Bainbridge, Georgia Bankruptcy Lawyers

Gregory Davis Smith
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Bainbridge, GA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 10 years experience
(229) 246-0525 218 E. Water Street
Bainbridge, GA 39817
Bankruptcy, Agricultural, Estate Planning and Real Estate
University System of Georgia - University of Georgia
I am proud to be a part of the Conger & Smith law firm in Bainbridge, Georgia. With my partners, Tom Conger and Maggie Rentz Smith, we aim to serve the needs of clients throughout the state of Georgia.
Bainbridge, GA Bankruptcy Attorney with 15 years experience
(229) 246-2877 214 S Broad St
Bainbridge, GA 39817
Bankruptcy and Tax
University of Georgia
Cairo, GA Bankruptcy Attorney
(855) 818-6974 110 1st Ave, NE
Cairo, GA 39828
Bankruptcy, Personal Injury and Workers' Comp
Mercer University
Frank H. Carter
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Adel, GA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 8 years experience
(229) 896-4513 P.O. Box 423
309 N. Parrish Ave
Adel, GA 31620
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Criminal, DUI and Traffic Tickets
Jones School Of Law at Faulkner University
All 3 Attorneys were born and raised in Adel, Cook County, Georgia. Local firm with over 50 years combined experience.
Charles F. Farrell Jr
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Valdosta, GA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 21 years experience
(229) 474-6742 100 North Patterson St.
Suite N
Valdosta, GA 31601
Bankruptcy
Mercer University Walter F. George School of Law
After I graduated from Mercer University School of Law in 1998, I focused my practice on helping people file bankruptcy. When my clients first come in, they have often been mistreated and knocked down by creditors, corporations, and situations in life beyond their control. I enjoy helping people pick themselves back up and start moving forward again. I believe there is a certain freedom and respect that everyone deserves, and my goal is to help them take control of their financial lives. To me, every day at work should be a little like The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood....
Kenneth Revell
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Albany, GA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 34 years experience
(229) 435-1611 2410 Westgate Dr.
Suite 100
Albany, GA 31707
Bankruptcy
Woodrow Wilson Col.of Law and Woodrow Wilson College of Law
William Orson Woodall
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Valdosta, GA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 28 years experience
(229) 247-1211 1003 N. Patterson St.
Valdosta, GA 31601
Bankruptcy
Graduated from the University of Georgia and attended Law School at Mercer University. Having practiced Bankruptcy law since 1991, the firm has filed over 22,000 cases. There are three attorneys in the firm to help you through the process. Please refer to our homepage, Yelp, YP, and Avvo for referrals. The firm is A+ rated by the BBB and has nothing but 5 Star revues on Google.
Stephen L. Ivie
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Ashburn, GA Bankruptcy Lawyer
(229) 567-2414 335 McLendon Street
P.O. Box 825
Ashburn, GA 31714
Bankruptcy, DUI, Real Estate and Traffic Tickets
Mr. Stephen L. Ivie, P.C. began his private practice of law in Ashburn, Georgia in 1974. In 1978, Mr. Ivie became corporate counsel for All American of Ashburn, Inc., a local mobile home manufacturer in the United States with over $100 million year in sales with 9 plants in 5 states. A large portion of the work for the mobile home manufacturer pertained to warranty claims, contracts and negotiations with account receivable lenders and state and federal government agencies. All-American also developed mobile home and modular subdivisions in which he was a major decision contributor, operations manager, and handled the...
