Algonquin, Illinois Bankruptcy Lawyers

Raffy A. 'Rae' Kaplan
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Exceptional Bankruptcy Law Attorney! Helping Chicago Families Get a Fresh Start!

I provide experienced and skilled advocacy for bankruptcy law needs. I am committed to helping clients effectively and efficiently resolve financial matters! Visit my website for client reviews, call for a consultation. Read More »
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Peter Francis Geraci
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15,000 5-Star Reviews from Satisfied Clients! 35+ offices open late/weekends.

Over 15,000 5-Star reviews from our satisfied clients! Since 1977, Geraci Law has helped over 100,000 people get debt-free by filing Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy. FREE LAWYER CONSULTATIONS, low/no attorney fees... Read More »
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Julianne M. O'Grady
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Illinois Bankruptcy Attorney with 19 years experience

DePaul College of LawIllinois
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Frank G. Cortese
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Illinois Bankruptcy Lawyer with 23 years experience

Frank G. Cortese is a Graduate of Georgetown University Law Center. He has successfully represented over 7,000 clients in Bankruptcy throughout the Chicagoland area. With over 23 Years experience, you can be confident... Read More »
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Richard Van Den Bussche
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Crystal Lake, IL Bankruptcy Attorney with 38 years experience
(815) 356-5531 455 Coventry Ln, Suite 107
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Criminal, Landlord Tenant and Probate
The John Marshall Law School
Stephen J. Costello
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West Dundee, IL Bankruptcy Attorney with 34 years experience
(847) 428-4544 600 Spring Hill Ring Road, Suite #116
West Dundee, IL 60118
Free ConsultationBankruptcy
Northern Illinois University
Costello Law was originally founded by Raymond J. Costello, in the early 1960s. Ray’s law practice always had a heavy concentration in Bankruptcy. He served for many years as a Bankruptcy Trustee.
In 1984, Stephen J. Costello, a son of Raymond, was admitted to law practice and joined the firm. Raymond passed away in 1994 and the firm continues to proudly carry his name.

Over the years, our firm’s bankruptcy experience has covered nearly every kind of possible bankruptcy matter. We have represented thousands of people of all walks of life in both simple and complex bankruptcy cases. We file Chapter 7...
Roxanna Hipple
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West Dundee, IL Bankruptcy Lawyer with 26 years experience
(847) 426-2900 303 W Main St
West Dundee, IL 60118
Bankruptcy, Estate Planning and Real Estate
DePaul College of Law
Timothy Brown
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Crystal Lake, IL Bankruptcy Attorney
(815) 569-4110 1520 Carlemont Drive
Suite M
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
Bankruptcy, Criminal, DUI and Divorce
Dr. Maudia Norman Washingon
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Elgin, IL Bankruptcy Attorney
(888) 586-4441 40 DuPage Court
Suite 113
Elgin, IL 60120
Bankruptcy, Arbitration & Mediation, Business and Foreclosure Defense
Michigan State University
Michigan State University School of Law, East Lansing, Michigan
Juris Doctorate

John Marshall School of Law, Chicago Illinois
LLM (Law of Masters Candidate) Real Estate Law

Argosy University, Chicago Illinois
Doctorate of Business Administration, International Business
Published Dissertation

Robert Morris University, Chicago, Illinois
Master in Business Administration, Concentration Management

Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Illinois
Bachelor of Arts, Administration of Justice, Minor: Sociology

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Illinois
Northern District of Illinois
Central District Court of Illinois
Southern District Court of Illinois
United States Tax Court

