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Coan, Lewendon, Gulliver & Miltenberger, LLC
495 Orange St
New Haven, CT 6511

At Coan, Lewendon, Gulliver & Miltenberger, LLC, we effectively and intelligently represent Connecticut clients in bankruptcy and other debt relief options. We are experienced in preparing thoughtful plans, advising financial decisions and litigating for commercial and consumer debtors in all bankruptcy courts throughout the District of Connecticut. More than 30 years of experience in bankruptcy law and the diverse experience…

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Phone(203) 624-4756

Coan, Lewendon, Gulliver & Miltenberger, LLC
495 Orange St
New Haven, CT 6511

At Coan, Lewendon, Gulliver & Miltenberger, LLC, we effectively and intelligently represent Connecticut clients in bankruptcy and other debt relief options. We are experienced in preparing thoughtful plans, advising financial decisions and litigating for commercial and consumer debtors in all bankruptcy courts throughout the District of Connecticut. More than 30 years of experience in bankruptcy law and the diverse experience…

Law Offices of Jennifer LaRese, LLC
33 Bullet Hill Rd
Suite 301
Southbury, CT 6488

I am Jennifer LaRese. As a Southbury bankruptcy and debt relief attorney, I have nearly 10 years of experience focusing my entire legal career on helping clients find debt relief. I invite you to call me at 203-583-8668 for a free consultation to discuss the solution that will work for you, with options including: Bankruptcy: I can help you achieve…

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Phone(203) 556-9709

Law Offices of Jennifer LaRese, LLC
33 Bullet Hill Rd
Suite 301
Southbury, CT 6488

I am Jennifer LaRese. As a Southbury bankruptcy and debt relief attorney, I have nearly 10 years of experience focusing my entire legal career on helping clients find debt relief. I invite you to call me at 203-583-8668 for a free consultation to discuss the solution that will work for you, with options including: Bankruptcy: I can help you achieve…

The Law Offices of Neil Crane LLC
750 Old Main St
Rocky Hill, CT 6067

At the Law Offices of Neil Crane, LLC, we have focused our experience and resources to respond to the growing need for foreclosure prevention and debt relief assistance. We believe that the surest path to providing the greatest relief to the greatest number of people requires an experienced team of committed professionals.

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Phone(860) 721-6700

The Law Offices of Neil Crane LLC
750 Old Main St
Rocky Hill, CT 6067

At the Law Offices of Neil Crane, LLC, we have focused our experience and resources to respond to the growing need for foreclosure prevention and debt relief assistance. We believe that the surest path to providing the greatest relief to the greatest number of people requires an experienced team of committed professionals.

The Law Offices of Ronald I. Chorches
449 Silas Deane Hwy
Wethersfield, CT 6109

You may be looking for an effective way to deal with debts and bills that you simply cannot afford to pay, despite your best efforts. You may be exasperated with the harassment of collectors who persistently call you and your loved ones at all hours of the day without regard for the struggles you may be facing. The good news…

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Phone(860) 952-3878

The Law Offices of Ronald I. Chorches
449 Silas Deane Hwy
Wethersfield, CT 6109

You may be looking for an effective way to deal with debts and bills that you simply cannot afford to pay, despite your best efforts. You may be exasperated with the harassment of collectors who persistently call you and your loved ones at all hours of the day without regard for the struggles you may be facing. The good news…

The Law Offices of Ronald I. Chorches
449 Silas Deane Hwy
Wethersfield, CT 6109

You may be looking for an effective way to deal with debts and bills that you simply cannot afford to pay, despite your best efforts. You may be exasperated with the harassment of collectors who persistently call you and your loved ones at all hours of the day without regard for the struggles you may be facing. The good news…

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The Law Offices of Ronald I. Chorches
449 Silas Deane Hwy
Wethersfield, CT 6109

You may be looking for an effective way to deal with debts and bills that you simply cannot afford to pay, despite your best efforts. You may be exasperated with the harassment of collectors who persistently call you and your loved ones at all hours of the day without regard for the struggles you may be facing. The good news…

