Do I Need an Attorney to File Bankruptcy in Pennsylvania?

Yes. Yes you do, is what anyone who has gone through a bankruptcy with an experienced attorney will tell you. However, the short answer is no. An attorney is not necessary to file a bankruptcy. Although the success rate of bankruptcy cases filed without an attorney is low. A bankruptcy touches every aspect of your financial life. You need to have an experienced team on your side who has been helping clients in Westmoreland, Cambria, Indiana, and Allegheny Counties since 1985.

If you have ever thought about filing, need to file immediately, or just exploring debt relief options and want to know if bankruptcy is an option for you schedule a free personalized debt consultation. “I wish I would have talked with you sooner” is typically what we hear from clients after our first meeting. In an initial consult we are able to lay out your options and allow you to go home, well informed, to make the best decision for your financial future.

Our experienced team can walk you through your debt relief options.  We recognize that no two clients are alike.  We also pride ourself on making sure you understand the process so you can feel comfortable with your decision each step of the way.

It is important to choose an attorney with experience in debt relief. Experience of the attorney in debt relief and bankruptcy is a must, but you must also feel comfortable with the attorney. We recognize how personal your debt relief questions can be. We pride ourselves on providing quick, compassionate, attentive debt relief services. We offer free weekend and evening bankruptcy consultations in our Johnstown, Latrobe, and Greensburg Offices. As members of your community, we are focused on providing the highest levels of legal services.


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. Please do not send any confidential information to us until such time as an attorney-client relationship has been established.

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This privacy policy discloses the privacy practices for www.bononiandbononi.com. This privacy policy applies solely to information collected by this web site. It will notify you of the following:

  1. What personally identifiable information is collected from you through the web site, how it is used and with whom it may be shared.
  2. What choices are available to you regarding the use of your data.
  3. The security procedures in place to protect the misuse of your information.
  4. How you can correct any inaccuracies in the information.

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We will use your information to respond to you, regarding the reason you contacted us. We will not share your information with any third party outside of our organization, other than as necessary.

Unless you ask us not to, we may contact you via email in the future to tell you about specials, new products or services, or changes to this privacy policy.

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Our Privacy Policy may change from time to time and all updates will be posted on this page.

If you feel that we are not abiding by this privacy policy, you should contact us immediately via telephone at 412-832-2499