Wellston Bankruptcy Lawyers

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Lancaster, OH Bankruptcy Lawyer
(740) 687-7017 224 E Main St
Lancaster, OH 43130
Bankruptcy, Business, Criminal and Divorce
Lancaster, OH Bankruptcy Lawyer
(740) 653-4259 201 S Broad St
Lancaster, OH 43130
Bankruptcy, Business, Criminal and Divorce
Portsmouth, OH Bankruptcy Attorney
(740) 351-0499 602 Chillicothe St
Portsmouth, OH 45662
Bankruptcy, Business, Criminal and Divorce
Waverly City, OH Bankruptcy Attorney
(740) 947-5600 100 N Market St
Waverly City, OH 45690
Bankruptcy, Arbitration & Mediation, Business and Collections
Portsmouth, OH Bankruptcy Lawyer
(740) 354-3643 812 6th St
Portsmouth, OH 45662
Bankruptcy and Criminal
Kenneth L. Sheppard Jr.
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Columbus, OH Bankruptcy Attorney with 17 years of experience
(614) 929-5183 35 E Gay St UNIT 515
Columbus, OH 43215
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Foreclosure Defense, Probate and Tax
Ohio Northern University
Kenneth L. Sheppard, Jr. is the President and Owner of Sheppard Law Offices, Co., L.P.A.

Kenneth graduated from Ohio Northern University in 1996 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and History. While at Ohio Northern, Ken was a member of three honor societies and two national mock trial teams. He then entered Ohio Northern University Law School and graduated in 1999 with a Juris Doctor degree. After law school, Mr. Sheppard earned his LL.M. (Master's Degree) in Taxation from the University of Denver in 2000.

