Chesapeake Beach Bankruptcy Lawyers

Compare 14 top rated Maryland attorneys serving Chesapeake Beach.
Chesapeake Beach, MD Bankruptcy Lawyer with 18 years experience
(703) 261-7460 2308 Cardinal Way
Chesapeake Beach, MD 20732
Bankruptcy and Business
Mr. James D. Ealley
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Prince Frederick, MD Bankruptcy Lawyer with 18 years experience
(410) 535-2200 135 West Dares Beach Rd.
Suite 209A
Prince Frederick, MD 20678
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Estate Planning and Probate
University of Baltimore School of Law
Mr. Ealley's practice focuses primarily on Consumer Bankruptcy and Estate Planning. In representing clients in bankruptcy, James understands the financial stress people are experiencing. He understands their concerns to protect their assets, rebuild their financial lives and create a better future for their families. James counsels clients to alleviate their worries and concerns and develop a plan to address their financial problems, whether it be stopping a foreclosure, repossession or garnishment, or erasing credit card, medical or tax debt. Doing so requires a thorough understanding of the Federal Bankruptcy laws. Since beginning his practice in bankruptcy in 2001, James has...
Joshua Aaron Welborn
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Prince Frederick, MD Bankruptcy Attorney with 10 years experience
(240) 232-8399 65 Duke Street, Suite 211
Prince Frederick, MD 20676
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Divorce, Elder and Family
Joshua A. Welborn is a trial attorney whose practice includes domestic and family law, criminal defense, personal injury, bankruptcy and general civil litigation matters. Joshua has been representing individuals and families in Calvert County and throughout Southern Maryland for over six years. Joshua earned a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry and a minor in history from the University of Maryland Baltimore County in 2005. In 2009 Joshua earned a Juris Doctor from Florida Coastal School of Law, where he was an active member of the Property Law Society and Family Law Society. Joshua also served in the Florida Coastal...
Thomas Edward Pyles
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Waldorf, MD Bankruptcy Attorney with 28 years experience
(301) 705-5006 2670 Crain Highway
Suite 106
Waldorf, MD 20601
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Criminal, DUI and Personal Injury
American University Washington College of Law
Thomas E. Pyles, Esquire, is an accomplished personal injury and criminal defense trial attorney with over 26 years of legal experience. He has a tremendous background in personal injury and criminal defense cases, having tried over 200 jury trials and over 1,000 bench trials. Mr. Pyles has handled complex civil and criminal litigation with outstanding client satisfaction and great professionalism. His reputation, both inside the courtroom and out, have allowed him to be one of the top litigators in this state.
Christopher Wampler
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Upper Marlboro, MD Bankruptcy Attorney with 32 years experience
(301) 736-5432 14452 Old Mill Road
Suite 301
Upper Marlboro, MD 20772
Bankruptcy, Appeals, Collections and Consumer
The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law
Christopher R. Wampler is a graduate of Bridgewater College, Virginia, and the Catholic University School of Law. Chris has been practicing Bankruptcy Law since 1987 in Maryland, DC, & Virginia. In the past, Chris has served as President of the Wheaton Kensington Chamber of Commerce, served as a member of the Prince George's County Judicial Selections Committee, and was involved in the Montgomery County Bar Association Pro Bono Program. Chris has also worked on the Law Foundation of Prince George's County Homeless Project for which he received an award for his service to the community.
Ross D. Hecht
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Upper Marlboro, MD Bankruptcy Lawyer with 27 years experience
(877) 444-0909 14749 Main St
Suite 7
Upper Marlboro, MD 20772
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Criminal, DUI and Foreclosure Defense
Attorney Ross Hecht is actively admitted and licensed to practice law in all Courts of the State of Maryland and in the District of Columbia. His primary area of expertise is Litigation. He is experienced in all areas of criminal defense and trial work, both at the misdemeanor and felony levels to state and federal appellate level. Law Offices also handles Juvenile Court Cases, Extradition Matters, in addition to Last Wills and Testaments, Living Wills, and Powers of Attorney
Camille R. McBride
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Bowie, MD Bankruptcy Lawyer with 19 years experience
(301) 861-0007 Suite 216
Bowie, MD 20726
Bankruptcy, Appeals, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Licensed to practice in District of Columbia , Maryland, Florida and all United States District Courts in those jurisdictions.
Reginald Morris Sealey
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Upper Marlboro, MD Bankruptcy Lawyer with 37 years experience
(866) 952-8809 14412 Old Mill Road #101
Upper Marlboro, MD 20772
Bankruptcy, Business, Divorce and Family
LCDR Reginald M. Sealey, USCG (Ret) Immediate Past President, Prince George’s County Chapter MOAA LCDR Sealey is born and raised in Augusta, Georgia. He is a 1974 NROTC graduate of The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina, with a BA degree in History. He led a Cadet Platoon, played on the Basketball team, achieved the Dean’s List, won the Kelly Award while a cadet Sargent in H Company, and was a member of the 1974 Summerall Guards. He was first commissioned a second lieutenant United States Marine Corps and served on active duty as a communications...
Prince Frederick, MD Bankruptcy Lawyer with 21 years experience
(410) 535-1780 132 Main St
Prince Frederick, MD 20678
Bankruptcy, Business and Insurance Defense
Upper Marlboro, MD Bankruptcy Attorney with 24 years experience
(301) 952-7400 5407 Water St
Upper Marlboro, MD 20772
Bankruptcy, Criminal and DUI
Matthew D. Osnos, Esquire
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Maryland Bankruptcy Attorney with 37 years experience

