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    Programs that provide assistance for people who are unable to pay their creditors and need to declare bankruptcy. Included may be help in evaluating a personal or business bankruptcy as an option, assistance in completing and filing bankruptcy forms and/or representation in bankruptcy hearings.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    Bankruptcy Credit Counseling - Advantage Credit Counseling Services NEPAProvide telephone or face to face counseling for bankruptcy credit counseling. Counseling includes a personal evaluation of your financial situation, a review of alternatives to bankruptcy, and a personal budget plan.LuzerneAdvantage Credit Counseling Services NEPAAdvantage Credit Counseling Services of NEPA
    Legal Aid of Southeastern Pennsylvania - Bankruptcy (Bristol)Bankruptcy at LASP provides legal representation in filing Chapter 7 bankruptcy to low-income and vulnerable individuals.BucksLegal Aid of Southeastern Pennsylvania- BristolLegal Aid of Southeastern Pennsylvania (LASP)
    Legal Aid of Southeastern Pennsylvania - Bankruptcy (Chester)Bankruptcy at LASP provides legal representaion in filing Chapter 7 bankruptcy.DelawareLASP - Chester OfficeLegal Aid of Southeastern Pennsylvania (LASP)
    MidPenn Legal Services - BerksProvides free legal services to low income individuals in civil matters. Services include legal advice, negotiations and representation before agencies and courts. Handled through advice, brief service and/or representation in court: - Representation of plaintiffs in protection from abuse cases - Custody (defendants when other party has legal representation and child snatch cases); pro se assistance for parents wishing to file for custody - Simple Divorce (pro se assistance only) - Welfare: Medical Assistance and Food Stamps denials, terminations, over payments and reductions - SSDI/Supplemental Security Income: Denials, terminations and over payments; assistance with initial applications for homeless persons - Unemployment Compensation denials and overpayments - Housing: Illegal lockouts and landlord utility shut-offs, public housing/Section 8 eviction hearings, poor housing conditions and evictions, mortgage foreclosure - Sheriff's Sales: To prevent loss of personal property or house - Guardianship for incapacitated adults over the age of 60. POA and advanced directives for individuals over the age of 60 Other matters handled through Volunteer Attorney Program (Pro Bono Project) include: - Consumer problems - School expulsions or IEP hearings - Driver's License suspension appeal hearings See MidPenn Legal Services file for brochures on the following subjects: Government Benefits Social Security Medicare Public/Subsidized Housing SSI Utility Bills/Shut-Offs Bankruptcy Mobile Home Parks Divorce Law Student Records District Justices Canceling Contracts Repossessions Expulsions Debt Collection Practices Right to an Education Food Stamps Eviction Protection from Abuse Child Custody & Visitation Buying or Repairing a Car BerksMidPenn Legal Services - BerksMidPenn Legal Services
    Money Management International - Philadelphia BranchServices include budget and debt counseling, debt management, foreclosure prevention, reverse mortgage counseling, bankruptcy counseling and financial education workshops. Housing counseling services are available 24 hours / 7 days a week by telephone and Internet or at local offices during business hours. PhiladelphiaMoney Management International - Philadelphia BranchMoney Management International
    National Council of Jewish Women/ The Center for Women - Legal Assistance for Women (LAW)Provides participants with a confidential half hour consultation with an attorney. Areas include: Family law matters: divorce, separation, support, custody, alimony and equitable property division; wills, trusts and estates; bankruptcy; and employment issues.AlleghenyCenter for WomenCenter for Women
    Upsolve - Free Bankruptcy AssistanceProvides free personal bankruptcy assistance for individuals facing financial distress.AlleghenyFree Bankruptcy AssistanceUpsolve
    US Bankruptcy Court - Western District - Erie OfficeHandles bankruptcy cases and provides debt counseling.ErieUS Bankruptcy Court - Western DistrictUnited States Bankruptcy Court
    US Bankruptcy Court - Western District - Johnstown OfficeHandles bankruptcy cases and provides debt counseling.CambriaUS Bankruptcy Court - Western DistrictUnited States Bankruptcy Court
    US Bankruptcy Court - Western District - Pittsburgh OfficeHandles bankruptcy cases and provides debt counseling.AlleghenyUS Bankruptcy Court - Western DistrictUnited States Bankruptcy Court

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