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NORCROSS, GA, December 20, 2012 /24-7PressRelease/ -- When your debt becomes insurmountable, bankruptcy can provide immediate relief from debt collectors. While it's never a first choice, filing for Chapter 7 or 13 bankruptcy can offer some breathing room to help people reorganize their finances and get back on their feet.
Bankruptcy is an all too common occurrence in today's struggling economy. In September, 2012 alone, 2,817 people in Atlanta and Gainesville filed for bankruptcy. The reasons for seeking the guidance of Atlanta bankruptcy lawyers vary from case to case, but one commonality remains - people are still struggling to find and maintain decent jobs, and their debt is growing as a result.
According to federal unemployment statistics, the national unemployment rate for September, 2012 was 7.8%. That same month, Georgia exceeded the national average with a rate of 9.0% - 428,415 people registered as unemployed in the state.
Georgia has consistently remained above the national unemployment rate for at least the last year. With numerous people unable to find work, it's no wonder that so many local families are contacting bankruptcy attorneys in Atlanta as they face foreclosures, medical bills, and mounting credit card debt to fill the income gap.
Bankruptcy is a daunting decision to make, but it can sometimes provide the best long-term solution for rebuilding credit and regaining financial solvency. The Atlanta bankruptcy attorneys of Clark & Washington offer free debt consultation and bankruptcy law expertise to help people navigate this difficult financial decision.
For more information on how bankruptcy can help you regain financial traction, visit http://www.cw13.com.
About Clark & Washington
Established in 1983, Clark & Washington is now one of the leading bankruptcy filers in the southeast. They have locations in Georgia, Florida, and Tennessee. Clark & Washington specializes in personal chapter 7 and chapter 13 bankruptcy. They offer honest, helpful legal advice to those experiencing financial hardships.
For more information, visit http://www.cw13.com
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