Ashland Bankruptcy Lawyers

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Russell D Nicolet
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Superior, WI Bankruptcy Attorney with 13 years experience
(855) 642-6538 1200 Tower Ave
Superior, WI 54880
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Nursing Home, Personal Injury and Workers' Comp
Russell Nicolet has always been focused on helping people through difficult situations. He became an attorney and has integrated this personal philosophy into his practice so that he could help people through some of the most stressful situations they will face in life. Russell’s goal in every case is to help his clients get into a better position than where they were prior to contacting him. Russell’s Legal Practice Russell has focused his legal practice in the areas of bankruptcy and personal injury in Wisconsin and Minnesota. This focused approach allows him to provide clients with knowledgeable and...
Stephen Zuber
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Superior, WI Bankruptcy Lawyer with 28 years experience
(715) 395-3195 1215 Belknap St
Superior, WI 54880
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Criminal, DUI and Domestic Violence
Stephen R Zuber, S.C. Attorney At Law has over 30 years local experience practicing in Superior, Wisconsin as well as in Duluth, Minnesota, and their surrounding areas. No matter what your legal needs, Stephen R. Zuber will represent you diligently, effectively, and will present your case to obtain the most optimal results.??

When someone trusts me to defend them and their good name, I take it very seriously. My clients have the option of choosing any attorney to represent them in court. So, when an individual decides to choose me, I want to provide them with quality representation in return.


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Parrish James Jones
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Superior, WI Bankruptcy Attorney with 14 years experience
(715) 394-7751 823 Belknap Street, Suite 222
Superior, WI 54880
Bankruptcy, Business, Divorce and Insurance Defense
Eric M Wiechert
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Ladysmith, WI Bankruptcy Lawyer with 18 years experience
(715) 318-0081 PO 415
Ladysmith, WI 54848
Bankruptcy, Construction and Tax
The John Marshall Law School
Eric Wiechert
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Ladysmith, WI Bankruptcy Lawyer with 18 years experience
(715) 318-0081 212 MINER AVE W
PO Box 415
Ladysmith, WI 54848
Bankruptcy, Construction and Tax
The John Marshall Law School
Chetek, WI Bankruptcy Lawyer
(715) 924-2700 118 Douglas St
Chetek, WI 54728
Bankruptcy, Divorce, Family and Personal Injury
Rhinelander, WI Bankruptcy Attorney
(715) 369-3443 116 E Davenport St
Rhinelander, WI 54501
Bankruptcy, Business and Real Estate
Chetek, WI Bankruptcy Lawyer
(715) 924-4801 325 Knapp St
Chetek, WI 54728
Bankruptcy
Eagle River, WI Bankruptcy Attorney
(715) 479-3131 201 N Railroad St
Eagle River, WI 54521
Bankruptcy, Business and Real Estate
Chicago-Kent College of Law
Rhinelander, WI Bankruptcy Attorney
(715) 369-2678 48 S Stevens St
Rhinelander, WI 54501
Bankruptcy, Criminal, DUI and Divorce
Brendan Lee McAvoy
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Waukesha, WI Bankruptcy Lawyer with 5 years experience
(844) 927-3328 2727 N. Grandview Blvd., #207
Waukesha, WI 53188
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Estate Planning, Foreclosure Defense and Real Estate
Marquette University Law School and University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
Do you need a lawyer? Our clients are middle class Americans who work hard to possess retirement savings, real estate, and their own businesses. At McAvoy Law Offices LLC, our job is to make sure that our clients' income, estates, and livelihood are protected.

