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Danny A. Kallabat
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Danny A. Kallabat
Bankruptcy Lawyer Serving Warren, MI
Experienced Lawyer. Reasonable fees. Free Consultation.
I am an experienced attorney and have been practicing law for 23 years and have handled thousands of cases. I always focus on obtaining the best possible results. I am very aggressive and dedicated to client... Read More »
Robert W. Bishop
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Robert W. Bishop
Bankruptcy Lawyer Serving Warren, MI
Dedicated and experienced bankruptcy attorney. Call for a consultation!
I’m an experienced Michigan bankruptcy lawyer and represent clients in all types of cases, including Chapter 7 and Chapter 13. I provide personal attention and will fight for your rights throughout your case. Read More »
Joshua Sanfield
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Joshua Sanfield
Warren, MI Bankruptcy Lawyer with 18 years of experience
(586) 573-9000 28850 Mound Rd.
Warren, MI 48092
Free ConsultationBankruptcy
Michigan State University
Joshua B. Sanfield is fully committed to a philosophy of client service, excellence, proficiency, value and results. He has helped thousands of families regain peace of mind and economic stability through Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy relief. His approach balances personal responsibility and empowerment- helping his clients move forward to build a secure future. Since Joshua B. Sanfield concentrates on bankruptcy law, he fully comprehends the recent bankruptcy law changes and can help you file for relief under the Bankruptcy Code.

William Dale Johnson
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William Dale Johnson
Warren, MI Bankruptcy Attorney with 26 years of experience
(586) 354-2640 8900 E 13 Mile Rd
Warren, MI 48093
Free ConsultationBankruptcy and Foreclosure Defense
Michigan State University
Acclaim Legal Services is a Michigan bankruptcy based law firm that specializes in: • Debt resolution • Foreclosure Prevention • Chapter 13 bankruptcy for debt consolidation • Chapter 7 bankruptcy for debt elimination • Debt Settlement We provide legal assistance with: • Stopping Home Foreclosures • Removing second mortgages or home equity loans • IRS tax levies • Vehicle Repossessions • Creditor Harassment • Overwhelming credit card and medical bills • Judgments and Garnishments • Credit Restoration Our debt resolution programs are designed to repair and improve credit. We are proud members of the Better Business Bureau and have earned an A+ Rating. We offices in: Ann Arbor, Flint, Southfield, Dearborn and Southfield, Michigan. We offer free initial consultation. Please call us...
Christopher Wayne Jones
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Christopher Wayne Jones
Warren, MI Bankruptcy Lawyer with 17 years of experience
(586) 354-2640 8900 E 13 Mile Rd
Warren, MI 48093
Free ConsultationBankruptcy and Foreclosure Defense
Michigan State University and Ave Maria School of Law
Acclaim Legal Services is a Michigan bankruptcy based law firm that specializes in: • Debt resolution • Foreclosure Prevention • Chapter 13 bankruptcy for debt consolidation • Chapter 7 bankruptcy for debt elimination • Debt Settlement We provide legal assistance with: • Stopping Home Foreclosures • Removing second mortgages or home equity loans • IRS tax levies • Vehicle Repossessions • Creditor Harassment • Overwhelming credit card and medical bills • Judgments and Garnishments • Credit Restoration Our debt resolution programs are designed to repair and improve credit. We are proud members of the Better Business Bureau and have earned an A+ Rating. We offices in: Ann Arbor, Flint, Southfield, Dearborn and Southfield, Michigan. We offer free initial consultation. Please call us...
Francesca A. Lousia
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Francesca A. Lousia
Warren, MI Bankruptcy Attorney with 13 years of experience
(866) 261-8282 8900 E 13 Mile Road
Warren, MI 48093
Free ConsultationBankruptcy and Foreclosure Defense
Wayne State University
Education: Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy, Oakland University (2004) Honors: Graduated Cum Laude; Dean’s List; Golden Key International Honour Society. Juris Doctor from Wayne State University (2008) St. Thomas More Legal Society, President Honors: Graduated Cum Laude Associations: Member, State Bar of Michigan Member, Federal Bar Association Member, Chaldean American Bar Association
Christina M Torossian
Warren, MI Bankruptcy Lawyer with 21 years of experience
(586) 753-0405 28000 Dequindre Rd
Warren, MI 48092
Bankruptcy, Business and Health Care
Wayne State University Law School
Frank G. Cusmano
Warren, MI Bankruptcy Lawyer with 41 years of experience
(586) 573-6700 30500 Van Dyke Ave
Warren, MI 48093
Bankruptcy, Administrative, Divorce and Family
Aric K. Melder
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Aric K. Melder
Royal Oak, MI Bankruptcy Attorney with 26 years of experience
(248) 541-3400 2304 E 11 Mile Rd
Royal Oak, MI 48067
Bankruptcy, Business, Collections and Consumer
Aric K. Melder has assisted each of his clients with the finest legal representation possible while upholding the ethics, spirit, and intent of the law. He was admitted to the State Bar of Michigan in 1996. He graduated from Detroit College of Law, at Michigan State University with a Juris Doctor, in 1996, and Michigan State University with a Bachelor of Arts in 1993. Aric K. Melder has concentrated his expertise and experience in the areas of Family Law, Divorce, Adoption, Bankruptcy, Debt Collection /Debt Collection Defense, Asset Protection, Real Estate, Wills, Trusts & Estate Planning, Criminal Defense, Drunk Driving, Traffic...