I am an attorney who is passionate about my profession and clients. I believe in providing top-notch, innovative, cutting-edge strategies and advice. My clients feel as if they are my only client. ...
Bradley Covey
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Elgin, IL Bankruptcy Attorney with 27 years experience
(847) 608-1313 2205 Point Blvd.
Suite 125A
Elgin, IL 60123
Free ConsultationBankruptcy
Northern Illinois University
Mr. Covey concentrates his practice in all chapters of bankruptcy and bankruptcy-related law with special emphasis in Chapter 7 and Chapter 13. Mr. Covey has concentrated his practice in consumer and business bankruptcy matters for the past 21 years. Mr. Covey graduated from Southern Illinois University in 1984 with a B.S in Journalism. He then earned his J.D. at Northern Illinois University College of Law in 1992.
James Michael Kelly
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Crystal Lake, IL Bankruptcy Lawyer with 24 years experience
(815) 459-3120 01 North Virginia Street, Suite 150
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Divorce and Family
University of Missouri - Kansas City
James Kelly has practiced in the areas of divorce and bankruptcy for 21 years. The Law offices of James M. Kelly handles and enjoys complex cases and trial work. Divorce work, especially trial work, requires a certain competency that not all attorney's have. Regardless of your particular fact pattern you can be sure that that the Law Offices of James M. Kelly will handle your matter in an expeditious and professional manner. In matters involving bankruptcy and debt restructuring, the Law Offices of James M. Kelly takes all matters seriously and has an...
Dennise McCann
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Schaumburg, IL Bankruptcy Lawyer with 31 years experience
(847) 995-9999 1515 E. Woodfield Road
Suite 640
Schaumburg, IL 60173
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Divorce, Family and Foreclosure Defense
The John Marshall Law School
Dennise L. McCann is a Partner Anderson & Associates, P.C. who focuses on complex family law, bankruptcy and probate matters. She has been the managing attorney of the firm's Wheaton office since 2007. Dennise has been a certified mediator and guardian ad litem since 2010. She was nominated for an Inspirational Woman Award in 2012. She served as a career law clerk to the Honorable Susan Pierson Sonderby from 1988 to 1992 and was responsible for reviewing her daily motion call, researching legal issues, drafting opinions and writing speech materials for continuing legal education programs. She graduated from The John...
Lisa M. Nyuli
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South Elgin, IL Bankruptcy Attorney with 29 years experience
(847) 695-2400 2000 McDonald Road
Suite 200
South Elgin, IL 60177
Bankruptcy, Divorce and Family
Northern Illinois University
Lisa M. Nyuli has been a partner since joining the firm of Ariano Hardy Ritt Nyuli Richmond Lytle & Goettel P.C. in 2000. Prior to joining the firm, for the first 10 years of her career, she worked as an attorney in Aurora, Illinois and in Geneva, Illinois. She was licensed in 1989 and focuses her practice primarily in all areas of family law. In 2008, she became a Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers.

Ms. Nyuli is also active in the Illinois State Bar Association as a member, having served two terms on the Board of Governors, and...
Steven H. Mevorah
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(630) 443-0600 https://bankruptcy.mevorahlaw.com/
333 N. Randall Road, Suite 104
St. Charles, IL 60175
Free ConsultationSt. Charles, IL Bankruptcy Lawyer with 40 years experience
Bankruptcy, Criminal, Divorce and Family
Northern Illinois University
Steven H. Mevorah is the founder of Mevorah Law Offices LLC and began his practice in 1979. Mr. Mevorah brings significant experience to bear in achieving positive results for his clients. With offices in Lombard, Bloomingdale, Chicago, Joliet, and St. Charles, Mr. Mevorah makes his practice accessible to all of those in need throughout the Chicagoland area and surrounding counties. Since the firm's inception, Mr. Mevorah has been committed to building a practice made up of attorneys who share his vision and dedication to offering clients the best legal advice and advocacy combined with unparalleled service. Taking an aggressive...
Jane E. Nagle
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Free Consultation! Aggressive & Dedicated Illinois Bankruptcy Law Attorney!

I provide exceptional legal representation in all aspects of bankruptcy law. I will work tirelessly to deliver the best possible results for your family! Visit my website for case results. Call for a free consultation. Read More »
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Jason G. Shore
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St. Charles, IL Bankruptcy Attorney with 9 years experience
(630) 443-0600 https://bankruptcy.mevorahlaw.com/
333 N. Randall Road, Suite 104
St. Charles, IL 60175
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Divorce, Family and Immigration
DePaul College of Law
Mr. Shore is acutely aware that when an individual contacts Mevorah Law Offices LLC about a legal problem, that for the client it is also a personal problem. In addition to litigating or negotiating settlements in many major cases, Mr. Shore is a skilled listener who is adept at developing and implementing cost effective and winning strategies. Mr. Shore represents divorce and parentage clients in settlement negotiations, pre-trials, hearings, and trials. Mr. Shore is also appointed by the Court to represent minors in custody proceedings. As an appointed guardian for the children (referred to as a Guardian Ad Litem...
Tracey A. Hower
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Hoffman Estates, IL Bankruptcy Attorney with 10 years experience
(630) 797-5505 2300 Barrington Rd.
Hoffman Estates, IL 60169
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Divorce, Family and Immigration
Northern Illinois University
With over a decade of experience, Ms. Hower is highly regarded by local Judges in the surrounding counties. She is a Certified GAL and Mediator in Kane and DuPage Counties. She is compassionate about her clients and vigorously advocates for her clients' needs, both in the courtroom and with opposing counsel during negotiations, never losing sight of what is important to her clients. Ms. Hower takes the time to develop a perspective of the entire case and uses her negotiation, litigation, and business experiences to creatively and successfully advocate for her clients.

