Ottawa Bankruptcy Lawyers

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Dwight, IL Bankruptcy Lawyer with 45 years experience
(815) 584-1700 105 E Chippewa St
Dwight, IL 60420-0247
Bankruptcy
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Lisle, IL Bankruptcy Attorney
(630) 955-5827 2300 Cabot Drive
Lisle, IL 60532
Bankruptcy, Construction, Entertainment & Sports and Health Care
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Hinckley, IL Bankruptcy Attorney
(708) 513-7667 161 Maple St
Hinckley, IL 60520
Bankruptcy, Personal Injury and Workers' Comp
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Lisle, IL Bankruptcy Attorney
(630) 428-2660 2525 Cabot Dr
Lisle, IL 60532
Bankruptcy and Business
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Aurora, IL Bankruptcy Lawyer
(800) 822-5502 2297 Lakeside Dr
Aurora, IL 60504
Bankruptcy, Business, Divorce and Family
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Lisle, IL Bankruptcy Lawyer with 26 years experience
(630) 527-4840 2222 Wellington Ct
Lisle, IL 60532
Bankruptcy, Business, International and Personal Injury
SMU Dedman School of Law
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Naperville, IL Bankruptcy Lawyer
(630) 857-3788 119 North Ellsworth Street
Naperville, IL 60540
Bankruptcy
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Bolingbrook, IL Bankruptcy Lawyer
425 Quadrangle Drive
Suite 101
Bolingbrook, IL 60440
Bankruptcy, Business, Divorce and Estate Planning
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Ohio, IL Bankruptcy Attorney
(815) 376-4082 203 N Main St
Ohio, IL 61349
Bankruptcy, Collections and Consumer
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Naperville, IL Bankruptcy Attorney
(630) 717-1255 445 W Jackson Ave
Naperville, IL 60540
Bankruptcy
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Lisle, IL Bankruptcy Lawyer
(630) 796-0088 1500 Eisenhower Lane Suite 800
Lisle, IL 60532
Bankruptcy
Charles N. Therman Esq.
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Chicago, IL Bankruptcy Attorney with 20 years experience
(773) 545-8849 8501 W Higgins Rd
Chicago, IL 60631
Free ConsultationOffers Video ChatBankruptcy, Foreclosure Defense, Nursing Home and Personal Injury
DePaul College of Law
Attorney Charles N. Therman is an effective, experienced, compassionate advocate. He represents clients in personal injury, workers' compensation, nursing home abuse, bankruptcy and foreclosure defense matters. He provides straightforward answers and solutions for his clients. Contact Charles for a free consultation!
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 22 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,...
Thomas Keith Mirabile
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Wheaton, IL Bankruptcy Lawyer with 44 years experience
(630) 665-6904 1745 South Naperville Road
Suite 105
Wheaton, IL 60189
Offers Video ChatBankruptcy, Estate Planning, Health Care and Immigration
Oklahoma City University School of Law and DePaul College of Law
43 years experience in Immigration and International Law, Complex Bankruptcy and Health law Visiting Professor of International Law DePaul University College of Law Global Faculty International Law, Faculty of Law ,University of Liverpool School of Law U.K. Advanced law degree (LL.M) DePaul University Dissertation supervisor University of Cumbria U.K. Salford University U.k.
Jonathan G. Anderson
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(630) 653-9400 400 S. County Farm Road
Suite 140
Wheaton, IL 60187
Free ConsultationWheaton, IL Bankruptcy Lawyer with 39 years experience
Bankruptcy, Divorce, Estate Planning and Family
University of Florida Levin College of Law
Jonathan Anderson is the principal and founding attorney of Anderson & Associates, P.C. Jon orchestrated the growth of the firm from a one-attorney practice to a successful 12-attorney law firm serving the Chicagoland metro area. As one of the most established law firms in the Chicago area focused on family law, their dedicated attorneys uphold the highest standards to achieve the best possible outcomes for their clients. The firm’s additional practice areas include bankruptcy, estate planning, probate, corporate law, real estate, and personal injury matters.

