Casa Grande and Maricopa bankruptcy lawyer Ed van Vianen
helps financially distressed persons achieve debt relief, and he represents both
debtors and creditors in Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy.
Easing Financial Distress.
Many people who meet with Ed van
their financial issues are meeting with a lawyer for the first time. In this
brief video, Ed describes how he listens to
their problems, discusses their options, and seeks to ease the stress in their
Bankruptcy laws can be complex, involving both federal
and Arizona State statutes, and there is generally more than one type of
bankruptcy for which a debtor can file. If bankruptcy is the best option for you
in achieving relief from creditors, Ed
van Vianen can help you choose the right type of bankruptcy for your
particular circumstances, allowing you to minimize debts and maximize the assets
you can keep.
Chapter 7 Bankruptcy
Chapter 7 bankruptcy, or liquidation, is the most
common type of bankruptcy. Chapter 7 allows individuals, families and businesses
to eliminate debts by liquidating their non-exempt assets to repay creditors.
Debts that cannot be paid off from the proceeds of a debtor's liquidated assets
are generally discharged. Although Chapter 7 bankruptcy might seem like a
daunting proposition, in many cases it may prove the best option for a debtor
seeking a fresh start.
Debtors Filing for bankruptcy puts
an immediate stop to harassment from creditors or the IRS and places a
"stay" on pending debt collection lawsuits. Bankruptcy proceedings allow a
debtor to deal entirely with the court, their attorneys and possibly a
trustee. In addition, under federal or Arizona Laws, debtors usually have
exempt property, such as a home with equity of up to $150,000, meaning you
may be able to keep more assets than you think.
Creditors Chapter 7 also allows
creditors to move on. Creditors can force debtors into filing for
bankruptcy, finally allowing them closure on debt collections. Ed van Vianen
has also appeared on behalf of creditors in bankruptcy proceedings, helping them
maximize their recovery.
Chapter 13 Bankruptcy
Chapter 13 bankruptcy, also known as a
reorganization, allows individual debtors who have steady incomes to
reorganize debts by working out a plan of repayment with the court and
Debtors Filing under Chapter 13 can
help consumers avoid foreclosures, rework repayment schedules into plans
that are more manageable, and decrease overall debt. Debtors work directly
with the court instead of with creditors and the IRS.
Creditors We also represent creditors in
Chapter 13 bankruptcy proceedings, objecting to unsatisfactory repayment
plans and helping even unsecured creditors obtain a financial recovery.
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