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Jason graduated from the University of Illinois College of Law in 2004. He holds a Bachelors of Arts in Government from Cornell University, where he concentrated his studies in the law and its effects on public policy, economics, and other discip...
Practice areas & skills: Debt Settlement, Chapter 7 Bankruptcy, Foreclosure, Chapter 13 Bankruptcy, Bankruptcy & Debt
The Finegan Law Firm was founded in 1975 in Bloomington, Illinois. When Jim Finegan first moved to Bloomington, Illinois from Chicago he started working as an attorney at Costigan & Wollrab. After several years he decided to start his own law fi...
Practice areas & skills: Debt Settlement, Bankruptcy & Debt, Business, Estate Planning, Probate
Attorney Rusty A. Payton has practiced in Chicago for the last twenty years. He is an honors graduate of the Ohio State University and the Ohio State College of Law. His firm's practice areas are centered around helping people and businesses with...
Practice areas & skills: Debt Settlement, Chapter 7 Bankruptcy, Contracts & Agreements, General Practice, Foreclosure
Review: “It was a pleasure working with Mr. Gomez. He handled my case professionally and with diligence. The results exceeded my expectations. If I am in the need of an attorney again, without hesitation I will seek his council.”
Practice areas & skills: Debt Settlement, Environmental and Natural Resources, Personal Injury, Administrative Law, Credit Repair
If you owe a large amount of money on unsecured debts, you may require the services of a debt settlement lawyer. Unsecured debts include medical bills, student loans, credit cards, store and gas cards, personal loans, collection accounts, and bounced checks. For these sorts of debts, lenders will usually accept less than the full amount if it's clear you don't have the money to pay them (especially if the original amount has continued to grow with interest, late charges, and collection costs). A debt settlement attorney can negotiate with the lender and objectively present the facts in your case. Oftentimes, unsecured debt lenders would rather settle with you than take a chance on getting nothing if you file for bankruptcy. If the negotiation is successful, the creditor may even be convinced to take the settled debt off your credit history.