Duke University School of LawDistrict of Columbia
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Upper Marlboro, MD Bankruptcy Attorney with 42 years experience
(301) 464-1400 14406 Old Mill Rd
Upper Marlboro, MD 20772
Bankruptcy, Business, Estate Planning and Tax
Upper Marlboro, MD Bankruptcy Attorney with 45 years experience
(301) 599-7700 9440 Pennsylvania Ave
Upper Marlboro, MD 20772
Bankruptcy, Estate Planning and Real Estate
Waldorf, MD Bankruptcy Attorney with 34 years experience
(832) 264-7809 150 Post Office Rd # 318
Waldorf, MD 20602
Bankruptcy, Business and Employment
South Texas College of Law
Upper Marlboro, MD Bankruptcy Attorney with 32 years experience
(301) 627-7800 14418 Old Mill Rd
Upper Marlboro, MD 20772
Bankruptcy and Criminal
David Gormley
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(301) 645-4100 11705 Berry Road Suite 202
Waldorf, MD 20603
Free ConsultationWaldorf, MD Bankruptcy Lawyer with 27 years experience
Bankruptcy, Estate Planning, Personal Injury and Probate
University of Baltimore School of Law
Dave Gormley is a Partner and the head of our Bankruptcy and Real Estate departments. He has been handling bankruptcy and foreclosure cases for over 10 years. There isn’t much related to bankruptcy or foreclosure he has not already seen. Dave is admitted to practice in Maryland and the Federal Courts, including the U.S. Bankruptcy Court and the U.S. Supreme Court. He lives near Annapolis with his family.
Kenneth L. Samuelson
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(202) 991-8800 325 Ellington Blvd
Box #210
Gaithersburg, MD 20878
Gaithersburg, MD Bankruptcy Lawyer with 48 years experience
Bankruptcy, Business, Foreclosure Defense and Real Estate
University of Michigan Law School
Commercial real estate, trade secrets and technology transactions and litigation, including contracts, leases (ground, air rights, and space), financings, LLC operating agreements and disputes, teaming and licensing agreements, subcontracts, non-competes, reciprocal easements and other types of sharing agreements, and outsourcing. District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia
Robert Siegel
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(410) 760-9433 7310 Ritchie Highway
Suite 1001
Glen Burnie, MD 21061
Free ConsultationGlen Burnie, MD Bankruptcy Lawyer with 21 years experience
Bankruptcy, Criminal, DUI and Traffic Tickets
University of Baltimore School of Law
Robert A. Siegel is a life-long Maryland resident having grown up in Montgomery County. Robert graduated from the University of Maryland with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting. Soon thereafter, Robert passed the CPA exam and gained valuable experience working at a Fortune 500 Company. Not satisfied with a desk job, Robert went back to school to fulfill his childhood dream of becoming a courtroom lawyer. In 1998, Robert graduated Cum Laude from the University of Baltimore School of Law and passed the Bar. The next year, Robert was admitted to practice in the...
Young S. Song
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Ellicott City, MD Bankruptcy Lawyer with 21 years experience
(410) 696-2256 3201 Rogers Avenue
Suite 301
Ellicott City, MD 21043
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Business, DUI and Foreclosure Defense
The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law
Divorce and Bankruptcy, with Dignity. Licensed in MD, VA, and DC, with offices in Ellicott City, Maryland and Annandale, Virginia.
Jonathan M. Herbst
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Baltimore, MD Bankruptcy Lawyer with 17 years experience
(410) 207-2597 400 E Pratt St
8th Floor
Baltimore, MD 21202
Bankruptcy, Business, Foreclosure Defense and Real Estate
University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law
Jonathan M. Herbst is a graduate of the University of Delaware (B.A., 1999) and the University of Maryland School of Law (J.D., 2003). Prior to joining The Herbst Firm in 2017, Jonathan practiced as an attorney at several prominent law firms in the Baltimore area, including working for more than seven years at Royston, Muller, McLean & Reid, LLP in Towson, Maryland. Jonathan focuses his practice on business and real estate transactions, as well as business and commercial litigation. Jonathan assists small business owners with every aspect of business organization and operation, including handling various employment-related issues and litigating employment...
Suren Adams
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Bowie, MD Bankruptcy Attorney with 17 years experience
(301) 805-5892 4201 Northview Drive, Suite 401
Bowie, MD 20716
Free ConsultationOffers Video ChatBankruptcy, Business, Estate Planning and Probate
The George Washington University Law School
Suren G. Adams is an attorney with a passion for organization and excellence. She founded Adams Law Office, LLC, over 14 years ago to help her clients get their financial houses in order and find peace of mind. She is an experienced member of the Maryland Bar Association, the District of Columbia Bar Association, the Alliance of Black Women Attorneys, the Christian Legal Society, and the Prince George’s County Bar Association. Suren obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree in Government and Politics from the University of Maryland in 1994 and then completed course work for a Master of Arts...
Maximillian F. Van Orden, Esq.
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Baltimore, MD Bankruptcy Attorney with 24 years experience
(800) 547-4529 923 N. Calvert Street
Baltimore, MD 21202
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Personal Injury, Social Security Disability and Workers' Comp
University of Maryland - Baltimore
Max Van Orden graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Government and Politics from the University of Maryland, College Park in 1992. He received his law degree from the University of Maryland School of Law in 1995, passed the Maryland Bar in December of that same year, and has been practicing law exclusively in the state of Maryland ever since. Mr. Van Orden regularly represents individual clients before the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Maryland, the Social Security Administration, the Workers’ Compensation Commission, and the District and Circuit Courts of Maryland. Currently, Mr....
Afshin Pishevar
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Rockville, MD Bankruptcy Lawyer with 27 years experience
(301) 279-8773 226 N Adams St
Rockville, MD 20850
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Business, Civil Rights and Criminal
Cleveland State University Cleveland-Marshall College of Law
Sari Kurland
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Rockville, MD Bankruptcy Attorney with 31 years experience
(301) 424-2834 211 Jersey Lane
Rockville, MD 20850
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Business, Consumer and Foreclosure Defense
Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology
The Kurland Law Group is a boutique law firm offering bankruptcy, real estate, business consulting and litigation services. We have extensive experience with distressed real estate matters. We negotiate short sales, provide foreclosure defense litigation services, have an incredibly successful loan modification practice, settle debts large and small and are recognized experts in Consumer Bankruptcy matters.