Attorney Sheppard is admitted to practice law in Ohio. He is also licensed...
Richard West
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(614) 852-4488 1604 Lancaster Avenue
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Reynoldsburg, OH 43068
Free ConsultationOffers Video ChatReynoldsburg, OH Bankruptcy Attorney with 34 years of experience
Bankruptcy
Temple University
Richard West is unique. Due to a personal tragedy (broken back after falling off a rooftop) he was plunged deep into debt, and had to rebuild his own personal finances, which is why he closed his general law practice and now devotes himself to helping others recover financially.
Scott Needleman Esq
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Columbus, OH Bankruptcy Attorney with 28 years of experience
(614) 575-1188 5300 E. Main St. #109
Columbus, OH 43213
Free ConsultationBankruptcy and Foreclosure Defense
Capital University Law School
I have been practicing as a Columbus, Ohio Bankruptcy Attorney for over 28 years from the same location. I'm a lifelong resident of Columbus, Ohio. I attended Eastmoor High School, The Ohio State University, and obtained my law degree from Capital University. I take pride in meeting all of my clients personally. In 2007, I tried one the biggest cases in the country pertaining to bankruptcy. I tried it for free because I believed it was the right thing to do and now it is Federal Bankruptcy case law. I fight hard for my clients.
Robert L Caplan
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Columbus, OH Bankruptcy Attorney with 26 years of experience
(614) 252-2026 90 North Nelson Road
Columbus, OH 43219
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Divorce and Family
Capital University Law School
I help been helping people and families in the Columbus Ohio and surrounding areas for more than 23 years. I will personally handle your case from start to finish, explaining each step of the process so you know what to expect. You deserve quality representation at a fair price. Why pay more than you should?
Dr. Mark Bamberger Esq.
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Spring Valley, OH Bankruptcy Attorney with 12 years of experience
(877) 644-8181 PO Box 189
Spring Valley, OH 45370
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Animal, DUI and Divorce
Capital University Law School
Geologist turned attorney with almost a decade of hard-core legal experience. Experienced courtroom attorney with many years of valuable background in turn-key legal representation.
Ryan John Ruehle Esq
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West Chester, OH Bankruptcy Lawyer with 21 years of experience
(513) 777-0880 7665 Monarch Ct #106
West Chester, OH 45069
Free ConsultationBankruptcy
Capital University Law School
As a proud American, Ryan Really served his country in Iraq. Now, as a veteran, Really continues to serve his country by helping people find the economic and personal freedom that they deserve. With an in-depth knowledge of legal experience from both a creditor’s and a debtor’s perspective, Mr. Really is prepared to fight to protect his clients' rights in financial matters.
Adrienne Marie Hines Esq
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Delaware, OH Bankruptcy Attorney with 23 years of experience
(419) 871-8085 94 N Sandusky St
Ste 102
Delaware, OH 43015-1775
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Employment, Personal Injury and Workers' Comp
The University of Toledo College of Law
Adrienne Hines is a skilled Ohio workers' compensation attorney certified by the Ohio Supreme Court as a Workers Compensation Specialist. In addition to work injuries, she represents clients in consumer bankruptcy filings (both Chapter 7 and Chapter 13) and she handles injuries such as car accidents and dog bites. Adrienne has nearly 20 years of experience helping people who have been injured or impacted by outside circumstances.
Theran Jacob Selph Sr
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Dublin, OH Bankruptcy Lawyer with 14 years of experience
(614) 453-0971 6047 FRANTZ ROAD
SUITE 201
Dublin, OH 43017
Free ConsultationOffers Video ChatPersonal Injury
Ohio State University - Columbus and University of Utah
Theran J. Selph, Sr. and his wife have lived in Northwest Columbus, where they raised their five children, since he graduated from the Ohio State University's Moritz College of Law in 2004. Prior to starting his legal career, he was originally introduced to law as a businessman in need of an excellent attorney, in turn inspiring him to become one. Today he has years of experience under his belt of litigating personal injury cases. Mr. Selph's goal is to help real people recover from pains and damages inflicted by careless drivers, the negligence of professionals, unconcerned property owners, or defective...
Dustin R. Hurley
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Cincinnati, OH Bankruptcy Attorney with 11 years of experience
(513) 705-9000 4555 Lake Forest Dr. Suite 650
Cincinnati, OH 45242
Free ConsultationOffers Video ChatBankruptcy, Business, Real Estate and Tax
University of Dayton School of Law
My personal practice is focused on business law, business litigation, and commercial real estate matters. I manage of team of excellent lawyers that practice in nearly all practice areas.
Jefferson Harvey Massey Esq
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Zanesville, OH Bankruptcy Lawyer with 45 years of experience
(740) 453-5544 30 S 4th St
