Teresa Cho Edwards, Esq. is a graduate of Princeton University, B.A. She received her J.D. and was admitted to practice law in 2008. She is admitted to practice law in Maryland and the District of Columbia. She can file bankruptcies for residents of Maryland or DC.
She is a highly experienced attorney in personal bankruptcy filings, Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 and has worked with clients who work in all industries, and retirees. Many of her clients are federal, state or local employees or federal contractors. Her practice areas are Chapter 7 bankruptcy and Chapter 13 Bankruptcy.
Filing for bankruptcy is a serious legal proceeding that can severely affect your financial life and overall well being. People forget it’s an actual legal proceeding with a judge and courtroom assigned to each and every case and and mistakenly think it’s ok to take a chance on their attorney, but you shouldn’t compromise on representation in any legal proceeding.
Technically, any attorney could handle your case, but it is not a good idea just to get any lawyer to represent you in legal court proceedings because bankruptcy filings are often a one shot deal to make sure you claim your maximum benefits. You usually have once chance to make sure you get are represented in court with someone who can successfully advocate on your behalf in an adversarial process. It is extremely important to hire an attorney who can give you the best chance at claiming the full benefits of bankruptcy.