I have been practicing bankruptcy law for my entire career. I have experience in... more
I have been practicing bankruptcy law for my entire career. I have experience in every aspect of the bankruptcy system, representing debtors, creditors, trustees, individuals, businesses, other lawyers, and even the United States government. After seven years of practice, I decided to open my own law firm to pursue my passion--helping individuals and businesses in the bankruptcy courts. ... view profile
Elaine Fleetwood obtained her B.A. from Newman University and her J.D. from Oklahoma... more
Elaine Fleetwood obtained her B.A. from Newman University and her J.D. from Oklahoma City University. She is licensed to practice law in Kansas and the U.S. Courts for the District of Kansas. She began her legal career primarily handling bankruptcy. Over the last several years, her practice has broadened to include personal injury and worker's compensation. Her current practice is primarily con... view profile
If you owe more money than you can afford to repay over time, you may benefit from a Chapter 7 bankruptcy attorney's services. In a Chapter 7 bankruptcy, the person that owes the money is usually relieved of financial obligations and given a fresh financial start. However, a Chapter 7 bankruptcy may also require you to sell some of your assets to pay your debts. Chapter 7 bankruptcy can also affect creditors, who often receive very little money from these settlements. Because new bankruptcy laws are constantly written and existing laws modified, Chapter 7 attorneys can help debtors and creditors cope with bankruptcy issues and decisions.