Zanesville, OH 43701
Bankruptcy, Estate Planning, Probate and Real Estate
Over 40 years of experience in Southeastern Ohio.
Laura M. Nesbitt
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(614) 800-0262 1335 Dublin Road
Suite 217-A
Columbus, OH 43215
Free ConsultationColumbus, OH Bankruptcy Lawyer with 12 years of experience
Bankruptcy, Estate Planning and Foreclosure Defense
Capital University Law School
Laura M. Nesbitt is an experienced attorney focusing her practice on all aspects of her client's financial matters. These services range from budget analysis and counseling, debt negotiation and settlement, foreclosure defense litigation, Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy representation, credit correction following debt resolution, and estate planning. Laura Nesbitt and her firm, The Nesbitt Law Firm are unique in that the advice and expertise focus on the overall needs of the client, long term, rather than a limited, short term solution.
John Mark Williams Esq
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Cincinnati, OH Bankruptcy Attorney with 25 years of experience
(877) 272-0633 8280 Montgomery Road, Suite 110
Cincinnati, OH 45236
Bankruptcy, Insurance Defense and Personal Injury
Salmon P. Chase College of Law, Northern Kentucky University
We understand legal fires and how to put them out. You need a law firm with broad experience to make your life easier not harder. The Law Office of John M. Williams, LLC, is here to make your life easier and to put out that fire. We focus on the legal fires of consumer bankruptcy, wrongful death of a loved one, car accidents that caused personal injury, insurance defense litigation, and appeals of Veterans benefits and service connected benefits. We can help you with your civil cases small claims court, municipal court, common pleas court, and federal...
Paul Spaeth Esq
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Dayton, OH Bankruptcy Attorney with 37 years of experience
(937) 223-1655 7925 Paragon Rd., Ste. 101
Dayton, OH 45459
Bankruptcy, Business and Collections
The Ohio State University Michael E. Moritz College of Law
Paul H. Spaeth has been representing bankruptcy clients, both debtors and creditors, for over 26 years. He began his career as a bankruptcy attorney working for a government agency that monitors bankruptcy cases. He entered private practice in 1990, representing clients in personal and business bankruptcies, from the simplest to the most complex. Mr. Spaeth has been a solo practitioner for over 17 years. His goal is to provide the best possible representation and to be approachable and responsive. He has been rated "AV" (preeminent), the highest rating, by his peers through the Martindale Hubbell rating process....
Brian David Wood Esq
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Westerville, OH Bankruptcy Attorney
(614) 902-3390 470 Olde Worthington Road, Suite 200
Westerville, OH 43082
Bankruptcy
Capital University Law School
At Wood & Brewer, LLC, we are proud to have Attorney Brian Wood as one of our Columbus bankruptcy lawyers. Brian has more than a decade of experience in the field and has even represented creditors. He recognizes the various methods that you can take in order to seek financial freedom and guides you through every step to help you recover a favorable outcome. Call Wood & Brewer, LLC today to get started on your case.
H. Leon Hewitt
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Cincinnati, OH Bankruptcy Attorney with 19 years of experience
(513) 731-4247 8044 Montgomery Road, Suite 700
Cincinnati, OH 45236
Bankruptcy, Criminal, DUI and Traffic Tickets
University of Dayton School of Law
H. Leon Hewitt has always had a passion to be of service to others. Over his 19 years of legal practice he recognizes that every case is different with its own set of problems but also its own set of solutions. Attorney Hewitt believes that listening is a skill that is key to helping clients achieve their goals. He will always be a fierce advocate in representing your case and believes in positive client outcome. Prior to entering the field of law, he worked for over twenty years as a licensed pharmacist. He has volunteered his time as a Big...
Daniel R. Gurtner
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Columbus, OH Bankruptcy Attorney with 11 years of experience
(614) 464-4100 577 S. High St.
Suite 200
Columbus, OH 43215
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Divorce, Family and Probate
Capital University Law School
Gurtner Law, LLC is a law firm located in Columbus, OH dedicated to serving the legal needs of people with issues related to divorce/domestic relations/family law as well as consumer bankruptcy and probate.
Greg Wetherall Esq.
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Cincinnati, OH Bankruptcy Attorney with 24 years of experience
(513) 528-0200 4030 Mount Carmel Tobasco Rd
Suite 122
Cincinnati, OH 45255
Free ConsultationBankruptcy and Foreclosure Defense
University of Cincinnati College of Law
Greg Wetherall is passionate about helping people with financial problems. He has handled over 2,500 bankruptcy matters including cases under Chapter 7, Chapter 11 and Chapter 13 of the United States Bankruptcy Code. Moreover, he has litigated numerous Adversary Proceedings in the Bankruptcy Court and successfully adjudicated appellate actions in front of the United States District Court as well as the United States Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals.