Sanford J. Melder
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Sanford J. Melder
Royal Oak, MI Bankruptcy Attorney
(248) 541-3400 2304 E 11 Mile Rd
Royal Oak, MI 48067
Bankruptcy, Business, Collections and Consumer
Sanford J. Melder has helped thousands of people as an attorney. He was admitted to the State Bar of Michigan in 1974. He graduated from Wayne State University with a Jurist Doctor in 1973, and Wayne State University with a Bachelor of Science in 1968. Sanford J. Melder has practiced law for over 30 years, representing clients in legal matters including Family Law, Divorce, Adoption, Real Estate, Debt Collection/Debt Collection Defense, Wills, Trusts & Estate Planning, Asset Protection, Criminal Defense, Traffic Matters, Drunk Driving, Business Law and Personal Injury. Areas of Practice: Family Law Divorce Adoption Real Estate Debt Collection/Debt Collection Defense Wills, Trusts & Estate Planning Asset...
Amy Kalasho Sheena
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Amy Kalasho Sheena
Warren, MI Bankruptcy Attorney with 12 years of experience
(248) 443-7033 8900 E 13 Mile Rd
Warren, MI 48093
Bankruptcy and Foreclosure Defense
Patrick Wilson
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Patrick Wilson
Hazel Park, MI Bankruptcy Attorney
(248) 546-6164 23509 John R Road
Hazel Park, MI 48030
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Business, Criminal and Divorce
Kimberly M Lubinski
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Kimberly M Lubinski
Center Line, MI Bankruptcy Lawyer with 21 years of experience
(586) 754-1450 26224 Van Dyke Avenue
Center Line, MI 48015
Bankruptcy, Collections, Estate Planning and Probate
Edward Gudeman
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Edward Gudeman
Royal Oak, MI Bankruptcy Lawyer
(248) 546-2800 1026 W. Eleven Mile Road
Royal Oak, MI 48067
Free ConsultationOffers Video ConferencingVideo ConfBankruptcy, Business, Collections and Estate Planning
University of Michigan Law School
Gudeman & Associates, P.C. is a team of knowledgeable attorneys who assist individuals, families and businesses. For over 45 years, we have used our experience, expertise and knowledge of laws to ensure Michigan residents, their families and business are protected. Gudeman attorneys possess a comprehensive background in multiple practices including Estate Planning, Business Planning, Federal and State Taxation, Real Estate and other legal services.
Paul Gigliotti
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Paul Gigliotti
Clinton Township, MI Bankruptcy Attorney with 30 years of experience
(586) 228-3636 15400 19 Mile Road Suite 115
Clinton Township, MI 48038
Free ConsultationBankruptcy
University of Detroit Mercy
PRACTICE OF BANKRUPTCY LAW SINCE 1992. Martindale-Hubbell “BV” rated. 2008 Macomb County Bar Association Pro Bono Services Award. 2008 Speaker, “Legal Forum For Seniors” Macomb Bar Association, June 5, 2008. Continuing Legal Education 2015- ABI Consumer Bankruptcy Conference (November 11, 2015). 2015-State Bar of Michigan Social Security Law Seminar (October 2, 2015). 2014-ABI Consumer Bankruptcy Conference (November 11, 2014). 2014- State Bar of Michigan Social Security Law Seminar (October 3, 2014). 2013-ABI Consumer Bankruptcy Conference (November 11, 2013). 2013- State Bar of Michigan Social Security Law Seminar (October 18, 2013)....
