Chaifetz & Coyle

Firm Overview

Maryland Bankruptcy Attorney

Every day, millions of Americans struggle with the reality of overwhelming debt and the burdens it creates. Whether it accumulates as a result of medical bills, student loans, or unaffordable mortgage payments, debt can be an extraordinarily hard thing for anyone to handle. Fortunately, there are steps that those struggling with a crushing amount of debt can take in order to restore their financial independence and get their lives back on track financially. One of the most common of these options is the pursuit of bankruptcy protection.

Bankruptcy can provide debtors with a wide range of benefits that can help restore their ability to support themselves and their families on their own. As our team at Chaifetz & Coyle, P.C., knows that many people in Maryland are facing the possible loss of their home, the inability to pay necessary bills, and other consequences as a result of mounting debt, we want everyone in this position to know the benefits that bankruptcy and other legal options can provide.

Our Bankruptcy Practice Areas
We work closely with our clients to understand the nature of their financial situation and their desired outcomes, and we use this understanding to craft a legal strategy that will accommodate both of these needs. We are fully prepared to help clients deal with their financial troubles in the following manners:

Chapter 7 Bankruptcy
Chapter 13 Bankruptcy
Foreclosure Defense
Debt Negotiation
Mortgage Modification
Depending on your exact situation, one of more of these options may be the right choice for you when it comes to tackling your debt.

Call a Bankruptcy Lawyer in Maryland Today
If you are struggling with debt that you cannot pay back and think bankruptcy may be right for you, our lawyers at Chaifetz & Coyle, P.C., can help. Explore the various legal options available to you and begin taking the steps necessary to getting you and your loved ones back on track financially by calling us at (443) 546-4608.
Main Office
Main Office

columbia  MD 
Maryland Foreclosure Defense Attorney
For most people, their home is by far their most important possession. However, because of difficult economic times and other financial issues, our team at Chaifetz & Coyle, P.C., knows it is often difficult for some people in Maryland to stay current on mortgage payments, making foreclosure a possibility. Foreclosure can be an extremely difficult thing to go through, but fortunately there are steps that homeowners can take that can help them avoid foreclosure and stay in their homes.

Foreclosure defense may involve a number of different things, depending on the exact nature of a homeowner's financial situation and the steps taken by a lender in the pursuit of foreclosure. However, with the help of qualified legal counsel, it is often possible to effectively fight foreclosure proceedings.

Utilizing Foreclosure Defense
There are a number of different legal strategies that can help to effectively provide foreclosure defense, particularly for situations involving:

Mortgage title issues
Failure of lender to appropriately notify debtor of foreclosure proceedings
Failure of lender to follow relevant statutes governing foreclosure
Unfair lending practices
When you are facing foreclosure, it can be difficult to know what options are available to you and what steps you should take. With the help of a knowledgeable attorney, though, you can take action to possibly prevent the loss of your home.

Call a Foreclosure Defense Lawyer in Maryland Today
If you are facing foreclosure, our attorneys at Chaifetz & Coyle, P.C., can help you fight to keep your home. Discuss the details of your situation with a qualified member of our professional legal team and learn more about how we can help you through this difficult time by calling (443) 546-4608.

Richard Chaifetz

Mr. Chaifetz is a partner in the law firm of Chaifetz & Coyle, PC. Mr. Chaifetz graduated from Boston College Law School in 1971, where he graduated with Honors and was a member of Law Review. Mr. Chaifetz represents clients in a variety of matter, including foreclosure, real estate, securities, insurance, corporate transactions, personal injury, intellectual property, and general litigation.

Prior to becoming a partner with Chaifetz & Coyle, Mr. Chaifetz was an attorney with the U.S. Department of Justice and was a partner in the law firm of Berkeley, Chaifetz & Nelson.

Michael Coyle

Mr. Coyle is one of the founding partners of Chaifetz and Coyle. Prior to Chaifetz and Coyle, Mr. Coyle was a law clerk to The Honorable Robert J. Yock. Mr. Coyle then was an attorney with several of the largest and most prominent law firms in the country, before starting his own practice.

Mr. Coyle graduated summa cum laude from The Washington College of Law (American University) in 1994, and was a member of The Law Review. Prior to Law School, Mr. Coyle graduated with a BA in Government from Franklin & Marshall College, Lancaster, PA.

Mr. Coyle's practice specializes in bankruptcy, foreclosure defense, general litigation, civil rights, and employment discrimination. Mr. Coyle manages the Bankruptcy Department of Chaifetz & Coyle.

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