Greg's appellate work has lead to changes in the law regarding the modification of Mobile Home loans. Specifically, Greg won cases in the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals which made it easier to...
Jack Alan Pook
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(937) 776-2112 55 S. Pioneer Blvd.
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Springboro, OH 45066
Free ConsultationOffers Video ChatSpringboro, OH Bankruptcy Attorney with 1 year of experience
Bankruptcy, Collections, Estate Planning and Probate
University of Dayton School of Law and University of Dayton School of Law
With 20+ years of experience in business management, sales excellence, and student development, I am a versatile leader proven in enhancing organizational outcomes.

I am a diligent researcher with a solid background in analysis, legal writing, and reporting. I possess hands-on experience in this sector through my business and educational pursuits. My business acumen is also broad by nature, with varying positions spanning Associate Vice President, Operations Manager, and Sales Leader.

I have an award-winning background, both professionally and academically. My expertise is in gathering, assessing, and translating complex information into targeted solutions. In the legal field, this applies to...
John Paul Rieser
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Dayton, OH Bankruptcy Attorney with 39 years of experience
(937) 224-4128 7925 Graceland Street
Dayton, OH 45459
Bankruptcy, Business and Estate Planning
I have personally been involved in over 16,000 asset protection matters, workouts, and bankruptcies of all kinds business and consumer for over thirty years, primarily in southwest Ohio, and in south Florida as well, where I have maintained an office and practice since 2000. I am a 1981 cum laude graduate of Harvard Law School, where I had the good fortune to learn the current Bankruptcy Code from Vern Countryman, a principal drafter of the then just enacted Bankruptcy Code. My firm and I both are AV-rated. I know the asset protection, bankruptcy and workout turf, and we know it...
Mina N Khorrami
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Columbus, OH Bankruptcy Attorney with 34 years of experience
(614) 857-9590 115 West Main Street, LL-50
Columbus, OH 43215
Free ConsultationBankruptcy and Foreclosure Defense
Valparaiso University School of Law
If you are looking for an attorney to defend your rights before the court or to help you with the complex procedures and paperwork of filing for bankruptcy, whether personal or business, I have the experience to help you through the process. I've been a practicing bankruptcy law, debt defense, foreclosure defense, and general business law in Columbus, Ohio since 1992 and before that in St. Louis, Missouri since 1985.
David Alan Bhaerman Esq
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Pickerington, OH Bankruptcy Attorney with 16 years of experience
(614) 834-7110 10400 Blacklick Eastern Road
Suite 110
Pickerington, OH 43147
Free ConsultationBankruptcy
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Prior to opening his law office in Pickerington, David A. Bhaerman served as an Assistant Attorney General appointed by then-Ohio Attorney General Jim Petro. There he represented the state’s public two-year colleges in transactional matters and as general counsel, advising clients on a wide variety of legal and legislative matters, and represented the Ohio Department of Education in teacher-licensure hearings.
Before that, David spent more than 10 years working at The Ohio State University, most recently as Special Assistant to the President for Executive Communications. In that capacity, he was chief executive speechwriter for the president and an advisor on communication...
Mark Edward Godbey Esq
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Cincinnati, OH Bankruptcy Lawyer with 31 years of experience
(513) 528-5297 4030 Mt. Carmel Tabasco Rd.
Suite 109
Cincinnati, OH 45255
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Business, Family and Personal Injury
University of Akron
I am a native of Cincinnati and have been actively practicing law for over 30 years. We are a full-service law firm of six attorneys, representing clients and small businesses in a variety of matters, including auto accidents and other kinds of personal injury law, bankruptcy and debt consolidation, divorce and other aspects of family law, probate, estate planning, criminal and traffic cases, etc. We have offices in downtown Cincinnati, West Chester, Beechmont and Florence, Kentucky. We offer a free initial consultation, affordable rates and payment terms. Our attorneys strive for the best legal results while also giving...
Todd Allen Workman Esq
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Ostrander, OH Bankruptcy Attorney with 13 years of experience
(614) 596-9232 3864 State Route 257
Ostrander, OH 43061
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Appeals, Criminal and Divorce
University of Dayton
Todd A. Workman has extensive experience in the areas of Criminal Defense, Bankruptcy and Family Law. Todd's guiding concern is to give his clients clear and straightforward advice on complex areas of the law. He believes that a good lawyer makes things as simple as possible for his clients to understand. Todd helps his clients find the most direct path through lifes most difficult times. He firmly believes that every client deserves respect, patience, and compassion. Todd counsels individuals, families, business owners, trustees, executors, and guardians. His previous experiences as an instructor, sales agent, and guardian ad litem serve him well...
Ruth Ann Hohl Esq
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Columbus, OH Bankruptcy Lawyer with 34 years of experience
(614) 775-0296 4200 Regent Street, Suite 200
Columbus, OH 43219
Bankruptcy
The Ohio State University Michael E. Moritz College of Law
I have 30+ years of experience representing individuals in Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy cases. My goal is to provide each client with quality legal services in a personal manner, and I work with each client to develop the best possible resolution for their individual needs.

Professional Associations and Memberships:
I am a member in good standing of the Columbus Bar Association, the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys and the Credit Abuse Resistance Education Program.
Robert Bergman Esq
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Reynoldsburg, OH Bankruptcy Lawyer with 50 years of experience
(614) 866-5060 2020 Brice Road
Suite 125
Reynoldsburg, OH 43068
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Business, Criminal and Divorce
Capital University Law School
I am the chief integral element of the Bergman and Yiangou Law firm. I received my BA from the Ohio State University in 1966, and my JD (Juris Doctor) from Capital University Law School in 1970. I spent a year as an Assistant Attorney General in the Workers' Compensation Section. I have been in private practice since 1972. I am a member of the Ohio State and Columbus Bar Associations, and a Trustee for the CEC (Consumer Education Coalition).
Kathleen Mezher
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Cincinnati, OH Bankruptcy Attorney with 36 years of experience
(513) 474-3700 8075 Beechmont Ave
Cincinnati, OH 45255
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Divorce, Estate Planning and Family
University of Dayton School of Law
Kathleen D. Mezher graduated from Miami University as a scholar-athlete cum laude in 1981 and from University of Dayton School of Law in 1984. Kathleen founded the firm in 1987 and is licensed to practice in both Ohio and Kentucky. Kathleen represents clients in cases for wrongful death, personal injury, bankruptcy and estate administration.
Christopher L Wesner Esq.
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Xenia, OH Bankruptcy Lawyer with 12 years of experience
(855) 339-8001 129 South Detroit Street
Xenia, OH 45385
Free ConsultationOffers Video ChatBankruptcy, Criminal, Divorce and Foreclosure Defense
University of Dayton
Chris Wesner is a tough, smart attorney focused on providing his clients with aggressive and ethical representation. With Offices in 5 Miami Valley locations to better serve you. Our video / virtual meeting ability means that we can meet you literally anywhere.

Our office has represented thousands of bankruptcy cases of every shape and size. We have even represented clients in involuntary bankruptcy cases that only a few attorneys in all of the United States have performed.

Our office has represented criminal cases from disorderly conduct to murder and everything in between.