With her decades of legal experiences, Ms. Kurland actively assists homeowners and real estate investors modify mortgages, short sale property and prosecute foreclosure defense cases in the federal courts.

Ms. Kurland is the proud mother of her three children, Benjamin (University of Hastings Law School),...
Davin Van Eyken
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Laurel , MD Bankruptcy Lawyer with 9 years experience
(301) 660-2635 14502 Greenview Dr.
Ste. 300A
Laurel , MD 20708
Bankruptcy, Immigration, Landlord Tenant and Real Estate
American University Washington College of Law and North Carolina Central University School of Law
A Trustworthy, Honest, and Accessible Attorney who will help you through your Bankruptcy.

Davin Van Eyken's experience in handling hundreds of bankruptcy cases has exposed him to many complex financial situations. It is important to plan ahead, and focus on what should be done to address the array of intertwining issues that will have an effect on your case disposition. Davin will provide you with the information you need to know and counsel you as to what you need to do to responsibly address the problems you may have.

"I go the extra mile in providing my experience, skills and personal...
Mark Edelson
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Baltimore, MD Bankruptcy Lawyer with 10 years experience
(800) 385-2243 201 N Charles St
26th Floor
Baltimore, MD 21201
Bankruptcy, Appeals, Business and Estate Planning
University of Maryland School of Law
Jeffrey Orenstein
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Rockville, MD Bankruptcy Attorney with 35 years experience
(301) 250-7232 15245 Shady Grove Rd
Suite 465, North Lobby
Rockville, MD 20850
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Business and Tax
Widener University Delaware School of Law
Jeffrey M. Orenstein is a skilled commercial litigator with a particular emphasis on bankruptcy litigation. He has been appointed to serve as Bankruptcy Trustee and Examiner in complex Chapter 11 cases. For more than 25 years, he has represented bankruptcy estates, bankruptcy trustees in multiple jurisdictions, creditors and debtors in a wide variety of high profile bankruptcy cases and in business and consumer litigation. Mr. Orenstein has assisted the Federal government in obtaining bankruptcy fraud convictions in numerous cases. The Martindale-Hubbell legal directory gave Mr. Orenstein an AV rating, the highest given for legal ability and professional ethics.
Steven N. Leitess
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Baltimore, MD Bankruptcy Lawyer with 32 years experience
(800) 385-2243 201 N Charles St
26th Floor
Baltimore, MD 21201
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Business and Products Liability
University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law
Mr. Leitess’ practice has a national scope, serving clients located around the country in litigation and transactional matters arising in Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia. His practice focuses on the areas of substantive law that businesses rely upon daily.

The majority of Mr. Leitess’ daily professional activity relates to business litigation and arbitration, however a substantial amount of his time is dedicated to transactional matters and “outside general counsel” services for day-to-day operations of clients who do not have an in-house legal department.

Mr. Leitess has 25 years of experience as “first chair” attorney in numerous evidentiary and non-evidentiary hearings,...
Michael Fried
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Bethesda, MD Bankruptcy Lawyer with 37 years experience
(301) 656-8525 7315 Wisconsin Avenue, Suite 925
Bethesda, MD 20814
Bankruptcy and Tax
New York University School of Law and Washington University School of Law
