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How can a person declaring bankruptcy afford a lawyer?

I don't have enough points to comment on Phillip's answer, but it appears wrong for the USA. First, declaring personal bankruptcy is not a lawsuit. Second, personal bankruptcy does not usually ...
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How can a person declaring bankruptcy afford a lawyer?

united-states Typically, people who have the very least assets and little prospective income expected (e.g. homeless vagrants) don't file for bankruptcy. The creditors can't get blood out of a turnip ...
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How can a person declaring bankruptcy afford a lawyer?

A wealthy person who anticipates their personal bankruptcy in the near future but still has access to liquid assets at the moment, can use those assets to hire a lawyer on retainer. Which means that ...
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What is the basis/rationale for the barristers' cab rank rule?

What is the basis/rationale for the cab rank rule? The cab rank rule has been a defining feature of the English Bar for several hundred years. It original purpose was to ensure that parties to a case ...
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