Ottawa Bankruptcy Lawyers

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Ottawa, IL Bankruptcy Attorney
(815) 434-7250 628 Columbus St
Ottawa, IL 61350
Bankruptcy, Divorce, Family and Personal Injury
Peru, IL Bankruptcy Attorney
(815) 224-8157 3815 Progress Blvd
Peru, IL 61354
Bankruptcy and Workers' Comp
Mazyar M. Hedayat Esq.
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Romeoville, 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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(630) 797-5505 2445 Dean Street, Suite G
Saint Charles, IL 60175
Free ConsultationSaint Charles, IL Bankruptcy Attorney with 10 years experience
Bankruptcy, Divorce, Family and Immigration
Northern Illinois University
Consistently achieving positive results for her clients does not happen by accident. Attorney Tracey A. Hower is a certified Guardian Ad Litem and Mediator which requires intense listening skills, and she is an effective communicator who keeps her clients regularly informed of the case status and strategy. Inquiries are a top firm priority. Simple inquiries like, “when is my next court date” are handled by the staff. Complex inquiries regarding the case are answered immediately by Tracey, if she is available, or promptly at the next available time.

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Joe Pioletti
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Eureka, IL Bankruptcy Lawyer with 6 years experience
(309) 467-3213 107 E Eureka Ave #1
Eureka, IL 61539
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Criminal, DUI and Traffic Tickets
Southern Illinois University - Carbondale
I help people across central Illinois obtain relief from their debt through filing bankruptcy. I represent people in both Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy. I am licensed to practice in Illinois, am a member of the Illinois State Bar Association, and am admitted to practice in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of Illinois.

I received my Bachelor of Arts Degree in Business Management from Eureka College where I also minored in Spanish. I then received my law degree from Southern Illinois University School of Law. While in law school I worked in the...
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 41 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...
John J. Lynch
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Aurora, IL Bankruptcy Attorney with 20 years experience
(630) 283-7091 1444 North Farnsworth
Suite 100
Aurora, IL 60505
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...
Marilyn  Johnson
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Joliet, IL Bankruptcy Attorney with 40 years experience
(815) 723-8800 15 W Jefferson St
Ste 100
Joliet, IL 60432
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Criminal, Divorce and Family
Loyola University Chicago School of Law
Marilyn Johnson is a partner at Johnson & Johnson, Ltd. She has been practicing law for over 30 years, concentrating in the areas of divorce, custody, support, and visitation. She has conducted numerous trials and hearings involving large marital estates and complex child custody issues. Prior to practicing law, Marilyn Johnson was a special education teacher who worked with children with learning disabilities and emotional and behavioral problems. Her vast experience as a lawyer, teacher, and mother has enabled her to acquire a deep, compassionate understanding of the family unit, which has enabled her to counsel clients through the most...
Jason G. Shore
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Joliet, IL Bankruptcy Attorney with 10 years experience
(815) 727-4500 https://criminal-defense.mevorahlaw.com/
58 N. Chicago Street, Suite 500
Joliet, IL 60432
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...
Wayne Johnson
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Joliet, IL Bankruptcy Attorney with 42 years experience
(815) 723-8800 15 W Jefferson St
Ste 100
Joliet, IL 60432
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Criminal, Divorce and Family
Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology
Wayne Johnson is a partner at Johnson & Johnson, Ltd. He has been practicing law for over 35 years, and his practice focuses primarily on family law, criminal law, bankruptcy law, estate law, and real estate matters. He has conducted numerous trials and court hearings involving large marital estates and complex child custody issues.
Richard F. Doerr
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St. Charles, IL Bankruptcy Attorney with 47 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.
Edgar Petti
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Geneva, IL Bankruptcy Lawyer with 62 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...
Stephanie K. Low
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Geneva, IL Bankruptcy Lawyer with 19 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...
Bradley Covey
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Plainfield, IL Bankruptcy Attorney with 28 years experience
(815) 609-0231 24014 W. Renwick Rd.
