Phone Call Us 414-326-9231
Toll Free 866-678-9352
Text Us 414-277-7742

Dealing with the emotional side of bankruptcy

There is no doubt that deciding to file for bankruptcy protection is a major life event, whether it is a business bankruptcy or a personal bankruptcy. That's why the process has emotional and personal consequences as well as financial ones.

Recently, this issue was highlighted by Forbes in a column that provided a few helpful tips. First, the column advised to accept the negative feelings that may come along with bankruptcy. In some cases, you can expect to go through the traditional stages of grief before coming out on the other side.

Next, the column said that it is important to acknowledge that bankruptcy is the best option in some situations. Instead of feeling bad about having to resort to bankruptcy it's better in some cases to admit that bankruptcy was the best way to move forward. Advice from a skilled bankruptcy lawyer can help you make this decision.

Finally, the column suggested seeking professional help if you need it. Chances are that you sought an experienced lawyer to help guide you through the legal bankruptcy process, and you might also want to consider finding a professional to help you deal with the emotional side of bankruptcy as well, such as a licensed therapist.

If you cannot afford a professional therapist at this time, you can turn to family, friends and other peers for support. Instead of hiding your emotions or ignoring them, they key is to share your feelings with those you trust. You might worry about being a burden, but chances are your loved ones will be happy you opened up.

While bankruptcy can be a trying time, it's important to remember to lean on the positive people in your life and know that you will come out on the other side.

No Comments

Leave a comment
Comment Information

Contact Our Milwaukee Law Firm

Reach Miller & Miller Law, LLC, online or call us at 414-326-9231 to schedule a free initial consultation. Our law office also provides Spanish language services. Se habla español.

To schedule an initial consultation, call 414-326-9231 or contact Miller & Miller today.

Free Case Evaluation

* indicates required field

Milwaukee Office
633 W Wisconsin Ave, Suite 500
Milwaukee, WI 53203

Phone: 414-312-6581
Fax: 414-277-1303
Milwaukee Law Office Map

Kenosha Office
6123 Green Bay Road
Suite 210
Kenosha, WI 53142

Phone: 262-326-1669
Kenosha Law Office Map

Brookfield Office
200 S. Executive Drive
Suite 101
Brookfield, WI 53005

Phone: 262-261-0665
Brookfield Law Office Map

Madison Office
2810 Crossroads Drive
Suite 4001
Madison, WI 53718

Phone: 608-260-7133
Madison Law Office Map

Glendale Office
6001 N. Green Bay Avenue
Glendale, WI 53209

Phone: 414-973-8662
Glendale Law Office Map