Madison County, Illinois Bankruptcy Lawyers

Andy Miofsky
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(618) 931-1313 2249 Pontoon Rd
Granite City, IL 62040
Free ConsultationMadison County, IL Bankruptcy Lawyer with 39 years experience
Bankruptcy
Washington University School of Law
I bring an ivory tower legal education from Washington University and over 35 years of legal experience to down to earth people. Since 2004 I have been the Illinois Downstate Chair for the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Lawyers. And I am a founding member of the Bankruptcy Law Network legal blog. I also recognize that sometimes bad things happen to good people. When you get tired of abusive debt collectors call me for reasonable and respectable solutions to your financial problems.
Mr. Karl Joseph Wulff
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Madison County, IL Bankruptcy Attorney with 22 years experience
904 Vandalia Avenue
Collinsville, IL 62234
Free ConsultationBankruptcy
Oklahoma City University School of Law
Karl J. Wulff, (BA ’93, JD ’96) is the firm’s principal attorney. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Webster University in 1993. He received his Juris Doctor degree from Oklahoma City University School of Law in 1996. Prior to attending university Mr. Wulff served in the United States Navy on board the amphibious assault aircraft carrier U.S.S. Tripoli (LPH-10) in the air department from 1987 to 1989 and later on board the aircraft carrier U.S.S. Saratoga (CV-60) as a reservist, earning the Sea Service Ribbon and the National Defense Medal. Mr. Wulff is a member of the National...
Allen G. Mealey
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Saint Clair County, IL Bankruptcy Attorney with 23 years experience
(618) 622-3330 4972 Benchmark Centre Dr. Ste. 250
Swansea, IL 62226
Free ConsultationBankruptcy
Tulane University School of Law
Providing compassionate and comprehensive bankruptcy services to consumer debtors for over 20 years: Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Protection
Sean Murley
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Saint Clair County, IL Bankruptcy Attorney
(618) 444-1618 7 Walnut Street
Belleville, IL 62220
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Criminal, DUI and Divorce
Saint Clair County, Illinois Bankruptcy Lawyer
(618) 236-3467 525 West Main Street
Belleville, ILLINOIS 62220
Bankruptcy, Appeals, Business and Construction
Washington University in St. Louis School of Law
Saint Clair County, Illinois Bankruptcy Attorney
(618) 236-3469 525 West Main Street
Belleville, ILLINOIS 62220
Bankruptcy, Appeals, Business and Construction
Southern Illinois University School of Law
Saint Clair County, Illinois Bankruptcy Lawyer
(618) 236-3430 525 West Main Street
Belleville, ILLINOIS 62220
Bankruptcy, Appeals, Business and Construction
Saint Clair County, IL Bankruptcy Lawyer
(888) 743-5787 521 W. Main St.
Belleville, IL 62220
Bankruptcy
Saint Clair County, Illinois Bankruptcy Lawyer
(618) 236-3424 525 West Main Street
Belleville, ILLINOIS 62220
Bankruptcy, Appeals, Business and Construction
Saint Clair County, IL Bankruptcy Attorney
(618) 277-8989 1803 N Belt W
Belleville, IL 62226
Bankruptcy, Personal Injury and Workers' Comp
Saint Clair County, IL Bankruptcy Lawyer with 28 years experience
(618) 277-0086 33 Bronze Pointe S
Belleville, IL 62226
Bankruptcy
Saint Clair County, IL Bankruptcy Attorney
(618) 233-8383 26 E Washington St
Belleville, IL 62220
Bankruptcy, Divorce and Family
Saint Clair County, IL Bankruptcy Lawyer with 47 years experience
(618) 277-6800 521 W Main St
Belleville, IL 62220
Bankruptcy, Divorce, Estate Planning and Family
Trent West
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(217) 324-7777 1118 W. Ryder St.
Litchfield, IL 62056
Free ConsultationMontgomery County, IL Bankruptcy Lawyer
Bankruptcy, Family, Personal Injury and Traffic Tickets
Thomas M. Cooley Law School
Our firm is rooted in Montgomery County with two offices to better serve the area. I handle many cases in the surrounding counties (Macoupin, Bond, Fayette, Christian, and Shelby County) as well. We have experience handling many areas of law, including personal injury (car wrecks/dog bites/slip or trip & falls/wrongful deaths/malpractice), traffic/DUI/criminal defense cases, bankruptcy, family law (custody/child support/adoption/divorce), estate planning (wills/POAs/trusts), and estate administration (non-probate and probate), and general civil practice.