Suite 105A
Plainfield, IL 60544
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.
Robert J. Semrad
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Crest Hill, IL Bankruptcy Attorney with 25 years experience
(815) 306-2103 2424 Plainfield Rd
#300
Crest Hill, IL 60403
Bankruptcy
DePaul College of Law
Anne Marie Riegle
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Naperville, IL Bankruptcy Attorney with 26 years experience
(630) 364-1984 710 E. Ogden Avenue
Suite 640
Naperville, IL 60563
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Divorce and Family
DePaul College of Law
Jon Dowat
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Naperville, IL Bankruptcy Lawyer with 15 years experience
(630) 225-9840 40 Shuman Blvd.
Suite 320
Naperville, IL 60563
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Business and Tax
Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology
Derrick B. Hager
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West Chicago, IL Bankruptcy Attorney with 14 years experience
(630) 587-7490 245 W. Roosevelt Rd.
Building 15 - Suite 119
West Chicago, IL 60185
Free ConsultationBankruptcy
Southern Illinois University School of Law
Bankruptcy Attorney Serving DuPage County & Kane County of Illinois Derrick B. Hager, P.C. is a Consumer Bankruptcy law practice dedicated to representing individuals and families in need of financial restructuring through Chapters 7 and 13 under the Federal Bankruptcy Code. We do not represent creditors. Our mission is to help you and your family get to that place in life where you are free to prioritize your children, your significant other and saving for the future without the stress and hardship of overwhelming and relationship destroying debt. ? We help people and families with consumer bankruptcy law in Aurora,...
Charles Alfred Johnson
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Bolingbrook, IL Bankruptcy Attorney with 38 years experience
(630) 759-4550 136 Maplewood
Bolingbrook, IL 60440
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, DUI, Divorce and Foreclosure Defense
The John Marshall Law School
Alonzo Zahour
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Bolingbrook, IL Bankruptcy Attorney with 46 years experience
(630) 759-3631 235 Remington Blvd. Ste G1
Bolingbrook, IL 60440
Bankruptcy, Criminal, Divorce and Family
Richard Hirsh
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Lisle, IL Bankruptcy Lawyer with 43 years experience
(630) 434-2600 1500 Eisenhower Ln
Lisle, IL 60532
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Business and Collections
Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology
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
Roxanna Hipple
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St. Charles, IL Bankruptcy Lawyer with 27 years experience
100 Illinois Street
Ste. 200
St. Charles, IL 60174
Bankruptcy, Estate Planning and Real Estate
DePaul College of Law
Jay L. Dahl
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Geneva, IL Bankruptcy Attorney with 41 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...
Troy L Gleason
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Bolingbrook, IL Bankruptcy Attorney
(630) 964-2300 498 W Boughton #201
Bolingbrook, IL 60440
Free ConsultationBankruptcy
Lawrence W. Lobb
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Geneva, IL Bankruptcy Attorney with 22 years experience
(630) 631-7602 101 W. Hamilton St.
Geneva, IL 60134
Bankruptcy, Business, Collections and Foreclosure Defense
Subramaniam 'Sam' Chandraiah
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Joliet, IL Bankruptcy Lawyer
(815) 304-7616 310 N Hammes Ave #201f
Joliet, IL 60525
Bankruptcy
Frank L Vosholler III
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Lockport, IL Bankruptcy Attorney
(708) 708-3402
Ext. 060
611 Rodney Ct.
Lockport, IL 60441
Bankruptcy
Aurora, IL Bankruptcy Attorney with 41 years experience
(630) 960-4700 1444 North Farnsworth
Suite 100
Aurora, IL 60505
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Estate Planning, Probate and Real Estate
Northern Illinois University
Roseanne was born and raised in the Chicago area. She attended Trinity High School in River Forest, IL and graduated from Loyola University of Chicago in 1977. She went to law school at Northern Illinois University, and while in school was a law clerk at a medical malpractice firm. She was admitted to the Illinois Bar in 1980 and the Florida Bar in 1989. Roseanne focused on practicing commercial real estate, and was involved in the rehab of 35 East Wacker Drive and several West Loop office buildings. In 1988 Roseanne decided to relocate to Florida, where...
