Antioch, Illinois Bankruptcy Lawyers

Thomas C. O'Brien
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Antioch, IL Bankruptcy Attorney with 52 years experience
(847) 838-1100 950 Main Street
Antioch, IL 60002
Bankruptcy, Divorce, Family and Foreclosure Defense
Washington University School of Law
We are experienced attorneys in bankruptcy and family law. Located just south of the Wisconsin-Illinois state line, I practice daily in both states. In this area, knowledge of the significant differences in the two states' laws is critical to effective and competent representation.
Lorraine M. Greenberg
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Gurnee, IL Bankruptcy Attorney with 37 years experience
(800) 519-0090 1800 Nations Drive
Gurnee, IL 60031
Free ConsultationBankruptcy and Tax
The John Marshall Law School
Providing quality and affordable legal services to consumers and small businesses for over 33 years Our practice concentrates in bankruptcy and tax problem resolution
(800) 519-0090 18027 Harwood Avenue
Homewood, IL 60430
(800) 519-0090 10912 South Western Avenue
Suite 6
Chicago, IL 60643
(800) 519-0090 2135 City Gate Lane
Suite 300
Naperville, IL 60563-3066
(800) 519-0090 3701 Algonquin Road
Suite 712
Rolling Meadows, IL 60008
(312) 588-3330 150 N. Michigan Avenue
Suite 800
Chicago, IL 60601
Daniel J Winter
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Gurnee, IL Bankruptcy Lawyer
(847) 244-8180 1800 Nations Drive
Suite 117
Gurnee, IL 60031
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Foreclosure Defense and Real Estate
Washington University School of Law
Law Offices of Daniel J Winter provides personal, high quality representation. Bankruptcy advice and representation for individuals and businesses. We will help you protect your home, car or paycheck. Every case is treated personally. We have offices in Chicago Loop, Oak Lawn, Skokie, and Waukegan. We also represent people in southern Wisconsin in conjunction with Michael S. Winter in Milwaukee. With over 18 years of experience, we will give you "peace of mind".
(312) 789-9999 53 W Jackson Blvd
Suite 718
Chicago, IL 60604
9933 Lawler #402
Skokie, IL 60076
10735 S. Cicero Ave
Suite 204
Oak Lawn, IL 60453
Michael Goldberg
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Gurnee, IL Bankruptcy Attorney with 5 years experience
(847) 596-7494 223 N. IL. Rt. 21
Ste. 14
Gurnee, IL 60031
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Consumer, Estate Planning and Foreclosure Defense
Tina (Christine) Adams
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Waukegan, IL Bankruptcy Attorney with 13 years experience
(847) 223-5500 111 N. County, Suite 3
Waukegan, IL 60085
Free ConsultationBankruptcy and Personal Injury
John Marshall Law School
Tina Adams has been with Robert J. Adams & Associates full time since 1993. After law school, Tina became the managing partner at Robert J. Adams & Associations. Tina like her father concentrates in Consumer Bankruptcy. In addition, Tina works with business bankruptcy and Personal Injury cases. Tina is the Lake County attorney for Robert J. Adams & Associates. Additionally, in 2005 Tina became a part time adjunct instructor at the College of Lake County.
(312) 346-0100 901 W. Jackson, Suite 202
Chicago, IL 60603
David P Leibowitz
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Waukegan, IL Bankruptcy Lawyer with 44 years experience
(847) 249-9100 420 W. Clayton Street
Waukegan, IL 60085
Bankruptcy and Consumer
Loyola University Chicago School of Law
Van A Schwab
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Libertyville, IL Bankruptcy Lawyer with 39 years experience
(847) 737-4953 1641 N. Milwaukee Avenue
Suite 12
Libertyville, IL 60048
Bankruptcy, Divorce, Family and Probate
Along with his years of experience, Lake County divorce attorney Van A. Schwab has a solid educational basis for his divorce and family law practice. After receiving his undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan, he received his law degree from Southern Illinois University School of Law. Because of recent, up-to-date training, Mr. Schwab is a certified divorce mediator, and is prepared to handle family law issues through collaborative law methods. He has published an article on cohabitation in the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin. Licensed to practice family law in the states of Florida, Illinois, and New Jersey, he...
(312) 372-4569 134 N. LaSalle Street
Suite 1820
Chicago, IL 60602
(847) 208-4569 10024 Skokie Blvd
Suite 245
Skokie, IL 60077
Kenneth S. Borcia
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Libertyville, IL Bankruptcy Lawyer with 38 years experience
(847) 680-1110 1117 S. Milwaukee Ave.
