Sheppard Law Offices you can refer your creditor calls to our office in order to stop creditor harassment and reduce and/or eliminate the stress of dealing with bill collectors.


    There are a number of issues and topics covered when determining the best option and strategy to fit your particular debt problems and desired financial outcome.


    At Sheppard Law, we look forward to helping to relieve the stress of the financial turmoil created by debt problems at your FREE initial consultation. Contact Sheppard Law Offices and Attorney Kenneth L. Sheppard, Jr. to discuss your debt issues today. Call to schedule a free consultation at (330) 409-2876. For your convenience we have bankruptcy law offices in Canton, Columbus, Newark, and Mt. Vernon, Ohio.

Tax Relief, Debt Relief, and Bankruptcy Filing office in Canton, Ohio

Sheppard Law Offices

Canton, Ohio Office

Belden Village Tower, 200

Canton, Ohio 44718

Tel: (330) 409-2876

Columbus Ohio Office

2600 Tiller Lane, Suite A

Columbus, Ohio 43231

Tel: (614) 523-3106

Newark, Ohio Office

843 N. 21st Street, Suite 108

Newark, Ohio 43055

Tel: (740) 345-7138

Mt. Vernon, Ohio Office

11 West Gambier Street

Mt. Vernon, Ohio 43050

Tel: (740) 392-0404

We are a debt relief agency. We help people file for protection under the U.S. Bankruptcy Code.

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Sheppard Law Offices, LPA is conveniently located and serving chapter 7 and chapter 13 bankruptcy clients in Canton, Ohio. Our office is a short drive from throughout Stark, Tuscarawas, and Summit Counties. We regularly provide debt relief solutions to clients from Akron, Canton, North Canton, Massillon, Dover, New Philadelphia, Alliance, Navarre, Strasburg, Ballivor, Jackson Township, Canal Fulton, Barberton, Greenlawn, Medina, Wooster, Orrville, Dalton, Minerva, Ashland, Wadsworth, Carrollton, Dundee, Millersburg, Hartville, Doylestown, Green, Uniontown, Salem, Columbiana, Uniontown, and throughout Ohio.

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