Doug Bernacchi [BEST CHOICE] 27 years filing Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Cases

Doug Bernacchi [BEST CHOICE] 27 years filing Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Cases

Call 574-210-4655 for Tom Godfrey, Esq. GET A FRESH START. I am committed to helping my clients understand the complex future of health care and debt.

Firm Overview

Established in 1990 in Michigan City, Indiana. Expanded legal services to several Indiana counties and southwestern Michigan for bankruptcy services.

Servicing clients for 26 years in many areas of law, but primarily bankruptcy and personal injury.Example casesDue to attorney-client confidentiality, we do not share information about prior cases. For more information, please visit us at our offices, call, text, or visit my youtube channel for my bankruptcy InfoVideos.

Search Tom Godfrey on Facebook and use messenger to reach him, too. He purchased my law firm in 2016.
Main Office
Serving all of Michiana
(convenient offices call for location near you in MI  IN  )
  • (574) 210-4655
  • (219) 879-9554


Free Initial Consultation?
Free telephone consults and internet videos.
Services Offered For Fixed Fees?
Nolo clients are guaranteed best price for Chapter 7 bankruptcy. Call (574) 210-4688 for fixed price quote.
Hourly Rates
$225.00 for non-bankruptcy legal work.

Office Information

Office Hours
Monday through Friday
8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Office Manager
Susan Bernacchi (Her cell phone 574-210-4655)
Emergency After Hours
Languages Spoken
English, Spanish, and Polish.

Other Offices

Granger Office
call for address
We can meet you at a public location, too.

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

Because these are areas where value can be added. I don't enjoy billing dollars times hours and not adding value for a client.

What is your firm's point of view regarding clients educating themselves on legal issues?

I accept clients with various levels of self education or knowledge.

Is your firm willing to review documents prepared by clients?

Case by case, but easier to do things right the first time.

Is your firm willing to coach clients who want to represent themselves?

Only in rare circumstances.

Doug Bernacchi

Prior to 1990, I attended law school and I worked at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange as an Arbitration board member. Prior to that, I worked in New York for Chase Bank as a regulatory compliance officer.

My experience is what my clients rely on to help them relax. Often perspective is needed to address a crisis effectively and after 20 years, I bring experience and perspective to nearly every situation.

I have been told that I am friendly, so my style is fast, friendly service.

Personal interests:

I enjoy baseball and sports, but most of all I enjoy working. I have four successful children.

  • Bar Number: 15372 46
    Indiana , 1990
  • Bar Number:
    Illinois , 1990
  • Loyola University of Chicago School of Law
    JD , 1990
    Chicago, IL
  • Georgetown University, School of Foreign Service
    BSFS , 1981
    Washington, DC
  • Notre Dame
    MBA , 1983
    South Bend

Doug Bernacchi

Thomas Godfrey

Senior Partner, Managing Partner of Godfrey and Bernacchi, dba Doug Allen Bernacchi & Assoc., Granger Bankruptcy Law Office

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