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Sumner Alexander Bourne

Bankruptcy and debt Attorney at Peoria, IL

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  • Licensed for 29 years
    State IL
    Acquired 1994
    Status
    Active and Authorized to Practice Law No misconduct found

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

About Sumner

Learn Sumner’s areas of practice.

5
Practice areas
  1. Bankruptcy and debt
    60%
    Consumer and business bankruptcy cases, Chapter 7, 11 and 13

    30 years, 6,000 cases

  2. Chapter 11 bankruptcy
    10%

    30 years, 30 cases

  3. Chapter 13 bankruptcy
    10%

    30 years, 3,000 cases

  4. Chapter 7 bankruptcy
    10%

    30 years, 3,000 cases

  5. Foreclosure
    10%
    Defense of foreclosure actions, whether attempting to keep the property or surrender and be free of the debt. Both residential and commercial.

    30 years, 1,000 cases

For over 20 years I have represented people and businesses through the difficult process of bankruptcy, under Chapter 7, 11 and 13, offering reasonable fees and payment plans.  I am always available to answer questions and explain the process.

Location

Rafool & Bourne P.C.
401 Main Street
Suite 1130
Peoria, IL, 61602

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Cost

Rates
  • Free Consultation 30 minutes
Payment methods
Cash, Check

Resume

AVVO RATING 9.1 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Partner
  • Rafool, Bourne & Shelby P.C.
  • 1994 - Present

Education

  • Boston University School of Law
  • J.D.
  • 1994

Sample of Legal Cases

  • In re Godwin, 13-80551
  • Discharge obtained
  • In re Polaschek, 08-8101
  • Verdict for Debtor
  • Posnanski v. Kosth, 09-8131
  • Judgment for client

Associations

  • Illinois State Bar Association, Bankruptcy Section
  • Past Chair
  • 2011 - Present
  • National Associated Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys
  • Member
  • 2005 - Present
  • American Bankruptcy Institute
  • Member
  • 1998 - Present

Honors and Awards

  • Distinguished
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2020
  • BV Rating
  • Martindale Hubbell
  • 2015
  • BV Rating
  • Martindale Hubbell
  • 2014
  • BV Rating
  • Martindale Hubbell
  • 2013
  • BV Rating
  • Martindale Hubbell
  • 2012
  • BV Rating
  • Martindale Hubbell
  • 2011
  • Magna Cum Laude
  • Boston University School of Law
  • 1994
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Publications

  • Illinois Consumer Bankruptcy Practice (IICLE)
  • Bankruptcy Reaffirmation, Redemption and Abandonment
  • 2013
  • Illinois Business Bankruptcy Practice (IICLE)
  • Chapter 11 Plan, Confirmation and Cramdown
  • 2008

Speaking Engagements

  • 2015 CLE Program
  • Introduction to Bankruptcy
  • 2015

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