Todd N. Wilkinson has been practicing law in Oregon since 2004. His practice focuses... more
Todd N. Wilkinson has been practicing law in Oregon since 2004. His practice focuses primarily on Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy, consumer law and related debt matters. He is admitted to practice in both Oregon state and federal court. Todd was born in Minnesota and grew up in Los Angeles. He received his B.A. in 1992 from U.C. Santa Barbara, where he also learned to scuba dive and spent... view profile
John Bachofners practice focuses on litigation, day-to-day advice, and complex... more
John Bachofners practice focuses on litigation, day-to-day advice, and complex written opinions on insurance coverage, regulatory, products liability, business, bankruptcy, and creditors rights issues. He has represented individuals and organizations in a variety of arbitration forums, agency hearings, and state and federal courts, as well as a variety of transactions. John has represent... view profile
Michael Shurtleff and his wife Michelle have been married for 18 years and are the... more
Michael Shurtleff and his wife Michelle have been married for 18 years and are the parents of four children. Michael has been immersed in the foreclosure scene in Oregon for several years now and currently practices foreclosure defense exclusively having represented clients in over 115 foreclosure cases to date. (July 2013).
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.