In the beginning of my legal career I represented banks, and I handled a lot of mortgage foreclosure cases. I seldom, if ever, thought about the people who lost their homes. That changed one night as I was passing through Down East Maine on my way home.
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Answer: Don’t blame yourself for a bad economy. Or for a medical crisis or anything else beyond your control. But even if you did make mistakes - such as mishandling credit - just figure out where you went wrong and how to avoid repeating your mistakes. Learn and do better next time. The most important thing to remember is: this process is all about second chances.
Sometimes the best way to evaluate whether an attorney might be a good match is to hear real stories from real people in your community. These Mainers got the help they needed to make a fresh start.