Michael Fried has spent over 25 years practicing law, and more specifically tax related law. As the principal founder of Fried Law Firm and now 1 of 2 partners at Fried & Rosefelt, LLC, Michael S. Fried actively helps clients by handling bankruptcies, business purchases, federal and state tax problems, partnership and shareholder relationships.
Kurt W. Wolfgang
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La Plata, MD Bankruptcy Attorney with 35 years experience
(301) 934-6000 9375 Chesapeake Street
Suite 113
La Plata, MD 20646
Bankruptcy, Business, DUI and Foreclosure Defense
University of Baltimore School of Law
Diana Lee Klein
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Annapolis, MD Bankruptcy Lawyer with 19 years experience
(443) 569-4574 2450 Riva Rd
Suite 200
Annapolis, MD 21401
Free ConsultationOffers Video ChatBankruptcy, Business, Foreclosure Defense and Probate
Widener University Delaware School of Law
Diana Klein also owns a title company, Lawyers' Title & Escrow Services and has her real estate brokers license and operates a brokerage firm helping buyer and sellers with residential, commercial, luxury, standard or short sales at Lawyers' Realty, LLC.
Michael Coyle
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Columbia, MD Bankruptcy Lawyer with 25 years experience
(410) 884-3180 Suite 200
Columbia, MD 21046
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Foreclosure Defense and Personal Injury
American University
The Coyle Law Group is a law firm dedicated to assisting individuals with debt issues, whether foreclosure, mortgage payments, car payments, credit cards, medical bills, etc. Michael Coyle graduated in the Top 15 percent of his class and a Member of The Law Review from American University. After graduation and prior to starting his own firm, Mr. Coyle worked at some of the largest and most prestigious firms in the country. He will bring that large firm experience to your case.
Pierce Murphy
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Baltimore, MD Bankruptcy Attorney with 9 years experience
(800) 385-2243 201 N. Charles St
26th Floor
Baltimore, MD 21201
Bankruptcy, Appeals, Arbitration & Mediation and Business
University of Baltimore School of Law
Keith Havens
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Greenbelt, MD Bankruptcy Lawyer with 27 years experience
(301) 229-8880 Ivy Lane
Greenbelt, MD 20770
Bankruptcy, Appeals, Divorce and Family
American University Washington College of Law
At Havens & Associates, LLC, our clients come first. Every client is treated with personalized attention and is guaranteed effective representation. Our expertise and integrity have earned us a reputation as one of the premier legal firms in Maryland and the District of Columbia. Havens & Associates, LLC is dedicated to achieving the best outcome for every client. Havens & Associates, LLC represent clients in all state and federal courts located in the State of Maryland and the District of Columbia.
Cheryl Lyons-Schmidt
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Columbia, MD Bankruptcy Lawyer with 10 years experience
(443) 656-6767 10015 Old Columbia Road
Suite B215
Columbia, MD 21046
Free ConsultationBankruptcy
University of Baltimore School of Law and University of Maryland - University College
Gilda O. Karpouzian
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Annapolis, MD Bankruptcy Attorney with 23 years experience
(410) 280-8864 107 Ridgely Avenue, Suite 9
Annapolis, MD 21401
Bankruptcy, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Immigration
University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law
Gilda O. Karpouzian moved to Annapolis, Maryland 33 years ago. She graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Maryland in 1990 with degrees in Information System Management and Economics. After graduation, she worked for the Maryland Department of Legislative Reference for a year, then entered the University of Maryland School of Law where she obtained her Juris Doctor degree in 1996.

