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Edward J. Gudeman

Bankruptcy and debt Attorney at Royal Oak, MI

5.0   2 reviews

Licensed for 49 years

Virtual consultation available

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About Edward

Learn Edward’s areas of practice.

Practice areas
  1. Bankruptcy and debt
    We specialize in bankruptcies for individuals and businesses, including Chapter 7, Chapter 11, and Chapter 13.

    52 years, 600 cases

  2. Estate planning
    We specialize in comprehensive estate plans, including Trusts and trust funding documents, Wills, Guardianship and Conservatorship, Durable Power of Attorney, Healthcare Power of Attorney, and any other documents you may need.

    52 years, 1,000 cases

  3. Business
    We offer a large variety of business planning and transaction services. Whether you are forming a new business, selling or acquiring a business, selling or acquiring real estate or business assets, we can guide you through the process.

    52 years

  4. General practice
    In addition to our specialized practice areas, we are well versed in property disputes, general transactional work, real estate transactions, and litigation.

    52 years

  5. Tax
    We can assist in identifying and qualifying for tax exemptions, and offer full-service, custom tax resolution services for individuals and businesses with Federal and State tax issues.

    52 years



I am the lead attorney of Gudeman & Associates, P.C., a team of knowledgeable attorneys who assist individuals, families, and businesses. For over 45 years, we have used our experience, expertise, and knowledge of laws to ensure Michigan residents, their families, and business are protected. Gudeman attorneys possess a comprehensive background in multiple practices including Estate Planning, Business Planning, Federal and State Taxation, Real Estate, and other legal services.

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Licensed for 49 years
State MI
Status Active in Good Standing
Acquired 1973
Updated 02/23/2023

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Gudeman & Associates, P.C.


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Posted by Bill | March 6, 2017
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Great experienced lawyer
Ed has helped us out with issues with bankruptcy. He is an expert in this field and I highly recommend him. Ed and his staff are both smart hardworking and honest.
Posted by Diane | April 21, 2016
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Great attorney
Mr. Gudeman is a outstanding attorney. He handled my case quickly, efficiently and without flaw. I could not be happier with him and his staff. HIGHLY recommended.


  • Free Consultation 60 minutes
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card


AVVO RATING 5.8 (Average)

Professional misconduct

This lawyer was disciplined by a state licensing authority in 2018.

Reprimand issued in MI, 2018
updated on 07/19/2018

Reprimand means an attorney did something wrong but may still practice law. The State gives the lawyer a public reprimand in hopes that he or she will not repeat the behavior. Details of the infraction are made part of the public record.

Work Experience

  • President/Managing Attorney
  • Gudeman & Associates, P.C.
  • 2009 - Present
  • President/Managing Attorney
  • Weik & Associates, P.C.
  • 2007 - 2009


  • University of Michigan Law School
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1971
  • Miami University of Ohio
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1968


  • American Bankruptcy Institute
  • Member
  • 2009 - Present
  • Consumer Bankruptcy Association
  • Member
  • 2007 - Present
  • United States Supreme Court Bar
  • Member
  • 1978 - Present
  • United States Tax Court
  • Member
  • 1975 - Present
  • 6th Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Member
  • 1975 - Present
  • State Bar of Michigan
  • Member
  • 1973 - Present
  • Eastern District of Michigan
  • Member
  • 1973 - Present
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Speaking Engagements

  • Bankruptcy 101
  • 2009

Attorney endorsements

Received (2)
Given (2)
Endorse Edward
Chapter 7 bankruptcy Attorney | Apr 10
Relationship: Worked for lawyer
"I endorse Ed for all Chapters of bankruptcy, for individuals and business, and negotiations with creditors inside and outside of bankruptcy"
Bankruptcy and debt Attorney | Mar 15
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I have referred several of my clients to Ed over the last few years and they always report that he does a great job for them.. explaining everything while handling their debt in bankruptcy. I wholeheartedly endorse Ed."
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Royal Oak Bankruptcy and debt Lawyer Edward J. Gudeman
Edward J. Gudeman
Bankruptcy and debt Attorney
Royal Oak, MI
Licensed for 49 years
Free Consultation
Virtual consultation available