Valdosta, GA Bankruptcy Attorney with 40 years experience
(229) 257-0080 1010 Williams St
Valdosta, GA 31601
Bankruptcy, Collections and Personal Injury
Woodrow Wilson Col.of Law
Americus, GA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 19 years experience
(229) 928-8834 508 Spring Street
Americus, GA 31709
Bankruptcy, Appeals, Arbitration & Mediation and Business
The Florida State University College of Law
Valdosta, GA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 22 years experience
(229) 242-6726 1108 N Patterson St
Valdosta, GA 31601
Bankruptcy, Criminal, DUI and Real Estate
Mercer Univ-W.George L.S
Valdosta, GA Bankruptcy Attorney with 31 years experience
(229) 245-8156 1102 Williams St
Valdosta, GA 31601
Bankruptcy, Business, Consumer and Criminal
Mercer Univ-W.George L.S
Kenneth Allen Parker
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Buford, GA Bankruptcy Attorney with 25 years experience
(678) 541-6770 4295 Buford Drive
Suite 1B
Buford, GA 30518
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Personal Injury, Probate and Workers' Comp
Atlanta's John Marshall Law School
Ken has practiced bankruptcy law for over 22 years in Georgia. Ken is married with 2 children who attend Mill Creek High School. Ken is the President of the Mill Creek Band Booster Club and past president of the Mill Creek Athletic Association.
David Galler
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Roswell, GA Bankruptcy Attorney with 32 years experience
(770) 671-8830 875 Old Roswell Road
Building B Suite 100
Roswell, GA 30076
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Foreclosure Defense, Tax and Workers' Comp
Georgia State University College of Law
Mr. Galler is a native Atlantan,he began practicing law in 1987 he opened his own firm in one room. Although big companies paid a lot more inspired by Perry Mason his goal was to help people in trouble, not Insurance companies, banks or large employers. Over the years help thousand with debt problem and work injuries, Finally over ten thousand bankruptcies, including a 99% discharge rate on chapter 7 cases. OVer the years Mr. Galler has added may other non bankruptcy solutions including student loans problems, Mortgage modifications and credit restoration
David S. Ballard
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Fayetteville, GA Bankruptcy Attorney with 8 years experience
(770) 461-4222 113 Glynn Street S.
Fayetteville, GA 30214
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Consumer, Criminal and DUI
University System of Georgia - University of Georgia
A Double Dawg from the University of Georgia, high honors in Political Science in 2007, and honors at UGA Law School in 2011. David's practice includes bankruptcy, personal injury, civil litigation and criminal defense. AV-Preeminent (highest lawyer ratings in legal ability and ethical conduct. "Superb" attorney ratings by AVVO, plus was named a 2018 Rising Star by Super Lawyers. David is currently President of the Fayette County Bar Association and is an adjunct professor at Georgia Military College in Fayetteville.
Samantha A Holloway
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(678) 390-3503 4751 Best Road
Ste 203
Atlanta, GA 30337
Free ConsultationAtlanta, GA Bankruptcy Attorney with 10 years experience
Bankruptcy, Business, Divorce and Family
William H. Bowen School of Law
Hello! I am an attorney licensed to practice law in the State of Georgia. I have a passion for justice and dedication to educating and effectively guiding clients through the complex legal system is unsurpassed. Clients can expect the professional skills of an attorney that is willing to listen, qualified to counsel, and ready to serve. I completed my undergraduate studies at Emory University and obtained my law degree from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock School of Law in Little Rock, Arkansas.

