Francis N. Soave

Francis N. Soave

Bankruptcy Attorney

Saint Clair, MI

AVVO

RATING

4.1

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This lawyer has been disciplined by a state licensing authority.

Answers and Advice

84 questions answered.

About Me

I've been married since 1994, have 4 children, a chocolate lab, and a rabbit.  My interests include boating, camping, and attending my childrens sports and other events.  I enjoy reading, and travel.

Practice Areas

Payments & Fees

Payment Types

Cash, Check

Fees

Fixed (Always), Free Consultation (30 minutes), Hourly ($175-$225/hour)

Client Reviews

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There when you need him

Posted by: Mario about 4 years ago.

Over the past 10 years Mr. Soave has assisted me with several things from real estate transactions, contracts, agreements, trust and estate planning,...

Client review

Posted by: a Chapter 7 client about 4 years ago.

I would reccomend Frank as an excellent attorney and person. In fact, I already have reccomended him to a friend.
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Endorsements

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Glenn R. Matecun
Glenn Matecun

Howell, MI

About 4 years ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

I have worked with Frank on several matters and have always found him to be an excellent attorney and a good person. I have also followed Frank's...
Jeffrey Z. Dworin
Jeffrey Dworin

Bloomfield Hills, MI

About 4 years ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Francis is a thorough, conscientious and caring attorney with a well deserved fine reputation in the community. I regularly refer clients in need of...
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Résumé

License

1988 License Status: Administrative Suspension for the state of Massachusetts.
Last updated by Avvo: 09/30/2014

2 Citations found

In 2014 this lawyer was disciplined for professional misconduct by the state of Michigan.

Citation type: Suspension

Suspension means an attorney lost his or her license to practice law for a period of time. The attorney typically returns to practicing law when the suspension expires.

In 2013 this lawyer was disciplined for professional misconduct by the state of Michigan.

Citation type: Interim Suspension

Interim suspension means an attorney lost his or her license to practice during a disciplinary investigation. The suspension typically expires when the investigation is resolved.

Work Experience

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1987 – 1989

O'Reilly Rancilio, PLC

Education

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1987 JD - Juris Doctor in Law

Boston University School of Law

Awards

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2011 BV Rating for Legal Ability and Ethics

Martindale-Hubbell

Associations

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1998- present Member

Consumer Bankruptcy Association


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Portfolio

Publications

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2009 "Know Which Red Flags Signal Bankruptcy"

Crain's Detroit Business

Speaking Engagements

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2007 Wills, Trusts, Estate Taxes

at Estate Planning and Life Insurance

2002 Trusts, Wills, Powers of Attorney and Medicaid Plans

at Estate Planning, Life Insurance and Medicaid