Are you overwhelmed by credit cards, mortgage payments and other bills? I'm here to help you.My focus is on helping people like you solve money problems, and get peace of mind.
Rich Fonfrias is a respected Financial Rescue and Bankruptcy Lawyer based in Chicago, Illinois. He has practiced law for 13 years and has in-depth experience helping families and business owners overcome serious financial problems.
Rich represents clients in all types of financial emergencies, including creditor lawsuit defense – credit card defense – foreclosure defense – debt elimination, reduction and settlement – tax elimination, reduction and settlement – and loan and mortgage modifications, as well as chapter 7, 11 and 13 bankruptcies.
In 1990, Rich graduated from State University of New York at Stony Brook, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Philosophy. In 1996, he graduated from Thomas M. Cooley Law School in Lansing, Michigan, where he earned his Juris Doctor Degree and a position on the Dean's List.
Rich is a member of the Illinois State Bar Association and the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys. He is admitted to practice before all Illinois State Courts including the Illinois Supreme Court. In addition, Rich is admitted to practice before the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. Rich regularly attends Continuing Legal Education programs sponsored by the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys.
Languages spoken: English, Spanish
Free consultation (60 minutes)
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Sometimes my office is contacted by individuals who seek guidance with their debt. I am confident recommending that these individuals discuss their debt with Rich and know that he will handle their particular situation professionally and strategically.
Michael Fradin Personal injury Attorney
Relationship: Worked together on matter
I have known Attorney Richard Fonfrias for many years. He is very knowledgeable, well respected and well liked in the legal community. As an Attorney he is a very strong advocate for his clients. He is an expert in his field of Bankruptcy from Chapter 7 to Chapter 13. Most importantly he is honest and a man of great integrity. I highly respect and endorse Attorney Fonfrias.
Suzanne de Rath Chapter 7 bankruptcy Attorney
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
|IL||Active And Authorized To Practice Law||1996||11/21/2016|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Complaint Free||Better Business Bureau||2014|
|Clent's Choice||Lead Counsel||2014|
|5 Years Complaint Free||Better Business Bureau||2014|
|Complaint Free||Better Business Bureau||2013|
|Complaint Free||Better Business Bureau||2012|
|Complaint Free||Better Business Bureau||2011|
|Managing Partner||Fonfrias Law Group, LLC.||2009 - Present|
|Associate||Law Offices Of Ernesto D. Borges, Jr, PC||2007 - 2009|
|Associate||Law Offices of Robert J. Semrad||2005 - 2007|
|Managing Attorney||Legal Remedies||2003 - 2006|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|American Bankruptcy Institiute||Member||2013 - Present|
|Chicago Bar Association||Bankruptcy Panel member||2011 - Present|
|Federal Reserve||Money Smart Member||2010 - Present|
|Chicago Lawyers Network||Member||2009 - Present|
|Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce||Member||2009 - Present|
|National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys||Member||2005 - Present|
|Ryan William Thiede||All debts discharged|
|In Re Ludivina Pavey||300th case confirmed|
|In Re james Bowen||Award for injured worker|
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|Thomas M. Cooley Law School||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1995|
|State University of New York, Stony Brook||Philosophy||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1990|