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Jonathan C. Ginsberg
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(770) 393-4985 1854 Independence Square
Atlanta, GA 30338
Atlanta, GA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 33 years experience
Bankruptcy, Social Security Disability and Workers' Comp
Tulane University-LA
Jonathan Ginsberg represents honest, hardworking men and women seeking debt relief under the United States Bankruptcy Code, or who are seeking benefits from the Social Security disability system.
Glen Edward Ashman
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East Point, GA Bankruptcy Attorney with 39 years experience
(404) 768-3509 2791 Main St
East Point, GA 30344
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Divorce, Personal Injury and Probate
Mercer University Walter F. George School of Law
In addition to practicing law since 1980, and having a perfect 10 excellent ranking on AVVO, Glen Ashman has been a municipal judge since 1988. The combination of judicial and legal experience has trained Glen well to help his clients. Glen has since 2002 been teaching Georgia judges at seminars and by writing the annual Municipal Court Benchbook, used by Judges across Georgia. Glen offers compassionate experienced help at very reasonable fees and personal service you do not get in big firms. Glen is an honors graduate of Mercer Law School.
Derick C. Villanueva
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Snellville, GA Bankruptcy Attorney with 13 years experience
(770) 220-0818 2330 Scenic Highway South
Snellville, GA 30078
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Personal Injury and Workers' Comp
Syracuse University College of Law
Derick C. Villanueva is a solo-practice attorney and offers knowledgeable, experienced and aggressive legal counsel to individuals who have been seriously injured or killed in accidents through no fault of their own. Mr. Villanueva has worked hard to obtain favorable outcomes and results for his clients. Mr. Villanueva received his BA Magna Cum Laude from Emory Universtiy, JD and Masters from Syracuse University. Mr. Villanueva has earned the Martindale Hubbell Client Distinction Award, acceptance in The National Association of Distinguished Counsel Top One Percent, achieved an Excellent Rating in Avvo, acceptance in the Top 40 Under 40...
S. Carlton Rouse Esq.
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Snellville, GA Bankruptcy Attorney with 16 years experience
(678) 383-0403 3375 Centerville Highway
P.O. Box 392105
Snellville, GA 30039
Bankruptcy, Criminal, Divorce and Personal Injury
Northeastern University School of Law
Rouse & Company LLC - is a law firm dedicated to helping people fight serious felony and misdemeanor charges in Georgia. If you or a family member are facing charges that require jail time, e.g. drug offenses, weapons charges, RICO violations, obstruction, assault / battery, DUI / DWI, fraud, etc., before you determine how to handle your bond, you should call S. Carlton Rouse, Esq. for a consultation. Although we are primarily located in Snellville, Georgia, we have and continue to represent individuals and families throughout the State of Georgia. Call us and let us put our expertise and experience...
Jason Smith
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Newnan, GA Bankruptcy Attorney with 17 years experience
(678) 423-3177 Suite C-4
Newnan, GA 30263
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Business, Divorce and Family
Drake University -IA
Attorney Jason G. Smith of Southern Piedmont Law PC has been practicing more than twelve years specializing in family law, including divorce, child custody, child support, and adoption. The firm prides itself on delivering personal attention and cost effective, quality representation. Recently Attorney Smith has been in the national news winning a landmark case that made legal history.
J. Thomas Salata
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Alpharetta, GA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 21 years experience
(770) 408-7004 2500 Northwinds Parkway, Suite 330
Alpharetta, GA 30009
Bankruptcy, Criminal, Divorce and Family
John Marshall L.S. (Atlanta)
I have been honored and privileged to serve the citizens of Georgia for over twenty years as a criminal defense, civil litigation, divorce, custody and family law attorney. I have served as President of the North Fulton Bar Association, am a proud Fellow of the Paul Harris Foundation of Rotary International and am currently an active member of the National and Georgia Associations of Criminal Defense Lawyers and the State Bar of Georgia Family Law Section.
Karmel Sunzette Davis
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Atlanta, GA Bankruptcy Attorney with 16 years experience
(678) 715-0967 2227 Godby Road
Atlanta, GA
Free ConsultationBankruptcy
University of Tulsa
