I come from a family of Lawyers. My father practiced law in Lake Charles, LA from... more
I come from a family of Lawyers. My father practiced law in Lake Charles, LA from 1958 until his passing in 2002. I have been practicing law for 22 years. My career began in Texas, but I settled back Lake Charles, LA in 1996. I still maintain my Texas license given the close proximity of the Texas border to Lake Charles. In the early years of my practice, I handled cases in all areas of... view profile
A bankruptcy attorney can help you manage personal or business debts you are unable to pay. Bankruptcy laws allow people and businesses to (1) get a “fresh start” by relieving most debts; and (2) repay the money owed to all creditors as fairly as possible. When you file for bankruptcy protection, all other legal actions against you are put on hold. Creditors cannot sue you, garnish your wages, repossess your car or home entertainment system, or start or continue with a foreclosure action against your home. There are different types of bankruptcy filings and each has its own advantages. Since bankruptcy can significantly impact your future purchasing power and credit rating, you should see a bankruptcy attorney to make sure the benefits of filling bankruptcy outweigh the consequences.