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Libertyville, IL 60048
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury
Bankruptcy attorney Kenneth S. Borcia has the help you need. For the past 30 years, Ken Borcia has specialized in filing Bankruptcy to help individuals get out of debt. Over the years, our law firm has filed over 15,000 cases. We offer competitive pricing and payment plans for those who are qualified wage earners.
Richard Kelly
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Hebron, IL Bankruptcy Attorney with 26 years experience
(815) 404-8522 P.O. Box 428
10008 Main St
Hebron, IL 60034
Bankruptcy, Criminal, DUI and Divorce
DePaul College of Law
Scott W. Brammer
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McHenry, IL Bankruptcy Attorney with 25 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...
Frank G. Cortese
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Carrie A Zuniga
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Waukegan, IL Bankruptcy Attorney
(847) 249-9100 420 W. Clayton St.
Waukegan, IL 60085
Bankruptcy and Consumer
James J Burns Jr.
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Waukegan, IL Bankruptcy Lawyer
(312) 880-0195 25 North County Street
Waukegan, IL 60085
Bankruptcy and Foreclosure Defense
DePaul College of Law
James J. Burns Jr. is the founder and owner of The Burns Law Firm P.C.. He has practiced in the areas of bankruptcy law, student loan law, and debt negotiations since 1992. James is a long-time Lake County resident and Chicago native who graduated in 1987 from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and is a 1989 graduate of the DePaul University College of Law. James has practiced law since 1989 and has represented thousands of debtors in consumer bankruptcy. Prior to starting his firm, James worked for several of the large consumer bankruptcy firms in Chicago. Tired of the...
Gurnee, IL Bankruptcy Attorney
(312) 256-8515 5101 Washington
Unit 29
Gurnee, IL 60031
Bankruptcy
The University of Chicago Law School
Israel J. Moskovits joined Robert J. Semrad & Associates in 2011 and is an associate in the firm's Chicago Loop office. He is a member of the firm's bankruptcy department. Mr. Moskovits focuses primarily on representing debtors in Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy. He also handles adversary hearings before the Honorable Jack B. Schmetterer. Prior to joining Robert J. Semrad & Associates, Mr. Moskovits practiced foreclosure defense at a Chicago-area law firm. He received his law degree from Loyola University Chicago School of Law in 2010. While in law school, Mr. Moskovits was co-chair of the local chapter...
(312) 256-8515 10 N. Martingale Road
Suite 400
Schaumburg, IL 60173
Gurnee, IL Bankruptcy Lawyer
(847) 596-7494 223 N Milwaukee Ave. 14
Gurnee, IL 60031
Bankruptcy
Grayslake, IL Bankruptcy Attorney
1099 N Corporate Cir
Grayslake, IL 60030
Bankruptcy and Real Estate
Libertyville, IL Bankruptcy Lawyer
(847) 549-0000 1512 Artaius Pkwy. Ste. 300
Libertyville, IL 60048
Bankruptcy, Estate Planning, Personal Injury and Real Estate
Lincolnshire, IL Bankruptcy Attorney
(847) 383-5647 175 Olde Half Day Road
Suite 140-4
Lincolnshire, IL 60069
Bankruptcy
Waukegan, IL Bankruptcy Attorney
(847) 662-5509 32 N West St
Waukegan, IL 60085
Bankruptcy, Criminal and DUI
Waukegan, IL Bankruptcy Lawyer
(847) 249-7538 25 N County St
Waukegan, IL 60085
Bankruptcy, Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury
Crystal Lake, IL Bankruptcy Attorney
4 E Terra Cotta Ave
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
Bankruptcy, Business, Criminal and Divorce
McHenry, IL Bankruptcy Lawyer
(815) 578-0055 5447 West Bull Valley Road
McHenry, IL 60050
Bankruptcy
Crystal Lake, IL Bankruptcy Lawyer
(815) 479-8800 15 W Woodstock St
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
Bankruptcy, Divorce and Family
McHenry, IL Bankruptcy Attorney
(815) 385-6840 3431 W. Elm Street
McHenry, IL 60050
Bankruptcy
Kevin W. Chern Esq.
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Chicago, IL Bankruptcy Attorney with 24 years experience
(888) 979-9742 79 West Monroe
5th Floor
Chicago, IL 60603
Free ConsultationBankruptcy and Consumer
University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign
UpRight Law improves people's lives by providing the high quality services, effective legal strategies and world class customer service. We are America's premier virtual consumer law firm, representing clients Chapter 7, Chapter 13 and Consumer Protection Matters in both rural and metropolitan areas, and allowing consumers to interact with their lawyer online. You no longer need to take time off of work, get a babysitter, or pay travel expenses to access solid legal advice. UpRight Law brings the lawyer to your living room.