Karmel S Davis Karmel S. Davis & Associates, PC 3550 Hwy 5 Douglasville, GA 30135 Contact Karmel S Davis T: 678-715-0967 F: 678-715-0987 Visit: www.karmeldavislaw.com Practice areas: Consumer and Business Bankruptcy, Wills and Estate Planning, General Civil Litigation and Real Estate Maters Ms. Davis’s practice emphasizes consumer and business bankruptcy, wills and estate planning, general civil litigation and real estate matters. She graduated from the University Of Tulsa College of Law and is the managing partner of the firm. About Karmel S Davis Graduate Degree: Thomas Jefferson Law School January 2012 - present Law School: University of Tulsa College of Law Admitted: 2003, Georgia Judicial...
Antonio Mari
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Cartersville, GA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 10 years experience
(770) 334-8574 605 N. Tennessee St.
Cartersville, GA 30120
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, DUI, Divorce and Family
Atlanta's John Marshall Law School
Mari Legal Group's goal is to make legal representation affordable and accessible to all the hard working citizens of Georgia. Phone or office consultations are always free. We offer weekend and evening appointments to meet your busy schedule. We also offer convenient payment options to work around your budget. Contact our office today to schedule an appointment or get a good faith estimate on the potential costs of representation. I am dedicated to bringing the highest quality of legal representation in divorce, family law and estate planning matters, personal injury or dui matters. Our office aggressively represents clients throughout North...
Michael Raymond Rethinger
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Atlanta, GA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 18 years experience
(770) 922-0066 241 Mitchell Street SW
Atlanta, GA 30303
Free ConsultationBankruptcy
The University of Georgia School of Law
Jeffrey William Narmore
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Pooler, GA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 18 years experience
(912) 454-2329 138 Canal Street
Suite 508
Pooler, GA 31322
Free ConsultationBankruptcy
Brooklyn Law School
Bankruptcy is my area of expertise. It’s what I do, and it’s all I do. I only represent individuals seeking relief under the Bankruptcy Code. From 2009 to 2019 I served as staff attorney to the Chapter 13 Trustee in Savannah, Georgia. I represented the Trustee in every aspect of thousands of Chapter 13 bankruptcy cases each year, including regular appearances in Court hearings, meetings of creditors, trials and written briefs. The Trustee’s duties include assisting debtors in proposing and performing a Chapter 13 plan. I have an excellent understanding of what is necessary...
Susan Schmeidler Blum
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Atlanta, GA Bankruptcy Lawyer
(770) 393-4985 1854 Independence Square Suite A
Atlanta, GA 30338
Free ConsultationBankruptcy
Georgia State University College of Law
With my Bankruptcy law practice in Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcies, I feel the immediate impact I have on people’s lives. I see people who need immediate help with dire financial and personal situations. With my directed advice, I am able to resolve clients’ immediate problems. With my counsel and suggestions, I am able to put clients on a path towards financial wholeness that they might have never experienced before. I see my role as a bankruptcy attorney as more than just filing a petition. I provide a comprehensive level of service and attention. I hold my clients’ hands...
John S. Myers
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Saint Marys, GA Bankruptcy Attorney with 34 years experience
(912) 882-2332 1721 Osborne Road
Ste A
Saint Marys, GA 31558
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Administrative, Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury
Mercer University Walter F. George School of Law
John Myers returned to his hometown to live and practice in 1988 and has been representing people (the injured and consumers) since that time. He also served as Municipal Court Judge for the City of St. Marys for 12 years from 1991-2003. John Myers offers clients a wide range of legal services. John has represented the rights of the injured since his admission to the bar in 1985. He has helped hundreds of consumers in bankruptcy matters as well. Since 2014, he has served as County Attorney for Camden County, Georgia.
Schuyler Elliot
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Norcross, GA Bankruptcy Attorney with 26 years experience
(770) 633-9913 2024 Beaver Ruin Road
Suite A
Norcross, GA 30071
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Business and Foreclosure Defense
Atlanta Law School
Emergency Bankruptcy Filing to STOP Foreclosure Sale. 770-633-9913.