The Hower Law Firm LLC is focused on meeting...
Stephanie K. Low
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Geneva, IL Bankruptcy Lawyer with 18 years experience
(630) 844-8781 431 Williamsburg Ave
Geneva, IL 60134
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Landlord Tenant and Real Estate
University of Denver
Attorney Stephanie K. Low started her legal career at a Spanish Speaking firm on 18th Street, in Pilsen, Chicago, Illinois, where she focused on defending clients charged with murder, attempted murder, rape, predatory criminal sexual assault, felony drug offenses, domestic violence, DUI and other traffic matters. Moreover, she represented clients in residential real estate closings, evictions and family law matters. Today, Stephanie continues to concentrate her practice in residential real estate, closings, bankruptcy, foreclosure defense and landlord tenant matters. Occasionally she will fill in for the City of Aurora as a Local Prosecutor at Aurora Branch Court. Attorney...
Mr. Gary A. Newland
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Fox River Grove, IL Bankruptcy Lawyer with 26 years experience
(847) 483-5278 100 East Northwest Highway
Fox River Grove, IL 60021
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Consumer, Foreclosure Defense and Personal Injury
Loyola University Chicago
Gary Newland is an experienced trial attorney evidenced by the hundreds of cases he has successfully won at trial. Many of Gary's cases have been covered by USA Today, Forbes, Chicago Tribune, Chicago Sun-Times, NBC, The Daily Herald, Oprah Winfrey, and the list goes on. Many of the clients Gary represents are referrals from other attorneys who are aware of his skills and reputation in the community. He has been an invited guest lecturer to the Bar Association and other legal organizations as well as an author of published articles on legal issues. He has been a member of the...
Richard F. Doerr
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St. Charles, IL Bankruptcy Attorney with 46 years experience
(331) 210-0063 https://bankruptcy.mevorahlaw.com/
333 N. Randall Road, Suite 104
St. Charles, IL 60175
Free ConsultationBankruptcy and Criminal
Washington University School of Law
Richard Doerr is married and has two children and three teenage grandchildren. In his 40+ years' experience, Mr. Doerr has tried cases on matters ranging from speeding to murder. In 1972, he was selected out of 200 applicants as one of ten participants in the St. Louis County Prosecutor's intern program. During his 31 years in bankruptcy practice, he has seen two major revisions in bankruptcy laws, the first in 1978 and the second in 2005. Mr. Doerr's leisure activities include cross-country skiing, car shows, and driving his classic 1973 Corvette convertible.
Jonathan G. Anderson
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(847) 995-9999 1515 E. Woodfield Road
Suite 640
Schaumburg, IL 60173
Free ConsultationSchaumburg, IL Bankruptcy Lawyer with 38 years experience
Bankruptcy, Divorce, Estate Planning and Family
University of Florida Levin College of Law
Jonathan Anderson is the principal attorney and founder of Anderson & Associates, P.C.

Jon guided the growth of this family law firm from a one-attorney law practice in Schaumburg, Illinois to an eleven-attorney law firm with Cook County offices in Schaumburg, Chicago, Northbrook, and Orland Park, Illinois and a DuPage County office in Wheaton, Illinois.