Ms. Karpouzian established her law firm in Annapolis, Maryland in1998 after few years of private practice in one of the larger law firms in Annapolis. She has represented clients from all Maryland cities, including Severna Park, Pasadena, Glen Burnie,...
Jodie E. Buchman
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Baltimore, MD Bankruptcy Lawyer with 21 years experience
(800) 385-2243 201 N Charles St
26th Floor
Baltimore, MD 21201
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Appeals, Business and Real Estate
University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law
Roy Niedermayer
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Bethesda, MD Bankruptcy Lawyer with 47 years experience
(301) 656-7603 4800 Hampden Lane
6th Floor
Bethesda, MD 20814
Bankruptcy, Appeals, Arbitration & Mediation and Estate Planning
Harvard Law School
Roy Niedermayer is a member of the firm’s Litigation, Appellate Practice and Government Contracts practice areas. He excels in risk management - he identifies and assesses risk in each of his cases and then discusses alternative strategies in light of probabilities of outcomes to determine what the best cost-benefit course of action is. He may create decision tree analyses, determining what factors affect risk, how to reduce risk, and assigns probability of success. When first meeting with a client, Roy finds out what the client is hoping to achieve and what their goals are - in doing this he understands...
Albert Wilson Jr
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Silver Spring, MD Bankruptcy Attorney with 16 years experience
(240) 839-4153 8720 Georgia Avenue
Suite 700
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Bankruptcy, Construction, Employment and Real Estate
American University Washington College of Law
Hello. It's a pleasure to meet you. My name is Albert Wilson, Jr. But you can call me Albert.

For years, I've practiced law in the Washington, DC metro region. As an attorney, I've centered my practice on civil litigation, involving construction, real estate, and business. Admittedly, I have been known to take a case or two unrelated to these areas, e.g., consumer protection cases. And on occasion, I will accept a pro bono (free of charge) case that is referred by the AARP.

Undoubtedly, you'll read many lawyers' bios, detailing the various accolades the...
Alan Mark
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Bethesda, MD Bankruptcy Attorney with 47 years experience
(301) 656-7603 4800 Hampden Lane
6th Floor
Bethesda, MD 20814
Bankruptcy, Business, Collections and Real Estate
The George Washington University Law School and American University Washington College of Law
Alan Mark is a Co-Chair of the firm’s Real Estate and Chair of the Financial Services practice groups. He is also a senior member of the Corporate group. For more than 40 years, Alan has concentrated on corporate, commercial and real estate finance matters. He has served as outside counsel to numerous local, regional and national financial institutions, publicly traded biotechnology companies and hotel owners and operators. He has also served as outside counsel to information and telecommunication technology clients, government entities and individuals in connection with technology transfers, business acquisitions, project development and equity and debt financings. Since 1996,...
Mr. Brett Weiss
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(301) 924-4400 6404 Ivy Lane, Suite 650
Greenbelt, MD 20770
Free ConsultationGreenbelt, MD Bankruptcy Attorney with 36 years experience
Bankruptcy
University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law
Brett Weiss, a senior partner at The Weiss Law Group, LLC, has been representing people and businesses in all phases of bankruptcy for over 30 years. He has experience in complex individual Chapter 7, Chapter 11 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy cases, and in Chapter 11 small business restructuring and reorganization. Brett Weiss is the co-author of "Chapter 11 for Individual Debtors," published by Lexis-Nexis, and articles for the American Bankruptcy Institute Journal, the Maryland Bar Journal, and the Bankruptcy Law Network. Mr. Weiss lectures nationally on bankruptcy issues. He has spoken before the National Conference of Bankruptcy...
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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.