Are you drowning in 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.If you have been sued for foreclosure, Let me help you find a way out.When considering divorce, agreeing on how to split can save your nest egg; I can help.
|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|
|See all legal cases|
|Rich's Common Sense Guide||Rich's Common sense Guide to Erasing Debt||2014|
|Illinois Financial Rescue and Bankruptcy Guide||Illinois Financial Rescue and Bankruptcy Guide||2009|
|20 Costly Mistakes to Avoid When Thinking About Filing for Bankruptcy||20 Costly Mistakes to Avoid When Thinking About Filing for Bankruptcy||N/A|
|11 Tragic Misconceptions About Bankruptcy||11 Tragic Misconceptions About Bankruptcy||N/A|
|7 Shocking (and Costly!) Facts About Consumer Credit Counseling||7 Shocking (and Costly!) Facts About Consumer Credit Counseling||N/A|
|8 Eye-Opening Secrets That Reduce the Pain of Bankruptcy||8 Eye-Opening Secrets That Reduce the Pain of Bankruptcy||N/A|
|Debts You Can & Cannot Erase with Bankruptcy||Debts You Can & Cannot Erase with Bankruptcy||N/A|
|Thomas M. Cooley Law School||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1995|
|State University of New York, Stony Brook||Philosophy||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1990|
|Real Estate Radio Show||Debt relief and real estate||2013|
|Consumer Law Committee||Bankruptcy Seminar||2009|
|Chicago Bar Association||How to Tell if a Consumer is a Good Candidate for a Chapter 13 or a Chapter 7||2009|
|Bill Moller Show||Debt Relief||2009|
Posted by anonymous
Bankruptcy is a very sensitive issue. The reason an individual files can be for a variety of economic circumstances known only to them and their lawyer. Getting prompt attention before and after filing is quite important. Mr. Fonfrias makes sure he answers all e-mails and phone calls on the same day. He also hires staff that is reflective of his mission and an extension of himself--kind and courteous. I would recommend him to anyone who must make that critical decision in their life.
Posted by Heather
Richard very promptly answered every single question I had regarding Chapter 13 bankruptcy with a level of patience that is far above the norm! He and his staff are extremely kind and very professional in assisting their clients with every last detail in preparation for and the actual filing of your bankruptcy case. Richard is a very nice guy and extremely hardworking. I highly recommend him!
Posted by Erin
This was scary for us and Richard not only served as our lawyer, but also coached us, was patient with us, and helped us through one of the hardest things we've ever done.
Posted by Heather
Richard will promptly answer any and all questions with a level of professionalism and patience that is beyond the norm. He is knowledgable and willing to do his very best for his clients. His staff is just as curteous and professional and during the difficult process of filing for bankruptcy this means quite alot. I highly recommend him!
Nella Mariani, Chapter 13 bankruptcy Attorney
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
I have know Richard for a number of years. I have found him to be professional, knowledgeable, and extremely competent. He is a respected attorney among the bankruptcy community. Finding the right bankruptcy attorney is important. Richard possesses the requisite knowledge and skills to accomplish his client's goals and ensure his client's success.