The Law Offices of Ronald I. Chorches
449 Silas Deane Hwy
Wethersfield, CT 6109

You may be looking for an effective way to deal with debts and bills that you simply cannot afford to pay, despite your best efforts. You may be exasperated with the harassment of collectors who persistently call you and your loved ones at all hours of the day without regard for the struggles you may be facing. The good news…

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The Law Offices of Ronald I. Chorches
449 Silas Deane Hwy
Wethersfield, CT 6109

You may be looking for an effective way to deal with debts and bills that you simply cannot afford to pay, despite your best efforts. You may be exasperated with the harassment of collectors who persistently call you and your loved ones at all hours of the day without regard for the struggles you may be facing. The good news…

The Law Offices of Ronald I. Chorches
449 Silas Deane Hwy
Wethersfield, CT 6109

You may be looking for an effective way to deal with debts and bills that you simply cannot afford to pay, despite your best efforts. You may be exasperated with the harassment of collectors who persistently call you and your loved ones at all hours of the day without regard for the struggles you may be facing. The good news…

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The Law Offices of Ronald I. Chorches
449 Silas Deane Hwy
Wethersfield, CT 6109

You may be looking for an effective way to deal with debts and bills that you simply cannot afford to pay, despite your best efforts. You may be exasperated with the harassment of collectors who persistently call you and your loved ones at all hours of the day without regard for the struggles you may be facing. The good news…

The Law Offices of Ronald I. Chorches
449 Silas Deane Hwy
Wethersfield, CT 6109

You may be looking for an effective way to deal with debts and bills that you simply cannot afford to pay, despite your best efforts. You may be exasperated with the harassment of collectors who persistently call you and your loved ones at all hours of the day without regard for the struggles you may be facing. The good news…

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Phone(860) 952-3878

The Law Offices of Ronald I. Chorches
449 Silas Deane Hwy
Wethersfield, CT 6109

You may be looking for an effective way to deal with debts and bills that you simply cannot afford to pay, despite your best efforts. You may be exasperated with the harassment of collectors who persistently call you and your loved ones at all hours of the day without regard for the struggles you may be facing. The good news…

The Law Offices of Ronald I. Chorches
449 Silas Deane Hwy
Wethersfield, CT 6109

You may be looking for an effective way to deal with debts and bills that you simply cannot afford to pay, despite your best efforts. You may be exasperated with the harassment of collectors who persistently call you and your loved ones at all hours of the day without regard for the struggles you may be facing. The good news…

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Phone(860) 952-3878

The Law Offices of Ronald I. Chorches
449 Silas Deane Hwy
Wethersfield, CT 6109

You may be looking for an effective way to deal with debts and bills that you simply cannot afford to pay, despite your best efforts. You may be exasperated with the harassment of collectors who persistently call you and your loved ones at all hours of the day without regard for the struggles you may be facing. The good news…

The Law Offices of Ronald I. Chorches
449 Silas Deane Hwy
Wethersfield, CT 6109

You may be looking for an effective way to deal with debts and bills that you simply cannot afford to pay, despite your best efforts. You may be exasperated with the harassment of collectors who persistently call you and your loved ones at all hours of the day without regard for the struggles you may be facing. The good news…

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Phone(860) 952-3878

The Law Offices of Ronald I. Chorches
449 Silas Deane Hwy
Wethersfield, CT 6109

You may be looking for an effective way to deal with debts and bills that you simply cannot afford to pay, despite your best efforts. You may be exasperated with the harassment of collectors who persistently call you and your loved ones at all hours of the day without regard for the struggles you may be facing. The good news…

Edward P. Jurkiewicz, Esq. - Lawrence & Jurkiewicz, LLC
30 E Main St
Avon, CT 6001

Divorce, Bankruptcy & Family Law Attorney.

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Phone(860) 299-6263

Edward P. Jurkiewicz, Esq. - Lawrence & Jurkiewicz, LLC
30 E Main St
Avon, CT 6001

Divorce, Bankruptcy & Family Law Attorney.

Harlow, Adams & Friedman, P.C.
300 Bic Dr
Milford, CT 6461

We represent individuals and companies in bankruptcy cases under Chapter 7, 13 or 11. We will consider all options to protect your business, home, investments, or the money you are owed.

