What to Bring with You to Your First Appointment
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Please make every effort to bring as many of the following documents to the first appointment as you can. However, if you cannot get your hands on everything before the first appointment, do not be discouraged - come in and let's see what we can do together.
Employment Income, Checking and Savings Accounts:
- All paycheck stubs from your place(s) of employment for the past seven (7) months. If you have more than one job, we will need the stubs for each one. If you do not have all seven months of pay stubs, ask your employer for a print-out of all pay within the previous seven months. If you are self-employed, bring in your last four (4) years of federal income tax returns in addition to a monthly breakdown of your income and expenses. Be sure to bring in the most recent paystub you received right before your appointment.
- Checking account statement for the past six (6) months.
- Savings account statements for the past six (6) months.
- A complete list of every creditor (person or company) to whom you owe money. The list must be prepared by you and include the creditors name, address and total amount owed. If the debt has been turned over to a collection agency, list the agency name and address separately along with the creditor they are collecting for.
- Proof of any payments over $600 you have made to your creditors within the last 90 days.
- If you have loans with any finance company, bring the loan paperwork that you signed for each loan.
- Any correspondence received within 90 days from a creditor showing a correspondence address and account number.
- Any record relating to a bankruptcy filed by you or your spouse with eight (8) years of your appointment.