Andrew M Steiger
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Andrew M Steiger
St. Clair Shores, MI Bankruptcy Lawyer with 12 years of experience
(248) 259-6367 27735 Jefferson Avenue
St. Clair Shores, MI 48081
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Wayne State University Law School
Michigan Tax Attorney Andrew M. Steiger focuses his tax practice on tax resolution and planning, and estate planning. If you receive a notice from the IRS or state tax authority, contact Steiger Tax Law before paying any assessments or responding to the IRS. I provide a free consultation to determine the best course of action to reduce or eliminate tax debts, penalties and interest, and respond to liens, levies and notices.

My estate planning services include drafting wills and trusts, probate administration, and tax planning. If you need an estate plan or would like a review...
Michael Hollins Sr.
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Michael Hollins Sr.
Harper Woods, MI Bankruptcy Lawyer with 7 years of experience
(866) 862-4557 20550 Vernier
Harper Woods, MI 48225
Free ConsultationOffers Video ConferencingVideo ConfBankruptcy and Personal Injury
Western Michigan University
Michael Hollins, Sr.  is a graduate of Western Michigan University - Thomas M. Cooley Law Schol where he received his Juris Doctorate.  During law school, he worked as an intern to a prominent United States District Judge in the 6th circuit. 

Mr. Hollins is known for his friendly and professional demeanor with clients and is a strong and passionate advocate in court. To Mr. Hollins, the best part of his job is when a client walks into his office overwhelmed by their financial circumstance and then walks out of his office armed with a plan to save their home, have a fresh...
Walter Metzen
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Walter Metzen
Royal Oak, MI Bankruptcy Lawyer with 30 years of experience
(248) 549-3333 30448 Woodward Avenue
Royal Oak, MI 48073
Bankruptcy
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School and University of Detroit Mercy School of Law
Walter Metzen is a Board Certified Specialist in Consumer Bankruptcy by the American Board of Certification and represents consumer and small business debtors in bankruptcy cases in both the Eastern and Western Districts of Michigan. Mr. Metzen earned his bachelor of science degree in Forensic Science at Michigan State University and his law degree from the University of Detroit. Mr. Metzen is a member of the State Bar of Michigan, the Consumer Bankruptcy Association and the American Bankruptcy Institute and has been a guest lecturer on bankruptcy and debtor/creditor topics at the University of Detroit Mercy School of...
Matthew Ian Paletz
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Matthew Ian Paletz
Troy, MI Bankruptcy Attorney with 19 years of experience
(248) 593-9090 2800 Livernois Rd
Suite 360
Troy, MI 48083
Bankruptcy, Collections, Landlord Tenant and Real Estate
University of Detroit Mercy School of Law
Matthew I. Paletz is the Chief Executive Officer of Paletz Law. He oversees all operations of the Firm, as well as its future trajectory and growth. As CEO, he promotes the core values and spirit behind Paletz Law, and fosters its innovative culture. Matthew is also responsible for the financial and capital management of the Firm, and heads all marketing and promotional efforts. He strives to consistently ensure that the needs of his clients are met while being a leading advocate and supporter of legislative efforts on behalf of the real estate industry.

Matthew practices in the area of general civil...
Brian F. Garmo
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Brian F. Garmo
Troy, MI Bankruptcy Attorney
(248) 398-7100 50 W. Big Beaver Road
Suite 240
Troy, MI 48084
Bankruptcy, Animal, Collections and Consumer
Wayne State University Law School
Attorney Brian F. Garmo is committed to excellence. Mr. Garmo offers creative and practical solutions to complicated legal issues. The law offices of Garmo & Kiste have a proven record of success throughout the entire state of Michigan including but not limited to the counties of Oakland, Macomb, Wayne, Lapeer, and Genessee. Unlike many of the larger law firms, we offer personalized attention to each of our clients. We offer solutions that are tailored to fit your own specific needs. We understand how important your matter is. That is precisely why you can speak directly to...
Thomas M.  Hensel Jr.
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Thomas M. Hensel Jr.
Sterling Heights, MI Bankruptcy Attorney with 23 years of experience
(586) 939-4800 36250 Dequindre Road
Suite 410
Sterling Heights, MI 48310
Free ConsultationOffers Video ConferencingVideo ConfBankruptcy
Wayne State University
Thomas Hensel founded Hensel Law Office, PLLC, because he wanted to bring a different approach to the typically impersonal process of bankruptcy counsel in Michigan. He chose to work as a solo practitioner, directly handling every stage of his clients' cases instead of passing them off to other associate attorneys, paralegals, or secretaries. Today, Attorney Hensel serves debtors throughout Michigan, including Sterling Heights, Warren and surrounding areas.