Anderson & Associates, P.C. is conveniently located within the city and suburbs with four offices in...
Tina (Christine) Adams
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Chicago, IL Bankruptcy Attorney with 14 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.
Dr. Maudia Norman Washingon
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(888) 586-4441 40 DuPage Court
Suite 106
Elgin, IL 60120
Offers Video ChatBankruptcy, 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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Southern District Court of Illinois
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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. ...
Dennise McCann
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Wheaton, IL Bankruptcy Lawyer with 32 years experience
(630) 653-9400 400 S. County Farm Road
Suite 140
Wheaton, IL 60187
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...
Jane E. Nagle
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(630) 407-1200 400 S Knoll St
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Wheaton, IL 60187
Free ConsultationWheaton, IL Bankruptcy Lawyer with 7 years experience
Bankruptcy, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Family
DePaul College of Law
Jane E. Nagle is a licensed attorney with a concentration in the practice areas of divorce and family law as well as bankruptcy and debtors’ rights in DuPage, Cook, Will, Kane, Kendall, McHenry, Lake and surrounding collar counties. Jane received her law degree from DePaul University College of Law in 2012. She also graduated from Indiana University – Bloomington in 2006 with her Bachelor of Arts in both International Studies and Spanish with a minor in Italian. During law school, Jane worked as an extern for the Honorable Judge Michael Panter in both the Domestic Relations...
Tina T Tran
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Chicago, IL Bankruptcy Lawyer with 4 years experience
(773) 609-3637 208 S. Jefferson St.
Ste. 204
Chicago, IL 60661
Free ConsultationBankruptcy
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...
Ray Choudhry
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Moline, IL Bankruptcy Attorney with 45 years experience
(309) 797-8000 1515 5th Ave #430
Moline, IL 61265
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Divorce, Family and Probate
Northwestern University School of Law
Ray recieved his J.D. at Northwestern University in 1974 and M.B.A. at Northwestern University in 1972 with a B.A. at California State, L.A. in 1968. He is a member of the Illinois State Bar Association and Rock Island County Bar Association.

Former Public Administrator of Rock Island County

Former Public Guardian of Rock Island County

HUD Foreclosure Commissioner
Kiley Whitty
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(630) 690-6800 1761 S. Naperville Rd.
Suite 201
Wheaton, IL 60189
Free ConsultationWheaton, IL Bankruptcy Attorney with 10 years experience
Bankruptcy, 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...
Lisa M. Nyuli
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South Elgin, IL Bankruptcy Attorney with 30 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...
Mark Varboncouer
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Frankfort, IL Bankruptcy Lawyer with 19 years experience
(815) 278-2448 8767 Larawary Road
Frankfort, IL 60423
Bankruptcy, Patents, Personal Injury and Probate
University of Illinois College of Law
Mark Varboncouer is the founder of Varboncouer Law. Mr. Varboncouer is an experienced trial attorney who previously spent 10-plus years with Kirkland & Ellis LLP (“one of the nation's largest and most prestigious law firms”/ “known for its world-class litigation practice”/ “one of the ‘Fearsome Foursome’ — the four firms most likely to strike fear in opposing counsel”); and 4-plus years with another highly-prestigious 1,000-plus attorney law firm, McGuireWoods LLP, where he litigated a variety of issues: contracts, non-competes, tortious interference, unfair competition, fraud, licenses and complex intellectual property issues (e.g., patents, trade secrets, trademarks, copyrights, false advertising etc.)....
Mr. Gary A. Newland
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Itasca, IL Bankruptcy Lawyer with 27 years experience
(847) 797-8000 401 West Irving Park Road
Itasca, IL 60143
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...
Eric Zelazny
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Tinley Park, IL Bankruptcy Lawyer with 25 years experience
(708) 444-4333 18400 Maple Creek Drive
Suite 300
Tinley Park, IL 60477
Bankruptcy, Foreclosure Defense and Tax
University of Missouri - Kansas City School of Law
Eric Zelazny brings over 17 years of legal experience to the practice. Prior to studying law, Eric Zelazny was a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and continues his education in bankruptcy law staying up-to-date on the latest laws. He is one of the most experienced bankruptcy lawyers in the Chicago area with trial experience in Cook County, DuPage County, and Will County. Eric Zelazny occupies offices in both Chicago and Tinley Park.
John Eggum
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Chicago, IL Bankruptcy Attorney with 11 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 is regularly retained in a wide range of property and casualty commercial lines disputes, and has represented insurance companies in property coverage litigation (fire, wind, hail, collapse, etc...), inland marine matters, and liability coverage litigation (including mass tort, products claims, cyber/technology liability, and professional liability claims). He also represents both private and public companies (including financial institutions) in commercial disputes around the country. Mr. Eggum is also frequently retained by insurers, banks,...
Jonathan Paul Friedland
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(312) 704-2770 30 N LASALLE FL 30
CHICAGO, IL 60602
Offers Video ChatCHICAGO, IL Bankruptcy Attorney with 25 years experience
Bankruptcy and Business
University of Pennsylvania Law School
I am a partner and executive committee member. I view my job very simply: to make money for clients whenever possible and to protect their interests at every turn. My transactional work includes serving as outside general counsel to closely-held businesses and their principals; representing private equity funds and others in their M&A activities; and structuring new businesses, business lines, joint ventures, and other significant commercial relationships. I regularly advise clients on a wide range of topics including fiduciary duties, corporate structuring issues (between shareholders, members, joint ventures, etc.), credit negotiations, general contract issues, succession planning, employee matters, and...
Ariel Weissberg
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Chicago, IL Bankruptcy Attorney with 40 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 P. Houlihan
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Wheaton, IL Bankruptcy Attorney with 33 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...
David P Leibowitz
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Chicago, IL Bankruptcy Lawyer with 46 years experience
53 W. Jackson Boulevard
Suite 1610
Chicago, IL 60604
Bankruptcy and Consumer
Loyola University Chicago School of Law
James T. Finegan
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Bloomington, IL Bankruptcy Attorney with 46 years experience
(309) 827-0388 111 W. Front St.
Bloomington, IL 61701
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Business, Collections and Real Estate
Northwestern University School of Law
Jim Finegan attended the University of Illinois for undergraduate school and Northwestern University for Law School. He moved to Bloomington, Illinois after graduating law school and he has over 40 years experience. He specializes in bankruptcy, real estate, and civil litigation.
Van A Schwab
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Chicago, IL Bankruptcy Lawyer with 41 years experience
(312) 372-4569 134 N. LaSalle Street
Suite 1820
Chicago, IL 60602
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...
Kent Alan Gaertner
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Wheaton, IL Bankruptcy Lawyer with 43 years experience
(630) 517-0808 1725 S. Naperville Road
Suite 205
Wheaton, IL 60189
Free ConsultationBankruptcy
Nova Southeastern University - Shepard Broad Law Center
Kent graduated from Carthage College in 1974 with a Bachelor of Arts degree. He obtained his law degree from Nova Southeastern University of Law in 1977.