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Phone(203) 878-0661

Harlow, Adams & Friedman, P.C.
300 Bic Dr
Milford, CT 6461

We represent individuals and companies in bankruptcy cases under Chapter 7, 13 or 11. We will consider all options to protect your business, home, investments, or the money you are owed.

Law Offices of Ronald I. Chorches, LLC
2558 Whitney Ave
Hamden, CT 6518

Law Offices of Ronald I. Chorches, LLC

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Phone(203) 494-1700

Law Offices of Ronald I. Chorches, LLC
2558 Whitney Ave
Hamden, CT 6518

Law Offices of Ronald I. Chorches, LLC

The Law Offices of Neil Crane, LLC
2679 Whitney Avenue
Hamden, CT 6518

With offices in Hamden, Bridgeport, Waterbury, Rocky Hill and Ridgefield, The Law Offices of Neil Crane, LLC, is one of the leading providers of bankruptcy and tax debt relief in Connecticut. Since 1983, we have dedicated our services to creating legal solutions for individuals and small businesses facing financial problems.

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Phone(203) 230-2233

The Law Offices of Neil Crane, LLC
2679 Whitney Avenue
Hamden, CT 6518

With offices in Hamden, Bridgeport, Waterbury, Rocky Hill and Ridgefield, The Law Offices of Neil Crane, LLC, is one of the leading providers of bankruptcy and tax debt relief in Connecticut. Since 1983, we have dedicated our services to creating legal solutions for individuals and small businesses facing financial problems.

The Law Offices of Ronald I. Chorches
449 Silas Deane Hwy
Wethersfield, CT 6109

The Law Offices of Ronald I. Chorches

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Phone(860) 952-3878

The Law Offices of Ronald I. Chorches
449 Silas Deane Hwy
Wethersfield, CT 6109

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With the economy continuing to struggle and jobs still hard to find, many people are facing increasingly difficult financial straits. Both a bankruptcy attorney or debt settlement attorney can help you understand your legal options to deal with creditors.

Basic Difference Between Bankruptcy Lawyer and Debt Settlement Attorney


While it's common that a bankruptcy attorney is also well-qualified to act as a debt settlement attorney, you should understand an important distinction between the two legal means of resolving debts.

A debt settlement attorney will represent you with your creditors to negotiate a workable payment plan, and perhaps even negotiate a reduction in the total amount you owe. However, the debt settlement attorney will work separately with each creditor. In addition, the creditors aren't obligated to sit down at the table with your debt settlement attorney.

In contrast, if you file for bankruptcy, your bankruptcy lawyer represents your interests before the bankruptcy court. The bankruptcy court does have the power to compel your creditors to participate in the proceeding. You've now centralized all claims against you into a single proceeding. Your bankruptcy lawyer will still be negotiating with your creditors, but now under the supervision of the bankruptcy court.

A challenge to filing for bankruptcy is that it can have legal implications beyond the bankruptcy proceeding itself and is a matter of public record. You may find it preferable for a debt settlement attorney to help you resolve your debt issues privately, especially if you have only one or two major creditors.

A bankruptcy attorney can help advise you whether filing for bankruptcy or working privately is the right option for you.

Sources of Bankruptcy Law


The main bankruptcy laws in the United States are federal laws. If you do file for bankruptcy, you'll be filing in a federal bankruptcy court. A bankruptcy attorney must be admitted to practice in the federal court district where you're located in order to represent you in the bankruptcy court.

In addition, each state does have its own laws that can impact your case, such as homestead exemption laws that determine how you can protect your home during the bankruptcy process.

Basic Bankruptcy Law


The Bankruptcy Code is commonly known by its various chapters, such as Chapter 7 or Chapter 13. Simply put, the chapter under which your bankruptcy lawyer will recommend you file will depend on whether you're filing as an individual or a legal entity. The chapter selection will also depend on whether you want to liquidate your assets to pay off your debts or reorganize your debts into a single payment plan.

Each chapter has its own requirements, so you might only be eligible for one type of bankruptcy. Your bankruptcy lawyer will help determine which chapters are available to you.

The goal of the bankruptcy proceeding is to offer you a fresh start once it's over. This doesn't mean you can avoid paying your debts through bankruptcy, only that your bankruptcy attorney will help you negotiate a manageable resolution.

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