Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Lawyer in St. Louis, Creve Coeur, MO

The laws governing bankruptcy filings were changed in 2005, and its implementation continues to change. If you are overwhelmed with debt, it is prudent to work with a knowledgeable Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy lawyer, Attorney Marie Allen, JD, LLM, MBA has helped thousands of people navigate the complicated bankruptcy laws, rules, and procedures to find relief for their specific financial situation.


Marie Guerrier Allen has focused her law firm on helping individuals and businesses overwhelmed with debt and dealing with financial instability through bankruptcy consideration or other alternatives to bankruptcy. Her experience and personal attention will ensure your matters are given the utmost care and consideration of available legal and business options so you can make informed decisions. For a consultation or to learn more about the options available to you, contact us today.

Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Overview

Chapter 7 bankruptcy has often been called the “fresh start” after successfully filing a Chapter 7 bankruptcy and completing the process. You receive a court order that says that you do not have to repay the dischargeable debts you listed on your schedules.

A few of the misunderstandings regardiung Chapter 7 bankruptcy many people do not realize is that:

  • Chapter 7 bankruptcy is not available to everyone.
  • Your assets may not be protected by the filing of the Chapter 7. An experienced attorney can advise you of the proper chapter to file should assets be unprotected under a Chapter 7.
  • Chapter 7 bankruptcy will stop the harassing phone calls and garnishments immediately.
  • A Chapter 7 bankruptcy may not be an effective tool for stopping foreclosures or repossessions.

For a consultation or to learn more about your options, contact us today.

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