Kent has practiced bankruptcy law for over 35 years. He represents clients in Chapters 7, 11, and 13 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code and in non-bankruptcy workouts and reorganizations. His clients include both consumers and businesses, for debtors and well as creditors. Kent is experienced in all facets of bankruptcy litigation, having represented both plaintiffs and defendants in lawsuits arising out of the bankruptcy process. Several cases in which he has represented litigants have...
Robert Finegan
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Bloomington, IL Bankruptcy Attorney with 6 years experience
(309) 827-0388 111 W. Front St.
Bloomington, IL 61701
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, DUI, Real Estate and Traffic Tickets
Northern Illinois University
After attending the University of Illinois for Undergraduate school I attended Northern Illinois University School of Law. I was a Prosecutor for the McLean County State's Attorney's office for a year and a half, before leaving the office to practice with my father Jim Finegan. I will be working closely with my father on bankruptcy, real estate and other civil cases in the Bloomington, Illinois area.
Stephen M. Thacker
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Chicago, IL Bankruptcy Attorney with 38 years experience
(312) 464-1234 One East Wacker Drive #3800
Chicago, IL 60601
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Business, Family and Personal Injury
DePaul College of Law
Mr. Thacker is an attorney at the law offices of GWC Injury Lawyers LLC. With more than 30 years of experience and a proven track record of success, Stephen is a valued asset to our law firm. If you require comprehensive legal counsel in Illinois, contact Mr. Thacker today at (312) 464-1234 or toll free at (800) 464-4772.
Joseph Wrobel
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Chicago, IL Bankruptcy Attorney with 46 years experience
(312) 781-0996 105 W Madison St.
Suite 700
Chicago, IL 60602
Free ConsultationBankruptcy
DePaul University
I have been a practicing attorney since 1973. I used to handle a wide variety of legal matters for individuals and families. At present, my practice is concentrated in consumer bankruptcy. In addition to our main office in Chicago, we also have offices in Skokie, Schaumburg, Naperville, Joliet and Gurnee, Illinois. I am married with one son who is married, living in California, and who is a practicing attorney working for the State of California. I am a member of the Chicago Bar Association, the Illinois Bar Association, the American Bar Association and the Bankruptcy Committee of the Chicago Bar Association....
Robert M Kaplan
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Schaumburg, IL Bankruptcy Attorney with 33 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.
Christine Thurston
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Downers Grove, IL Bankruptcy Lawyer with 12 years experience
(312) 818-8008 1431 Opus Pl #110
Downers Grove, IL 60515
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.
John Ioakimidis
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Chicago, IL Bankruptcy Attorney with 25 years experience
(312) 229-5500 8770 W Bryn Mawr Ave
#1300
Chicago, IL 60631
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Criminal, DUI and Personal Injury
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
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Ottawa, 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.

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