Busby & Associates, Attorneys & Counselors at Law, P.C.

If you are considering a chapter 7 or 13 bankruptcy in the Houston Division or Galveston Divisions of the Southern District of Texas, but are unsure what options are available, our Houston bankruptcy attorney and debt relief agency can help. Filing for ba

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Michael G. Busby Jr. - Houston Bankruptcy Lawyer
Mr. Busby is a member of the State Bar of Texas, the Houston Bar Association, the Houston Association of Debtor's Attorneys and is admitted to practice in the Federal Courts in the Southern District of Texas.

He enlisted in the United States Marine Corps and served as a Field Artillery Cannoner from 1989 to 1993. Mr. Busby also served in the National Guard from 1993 to 1997 in the states of Arkansas, Oklahoma and North Carolina.

Mr. Busby received his Bachelor of Science degree with honors from the University of Central Oklahoma in 1996.

He graduated from South Texas College of Law in Houston, Texas. Mr. Busby is a member of the Phi Delta Phi International Law fraternity and authored an international law legal article in a law journal published by South Texas College of Law.

Mr. Busby has been faithfully married for 18 years and is the proud father of two daughters, Viktoria and Hannah Busby and father of Willam Maximus "Billy Max" Busby.


Main Office

Main Office
2909 Hillcroft St Ste 350
Houston  TX  77057

Phone
  • (713) 974-1151
Fax
  • (713) 974-1181

Fees

Free Initial Consultation?

Yes

Services Offered For Fixed Fees?

Chapter 7 start at $1,000 plus filing fee. Chapter 13 are $3,500 for which you can file for about $500 to $1,500 down.

Hourly Rates

$45 to $250 per hour

Office Information

Office Hours

Mon to Saturday with late hours on Wednesday

Office Manager

Sandi Barnett

Emergency After Hours

Yes

Languages Spoken

Spanish and English

How did your firm decide on the primary area of practice(s)?

Getting you out of Debt, One creditor at a time. Our primary focus is service. Return of client phones calls, copying all correspondence to the client, and timely prosecution of your case. The firm is Houston, Texas based with Eric Southward as the lead bankruptcy attorney. Michael Busby and Brooke Fusilier both support Mr. Southward along with several paraprofessionals. The firm has filed over 3,000 bankruptcies in the last 10 years. We have discharged millions of dollars in debt. We have helped thousands save their cars and homes. Experience counts and our staff are here to serve you. Filing bankruptcy is filing a federal lawsuit. Once upon a time, in this district, your form could be sloppy and quality control as practiced by the trustee and monitored by the Judges by lax. Now a days, you want an experienced bankruptcy attorney who knows the rules and the practice differences between the trustees and the judges. Busby P.C. is that firm. We go to bankruptcy court at 515 Rusk Houston, Texas almost every day. Our firm is here to assist and get you back on the right track.



Michael G. Busby

Mr. Busby is a member of the State Bar of Texas, the Houston Bar Association, the Houston Association of Debtor's Attorneys and is admitted to practice in the Federal Courts in the Southern District of Texas.

He enlisted in the United States Marine Corps and served as a Field Artillery Cannoner from 1989 to 1993. Mr. Busby also served in the National Guard from 1993 to 1997 in the states of Arkansas, Oklahoma and North Carolina.

Mr. Busby received his Bachelor of Science degree with honors from the University of Central Oklahoma in 1996.

He graduated from South Texas College of Law in Houston, Texas. Mr. Busby is a member of the Phi Delta Phi International Law fraternity and authored an international law legal article in a law journal published by South Texas College of Law.

Mr. Busby has been faithfully married for 18 years and is the proud father of two daughters, Viktoria and Hannah Busby and father of Willam Maximus "Billy Max" Busby.

License
  • Bar Number: 24036294
    Texas , 2002
Education
  • South Texas College of Law
    J.D. , 2002

Eric Southward

Mr. Southward is a member of the State Bar of Indiana and is admitted to practice in the Southern District of Texas, Northern District of Illinois, and the Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana. He is a member of the Houston Association Debtor's Attorneys and the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys.

Mr. Southward has nine years of federal bankruptcy and consumer law experience. Prior to joining Busby & Associates, he was a Senior Managing Attorney with Legal Helpers, P.C., a national bankruptcy firm headquartered in Chicago, Illinois. While at Legal Helpers, Eric oversaw its regional offices and previously managed its Indianapolis, Indiana office.

Prior to the practice of law, Mr. Southward was a marketing manager with an advertising and marketing firm and a pharmaceutical research company, both based in Indianapolis, Indiana. Prior to that, he was a national account manager with magazine publishing services company based in Des Moines, Iowa.

Although raised and schooled in Iowa, Eric is a native Texan, born in Corpus Christi. He has re-joined his family, who all reside in the greater Houston area now. Mr. Southward received his undergraduate degree in 1992 from Buena Vista University in Storm Lake, Iowa, and his law degree in 1999 from Indiana University.

Adelina Sanchez

Adelina Sanchez is a Houston native who graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a Bachelor of Arts in Government and a minor in Business Foundations. She went on to earn her JD degree from Thurgood Marshall School of Law Texas Southern University in May 2011.While attending law school, Ms. Sanchez was recognized for her legal writing skills and was awarded the CALI Excellence for the Future Award in Legal Writing. Moreover, she participated as a Student Attorney in the law school, Estate Planning and Guardianship Legal Clinic and went on to serve as a Research Assistant on capital punishment issues. Ms. Sanchez also served as a law clerk to the Harris County Attorney's Office in their Environmental Division and the Texas Commission of Environmental Quality, where she made a tremendous impact with her excellent research, analytical and writing skills.Ms. Sanchez successfully passed the July 2011 Texas bar examination and was duly admitted into the State Bar of Texas in November 2011. Shortly thereafter, Ms. Sanchez was made an Associate Attorney with Busby & Associates. In this capacity, she is committed to the practice of family law, estate planning and probate cases in Harris County and the surrounding counties.Ms. Sanchez is a member of the American Bar Association, the Houston Bar Association, Mexican American Bar Association and Houston Young Lawyers Association.



Brooke Fuslier

Ms. Fuselier is a member of the State Bar of Texas and concentrates her practice in the areas of family law and bankruptcy. Brooke, a native of Louisiana, moved to Texas and graduated from Thurgood Marshall School of Law in Houston, TX. Prior to working as a full time attorney, Brooke worked as a contractor with The Department of Homeland Security in the Alternatives to Detention Program. Brooke has also worked as a contract attorney for various immigration related cases. Brooke graduated from Dillard University with honors with a BA in Psychology. Brooke has worked with various non-profits, including Kid's Corporation, a New Jersey based student program and a shelter for victims of family violence. In her spare time, she enjoys going back to Louisiana to visit her family.

Education:

Dillard University New Orleans, Louisiana
Thurgood Marshall School of Law Houston, Texas

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