Bankruptcy cases are generally initiated by a business or individual that cannot pay their debts and is seeking to have the debts reorganized or discharged by the court. There are three common types of bankruptcy proceedings:
" Chapter 7-Individual Petitions
" Chapter 11-Business Reorganization
" Chapter 13-Wage Earner's Plans
These proceedings can have long-term benefits and consequences for a party, which is why it is essential to have an experienced attorney. We will provide both individuals and businesses with effective representation based on our experience and thorough knowledge of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code.
Our lawyers are skilled in all aspects of debtor-creditor disputes. We advise and represent both debtors and creditors in collection matters and other disputes. On behalf of debtors, we aggressively defend collection lawsuits on behalf of debtors and, when necessary, provide valuable counsel regarding bankruptcy, settlement, and other debt relief options. If the creditor steps over the line, we are also prepared to advise and represent the debtor in actions under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act. We also represent creditors in collection and foreclosure matters.