Gregory M. Reeder
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Joliet, IL Bankruptcy Attorney with 20 years experience
(866) 239-0158 58 N. Chicago Street
Suite 404
Joliet, IL 60432
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Criminal, Divorce and Family
University of Illinois College of Law
For 15 years, Gregory Reeder has been a vigorous advocate for his clients and public servant throughout the State of Illinois. He is an experienced trial attorney, who aggressively fights for his clients whether they are charged with a felony or misdemeanor or going through a divorce or family law case. Mr. Reeder has successfully defended clients at all stages of litigation in both criminal and civil courts with a focus in criminal defense, civil litigation divorce and juvenile law.
Joliet, IL Bankruptcy Attorney
(815) 306-2100 370 Houbolt Road
2nd Floor
Joliet, IL 60431
Bankruptcy
Mercer University Walter F. George School of Law
Jessica L. Casto joined Robert J. Semrad & Associates, LLC in 2008 and is an associate in the Atlanta Office. Ms. Casto has been practicing bankruptcy law since 2008. She currently primarily supports Robert J. Semrad's Chapter 7 Bankruptcy division. Ms. Casto received a J.D. from Mercer University School of Law in May 2008. She received her undergraduate degree from the Kennesaw State University where she earned a B.S. in Political Science. Ms. Casto enjoys camping, traveling, and flying small aircrafts. She is also an avid hockey fan.
Joliet, IL Bankruptcy Lawyer
(312) 256-8737 370 Houbolt Road
2nd Floor
Joliet, IL 60431
Bankruptcy
The John Marshall Law School
Robert Mick is an associate attorney at the Firm’s Joliet office. Mr. Mick is a member of the Firm’s bankruptcy department where he handles all bankruptcy matters for clients in the collar counties of Will, Kendall, Grundy, and LaSalle. While at the Firm, Mr. Mick has advised and consulted hundreds of clients at both the Joliet and South Side Chicago offices in addition to preparing and filing their bankruptcy petitions. Prior to joining the Firm, Mr. Mick graduated from The John Marshall Law School. While attending The John Marshall Law School, Mr. Mick was a law clerk for...
Lisle, IL Bankruptcy Lawyer
(630) 955-6123 2300 Cabot Drive
Lisle, IL 60532
Bankruptcy, Construction, Entertainment & Sports and Health Care
John Marshall Law School
Naperville, IL Bankruptcy Attorney
(630) 219-4381 1111 S. Washington Street
Naperville, IL 60540
Bankruptcy
Geneva, IL Bankruptcy Lawyer
(630) 761-5670 524 W. STATE ST. ?UNIT 2
Geneva, IL 60134
Bankruptcy
Lisle, IL Bankruptcy Attorney
(630) 955-5827 2300 Cabot Drive
Lisle, IL 60532
Bankruptcy, Construction, Entertainment & Sports and Health Care
Joliet, IL Bankruptcy Lawyer
(815) 722-2252 54 N Ottawa St
Joliet, IL 60432
Bankruptcy, Business and Real Estate
Aurora, IL Bankruptcy Lawyer
(630) 844-3288 16 S Locust St
Aurora, IL 60506
Bankruptcy and Business
Naperville, IL Bankruptcy Lawyer
(630) 848-9287 1555 Naperville Wheaton Road, Suite 207
Naperville, IL 60563
Bankruptcy
Naperville, IL Bankruptcy Lawyer with 5 years experience
(312) 785-8922 1513 Harbour Towne Pl
Naperville, IL 60564
Bankruptcy, Construction, Energy and Legal Malpractice
Loyola University Chicago School 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.