John Eggum
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Chicago, IL Bankruptcy Attorney with 9 years experience
(312) 863-5053 222 N. La Salle St.
Ste. 1400
Chicago, IL 60601
Bankruptcy, Business, Insurance Claims and Insurance Defense
University of Iowa
A partner in the firm, John Eggum concentrates his practice on insurance coverage disputes and commercial litigation. With respect to insurance coverage matters, Mr. Eggum has represented a variety of insurance companies in both third-party and first-party matters, including mass tort, cyber/technology liability, and professional liability disputes. Mr. Eggum also represents both private and public companies (including financial institutions) in commercial disputes around the country. He is also frequently retained by insurers and other creditors to provide representation in insolvency and bankruptcy proceedings. Practice Areas: Commercial Litigation; Insurance Coverage (Third-Party –...
Kiley Whitty
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Oak Brook, IL Bankruptcy Attorney with 9 years experience
(630) 571-1900 1900 Spring Road
Suite 200
Oak Brook, IL 60523
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Divorce, Family and Foreclosure Defense
Loyola University Chicago School of Law
Kiley M. Whitty is a licensed attorney specializing in the areas of family law, child custody, bankruptcy, and creditor negotiations in Cook, DuPage, Kane, Will and surrounding collar counties. While in law school at Loyola University Chicago School of Law, Kiley earned a certificate in Child and Family Law as well as a certificate in Advocacy which aided in her success as a litigator. As an associate with Anderson & Associates, P.C., Kiley has handled complex custody cases involving issues with legal and residential custody, parenting time, allegations of abuse and neglect, and child removal. Kiley has also handled a...
Terrance S Leeders
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(312) 346-7400 205 W Randolph St. Suite #1401
Chicago, IL 60606
Free ConsultationChicago, IL Bankruptcy Attorney with 20 years experience
Bankruptcy
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
Bankruptcy attorney in Chicago with 20+ years bankruptcy experience. I handle all aspects of chapter 7 and chapter 13 cases in Chicagoland. I offer free consultations to help get you the advice you need to make an educated decision about the bankruptcy filing process. Contact me to get the fresh start you deserve.

I am a member of the American Bankruptcy Institute, the Chicago Bar Association and the Illinois Bar Association. I have filed thousands of bankruptcy cases in Illinois and have eliminated millions of dollars in debt from credit cards, medical bills, repossessions,...
Anamaria F. Rivero
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Countryside, IL Bankruptcy Attorney with 7 years experience
(708) 497-9669 6428 Joliet Rd., Ste. 204
Countryside, IL 60525
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Appeals, Collections and Construction
DePaul College of Law
I am an Attorney at Thomas T. Boundas & Associates, and focus my practice on civil litigation, collections, bankruptcy, and appeals. The attorneys in my firm have over 20 years of experience to serve your needs. I have been practicing law since 2010.

I can file most cases the same or the next day. You will always know the status of your case and receive copies of all case documents by e-mail, typically within 48 business hours. For your convenience, I offer evening and weekend hours outside of those available online by appointment.

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Majdel S. Musa
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La Grange, IL Bankruptcy Lawyer with 14 years experience
(708) 326-2500 112 Calendar Avenue
La Grange, IL 60525
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Business and Real Estate
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
Dennise McCann
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Schaumburg, IL Bankruptcy Lawyer with 30 years experience
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...
(630) 653-9400 400 S. County Farm Road
Suite 320
Wheaton, IL 60187
20 N. Clark St.
Suite 2720
Chicago, IL 60602
15255 S. 94th Ave
Suite 201
Orland Park, IL 60462
Jason G. Shore
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Bloomingdale, IL Bankruptcy Attorney with 8 years experience
(630) 529-4761 https://immigration.mevorahlaw.com/
134 N. Bloomingdale Road
Bloomingdale, IL 60108
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...