Since 1993, Schuyler Elliott has been representing clients with disputes against their mortgage company-lender, such as wrongful foreclosure and breach of contract aka Foreclosure Defense. Also, filing bankruptcy to stop a foreclosure sale, which is scheduled the first Tuesday of each month, with a few exceptions. One benefit offered is last minute bankruptcy filings to stop a foreclosure sale. Appointments to stop the foreclosure sale can be made Saturday and Sunday and up to Midnight on Monday to meet with clients and file bankruptcy to STOP the foreclosure sale....
Christopher Ross Morgan
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Athens, GA Bankruptcy Attorney with 23 years experience
(706) 548-7070 1090 C Founders Blvd
Athens, GA 30606
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Collections, Foreclosure Defense and Social Security Disability
The University of Georgia School of Law and University System of Georgia - University of Georgia
Matthew J. Cherney
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Marietta , GA Bankruptcy Attorney with 13 years experience
(770) 485-4141 1744 Roswell Road, Suite 100
Suite 100
Marietta , GA 30062
Free ConsultationBankruptcy
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
I received my Bachelor’s Degree from Carthage College in Kenosha, Wisconsin before going on to receive my Juris Doctorate from Western Michigan University (The Thomas M. Cooley Law School) in Lansing, Michigan.

After graduating law school, I was admitted to the State Bar of Illinois and began my legal career in my hometown of Chicago, Illinois, where I represented clients in all areas of debt relief for a large bankruptcy firm. In 2008, I moved to Georgia and was admitted to the State Bar of Georgia. Over the years, I've gained experience at both large-volume and mid-volume consumer bankruptcy firms before...
Ronna M. Woodruff
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Marietta, GA Bankruptcy Attorney with 11 years experience
(770) 565-7924 123 Powers Ferry Road, SE
Marietta, GA 30067
Free ConsultationBankruptcy
Atlanta's John Marshall Law School
Ronna grew up in the metro-Atlanta area and graduated from John Marshall Law School – Atlanta (J.D.) and Georgia State University (B.B.A., Finance, Cum Laude). During her academic career, Ronna worked for a local law firm, Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice as a senior paralegal in the Capital Markets Practice Group. Ronna has two grown children and lives in Atlanta with her husband and two dogs. After more than twenty years experience working as a senior paralegal with a commercial finance company, where Ronna dealt with commercial lending contracts in which large amounts of money were involved, Ronna went...
Michael West
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Newnan, GA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 8 years experience
(404) 913-1529 36 South Court Square
Suite 300
Newnan, GA 30263
Bankruptcy, Immigration and Personal Injury
Atlanta's John Marshall Law School
Attorney Michael West is dedicated to relieving the stress in the lives of his clients who are dealing with bankruptcy, immigration, personal injury and estate planning. He opened his law firm in Newnan on the premise that the needs of the client should be the center of every practice. Michael desires to remove that stress from their lives. Michael completed his undergraduate degree at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. Michael decided to practice law after 25 years in the aviation industry. Michael obtained his Juris Doctor degree at Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School.
David R Martin
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Atlanta, GA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 30 years experience
(770) 454-1999 5200 Peachtree Rd,Suite 3116
Suite 3116
Atlanta, GA 30341
Bankruptcy, Antitrust, Business and International
New York University School of Law and University of Puerto Rico - Río Piedras
Forged in large-firm environments and two decades of practice with my own firm, I litigate and provide advice in business matters in Georgia, Florida and Puerto Rico. My experience in state and federal courts and arbitration fora includes creditor rights, business torts, antitrust, distribution law, corporate control, securities, tax controversies, construction defects and commercial insurance coverage disputes.
Christopher John York
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Duluth, GA Bankruptcy Attorney with 29 years experience
(770) 817-4939 1815 Satellite Blvd
Suite 404
Duluth, GA 30097
Bankruptcy, Business, Personal Injury and Workers' Comp
Emory University and Emory University School of Law
Attorney Chris York is committed to helping clients navigate a complicated legal system. As an experienced attorney, he is always focused on helping clients obtain outcomes that are justified. He focuses on giving them the peace of mind they deserve. At our law firm in Duluth, GA, we genuinely care about every client we work with. His personal interests include running, watching tennis matches, and being a dedicated father to three teenagers, a boy and two girls.
R. Jeffrey Field
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Douglasville, GA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 36 years experience
(404) 499-2448 8657 Hospital Dr #103a
Douglasville, GA 30134
Bankruptcy
Cumberland School of Law, Samford University
Jeff Field has spent his entire career handling bankruptcy cases for clients throughout Georgia. He has more than 30 years of experience successfully representing individuals in Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy cases. He now has six office locations throughout Georgia, and offers free initial consultations.
Jason Neil Wiggam
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Atlanta, GA Bankruptcy Attorney with 9 years experience
(404) 233-9800 50 Hurt Plaza, Suite 1245
Atlanta, GA 30303
Bankruptcy and Tax
Jason is a partner at Wiggam & Geer, LLC in Atlanta, Georgia. His practice focuses on representing individuals, businesses, officers, directors, shareholders, and partners in matters before the Internal Revenue Service, the Georgia Department of Revenue, and other state taxing authorities. He represents taxpayers during tax audits, tax appeals, and tax collection procedures. Jason earned his Juris Doctorate (J.D.) degree, magna cum laude, from Georgia State University College of Law. He furthered his education by pursuing an LL.M. Master of Law degree in Taxation from New York University School of Law. While in law school, Jason developed a passion for...
Charon (Cha'Ron) Ballard
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Lawrenceville, GA Bankruptcy Attorney with 10 years experience
(404) 220-9906 3664 Club Drive #Suite 203-A
Lawrenceville, GA 30044
Free ConsultationBankruptcy
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
Worry about nothing and instead pray about everything!