For over 25 years, Jon has achieved optimum results for his clients in divorce and other family law litigation involving issues that include family-owned businesses, pre-marital (pre-nuptial) agreements, post-marital (post-nuptial) agreements, marital property and non-marital property distribution, maintenance (alimony), custody, visitation and the removal of...
Lynda Wesley
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Palatine, IL Bankruptcy Lawyer with 36 years experience
(847) 358-4778 800 E. Northwest Hwy.
Suite 700
Palatine, IL 60074
Free ConsultationBankruptcy
Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology
My practice concentrates on Chapter 7 Bankruptcy. I have done hundreds of bankruptcies in 35 years of practice. I have lots of practical ideas to save you money and then help you rebuild your credit rating.
Robert M Kaplan
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Schaumburg, IL Bankruptcy Attorney with 32 years experience
(847) 845-9477 1535 W Schaumburg Rd, Ste 204
Schaumburg, IL 60194
Bankruptcy, Divorce, Family and Probate
University of Florida
Attorney Robert M. Kaplan has been practicing law for more than 20 years. He is dedicated to assisting clients with family law, real estate law, bankruptcy law, estate planning and probate matters. After receiving a degree in law from The University of Florida College of Law in Gainesville, and working as a Public Defender in Miami, FL, Attorney Kaplan made the move to Illinois to start his own practice in 1991.
Edgar Petti
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Geneva, IL Bankruptcy Lawyer with 61 years experience
(630) 232-9303 22 S 4th St Ste 2
Geneva, IL 60134
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Construction, Personal Injury and Real Estate
The University of Chicago Law School
Mr. Petti is a resident of Elburn, IL. He was born in Philadelphia, PA, and grew up in Pittsburgh PA and Evanston IL. He has acted as legal counsel for both small and large businesses. He has been associated with private law practice firms in Chicago and the Chicago Suburban area. For the past twenty two years, he has maintained his principal law office in Kane County, Illinois. Mr. Petti's corporate law work includes serving as staff counsel for Motorola and General Counsel of Andrew Corporation, two international electronic businesses. His trial work has taken him from Connecticut to...
Mr. Christopher M. Cosley
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Rolling Meadows, IL Bankruptcy Lawyer
(847) 394-3200 1855 Rohlwing Road
Suite #D
Rolling Meadows, IL 60008
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Criminal, Domestic Violence and Foreclosure Defense
Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology
An Experienced Attorney You Can Trust Attorney Christopher M. Cosley is a distinguished graduate of Chicago-Kent College of Law. He went on to pass the Illinois State Bar Exam and is an active member of the Illinois State Bar Association. A former Assistant State’s Attorney, he has been practicing law for over a decade. In 2003, Mr. Cosley started his own practice. Over the years, Mr. Cosley has established a solid reputation within the legal community and is well-respected by his peers.
Julianne M. O'Grady
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(312) 338-1808 2550 Golf Rd 2nd Floor
Rolling Meadows, IL 60008
Free ConsultationRolling Meadows, IL Bankruptcy Attorney with 19 years experience
Bankruptcy and Immigration
DePaul College of Law
Gregory J. Martucci
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Roselle, IL Bankruptcy Lawyer with 35 years experience
(630) 980-8333 203 E. Irving Park Rd.
Roselle, IL 60172
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Collections, Criminal and DUI
The John Marshall Law School
The Law Office of Gregory J. Martucci concentrates primarily in the areas of Bankruptcy (Chapter 7 & 13), Criminal Defense, DUI/Traffic Defense,Personal Injury, Workers' Compensation and Civil Litigation, serving Du Page and Cook Counties, and surrounding communities. When you hire Greg Martucci, you get an experienced lawyer with over 30 years' courtroom experience, a compassionate lawyer who will listen to you, and a responsive lawyer, who will answer your questions - and your phone calls. CALL US TODAY AT 630-980-8333, to schedule your FREE INITIAL OFFICE CONSULTATION. And visit our website: www.martuccilaw.com.
Christine Thurston
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Schaumburg, IL Bankruptcy Lawyer with 11 years experience
(312) 818-8008 10 Martingale Road
Suite 400
Schaumburg, IL 60173
Free ConsultationBankruptcy
Vermont Law School
Filing bankruptcy does not have to be a stressful situation. In fact, it should be alleviating the financial burden you have been enduring. I strive to provide the most personalized and hands-on approach to serving my clients. You will have access to my cell phone number, and I will always be a phone call, text, or email away to answer any question you have. I am committed to explaining the process so that you understand exactly how bankruptcy works and are prepared for every step, so that there are no surprises.
Eric T. Perry
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Arlington Heights, IL Bankruptcy Attorney
(847) 465-0007 725 E. Dundee Road - Suite 204
Arlington Heights, IL 60004
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Criminal, Real Estate and Traffic Tickets
Joseph P. Doyle
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Schaumburg, IL Bankruptcy Lawyer with 14 years experience
(847) 985-1100 105 S. Roselle Road
Suite 203
Schaumburg, IL 60193
Free ConsultationBankruptcy and Collections