(630) 932-9100 900 E. Roosevelt Road
Lombard, IL 60148
(630) 443-0600 https://bankruptcy.mevorahlaw.com/
333 N. Randall Road, Suite 104
St. Charles, IL 60175
(815) 727-4500 https://criminal-defense.mevorahlaw.com/
58 N. Chicago Street, Suite 500
Joliet, IL 60432
Carol Cadiz
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Schaumburg, IL Bankruptcy Lawyer with 21 years experience
(630) 250-8809 1821 Walden Office
Suite 400-A
Schaumburg, IL 60173
Bankruptcy, Arbitration & Mediation and Real Estate
DePaul College of Law
Local, easy to work with attorney helping people in the areas of bankruptcy, real estate closings and mediation. An informed client is a happy client, so we provide free written materials including my book "Bankruptcy Myths Exposed" and an Indispensable Homeseller's Guide. Services available by me in Spanish also. Offices in Itasca (DuPage County) and Schaumburg (Cook County)
(630) 250-8813 550 E Devon Avenue
Suite 160-A
Itasca, IL 60143
Lisa M. Nyuli
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South Elgin, IL Bankruptcy Attorney with 28 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...
Tina T Tran
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Chicago, IL Bankruptcy Lawyer with 2 years experience
(773) 609-3637 208 S. Jefferson St.
Ste. 204
Chicago, IL 60661
Free ConsultationBankruptcy and Criminal
Loyola University Chicago School of Law
Tina T. Tran (known to her close friends as Ty) is a second-generation Vietnamese American. As an ardent social justice advocate, Tina is committed to providing accessible, affordable, and affirming legal support and advocacy to people of all backgrounds and circumstances. She prides herself on giving her clients the fresh start they deserve, whether that be through filing for Bankruptcy, or through the Expungement and Sealing of criminal records. Tina grew up in the California Bay Area, and she learned early on about the wide discrepancies between people of different economic or racial backgrounds and their access to the...
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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(888) 586-4441 155 North Wacker Drive
Suite 4250
Chicago, IL 60606
(888) 586-4441 40 DuPage Court
Suite 113
Elgin, IL 60120
Ariel Weissberg
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Chicago, IL Bankruptcy Attorney with 38 years experience
(312) 663-0004 401 South LaSalle Street Suit 403
Chicago, IL 60605
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Business, Foreclosure Defense and Real Estate
Saint Louis University School of Law
Ariel Weissberg is the managing partner of Weissberg and Associates, Ltd., 401 South LaSalle Street, Suite 403, Chicago, Illinois, 60605. Weissberg and Associates, Ltd. concentrates in the areas of business and commercial litigation, transactional matters and all aspects of insolvency and financial distress, including bankruptcy, loan work-outs and foreclosures. Mr. Weissberg founded Weissberg and Associates in July, 1984. Since then, he has built a varied and loyal clientele, comprised of small to medium-sized to publicly traded businesses, and individuals. He is sought out for complex business and financial planning, especially relating to credit facilities and crisis-management, and high-risk litigation....
John J. Lynch
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Palatine, IL Bankruptcy Attorney with 19 years experience
(630) 283-7091 800 East Northwest Highway
Suite 700
Palatine, IL 60074
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Foreclosure Defense, Probate and Real Estate
Nova Southeastern University
John Lynch became interested in debt relief and bankruptcy before he went to Law School. John was employed at Eastern Airlines in Miami, Florida, which at that time was the second largest airline in the US. Eastern Airlines filed for bankruptcy in 1990 and by 1991 it had closed its doors. John knew so many people that could not find work, had cars repossessed and faced mounting debt. Then, in 1992 Hurricane Andrew hit South Florida and Pan Am airlines also closed its doors. By that time John was a Paralegal and owner of a Title Company. He worked as...
(630) 283-7091 1011 Warrenville Road, Ste. 150
Suite 150
Lisle, IL 60532
(630) 283-7091 900 South State Street
Second Floor, Suite A
Lockport, IL 60441
(630) 283-7091 1444 North Farnsworth
Suite 100
Aurora, IL 60505
Gregory J. Martucci
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Roselle, IL Bankruptcy Lawyer with 34 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.
Robert M Kaplan
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Schaumburg, IL Bankruptcy Attorney with 31 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.
John P. Houlihan
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Wheaton, IL Bankruptcy Attorney with 31 years experience
(630) 933-9220 534 W. Roosevelt Road
Wheaton, IL 60187
Bankruptcy, Criminal and Real Estate
Drake University Law School
Mr. Houlihan was admitted to the State Bar of Illinois in 1986. He is also admitted to practice in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois as a member of the trial bar. He has been admitted to the Capital Litigation Trial Bar of the State of Illinois to represent criminal defendants in death penalty cases. Mr. Houlihan is a member of the DuPage County Bar Association, where he has served as Co-Chairman of the Younger Members Committee (1988-1989); Chairman of the Criminal Law Committee (1990-1991); and Chairman of the Membership Committee (2000-2001). He is...
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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.


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