Most bankruptcy cases are handled for fixed fees. Occasionally, in Chapter 13 cases fees are billed by the hour for post-filing work.
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From 2001-2005 I worked for a prominent law firm in NW Portland, and our primary specialty was consumer bankruptcy. I learned from one of the best attorneys on the west coast, Kent Snyder, and found that I really enjoy this area of the law. I particularly enjoy the practice of bankruptcy law because I can make a positive difference in people's lives and we rarely have to engage in litigation.
I have spent the majority of my legal career practicing in the area of bankruptcy, over 15 years. My partner and I have both filed Chapter 7 bankruptcy in the past, so we have personal knowledge of what it is like to go through bankruptcy and of the benefits of doing so. I have filed thousands of bankruptcy cases in my career and that I have made a difference in the lives of many.
We are a small firm and we really focus on giving personalized attention to our clients. We are not a bankruptcy "mill". We take the time to get to know our clients and their goals, and we strive to hold our clients' hands through the process to insure that it is a positive experience.
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Created On: 05/15/2013
Bankruptcy's "automatic stay" stops collection efforts of virtually all creditors, including the IRS and ODR.
Created On: 05/14/2013
Here's a summary of how the two main kinds of consumer bankruptcy can address the pending foreclosure of your home.