James Edward Lewis
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Green Bay, WI Bankruptcy Lawyer with 21 years experience
(920) 434-9977 2149 Velp Ave
Suite 206
Green Bay, WI 54303
Bankruptcy, Business, Construction and Divorce
University of Wisconsin Law School
Attorney Jim Lewis received his Bachelor Degree with highest honors from the University of Wisconsin – La Crosse. He then went on to the University of Wisconsin and earned his Law Degree in 1998. Jim has appeared on behalf of his clients in 25 Wisconsin Counties and both Wisconsin Federal District Courts. Although he has previously handled controversies in almost every area of the law, Jim currently concentrates his practice in the areas of Bankruptcy, Business Reorganization and Collections. Jim also practices in the areas of Business and Estate Planning and Family Law. He is a...
Jeffrey Lee Murrell
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Milwaukee, WI Bankruptcy Lawyer with 24 years experience
(414) 224-0668 P.O. Box 579
Milwaukee, WI 53201
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Business, Criminal and Divorce
Marquette University
Admitted to practice law in Wisconsin since 1995, I have had my own law practice since 1997. Based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, my practice concentrates on litigation in the areas of criminal defense (all levels, state & federal), family law (divorce, child custody/support, paternity), personal bankruptcy (and alternatives), state & municipal licensing and other areas. I am admitted to practice in Wisconsin and in both the U.S. District Courts of the Eastern and Western Districts of Wisconsin. I earned my B.A. at the University of New Orleans in 1991 and my J.D. from Marquette University Law School in 1995. I am...
J. David Krekeler
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Madison, WI Bankruptcy Attorney with 40 years experience
(608) 258-8555 2901 W. Beltline Hwy, Suite 301
Madison, WI 53713
Offers Video ChatBankruptcy, Collections and Consumer
University of Wisconsin - Madison
I’m a financial problem solver who can think through unique and customized solutions for farmers, small business owners, debtors and creditors. As a principal shareholder with Krekeler Strother, S.C., I work with a team of legal professionals that can deliver financial answers. We provide the information you need for Chapters 7, 11, 12, and 13 so you can make the best choice for your future and ease your mind. I enjoy presenting on debtor-creditor matters and try to find ways to make it fun.
Benjamin James Nicolet
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Superior , WI Bankruptcy Attorney with 2 years experience
(715) 377-2141 1720 North Twelfth Street
Superior , WI 54880
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Asbestos and Personal Injury
University of Minnesota Law School
Benjamin handles bankruptcy and personal injury cases across Minnesota and Wisconsin. Ben is admitted to practice law in the state courts of Minnesota and Wisconsin; as well as the federal courts of the District of Minnesota and Western District of Wisconsin.

Benjamin graduated cum laude from the University of Minnesota Law School. While attending law school, Ben was actively involved in the school's bankruptcy clinic program, where he represented low-income individuals from the Twin Cities in bankruptcy filings and proceedings. Ben also competed in Minnesota Law's Maynard Pirsig Moot Court program and upon graduation, Ben received the law school's Civil Litigation...
Nicholas J.B. Pasquale
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Appleton, WI Bankruptcy Attorney with 11 years experience
(920) 843-9543 536 North Richmond Street
Appleton, WI 54911
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Divorce and Family
Florida Coastal School of Law
After receiving his Bachelors degree in Political Science from the University of New York at Stony Brook, Attorney Pasquale obtained his Juris Doctorate from Florida Coastal School of Law. He provides exceptional legal representation for matters concerning divorce, child custody, child support, maintenance/alimony, paternity and relief under Chapter 7 and 13 of the Federal Bankruptcy Code. Attorney Pasquale is an experienced litigator who has handled family actions ranging from basic uncontested cases to the most complicated divorce actions involving significant marital estates, business interests and substantial party incomes. Attorney Pasquale's thorough understanding of Family Law, Bankruptcy Law,...
Chadwick Kaehne
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Appleton, WI Bankruptcy Attorney with 14 years experience
(920) 843-9337 536 North Richmond Street
Appleton, WI 54911
Bankruptcy, Criminal, DUI and Personal Injury
University of Dayton School of Law
Mr. Chadwick Kaehne graduated from the University of Wisconsin
with a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology. Shortly after his
undergraduate studies, Mr. Kaehne founded a mental health clinic serving
clients throughout Winnebago, Fond du Lac, Outagamie, and Brown
counties. Mr. Kaehne established his law practice shortly after
receiving his Juris Doctorate from the University of Dayton School of
Law in Ohio. Using the philosophy grounded from his experiences from the
mental health field, Mr. Kaehne believes that not only should a law
firm be both reputable and aggressive in serving the needs of their
clients; but also passionate, with...
Bret Nason
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Platteville, WI Bankruptcy Lawyer with 11 years experience
(608) 348-4466 Karrmann Professional Building
55 E Main St
Platteville, WI 53818
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Consumer and Foreclosure Defense
William Mitchell College of Law
David P Leibowitz
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Kenosha, WI Bankruptcy Lawyer with 46 years experience
(262) 694-7300 6905 Green Bay Road
Suite 101
Kenosha, WI 53142
Bankruptcy and Consumer
Loyola University Chicago School of Law
Amaro Lopez
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Appleton, WI Bankruptcy Attorney with 6 years experience
(920) 843-9267 536 North Richmond Street
Appleton, WI 54911
Bankruptcy, Criminal, Divorce and Immigration
University of Wisconsin Law School
Attorney Amaro Lopez received his B.A. degree in Spanish Literature from the University of Dallas. He then continued on at the University of Dallas and obtained his Master’s Degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Human Resources. After pursuing a career in Human Resources, Mr. Lopez realized that in order to make a difference in people’s lives the way he wanted, he would need to advance his education. He was accepted into the law school at the University of Wisconsin Madison and earned his Juris Doctorate degree. He feels a strong connection to his community and believes that a...
Patrick DeMoon
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Lake Geneva, WI Bankruptcy Lawyer with 23 years experience
500 Commercial Court, Suite 300
Lake Geneva, WI 53147
Bankruptcy, Business, Estate Planning and Foreclosure Defense
DePaul University
Attorney Patrick S. DeMoon III is an Eagle Scout who began his legal career in 1997 when he accepted an appointment as an Assistant Illinois Attorney General. For the next five years, Attorney DeMoon represented the state and its elected officials as the lead attorney on a number of high profile cases, several of which were featured on television and the front pages of Chicago area newspapers. He then served for two years as the Senior Regulatory Attorney for the Chicago Stock Exchange, helping to protect the integrity of the national securities markets. In 2004 Attorney DeMoon...
Wade M Pittman
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La Crosse, WI Bankruptcy Attorney with 6 years experience
(608) 784-0841 300 N 2nd Street
STE 210
La Crosse, WI 54601
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, DUI, Social Security Disability and Tax
University of St. Thomas, Minnesota School of Law
Wade is a native of La Crosse and has lived in Madison since spending his third year of law school at the University of Wisconsin. Before moving to Madison, Wade lived in Minneapolis where he attended the University of St. Thomas Law School for his first two years of law school. Throughout life Wade has been motivated to help disadvantaged populations. The most profound experience for Wade was volunteering at a Peruvian orphanage before attending law school. The time there can be described simply as eye-opening. During law school, Wade continued to be committed to volunteer work by spending...
Dylan Gehrtz
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Green Bay, WI Bankruptcy Lawyer with 2 years experience
(920) 739-9900 2830 Curry Court
Green Bay, WI 54311
Bankruptcy, Consumer, Criminal and Estate Planning
Marquette University Law School
Currently accepting new clients.

