Firm Overview

We offer bankruptcy services to businesses and individuals in Vermont.

Example cases

Our office serves individuals and business looking to file Chapter 7, Chapter 12 or individual Chapter 13 reorganization cases.

Main Office

Main
P.O. Box 793
Middlebury  VT  05753

Phone
  • (802) 388-1156
Fax
  • (802) 388-6801

Fees

Free Initial Consultation?

Our consultation fee is $25.00. If a client mentions that they have come to our office through the NOLO site, that fee is waived

Services Offered For Fixed Fees?

We offer a sliding scale flat rate in most cases. If a client comes to me through NOLO, we offer an additional $100.00 off the fee.

Hourly Rates

Our hourly rates only apply in special circumstances.

Office Information

Office Hours

We are generally open during business hours.

Office Manager

Shannah Gebo, Legal Assistant.

Emergency After Hours

Yes

Languages Spoken

English & some spanish.

Bankruptcy
We offer confidential and compassionate solutions to issues related to financial difficulties.
Our focus is to work with individuals and businesses to resolve financial issues, utilizing the bankruptcy system as a means to protect assets and restructure debt. Every situation differs, and we make every effort to use creative solutions to get individuals and businesses back on track.

Is your firm willing to help a client with one discrete part of a case, without taking on the whole case?

Yes.

What are your policies about dividing work within the firm to make the process most cost-effective for the client?

N/A.

How frequently does your firm use mediation, arbitration, or collaborative law to resolve cases?

We will use mediation when appropriate.

Does your firm provide pro bono legal services or otherwise participate in your community?

Yes.

What distinguishes your law firm from others?

We offer competent and compassionate service, understanding that this is a difficult decision.

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

Bankruptcy can be very complex and confusing. Feel free to check with the Court's resources as well as any other information, but you should always consult an attorney to determine your options.

Is your firm willing to review documents prepared by clients?

Yes.

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

Yes.

Kathleen Walls

Attorney Kathleen Walls has been practicing in the area of bankruptcy since 1996.

License
  • Bar Number:
    Vermont , 1995
Education
  • Vermont Law School
    Juris Doctor

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