If you are considering bankruptcy, you want experienced legal professionals handling bankruptcy cases. Legal proceedings such as bankruptcy are complicated, involving the filing of legal documents and oral arguments before Article III federal district court judges or bankruptcy judges.
Our skilled insolvency team handles complex business bankruptcy and receivership cases, negotiated business restructurings and loan workouts on a nationwide basis. In addition, we represent creditors – including banks, special servicers and other secured lenders – in complex bankruptcy litigation matters.
A bankruptcy attorney’s level of experience is an important factor to consider. Having extensive experience in bankruptcy and other insolvency matters allows an attorney to anticipate challenges and provide effective representation in business insolvency cases, loan workouts and restructurings.
Our Bankruptcy, Restructuring and Creditors’ Rights Group regularly represents lenders, special servicers, asset managers, financial institutions, private equity funds and other secured and unsecured creditors, trade creditors, debtors, bankruptcy trustees, liquidating agents, purchasers of distressed assets and guarantors in complex commercial bankruptcy proceedings, contested matters and loan workouts. Our lawyers also lend insolvency-related expertise to transactions, as needed.
Our Garner bankruptcy attorneys help individuals overcome insurmountable debt by helping them regain control of their finances. They advise on whether or not bankruptcy protection is right for them, guide them through the process of regaining their financial stability and reclaim lost property. They also use their broad experience in other practices, such as securities, intellectual property and tax law to deepen the legal support they can offer clients.
A bankruptcy attorney should have a deep understanding of the federal bankruptcy code and a thorough knowledge of how it applies to different types of cases. This is especially important because the laws are constantly changing. To stay current with the changes, lawyers should read legal publications and attend seminars. They should also be able to explain complex issues in simple terms and communicate clearly with their clients.
A good bankruptcy lawyer should be able to negotiate with creditors on behalf of their clients. This is an essential skill because it helps them obtain better repayment terms and reduce the debt they owe. They should also have the skills to understand how bankruptcy can help them get a fresh start and rebuild their financial future. They should also be able to provide advice that is specific to each client’s unique situation. They should have excellent communication skills and be able to answer questions in a timely manner.
Insolvency is a sensitive and delicate matter, and you want someone with experience handling it. An attorney that has handled cases like yours will know how to proceed with caution, and you can trust them to protect your interests from unscrupulous people taking advantage of your situation.
In addition to handling bankruptcy cases, experienced attorneys are capable of helping with pre-bankruptcy planning to maximize the property you keep in the process. This is particularly important because of the high level of scrutiny given to bankruptcies by trustees, U.S. Trustee, and judges.
They may also help clients prepare for and defend against adversary proceedings, contested matters, and asset sales. This includes representation of unsecured creditors’ committees, official and ad hoc creditors’ committees, indenture trustees, receivers, liquidating agents, debtors, guarantors and secondary obligors and asset purchasers in Chapter 7 and Chapter 11 cases, and foreign representatives seeking recognition and pursuing enforcement actions. They also provide strategic advice on corporate insolvency issues.
Helping people navigate bankruptcy cases requires a combination of financial, accounting and legal litigation expertise. Many attorneys use this subject-matter knowledge to achieve great results for clients in complex bankruptcy and receivership cases, as well as negotiated restructurings and loan workouts.
Avoid attorneys who churn out large numbers of bankruptcy cases on an assembly line. These are called “bankruptcy mills.” Instead, choose a firm that cares about its clients’ unique situations and goals. This approach is what sets Sapinski Law Office, S.C. apart from other firms that treat every file as an ID number or client number rather than a person.
The Firm’s business bankruptcy and creditors’ rights lawyers represent debtors, trustees, unsecured creditors’ committees, commercial landlords, liquidating agents, asset purchasers, trade creditors and lenders in various industries in all types of bankruptcy proceedings including Chapter 11, Chapter 7 and receiverships. Additionally, these lawyers draw upon the broad experience available in other practices such as real estate, corporate and private equity to deepen their ability to support clients’ needs.