We perform personal injury cases, civil...
Nannette B. Dean
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Powell, OH Bankruptcy Attorney with 24 years of experience
(614) 389-4943 3757 Attucks Drive
Powell, OH 43065
Bankruptcy and Estate Planning
Capital University Law School
It is never easy to admit that you need to ask for help.
It is especially difficult when the problems are financial.
At Dean Law Co., LLC, we strive to provide solutions for financial problems that maintain the integrity, dignity, and confidentiality of our clients. Bankruptcy is an incredibly powerful and effective tool for dealing with financial difficulties when the case is handled by competent, credible professionals who are focused on personalizing a result for your specific needs.

Dean Law Co., LLC is a small firm focused on bankruptcy representation of individual and small business debtors in chapter 7 bankruptcy and chapter...
Henry Allen Arnett Esq
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Columbus, OH Bankruptcy Lawyer
(614) 224-7771 1335 Dublin Rd., Suite 108-B
Columbus, OH 43215
Bankruptcy, Administrative, Employment and Workers' Comp
Ohio State University - Columbus
Henry A. Arnett is a 1976 graduate of The Ohio State University College of Law. He is a member of the Ohio State Bar Association. He is also very active in the Columbus Bar Association, having served on the Judiciary Committee, the Federal Court Committee and as Chairman of the Labor Law Committee. He is General Counsel for the Ohio Association of Professional Fire Fighters and represents numerous labor organizations and individual employees in employee rights cases. The law firm of Livorno and Arnett Co, LPA, also represents injured workers and Ohio workers' compensation claimants.
Jonathan T Dever Esq
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West Chester, OH Bankruptcy Attorney with 18 years of experience
(877) 464-5297 9146 Cincinnati-Columbus Rd
West Chester, OH 45069
Bankruptcy, Business, Estate Planning and Foreclosure Defense
Necol Russell-Washington
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Reynoldsburg, OH Bankruptcy Attorney with 19 years of experience
(888) 243-3529
Ext. 3
8067 Harvest Moon Drive
Reynoldsburg, OH 43068
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Business, Divorce and Family
Capital University Law School and Ohio State University - Columbus
NRW Law Office 8067 Harvest Moon Drive Reynoldsburg, OH 43068 Phone:(888)243-LAW3(5293) Web: www.nrwlaw.net Email: nrw@nrwlaw.net Necol Russell-Washington is an attorney with NRW Law Office practicing primarily in the areas of law relevant to small and mid-sized businesses and nonprofit organizations. In addition, Necol is an...
Sonia Tanferi Walker
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Columbus, OH Bankruptcy Attorney
Ste. 210
Columbus, OH 43215
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Civil Rights and Social Security Disability
Capital University Law School
Born and raised in the Youngstown area, Sonia Walker moved to Southern Ohio to earn her Bachelor’s degree from Ohio University. After graduating with honors from Capital University Law School, she decided to make her home in the Columbus area and is proud to raise her three children as Buckeye fans.
As an assistant prosecutor, Sonia gained valuable trial experience during her time with the Franklin County Prosecutor’s Office. After moving to private practice, she broadened her litigation experience to include insurance defense, discrimination, personal injury, appellate, and social security disability cases. In addition to her current Bankruptcy practice,...
Amy L. Wells Esq
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Dayton, OH Bankruptcy Attorney
(937) 435-4000 7925 Paragon Road
Suite 101
Dayton, OH 45459
Bankruptcy, Collections and Consumer
University of Dayton School of Law
Ms. Wells dedicates her practice to helping Ohio consumers. Her practice involves primarily consumer protection litigation. She helps consumers who are victimized by inaccurate credit reporting (FCRA), abusive debt collections (FDCPA), the sale of defective products or services, wrongful repossession, and other areas of civil litigation. Ms. Wells also actively pursues consumer-friendly legislation on the state and federal level. She is currently a Member of the Board of Trustees of the Ohio Association for Justice, as well as the Consumer Law Section chairperson. Ms. Wells has written mutliple articles about issues affecting consumers, and also speaks to a variety of audience...
Morgan E. Giles
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Mt. Vernon, OH Bankruptcy Attorney with 8 years of experience
(740) 397-5321 109 E. High Street
Mt. Vernon, OH 43050
Bankruptcy, Business, Collections and Consumer
Capital University
Morgan is an Associate attorney at The Giles Law Group: www.gileslaw.com
Russ B. Cope
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Springfield, OH Bankruptcy Lawyer with 11 years of experience
(937) 284-8139 2 West Columbia Street
Suite 200 (with James Skogstrom)
Springfield, OH 45502
Free ConsultationOffers Video ChatBankruptcy, Consumer and Foreclosure Defense
University of Dayton 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.

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