Bankruptcy Attorneys Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 Lake Charles, Louisiana
Our Lafayette Office services our Lake Charles area clients. Phone and Video Appointments are available
Address: 2901 Johnston Street, Suite 202
Lafayette, LA 70503
When you need your bankruptcy matters handled by experienced and highly qualified attorneys, you want a firm like Simon Fitzgerald LLC. We represent individuals in Chapter 7 bankruptcy and Chapter 13 bankruptcy. We are committed to assisting our clients in making informed decisions to resolve financial problems whether they are dealing with medical bills and cash pay day loans or car note and car repossession problems or even garnishments, home foreclosures and sheriff sales. Potential clients living in the Lake Charles, LA area are served through our Lafayette Office. Phone and video appointments are available. Contact our experienced Lake Charles bankruptcy attorney and schedule a free initial consultation. The initial consultation with one of our experienced Lake Charles, LA bankruptcy attorneys is FREE. In most Chapter 13 cases there are no upfront attorney fees. Court costs are normally paid prior to filing but may be paid in installments. Fees and Costs for Chapter 7 bankruptcy and Chapter 13 bankruptcy are further described at our Fee and Costs page.
Lake Charles Chapter 7 Bankruptcy
A Chapter 7 bankruptcy can help individuals in Lake Charles, LA, get rid of their debts. It can be used by people who are struggling with medical and credit card debts. Most people in Louisiana who are below the state’s median income level can file for Chapter 7 bankruptcy. However, if their income is slightly higher than the median income, they can still benefit from this type of bankruptcy, otherwise, they need to consider Chapter 13 bankruptcy.
Lake Charles Chapter 13 Bankruptcy – No Attorney Fees Up Front
If they have a stable and regular income, people should consider filing for a Chapter 13 bankruptcy. Most people who are considering filing for a Chapter 13 bankruptcy don’t have to pay their attorney fees in advance. Chapter 13 bankruptcy allows them to make reduced monthly payments and keep most items that they want to keep. A Chapter 13 bankruptcy can help people keep their homes even if they’re behind on their payments. If you are thinking about filing for bankruptcy in Lake Charles, contact an experienced attorney at Simon Fitzgerald LLC. In most Chapter 13 cases, we do not require you to pay the attorney fees in advance because the fees can be included in the monthly payments made to the Chapter 13 trustee. Court costs are normally paid prior to filing. (See Fees & Costs).
The Lafayette office which also serves the Lake Charles, LA area handles cases filed in the Western District of Louisiana “Lake Charles Division.” The Lake Charles Division contains the 6th largest city in Louisiana which is Lake Charles, LA. Other notable cities in that divisions are: DeRidder, DeQuincy, Iowa, Jennings, Oakdale, Sulphur, Vinton, Welsh, and Westlake.
The Lake Charles Division of the United States Bankruptcy Court is comprised of the following parishes: Allen, Beauregard, Calcasieu, Cameron, and Jefferson Davis. If you reside in one of these parishes, your case will be filed with the United States Bankruptcy Court, Western District of Louisiana, in the Lake Charles Division.
Lake Charles Bankruptcy Judge, Chapter 13 Trustee and Chapter 7 Trustee
Chief Judge John W. Kolwe presides over all Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy cases in the Lake Charles Division. The Chapter 13 trustee in the Lake Charles Division is Keith A. Rodriguez and Chapter 7 trustees is Lucy G. Sikes.
Contact Our Experienced Lake Charles Bankruptcy Lawyers Today (Lake Charles Area clients are serviced by the Lafayette office)
Simon Fitzgerald LLC provides the special attention that prospective clients need for each individual case. Our experienced bankruptcy attorneys handle all of our cases personally. Simon Fitzgerald LLC is known for its high professional standards and for providing its clients with the best possible legal services. It costs nothing to talk with us. Call or contact our office to schedule a FREE and confidential appointment with one of our Lake Charles Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy attorneys. Contact us to schedule your free initial consultation by calling 337-205-6674. Phone and Video Appointments are Available. Simon Fitzgerald LLC, is Louisiana’s oldest bankruptcy law firm. Click here to find out if you qualify or for your Free Case Evaluation.