I am committed to providing my clients with personal and effective representation. Our firm understands that positive results don't just happen. They take the proper knowledge, skill, attention to detail, and hard work.

I am originally from North Dakota where I attended the University of North Dakota and recieved my bachelors degree in Criminal Justice Studies and a minor in Political Science. After graduating in 2013, I attended law school at Marquette University. I was admitted to practice law in May of 2017. Also, I am admitted to practice in the Eastern and Western U.S. District Courts...
Rachel R. Laborde
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Appleton, WI Bankruptcy Lawyer with 5 years experience
(920) 944-6230 536 N. Richmond St.
Appleton, WI 54911
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Divorce, Family and Immigration
Marquette University Law School
I am committed to delivering a client-centered, problem-solving approach where I consistently strive to reach results that provide the greatest value and long-term benefits to my client. I am confident that most cases can be resolved in a quick and cordial fashion, but I am prepared to litigate with unwavering fervor should a mutually agreeable solution be out of reach. I primarily practice family law at Kaehne, Cottle, Pasquale & Associates, S.C., with an emphasis on collaborative divorce and mediation. I received my Bachelor of Arts in Spanish Language, Literature and Culture from Marquette University and subsequently earned my Juris...
Kristen Elizabeth Lehker
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Madison, WI Bankruptcy Attorney
(608) 256-1480 123 E Doty St
#303
Madison, WI 53703
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Appeals, Divorce and Estate Planning
Boston University School of Law
Micabil Diaz Martinez
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Madison, WI Bankruptcy Lawyer with 30 years experience
(608) 836-1444 995 Applegate Road, Suite 9
Madison, WI 53713
Free ConsultationBankruptcy and Criminal
Marquette University Law School
Attorney Micabil Diaz has been practicing law over 30 years. His legal career can succinctly be summarized as one of service; both at the governmental and the not-for profit arena. His career includes significant litigation experience in both state and federal venues, including the military pursuant to the Uniformed Code of Military Justice. Upon his honorable discharge from military service, Attorney Diaz returned to Wisconsin where he appeared as the attorney of record in over 200 cases in courts throughout the state, representing individuals and institutions in a myriad of legal areas. As to...
John Foscato
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(800) 669-8516 1115 Main St.
Oconto, WI 54153
Free ConsultationOffers Video ChatOconto, WI Bankruptcy Lawyer with 27 years experience
Bankruptcy
John A. Foscato is a sole practitioner whose practice is solely focused on bankruptcy and creditor-debtor relations. John represents individuals and businesses in Chapter 7, Chapter 13 and Chapter 11 bankruptcies. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Wisconsin in 1989 and his law degree from Marquette University in 1992.

