Bankruptcy Attorneys Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 Monroe, Louisiana
Our Shreveport Office services our Monroe area clients. Phone and Video Appointments are available
Address: 4700 Line Avenue, Suite 200
Shreveport, LA 71106
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 Monroe, LA area are served through our Shreveport Office. Phone and video appointments are available. Contact our experienced Monroe bankruptcy attorney and schedule a free initial consultation. The initial consultation with one of our experienced Monroe, 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.
Monroe Chapter 7 Bankruptcy
A Chapter 7 bankruptcy can help individuals in Monroe, 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.
Monroe 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 Monroe, 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 Shreveport office which also serves the Monroe, LA area handles cases filed in the Western District of Louisiana “Monroe Division.” The Monroe Division contains the 9th largest city in Louisiana which is Monroe, LA. Other notable cities in that divisions are: Bastrop, Farmerville, Grambling, Lake Providence, Pollock, Rayville, Ruston, Tallulah, West Monroe, Winnsboro.
The Monroe Division of the United States Bankruptcy Court is comprised of the following parishes: Caldwell, East Carroll, Franklin, Jackson, Lincoln, Madison, Morehouse, Ouachita, Richland, Tensas, Union, West Carroll. 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 Monroe Division.
Monroe Bankruptcy Judge, Chapter 13 Trustee and Chapter 7 Trustee
Judge Stephen D. Wheelis presides over all Chapter 13 bankruptcy cases in the Monroe Division. Judge John S. Hodge presides over all Chapter 7 bankruptcy cases in the Monroe Division. The Chapter 13 trustee in the Monroe Division is E. Eugene Hastings and Chapter 7 trustees are John Cliff Conine and Mark Sutton.
Contact Our Experienced Monroe Bankruptcy Lawyers Today (Monroe Area clients are serviced by the Shreveport 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 Monroe Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy attorneys. Contact us to schedule your free initial consultation by calling 318-550-4873. 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.