Lafayette / Lake Charles Location

Bankruptcy Attorneys Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 Lafayette, Louisiana

Address: 2901 Johnston Street, Suite 202 Lafayette, LA 70503
Phone: 337-984-1584
Fax: 337-456-5465


Simon Fitzgerald LLC, is Louisiana’s oldest bankruptcy law firm. The firm has been involved in the practice of bankruptcy law for well over 50 years, and we trace the original firm back to 1907. Bankruptcy is all that we do, and we do it well. We represent individuals and businesses in bankruptcy while being committed to assisting our clients in making informed decisions to resolve financial problems. The initial consultation with one of our experienced Lafayette 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. ( SEE FEES AND COSTS)

Lafayette Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

A Chapter 7 bankruptcy can help people in the Lafayette area pay off their debts. This type of bankruptcy allows individuals to get rid of their medical and credit card debts. It can also be used by people who are below the median income level in Louisiana. Most people in the state who are below the median income level can file for Chapter 7 bankruptcy. But, if their income is higher than that, they may still be able to qualify. This type of bankruptcy can be beneficial for those who are struggling with their debts. Simon Fitzgerald LLC is a leading bankruptcy firm that provides individuals with the help they need to develop a plan and resolve their issues.

Lafayette Chapter 13 Bankruptcy No Attorney Fees Up Front

If you are considering filing for bankruptcy in the Lafayette area, contact an experienced lawyer at Simon Fitzgerald LLC. This type of bankruptcy allows people to keep their homes even if they are behind on the house notes. It can also reduce other monthly payments. Before people can file for bankruptcy, certain factors must be considered, like affordability and the ability to make payments. If you have a regular and stable income, people should consider the possibility of filing for Chapter 13 bankruptcy. 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.

Free Case Evaluation

The Lafayette office handles cases filed in the Western District of Louisiana “Lafayette Division.” The Lafayette Division contains the 5th largest city in Louisiana, which is Lafayette, LA. Other notable cities in that division are Abbeville, Berwick, Broussard, Carencro, Crowley, Eunice, Franklin, Jeanerette, Morgan City, New Iberia, Opelousas, Patterson, Rayne, Saint Martinville, Ville Platte, Youngsville.

The Lafayette Division of the United States Bankruptcy Court is comprised of the following parishes: Acadia, Evangeline, Iberia, Lafayette, St. Landry, St. Martin, St. Mary, and Vermillion. 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 Lafayette Division.

Our primary Lafayette Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Attorneys is:

Lafayette Bankruptcy Judge, Chapter 13 Trustee, and Chapter 7 Trustee

Judge John W. Kolwe presides over all bankruptcy cases in the Lafayette Division. The Chapter 13 trustee in the Shreveport Division is Keith A. Rodriguez, and the Chapter 7 trustees are Lucy Sikes and Mark Sutton.

Contact Our Experienced Lafayette Bankruptcy Lawyers Today

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 Lafayette Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy attorneys. Contact us to schedule your free initial consultation by calling 337-984-1584. 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.