I grew up Nokomis (Montgomery County), where my parents still reside. My degrees are from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville and Thomas M. Cooley Law School....
Saint Clair County, IL Bankruptcy Attorney with 19 years experience
(618) 539-9956 111 S State St
Freeburg, IL 62243
Bankruptcy, Business, Estate Planning and Real Estate
Bond County, IL Bankruptcy Attorney
(618) 664-0094 611 Ward St
Greenville, IL 62246
Bankruptcy, Criminal, DUI and Divorce
Marcus Hayes Herbert
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Kankakee County, IL Bankruptcy Lawyer with 28 years experience
(618) 549-9800 308 West Walnut
Carbondale, IL 60901
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Appeals and Estate Planning
Southern Illinois University - Carbondale
For the past 25 years, my practice has focused on helping individuals, families, and small businesses to overcome financial setbacks and obtain a Fresh Start. Sometimes this means fighting foreclosures or defending against credit card suits. Very often, it involves filing bankruptcy to eliminate multiple debts or to consolidate several debts into one smaller monthly payment that my clients can actually afford. I treat my clients with dignity and respect and am proud to have served more than 10,000 people in Western Kentucky and Southern Illinois.
Michael G Curry
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Jefferson County, IL Bankruptcy Lawyer with 26 years experience
(618) 246-0993 123 South 10th Street Ste 507
Mount Vernon, IL 62864
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Collections, Estate Planning and Foreclosure Defense
Southern Illinois University - Carbondale
Michael was born and raised in Southern Illinois. Since receiving his law license in 1992 he has helped thousands of families and individuals throughout Southern Illinois including Centralia, Fairfield, Flora, Carmi, Mount Carmel, Albion, Salem, Chester, Sparta, Clay City and Louisville find relief from their financial stress. He is also available to help you with your other family issues: wills, power of attorney, real estate, landlord and tenant and a wide range of legal services. If you are not able to meet at our office, please ask for a home visit.
John L. GreenLeaf Jr.
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Macon County, IL Bankruptcy Attorney with 40 years experience
(217) 422-2771 2456 North Main Street
Corner of Melrose and North Main
Decatur, IL 62526
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Business, Estate Planning and Probate
The John Marshall Law School and University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign
John L. GreenLeaf, Jr. has been in practice over 37 years representing consumers and businesses in Central Illinois. The firm concentrates in all forms of Bankruptcy, Business formation, and the preparation of Wills, Trusts and Estate Planning and administration of Probate Estates and Guardianships.
James R. Enlow
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Sangamon County, IL Bankruptcy Lawyer with 31 years experience
(217) 522-9010 1231 S 8th St
Springfield, IL 62703
Bankruptcy, Criminal, Employment and Probate
Southern Illinois University - Carbondale
Gordon W. Gates
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Sangamon County, IL Bankruptcy Lawyer with 33 years experience
(217) 522-9010 1231 S 8th St
Springfield, IL 62703
Bankruptcy, Business, Construction and Real Estate
Northern Illinois University College of Law
D. Peter Wise
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Sangamon County, IL Bankruptcy Attorney with 35 years experience
(217) 522-9010 1231 S 8th St
Springfield, IL 62703
Bankruptcy, Criminal, DUI and White Collar Crime
The John Marshall Law School
Kevin Linder
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Sangamon County, IL Bankruptcy Lawyer with 25 years experience
(217) 793-6477 625 S 2nd St
Springfield, IL 62704
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Estate Planning, Family and Social Security Disability
Aggressive statewide Illinois firm in the areas of Social Security Disability law and ERISA disability benefits. We do practice bankruptcy and Family law in our Central Illinois office, however, we handle Social Security cases state wide and out of our soon to be opened Wheaton office. Our firm is a member of the National Organization of Social Security Disability Claimants and Representatives and listed in the Chicago Bar Association Social Security Panel for referral attorneys. We provide extra-ordinary service as we have several former DDS examiners who develop our cases in preparation for hearings - we have over 110+...