Mr. Foscato is a member of the State Bar of Wisconsin and a frequent speaker at legal education seminars. He is peer rated and selected by his colleagues as a Wisconsin Super Lawyer continuously since 2008, as published by Milwaukee Magazine. John is a husband, a father of two...
Michael P Schoenbohm
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Appleton, WI Bankruptcy Attorney with 37 years experience
(920) 735-5858 516 E. Wisconsin Avenue
Appleton, WI 54911
Free ConsultationBankruptcy
Valparaiso University School of Law
Schoenbohm Law was established in 1982 to help consumers and small businesses in financial trouble. Here at Schoenbohm Law we care deeply for our community, and if you’re in financial distress, we will do everything in our power to effectively protect your legal rights in Bankruptcy Court. Our firm is dedicated exclusively to bankruptcy law, focusing on individual and small business bankruptcies under Chapter 7, 11, 12 and 13 of the Bankruptcy Code. My name is Michael P. Schoenbohm, and I’m the president of Schoenbohm Law. I received my law degree from Valparaiso University School of Law in Indiana....
Lane Fitzgerald
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Beloit, WI Bankruptcy Lawyer
(608) 318-3489 2031 Riverside Drive
Suite A
Beloit, WI 53511
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Appeals, Arbitration & Mediation and Consumer
Hamline University School of Law
Michael E. Holsen
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Milwaukee, WI Bankruptcy Attorney with 10 years experience
(414) 461-7000 11805 W Hampton Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53225
Free ConsultationBankruptcy
Michael is a Wisconsin native and graduated cum laude Marquette University Law School in 2009. He has spent time working for the Internal Revenue Service and Former Chief Judge Susan V. Kelley, as well as on both sides of creditor-debtor law, primarily dealing with bankruptcy, foreclosure, and eviction matters. He is admitted to the Wisconsin State Bar, the Eastern and Western Districts of Wisconsin, and the Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana.

