Always Remember – All Bankruptcies Are NOT The Same

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  • Am I having trouble paying bills?
  • Am I having trouble paying for living expenses?
  • Have I recently lost income?
  • Do I owe a lot in credit card debt?
  • Do I have a lot of medical bills?
  • Am I in over my head with payday loans?

If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, filing for bankruptcy relief may be the solution you have been looking for.

Attorney Chris Felden can help you take back control of your life through strategic use of the bankruptcy laws. We serve clients in a variety of bankruptcy matters. Below is a brief description of some common bankruptcy subjects. These subjects are discussed in more detail on other pages of this website. If you would like additional information about anything found on this page, please do not hesitate to contact our office at 888-808-9291.

Many people do not realize that there are several different types of bankruptcy: Chapter 7, Chapter 11, and Chapter 13. Properly choosing which bankruptcy to file for can make the difference between keeping your home or losing it through foreclosure. Chris Felden will help you maximize the benefits you will receive from declaring bankruptcy and make the right choice for you and your family.

Bankruptcy may seem simple, but it is more complex than it first appears. With the changes to the Federal Bankruptcy Code in 2005, you need to speak with an attorney more than ever before making the decision to file for bankruptcy.

To learn more about various types of bankruptcy, simply click on one of the pages on the menu to the left, or call us at 1-888-808-9291 for a FREE and confidential consultation.

Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

This is referred to as “straight liquidation” bankruptcy. This constitutes a complete discharge of your debt and is most useful if you don’t have any assets.

For more information on how Chapter 7 bankruptcy can help you, click here.

Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

This type of bankruptcy is typically used by businesses to pay off a portion of their debts while still continuing their normal operations. The goal is mutual benefit for both the creditor and debtor because the creditor will be repaid more of the debt owed to them than if the business closed.

Chapter 13 Bankruptcy

Usually referred to as “wage earner” bankruptcy, this is a useful tool for debtors who are threatened with foreclosure and want to keep their home.

Landlord’s Rights in Bankruptcy

Landlords have the possibility of being able to maintain debt collection actions and evictions when a tenant has declared bankruptcy. Our office has been representing the rights of both debtors and creditors for over 33 years. We can help you protect your rights and use eviction proceedings to get your unit back.

Recent Changes in Bankruptcy Law

There has been a great deal of discussion in the media and among concerned debtors about the changes in Federal Bankruptcy Law. Contrary to what you may have heard, most people who qualified for protection before still qualify today. Call our offices to learn more.

Automatic Stay Created by Filing Bankruptcy

One of the most useful aspects of filing for bankruptcy relief is that it automatically stops all debt collection actions. This feature gives you much-needed time and space to get your finances back in order.

Foreclosure and Bankruptcy

Filing a bankruptcy petition also stops all mortgage foreclosure actions currently underway, as well as preventing them from beginning. Our office has experience representing the rights of both debtors and creditors when they are facing bankruptcy and mortgage foreclosure issues.

Business Bankruptcy

Businesses face a number of legal and financial issues that must be carefully considered when filing for bankruptcy. Working with financial experts, Attorney Christian B. Felden prepares all necessary paperwork in representing businesses filing for bankruptcy. We also work with trustees and creditors in developing debt reorganization plans that allow your company to maintain day-to-day normal business operations.

Bankruptcy Adversary Proceedings

We advise and represent parties involved with adversary proceedings. We have a great deal of experience filing adversary proceedings and defending those who may have received a preference payment or an alleged fraudulent conveyance.

Bankruptcy Trustee Actions

Felden and Felden, P.A. has represented trustees with all manner of litigation that may arise in relation to a bankruptcy case.