Case Western Reserve University School of Law
Are you facing bankruptcy? Seeking the help of a competent and experienced bankruptcy attorney could be your first step to a fresh start. Joseph P. Doyle, Schaumburg bankruptcy attorney, is committed to providing clients with the information and assistance they need to get back on track. When it comes to financial struggles, action is imperative; if you are dealing with financial challenges, let a competent and knowledgeable attorney help you explore your options. The legal team at Joseph P. Doyle can help you file for Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy, provide defense from creditor harassment,...
Scott W. Brammer
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McHenry, IL Bankruptcy Attorney with 26 years experience
(815) 344-4040 5447 Bull Valley Rd
McHenry, IL 60050
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Divorce, Family and Real Estate
University of South Dakota School of Law
Scott W. Brammer grew up in Crystal Lake, Illinois. He attended Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington, Illinois, where he received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science. After graduating from the University of South Dakota School of Law in 1992, where he earned his Juris Doctor degree, Mr. Brammer was admitted to practice law in the State of Illinois. That same year, he was also admitted to practice in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. Scott has spent over 18 years as an attorney in McHenry concentrating on family law, residential real...
Stephen S. Newland
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Arlington Heights, IL Bankruptcy Lawyer with 27 years experience
121 S. Wilke Road
Arlington Heights, IL 60005
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Estate Planning, Foreclosure Defense and Real Estate
DePaul College of Law
Kenneth E. Kaiser
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Palatine, IL Bankruptcy Attorney with 41 years experience
(847) 991-6675 502 N Plum Grove Rd
Ste D
Palatine, IL 60067
Bankruptcy, Business, Divorce and Foreclosure Defense
The John Marshall Law School
Dwight Adams
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Rolling Meadows, IL Bankruptcy Lawyer
(847) 818-8060 1855 Rohlwing Rd.
Suite D
Rolling Meadows, IL 60008
Bankruptcy, Criminal, Foreclosure Defense and Medical Malpractice
Managing partner Dwight C. Adams was first licensed to practice law in 1968. After earning a B.A. in History from Hanover College, Mr. Adams went on to receive his J.D. after graduating summa cum laude from the prestigious Chicago Kent Law School. Since that time, he’s been defending the rights of countless Illinois clients in a variety of criminal and civil cases. Dwight C. Adams is one of a selected group of lawyers who has earned admission to the Federal Bar Association, which entitles him to practice in front of the U.S. Supreme Court. When other firms say that they’ll “fight...
Charles Todd Newland
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Rolling Meadows, IL Bankruptcy Attorney with 30 years experience
(847) 797-9300 3601 Algonquin Road, Suite 990
Rolling Meadows, IL 60008
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Business, Estate Planning and Probate
Jay L. Dahl
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Geneva, IL Bankruptcy Attorney with 40 years experience
(630) 232-9005 POBox 187
Geneva, IL 60134
Bankruptcy and Real Estate
The law office of Jay L. Dahl concentrate in Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 consumer and small business bankruptcy matters. We also concentrate in representation of clients with IRS and state tax problems such as tax levies, liens and seizures. We provide full service for real estate matters including advice to buyers and sellers and issuance of title insurance. I have been in private practice for 32 years in the Fox Valley area of Illinois. I am a current member of the Kane County Bar Association and the American Bankruptcy Institute. Office hours are by appointment only. Call...
Deanna L Aguinaga-Walker
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Geneva, IL Bankruptcy Lawyer with 24 years experience
(331) 222-7978 127 S. 1st. St., Ste. #201
PO Box 517
Geneva, IL 60134
Bankruptcy, Estate Planning, Probate and Real Estate
Northern Illinois University
Lawrence W. Lobb
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Geneva, IL Bankruptcy Attorney with 21 years experience
(630) 631-7602 101 W. Hamilton St.
Geneva, IL 60134
Bankruptcy, Business, Collections and Foreclosure Defense
Crystal Lake, IL Bankruptcy Attorney with 28 years experience
(815) 459-3120 453 Coventry Ln
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
Bankruptcy, Business, Collections and Criminal
West Dundee, IL Bankruptcy Attorney
(847) 428-6107 895 W Main St
West Dundee, IL 60118
Bankruptcy, Estate Planning and Real Estate
Elgin, IL Bankruptcy Lawyer
(773) 227-2218 606 Dundee Avenue
Elgin, IL 60120
Bankruptcy
DePaul College of Law
Elgin, IL Bankruptcy Attorney
(847) 742-8800 1250 Larkin Ave
Elgin, IL 60123
Bankruptcy and Business
Crystal Lake, IL Bankruptcy Lawyer
(815) 479-8800 15 W Woodstock St
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
Bankruptcy, Divorce and Family
Crystal Lake, IL Bankruptcy Attorney
4 E Terra Cotta Ave
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
Bankruptcy, Business, Criminal and Divorce
Elgin, IL Bankruptcy Lawyer
606 Dundee Avenue
Elgin, IL 60120
Bankruptcy
Northern Illinois University College of Law
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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.