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I have been a lawyer for 20 years. It has been been very rewarding to help people who are in need of assistance. Particularly in this terrible economy, helping countless families in foreclosure keep their homes by securing afforbable loan modifi...
Practice areas & skills: Bankruptcy & Debt, Foreclosure, Real Estate, Estate Planning
I am a lifetime Lake County resident, born in Libertyville, Illinois and raised in Gurnee. I attended law school at Northern Illinois University, graduating Cum Laude in May of 2012. Having hailed from a family with Lake County roots, it has alwa...
Practice areas & skills: Bankruptcy & Debt, Consumer Protection, Personal Injury, Criminal Defense, Chapter 7 Bankruptcy
2006-Present, Volunteer Big Sister, Big Brothers Big Sisters, Metropolitan Chicago 2007-Present, Waukegan Park District Coed Softball League, Lake County Bar Association Team 2007-2011, Appointed and Commissioned Notary Public
Practice areas & skills: Bankruptcy & Debt, Criminal Defense, State, Local And Municipal Law, Litigation, General Practice
Jim Magee is the founder of Magee Hartman, P.C., formerly known as Magee, Negele & Associates, P.C. He has been practicing law in Lake County, Illinois for over 35 years. Jim has extensive experience in bankruptcy, both individual and business/c...
Practice areas & skills: Bankruptcy & Debt, Foreclosure, Commercial
Review: “Michelle Magee, her father Jim and brother Robert have been extremely helpful working with me through bankruptcy and foreclosure. They are very reasonably priced, but beyond fees are all of the above attributes and I woul...
Practice areas & skills: Bankruptcy & Debt, Real Estate, Foreclosure, Wills & Living Wills, State, Local And Municipal Law
A bankruptcy attorney can help you manage personal or business debts you are unable to pay. Bankruptcy laws allow people and businesses to (1) get a “fresh start” by relieving most debts; and (2) repay the money owed to all creditors as fairly as possible. When you file for bankruptcy protection, all other legal actions against you are put on hold. Creditors cannot sue you, garnish your wages, repossess your car or home entertainment system, or start or continue with a foreclosure action against your home. There are different types of bankruptcy filings and each has its own advantages. Since bankruptcy can significantly impact your future purchasing power and credit rating, you should see a bankruptcy attorney to make sure the benefits of filling bankruptcy outweigh the consequences.