Frederick J. Schlosser
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Sangamon County, IL Bankruptcy Lawyer with 27 years experience
(217) 522-9010 1231 S 8th St
Springfield, IL 62703
Bankruptcy, DUI, Personal Injury and White Collar Crime
Southern Illinois University - Carbondale
Mr. Larry Edward Lauterjung
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Williamson County, IL Bankruptcy Lawyer with 30 years experience
(618) 997-5529 1702B West Main Street
Marion, IL 62959
Bankruptcy, DUI and Traffic Tickets
DUI lawyer for over ten years and author of two books explaining DUI law to non-attorneys. Former courtroom attorney for two of Southern Illinois' largest bankruptcy law firms. I always have plenty of time for my clients, am available for after or before hour calls. We work together as a team. You can participate as little or as much as you prefer.
Jackson E Donley
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Sangamon County, IL Bankruptcy Attorney with 37 years experience
(217) 801-5959 975 S. Durkin Drive, Suite 101
Springfield, IL 62704
Bankruptcy, Estate Planning, Immigration and Probate
The John Marshall Law School
Jackson County, IL Bankruptcy Lawyer with 42 years experience
(618) 457-0476 905 W Cherry St
Carbondale, IL 62901
Bankruptcy, Agricultural, Animal and Collections
Sangamon County, IL Bankruptcy Lawyer with 42 years experience
(217) 528-7333 1129 S 7th St
Springfield, IL 62703
Bankruptcy, Arbitration & Mediation, Business and Collections
Sangamon County, IL Bankruptcy Attorney
(217) 525-2252 837 S 4th St
Springfield, IL 62703
Bankruptcy
Fayette County, IL Bankruptcy Lawyer with 19 years experience
(618) 283-3034 303 S. Seventh Street
Vandalia, IL 62471
Bankruptcy, Criminal, Family and Municipal
Macon County, IL Bankruptcy Lawyer
(217) 425-4082 132 S Water St
Decatur, IL 62523
Bankruptcy, Business, Divorce and Family
Macon County, IL Bankruptcy Lawyer
(217) 429-1001 250 N Water St
Decatur, IL 62523
Bankruptcy, Criminal and DUI
Macon County, IL Bankruptcy Attorney
(217) 422-2400 101 S Main St
Decatur, IL 62523
Bankruptcy and Personal Injury
Fayette County, IL Bankruptcy Lawyer with 25 years experience
(618) 283-3034 303 S. Seventh Street
Vandalia, IL 62471
Bankruptcy and Agricultural
Sangamon County, IL Bankruptcy Attorney
(217) 753-4070 15 SW Old State Capitol Plaza
Springfield, IL 62701
Bankruptcy
Sangamon County, IL Bankruptcy Lawyer
(217) 544-4980 817 S 4th St
Springfield, IL 62703
Bankruptcy and Real Estate
Mazyar M. Hedayat Esq.
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Will County, IL Bankruptcy Attorney with 24 years experience
(630) 378-2200 1211 W Lakeview Ct
Romeoville, IL 60446
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Construction, Foreclosure Defense and Real Estate
University of Michigan - Ann Arbor, DePaul University and University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
Mazyar M. Hedayat is the principal of M. Hedayat & Associates, PC, a law firm that has represented Clients for nearly 25 years in the areas of business law and litigation, bankruptcy law and litigation, real property transactions and litigation, construction law and mechanics liens, corporate law, and more. After attending the University of Chicago and University of Michigan, Mr. Hedayat received his MBA from the U.M. Ross School of Business, and his J.D. from DePaul University College of Law. Mr. Hedayat is a title insurance agent and operated a full-service title company for 6 years....
Tracey A. Hower
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Dupage County, IL Bankruptcy Attorney with 10 years experience
(630) 797-5505 27474 Ferry Road
Suite 492
Warrenville / Naperville, IL 60555
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.

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Tina (Christine) Adams
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Cook County, IL Bankruptcy Attorney with 13 years experience
(312) 346-0100 540 W. 35th Street
Chicago, IL 60616
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.
David P Leibowitz
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Cook County, IL Bankruptcy Lawyer with 45 years experience
53 W. Jackson Boulevard
Suite 1610
Chicago, IL 60604
Bankruptcy and Consumer
Loyola University Chicago School of Law
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Madison County Bankruptcy Legal Aid & Pro Bono Services

Land of Lincoln Legal Assistance Foundation, Inc.
(618) 398-0958
East St. Louis, IL

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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.