Hiring a bankruptcy attorney might be mandatory if you have to file bankruptcy for the first time. It might also be a wise idea to hire one even if this is not the first time you deal with bankruptcy. The truth is that I do not know a lot about the topic of bankruptcy. I do not know when, where or even why I should file bankruptcy. I am not a lawyer, so probably nobody expects me to know everything there is to be known about the topic. I would not hesitate to hire a bankruptcy attorney if I had to file bankruptcy or if I experienced financial difficulties. A few months ago, I heard about a case of a woman who instead of hiring a bankruptcy attorney nc decided to represent herself in court. She wanted to save some money by not hiring a professional. I believe that this was her mistake. She lost the case and she had to face the consequences of her actions. As I said before, I would not hesitate to hire an attorney if I knew that it was going to benefit me in any way. Hiring a bankruptcy attorney is a must if you are planning to file bankruptcy but have absolutely no experience with it.