As a father of four, I understand that parents will do all they can to provide for... more
As a father of four, I understand that parents will do all they can to provide for their family. One part of my bankruptcy practice I really enjoy is that I help individuals and families regain their financial footing and secure hope for a better future. Outside of my law practice I enjoy spending time with my family and serving in the community. I have been actively involved in the Boy ... view profile
Patrick B. Greenwell (Pat) was born and raised in Ohio. After a six year enlistment... more
Patrick B. Greenwell (Pat) was born and raised in Ohio. After a six year enlistment in the U.S. Navy, at the end of the Vietnam War, he worked for various computer and high tech companies in Silicon Valley. Being dissatisfied with electronics and electrical engineering, he wanted to work in a field that was more people oriented, he chose law. He attended Western State University, Coll... view profile
If you owe money but need time to repay it, you may require the services of a Chapter 13 bankruptcy attorney. In a Chapter 13 bankruptcy, the court appoints a trustee to help you straighten out your finances (sometimes called a financial reorganization). Unlike a Chapter 7 bankruptcy, you are required to file a plan to pay off the money owed over a three-to-five-year period under the bankruptcy court's supervision. If you file Chapter 13 bankruptcy, then both the courts and the creditors you owe will closely monitor your financial transactions, and an experienced Chapter 13 bankruptcy attorney can help both debtors and creditors navigate the process.