Managing Attorney for Acclaim Legal Services Education: Bachelor of Arts in Business... more
Managing Attorney for Acclaim Legal Services Education: Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration – Pre-Law, Michigan State University (2000) Honors: Cum Laude, Beta Gamma Sigma National Honor Society member Juris Doctor from Ave Maria School of Law (2004) Honors: Graduated 10th in his class, Editorial Board Member for the Ave Maria Law Review, Best Student Performance in Fall 2002. ... view profile
I have practiced in both the Eastern and Western District of Michigan Bankruptcy... more
I have practiced in both the Eastern and Western District of Michigan Bankruptcy Courts in Michigan since 1998. While my practice is now primarily on the side of the consumer/debtor, I represented mortgage and finance companies for almost 10 years in bankruptcy related matters. That experience now allows me to apply the knowledge and expertise gained during that time in gaining the best possibl... view profile
A bankruptcy attorney can help you manage personal or professional 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.