At The Ballard Law Group we offer affordable bankruptcy options for those in need and when bankruptcy is not the best solution we offer non-bankruptcy options such as debt settlements and mortgage loan modification.

We are a consumer firm and we never represent the creditor; therefore, your interest is always our priority.

Consultations are always free with flexible payment plans for every budget extending up 12 months.

I sincerely enjoy helping people get a fresh start.
Joshua Thermon Teague
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East Ellijay, GA Bankruptcy Attorney with 9 years experience
(706) 276-3636 35 1st Ave
PO BOX 296
East Ellijay, GA 30539
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Criminal, DUI and Personal Injury
Florida Coastal School of Law
Josh has dedicated his entire adult life to the study and practice of law - he has spent the past 15 years working in a law office, studying the law, interning with 2 Judges, completing an internship program with the United States Attorneys Office, and practicing law himself. In fact, Josh met his Wife, LeeAnn, when she was working for her Grandmother, the Gilmer County Clerk of Superior Court. Josh is a native of Gilmer County, his family has ties to the community dating into the early 1800’s. After graduating Gilmer High School and Kennesaw State University with...
Archie Luther Speights
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Canton, GA Bankruptcy Attorney with 19 years experience
(770) 479-1500 181 East Main Street
Canton, GA 30114
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Criminal, DUI and Divorce
University of Mississippi
Areas of Practice Criminal & Bankruptcy Law Bar Admissions Georgia U.S. District Court Northern District of Georgia Georgia Court of Appeals Supreme Court of Georgia Education University of Mississippi School of Law, University, Mississippi - 2000 Law Journal: Journal of National Security Law, Editor in Chief Honors and Awards Voted by his peers as among the Legal Elite in Georgia in Bankruptcy Law. (Georgia Trend Magazine) Professional Associations and Memberships Georgia Bar Association Cherokee County Bar Association NACBA
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Considering Bankruptcy?

Bankruptcy law allows debtors, who are unable or partially unable to pay outstanding debts, to rid themselves of these debts and obtain a fresh start. Both federal and state laws can affect a debtor seeking to file for bankruptcy, and an attorney can help you understand how state and federal bankruptcy laws apply to you.

If you are struggling with high debt, receiving calls from creditors or collection agencies, or facing foreclosure, garnishment of wages, or repossession of property, filing for bankruptcy may provide you with solutions.

Bankruptcy lawyers offer legal advice and services during a financial crisis. In total, there are six different types of bankruptcy. For persons seeking debt relief, one option is Chapter 7 bankruptcy, which provides for liquidation of the debtor's non-exempt assets. Another popular option for individuals is Chapter 13, which allows for management and reduction of debt through payment plans. Corporations and partnerships filing for bankruptcy often choose to file under Chapter 11, which provides for supervised reorganization of the business.

Experienced bankruptcy counsel can help you evaluate whether you should pursue a bankruptcy as well as the Chapter under which to file. Bankruptcy lawyers can also help end harassing phone calls from debt collectors and evaluate available legal options when facing a home foreclosure.


Automatic stay: An injunction that automatically stops lawsuits, foreclosures, garnishments, and most collection activity against the debtor the moment a bankruptcy petition is filed.

Unsecured claim: A debt for which credit was extended based solely upon the creditor's assessment of the debtor's future ability to pay, rather than on a special assurance of payment.