Charles R. Hayes, P.A. Attorney at Law
Naples, Florida

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Naples Bankruptcy Attorney

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Charles R. Hayes, P.A. provides unmatched personalized service to our clients in the areas of Bankruptcy Law, Real Estate Transactions, and Estate Planning. Every client is treated with respect and consults and communicates directly with an attorney at all times. The needs and best interest of the client are always our first priority and all questions will be answered in a timely manner. We are here to provide expert advice and guidance every step of the way.

Licenses / Credentials:

• Florida Bar Association
• Collier County Bar Association
• American Bar Association
• Middle District of Florida Federal Court
Services Offered
Bankruptcy Chapter 7 and Chapter 13
Real Estate Law (transaction)
Estate Planning (Wills, Trusts, and Probate)
Foreclosure Defense
Loan Modifications

Choosing the Right Naples Bankruptcy Attorney

Most of us have heard the old saying “A man who represents himself has a fool for a client”. Obviously there are many instances in life where you wouldn’t want to legally represent yourself but when it comes to finding a good Naples Bankruptcy Attorney, most people don’t have a clue what they need to look for in a qualified Naples Bankruptcy Attorney.
There are a number of reasons a person might need to hire a competent Naples Bankruptcy Attorney including family issues, business and real estate transactions, or legal representation to stop a foreclosure, garnishment or to prevent a repossession. The Naples Bankruptcy Attorney you choose to handle any of these matters must provide skilled, prompt, and diligent representation.

Where do you begin if you find yourself in need of a Naples Bankruptcy Attorney? Most Bankruptcy Attorneys specialize within a specific area of the law. It’s important to keep in mind that you need to find a Naples Bankruptcy Attorney that practices within the area of law in which you need help.

Where to Search for a Qualified Naples Bankruptcy Attorney

Start by pinpointing your need and gathering a list of appropriate candidates. It’s ok to ask friends, relatives and colleagues for recommendations, but only consider the names they provide if the Naples Bankruptcy Attorney handled a case for them that was similar to yours. Also ask other professionals you know. Real estate agents, accountants and government officials deal with Bankruptcy Attorneys on regular bases and they may be able to give you a good recommendation for your specific need.

Check out your local telephone directory and call your city or state's Bar Association. Almost every bar association has a Naples Bankruptcy Attorney referral service. They can provide you with a few names of qualified Bankruptcy Attorneys whose area of expertise fits your needs. Just be aware that the names you get won’t guarantee you the best Naples Bankruptcy Attorney since anyone can ask to be on the list. You should still do your own research to see if they’re someone you want to follow up with.

Look for online resources. The internet is a great way to search for anything you need including a good Naples Bankruptcy Attorney. There are also a number of legal directories that can assist you in finding good local Bankruptcy Attorney to suit your needs. You can refine your search by location and field of expertise. The most convenient part of using the computer is that you get to do some research on local Naples Bankruptcy Attorneys to help you decide if you even want to call them.

Scheduling an Appointment with the Naples Bankruptcy Attorney

Once you have your list of potential candidates in hand, it’s time to get down to the business of making contact with each Naples Bankruptcy Attorney. If you’ve used an online directory or referral service you may have already made some initial contacts by email. This can greatly enhance your comfort level and give you a good idea of which Bankruptcy Attorneys you’d like to set up an appointment with for an in person consultation.

Usually a Naples Bankruptcy Attorney will offer a free consultation either by phone or by appointment to learn why you need representation and to briefly discuss your case. Think of this consultation as an interview and a time to get a feel for each Naples Bankruptcy Attorney you talk with. If an Bankruptcy Attorney is going to represent you, you need to feel comfortable and trust this person. The consultation is also an ideal time to learn about an Bankruptcy Attorney’s experience and successes with cases similar to yours.

Also remember to ask about rates and payment terms. Problems can arise when a Naples Bankruptcy Attorney and client fail to discuss the various fees at the start. You can avoid turning a good relationship bad by asking the Naples Bankruptcy Attorney for detailed information in writing, outlining his fees and any other expenses that might be involved. Ask for this before you agree to any representation and you can save yourself from a lot of surprises later on.

Choosing a Naples Bankruptcy Attorney You can Trust

Make certain you get references from any potential Naples Bankruptcy Attorney. It might seem inappropriate to question any Bankruptcy Attorney’s qualifications but any reputable Naples Bankruptcy Attorney will understand and happily offer you references. If an Bankruptcy Attorney seems offended, angry that you would question his ability, or in any way tries to intimidate you out of asking for references, he is obviously a Naples Bankruptcy Attorney you do not want to hire.

Finding a Naples Bankruptcy Attorney is not difficult. Finding a good Naples Bankruptcy Attorney may take a little work. Finding a good Naples Bankruptcy Attorney that is familiar and experienced with your type of case and is someone you trust implicitly may be no easy feat. Remember that Bankruptcy Attorneys are often literally entrusted with the lives of their clients. While your situation may never be as dire, if you find yourself in need of a Naples Bankruptcy Attorney your selection should be based on someone you believe to be dedicated and trustworthy.

The information you obtain at this site is not, nor is it intended to be, legal advice. You should consult an attorney for advice regarding your individual situation. We invite you to contact us and welcome your calls, letters and electronic mail. Contacting us does not create an attorney-client relationship. Until an attorney-client relationship is established, please withhold from sending any confidential information to us.
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Charles R. Hayes, P.A. Attorney at Law  -  2590 Northbrooke Plaza Dr., Suite 303  -  Naples , FL 34119  -  239-449-8479