Vince Manzella
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Vince Manzella
Clinton Township, MI Bankruptcy Attorney with 19 years of experience
(586) 228-3900 39999 Garfield
Clinton Township, MI 48038
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Collections, Criminal and Divorce
Wayne State University Law School
Joseph L. Grima
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Joseph L. Grima
(800) 603-3333 18232 Mack Ave
Grosse Pointe Farms, MI 48236
Free ConsultationOffers Video ConferencingVideo ConfGrosse Pointe Farms, MI Bankruptcy Lawyer with 31 years of experience
Bankruptcy
University of Detroit School of Law
I have been practicing bankruptcy law exclusively since 1991, focusing on Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy. Even though I have filed hundreds of bankruptcies over the past 25 plus years, I do not consider myself to be operating a "bankruptcy mill". I personally meet with each and every one of my clients and handle their case from start to finish. I have always provided free consultations to my clients, and will always continue to do so. My goal as a bankruptcy attorney is to put my clients on a sound financial footing and help rebuild...
Mark Hermiz
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Mark Hermiz
Troy, MI Bankruptcy Lawyer with 9 years of experience
(248) 785-3634 1985 W Big Beaver Rd.
#320
Troy, MI 48084
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Appeals, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Wayne State University Law School
Mark Hermiz practices family law in the Metro-Detroit area.
James Rasor
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James Rasor
Royal Oak, MI Bankruptcy Attorney with 28 years of experience
(248) 796-0334 201 E. Fourth Street
Royal Oak, MI 48067
Bankruptcy, Criminal, Divorce and Personal Injury
University of Detroit Mercy School of Law
After graduating the University of Detroit School of Law, James B. Rasor went on to pursue a diverse legal career. Founding Rasor Law Firm in 1994, he now offers his exceptional legal services in a wide range of practice areas. Mr. Rasor is proud to provide counsel for personal injury claims, criminal defense, and other matters in Royal Oak. He has been named in the list of Top Lawyers by DBusiness for personal injury and has taken numerous trials to verdict over the course of his career. Above all else, Mr. Rasor is committed to providing effective, caring, and personalized...
Kenneth Wayne Demers
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Kenneth Wayne Demers
Troy, MI Bankruptcy Attorney with 25 years of experience
(248) 358-9696 200 East Big Beaver Road
Troy, MI 48083
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I was born and raised in the lakes region of Oakland County in a little town called Union Lake. Union lake is situated at the crossroads of Waterford Township, White Lake Township, West Bloomfield Township and Commerce Township hence the name Four Towns, known only by locals. I began my legal carreer with Wayne County Neighborhood Legal Services in their general litigation section taking my experience in consumer law with me into private practice. I currently practice all types of consumer law including Bankruptcy, Estate Planning and Probate. I maintain a presence in West Bloomfield, Troy, Novi,...
Nick Best
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Nick Best
Huntington Woods, MI Bankruptcy Lawyer with 8 years of experience
(248) 237-7979 26711 Woodward Ave
Suite LL-2
Huntington Woods, MI 48070
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Collections, Consumer and Estate Planning
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
Janet M. Ziulkowski
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Janet M. Ziulkowski
Clinton Township, MI Bankruptcy Lawyer
(586) 464-1640 17001 Nineteen Mile Rd.
Suite 1-D
Clinton Township, MI 48038
Bankruptcy, Business, Divorce and Foreclosure Defense
University of Detroit Mercy School of Law
Cassandra Leo
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Cassandra Leo
Troy, MI Bankruptcy Lawyer with 5 years of experience
(586) 327-6881 803 W Big Beaver Rd
203
Troy, MI 48084
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Estate Planning, Family and Probate
Jonathan Warshay
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Jonathan Warshay
Ferndale, MI Bankruptcy Lawyer
(313) 312-9800 215 W Troy St
Ferndale, MI 48220
Bankruptcy, Divorce, Family and Foreclosure Defense
Gary R. Sanfield
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Gary R. Sanfield
Clinton Township, MI Bankruptcy Attorney with 43 years of experience
(586) 228-2000 42645 Garfield
Suite 101
Clinton Township, MI 48038
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Criminal, DUI and Divorce
For more than 34 years, attorney Gary Sanfield has delivered outstanding results in all Michigan courts in the areas of bankruptcy, divorce and family law, criminal defense, drunk driving, drivers’ license restorations, probation violations, and traffic tickets.
