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Michael Aaron Kaufman

Bankruptcy and debt Attorney at West Palm Beach, FL

5.0   2 reviews

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Learn Michael’s areas of practice.

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  1. Bankruptcy and debt
    40%
    Bankruptcy is a legal action taken by debtors who declare an inability or an impairment in paying back creditors for the debt they accumulated. Such a legal action allows them to manage their debt and offers them a chance to make a fresh start with their finances. Different types of bankruptcy exist to meet different financial situations and the needs of different debtors. Our attorneys can offer you sound bankruptcy advice in West Palm Beach.

  2. Chapter 7 bankruptcy
    20%
    Chapter 7 Liquidation,

  3. Chapter 13 bankruptcy
    15%
    Consumer Repayment plans 3 to 5 year plans which may allow you become current on many items such as mortgages, car payments, and other secured debt.

  4. Chapter 11 bankruptcy
    10%
    Corporate and Individual Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

  5. Real estate
    10%
    Whether you are buying or selling a home, or in need of assistance with commercial real estate transactions, Michael can provide the legal guidance necessary to complete your project and meet your goals. -Contracts -Purchase agreements -Quiet title -Lease agreements -Mortgage negotiations -Financing

  6. Foreclosure
    5%
    When a borrower and a lender enter into a contract that enables the borrower to obtain money for financing an asset such as a house, the lender is protected by the terms of the loan if the borrower defaults on payments or misses scheduled payments. Foreclosure is the court action mortgage holders use to recover the title to property when the borrower defaults on payments. Our foreclosure law firm can help you understand foreclosure laws and protection in Florida and West Palm Beach.

Michael A. Kaufman has been a practicing foreclosure and bankruptcy attorney in West Palm Beach since 2003. Mr. Kaufman has extensive experience in various aspects of insolvency and bankruptcy law with broad experience in the representation of creditors, debtors, trustees, creditor committees, and other professionals in bankruptcy and restructuring cases. He has advised creditor and debtor clients in both personal and corporate bankruptcies and has counseled on a range of bankruptcy-related issues, including restructuring of assets, consolidation of debts, structuring payment plans, single asset real estate cases, automatic stays, discharge of debts involving Chapter 11 bankruptcy, Chapter 13 bankruptcy and Chapter 7 bankruptcy liquidations.

Mr. Kaufman’s experience includes appearances in both state and federal actions in New York and Florida regarding issues of federal and state law, including defense of avoidance and fraudulent transfer actions.

 

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Licensed for 20 years
State DC
Status Good Standing
Acquired 2004
Updated 06/08/2022
State FL
Status Member in Good Standing
Acquired 2003
Updated 11/23/2022
State NY
Status Currently Registered
Acquired 2002
Updated 06/05/2022

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Law Office of Michael A. Kaufman
1615 Forum Place
Suite 3A
West Palm Beach, FL, 33401
New York Office
1740 Hone Ave.
Bronx, NY, 10461
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Posted by anonymous | April 15, 2020
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| Hired Attorney
Creative and knowledgeable
I've used Michael for several complicated cases and was impressed with his ability to anticipate and strategize a wide range of possibilities. He has been able to bring most cases to a favorable resolution.
Posted by Robert | September 29, 2013
Excellent Bankruptcy Attorney West Palm Beach, Florida and New York
I would recommend Mr. Kaufman in a heatbeat. He was there in a difficult time in my finances. Mr. Kaufman was advice was excellent and I would recommend his services.

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Work Experience

  • Owner
  • Law Office of Michael A Kaufman, P.A
  • 2003 - Present

Education

  • Columbia University
  • MS - Master of Science
  • 2007
  • New England School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2001
  • American University
  • BS - Bachelor of Science
  • 1997

Languages Spoken

  • English

Awards

  • Peer Review Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2020
  • Peer Review Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2011

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Bankruptcy and debt Attorney | Aug 03
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Michael is diligent and aggressive in his representation of clients. He is well respected in Federal Bankruptcy court by both colleagues and the Judges who preside over his cases. If you need a Bankruptcy attorney who will zealously advocate on your behalf, Michael is your best bet."
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West Palm Beach Bankruptcy and debt Lawyer Michael Aaron Kaufman
Michael Aaron Kaufman
Bankruptcy and debt Attorney
West Palm Beach, FL
Licensed for 20 years