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Matthew Mark Benson

Matthew Mark Benson

Practice areas:

Bankruptcy & Debt, Family, Social Security, Criminal Defense

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2004

  1. Bankruptcy & Debt: 50%
  2. Family: 30%
  3. Social Security: 15%
  4. Criminal Defense: 5%

Attorney Endorsements

1 total

  • Karl J. Wulff

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Contact Info

106 E. Main
Post Office Box 1155
Duquoin, IL, 62832-1155


ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law200405/14/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Bankruptcy Association of Southern IllinoisN/A2005 - Present
Illinois State Bar AssociationN/A2004 - Present
American Bar AssociationN/A2004 - Present

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
In Re BrandDebtor was allowed to remain in Chapter 7
In Re SheltonWholly unsecured Second Mortgages can be "stripped off" in Chapter 13 Bankruptcies

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Publication NameTitleDate
Illinois Bar Journal"Chapter Seven is Alive and Well, Despite the 'Means Test'"2009

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Southern Illinois University School of LawN/AJuris Doctorate2004
Southern Illinois University, CarbondalePolitical Science (minor in Economics)Bachelor of Arts2001