Patrick N. Butler
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Patrick N. Butler
Madison Heights, MI Bankruptcy Lawyer with 23 years of experience
(248) 588-5078 31100 Stephenson Hwy
Madison Heights, MI 48071
Bankruptcy, Business and Collections
Brian M Dupuis
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Brian M Dupuis
Royal Oak, MI Bankruptcy Lawyer with 12 years of experience
(248) 560-7377 4000 Crooks Rd Ste 100
Royal Oak, MI 48073
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Criminal, Divorce and IP
Kurt A. O'Keefe
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Kurt A. O'Keefe
Grosse Pointe Woods, MI Bankruptcy Lawyer with 42 years of experience
(313) 962-4630 1593 Torrey Rd
Grosse Pointe Woods, MI 48236
Bankruptcy, Collections, Consumer and Personal Injury
Ryan B. Moran
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Ryan B. Moran
Royal Oak, MI Bankruptcy Attorney
(866) 473-1996 25600 Woodward Avenue.
Ste. 201
Royal Oak, MI 48067
Bankruptcy
James Christopher Scarletta
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James Christopher Scarletta
Pleasant Ridge, MI Bankruptcy Lawyer
(248) 330-7971 23650 Woodward Avenue
Suite 101
Pleasant Ridge, MI 48069
Bankruptcy
David E. Tovarez
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David E. Tovarez
Royal Oak, MI Bankruptcy Lawyer
(248) 270-3333 333 W. 7th St., Ste 140
Royal Oak, MI 48067
Bankruptcy
Katherine Shinn
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Katherine Shinn
Royal Oak, MI Bankruptcy Lawyer
1026 West Eleven Mile Road
Royal Oak, MI 48067
Bankruptcy
Mr Scott Marshall Neuman
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Mr Scott Marshall Neuman
Farmington Hills, MI Bankruptcy Lawyer with 29 years of experience
(888) 684-3998 30300 Northwestern Highway
Farmington Hills, MI 48334
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Criminal, Divorce and Personal Injury
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
Scott M. Neuman is an aggressive, experienced attorney with offices in the Lansing and Detroit Areas. He has been helping people in Michigan for over 20 years and has handled over 4,000 cases. You can reach him by calling 517-349-2700 or 1-888-684-3999, by email at xneumanx@aol.com, or via our contact form.
Mark Bredow
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Mark Bredow
Bloomfield Hills, MI Bankruptcy Lawyer with 28 years of experience
(248) 795-5516 41000 Woodward Avenue
Suite 350 East
Bloomfield Hills, MI 48304
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Wayne State University Law School
Bredow Law PLC Offers a true $0 Down Chapter 7 Bankruptcy. You can start with us today for $0. You pay only the filing fee. Low-income families may qualify for a filing fee waiver. We will help you get a free credit report and we'll pay the cost of your pre-bankruptcy credit counseling class. Legal fees start as low as $49.00, and there's no payment for up to 30 days.

I enjoy helping ordinary people seek protection from creditors both inside and outside of bankruptcy. In my 26 years in the law of debt collection...
Randy Lee Calvin
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Randy Lee Calvin
Detroit, MI Bankruptcy Attorney with 11 years of experience
645 Griswold Suite 1356
Detroit, MI 48226
Free ConsultationOffers Video ConferencingVideo ConfBankruptcy, Criminal, Personal Injury and Social Security Disability
Regent University School of Law
Mr. Randy L. Calvin was born and raised in Dearborn, MI, and graduated from Dearborn High School. He then went on to Liberty University in Lynchburg, VA where he received a bachelor's degree in business. He attended law school at Regent University in Virginia Beach, VA. During his time there he interned at the Portsmouth Commonwealth Attorney's Office in Portsmouth, VA. He focuses his practice on Criminal Defense, Personal Injury, Bankruptcy and Social Security Disability. He has been a great advocate for all his clients. Mr. Calvin has helped clients wipe hundreds of thousands of debt through...
Nathan Resnick
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Nathan Resnick
Bloomfield Hills, MI Bankruptcy Attorney with 33 years of experience
(248) 642-5400 40900 Woodward Ave
Suite 111
Bloomfield Hills, MI 48304
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Business, Municipal and Real Estate
Wayne State University
H. Nathan Resnick is the proud founding member of Resnick Law and continues to act as the managing partner. He concentrates his legal practice in complex commercial litigation, real estate, and corporate law.Nathan Resnick wears many hats while he manages the law firm and practices law. He also acts as a trustee to several trusts and manages commercial and residential properties.

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