Bankruptcy

Our attorneys have represented the interests of secured and unsecured creditors and landlords, both individual and institutional, in all phases of bankruptcy cases. Legal services to creditors seeking payment of their claims in bankruptcy cases include filing motions for relief from the automatic stay, preparing and filing proofs of claims, objecting to the use of cash collateral, contesting the validity of claimed exemptions, objecting to reorganization plans, filing and prosecuting adversary proceedings, and either obtaining rent payments or securing the prompt recovery of leased premises. In addition, our attorneys often draft documents to make modifications in the debt reorganization plans of those who owe money to our clients.

The firm can also defend creditors in actions filed against them by bankrupt individuals, companies, or their trustees to recover money or assets under preference or fraudulent transfer theories.

Our firm handles all types of contested matters before the bankruptcy courts. Our attorneys have represented clients in litigation involving turnover of money or property, the validity, priority or extent of a lien, objections to discharge, determinations of the dischargeability of a debt, obtaining or defending against requests for injunctive relief, and defending against objections to claims and preference actions. We provide expertise legal services in all phases of litigation and bankruptcy court including discovery, pretrial preparation, trial, and appeal.