Michael enjoys practicing law to help people solve problems that would be difficult to manage on their own. He believes that everyone is entitled to be fully...
Nicholas Fairweather
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Madison, WI Bankruptcy Attorney with 19 years experience
(608) 257-0040 222 W Washington Ave., Ste. 450
P.O. Box 2155
Madison, WI 53701-2155
Bankruptcy, Civil Rights, Collections and Consumer
Case Western Reserve University School of Law
Zeshan Usman
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Madison, WI Bankruptcy Lawyer with 12 years experience
(608) 829-1112 515 Junction Road
Suite 2500
Madison, WI 53717
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Consumer, Foreclosure Defense and Personal Injury
University of Miami
Zeshan Usman, the founder of Usman Law Firm, LLC, has helped thousands of people fight back against auto insurance companies, the IRS, and abusive debt collectors. His practice is limited to personal injury and debt relief. He holds a B.A. in Finance from the University of Florida, a J.D., M.B.A. from the University of Miami and has been a licensed Real Estate Broker, Mortgage Broker and General Contractor. Zeshan understands not only the U. S. Bankruptcy Code, but all the other laws that impact consumers – the Fair Credit Reporting Act, the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, the...
Peter Francis Geraci
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Milwaukee, WI Bankruptcy Lawyer with 46 years experience
(888) 456-1953 4550 S. 27th St.
Milwaukee, WI 53221
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Consumer and Personal Injury
DePaul College of Law
Over 15,000 5-Star reviews from our satisfied clients! Since 1977, Geraci Law has helped over 100,000 people get debt-free by filing Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy. FREE LAWYER CONSULTATIONS, low/no attorney fees down to file. Over 35 offices near you, open late and weekends. Call today to talk, or meet with a lawyer for free. Find out why so many people Trust Geraci Law!
Michelle A Angell
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Menasha, WI Bankruptcy Lawyer with 13 years experience
(920) 727-0775 430 Ahnaip Street
Menasha, WI 54952
Free ConsultationBankruptcy
Thomas Jefferson School of Law
Attorney Angell, a Fox Valley native, attended law school at Thomas Jefferson School of Law in San Diego, California. Prior to opening her practice Attorney Angell worked at an Oshkosh area law firm and a law firm located in El Centro, California, devoting her time to helping her clients achieve satisfactory results in their bankruptcy, divorce and criminal law cases. Attorney Angell has focused her practice on helping people change their lives for the better. Her role as an attorney allows her to ensure her clients receive a fair and just outcome to their case. Attorney Angell works closely...
Deborah A. Stencel
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Milwaukee, WI Bankruptcy Lawyer with 18 years experience
(414) 347-7809 250 E Wisconsin Ave
Suite 1800
Milwaukee, WI 53202
Free ConsultationBankruptcy
I am a bankruptcy attorney in Milwaukee, Wisconsin with over ten years' experience. I love to meet with clients and help them determine the best path to take - bankruptcy, debt consolidation, or seek out other solutions. I offer free initial consultations, payment plans, and competitive fees.
Michelle Fitzgerald
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Brookfield, WI Bankruptcy Lawyer with 19 years experience
(262) 432-3600 611 N. Barker Road, Suite 209
Brookfield, WI 53045
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Consumer, Divorce and Estate Planning
Marquette University Law School
Michelle Fitzgerald is an attorney and founder of Horizons Law Group, LLC. She practices family law, including mediation and collaborative law, real estate, new business start-ups, estate planning including probate and guardianships. Michelle is on the board of the Better Business Bureau of Wisconsin as well as a past Chairperson. She formerly served on the Wauwatosa Village BID Board and school governance council at her children's former school. She is also an active member of the Milwaukee Bar, and the Association for Women Lawyers (AWL), and past volunteer at the House of Peace Marquette Volunteer Legal Clinic. Michelle was...
Shari Lynn Vannieuwenhoven
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Green Bay, WI Bankruptcy Lawyer with 9 years experience
(920) 430-0955 1345 West Mason Street
Suite 102
Green Bay, WI 54303
Free ConsultationBankruptcy and Social Security Disability
Texas Wesleyan University School of Law - Texas Wesleyan University
Attorney Shari Lynn Vannieuwenhoven has worked extensively with residents of Northeastern Wisconsin to secure their financial freedom through filing Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcies. She also advocates and represents disabled clients in their Social Security disability claims. Attorney Shari Lynn gained experience as a Bankruptcy Attorney at a prominent consumer bankruptcy law firm while residing in Fort Worth, Texas. After moving to Wisconsin, she represented clients on Social Security Disability Insurance and Supplemental Security Income Claims in Northeastern Wisconsin. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, hiking and camping with her husband and two children. ...
Todd Esser
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Milwaukee, WI Bankruptcy Lawyer with 37 years experience
(414) 461-7000 11805 W Hampton Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53225
Free ConsultationBankruptcy
Todd C. Esser is the owner of ESSERLAW LLC, a law firm providing debt relief and budget counseling options for individuals and small businesses. Mr. Esser has been serving the Greater Milwaukee Area since 1982. Todd received his Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater in 1978, and law degree from Northwestern School of Law of Lewis and Clark College in 1982. He served as a Chapter 7 Panel Trustee in the Eastern District of Wisconsin from 1988 through 1998. He is a member of the State Bar of Wisconsin, Milwaukee Bar Association, National Association of Chapter...
Steven Zaleski
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Madison, WI Bankruptcy Lawyer
10 E Doty St
Madison, WI 53703
Bankruptcy, Criminal and DUI
The University of Texas School of Law
Current practice consists primarily of advising individuals and small business regarding insolvency and debt relief, and representing debtors in Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy cases filed in the Western and Eastern District of Wisconsin. Daily practice includes client counseling, exemption planning, preparation of schedules and statements, and litigation regarding exemptions, liens, transfers, and preferences under Sections 522, 544, 547 and 548 of the Bankruptcy Code. Litigation practice also includes representing clients in the trial and appeal of adversary actions, most typically claims brought against debtors under Section 523(a)(2)(A) and 523(a)(2)(B) of the Bankruptcy Code.
Richard Check
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Oshkosh, WI Bankruptcy Attorney with 31 years experience
(920) 232-0790 404 N. Main Street
Suite 813
Oshkosh, WI 54901
Free ConsultationBankruptcy
Indiana University Robert H. McKinney 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.