At the Law Office of Brian R. Lewis, our Massachusetts bankruptcy attorneys carry over twenty years of combined experience. We have a proven track record of providing legal advice and representation in matters related to bankruptcy, foreclosures, and debt relief. Servicing the South Shore and Eastern Massachusetts areas, our firm focuses on helping our clients achieve freedom from debt through both Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy. You may also be surprised to know that there are solutions to your debt issues that do not always require you to file bankruptcy. However, when there is no better alternative, we will patiently answer your questions, explain the process, and guide you every step of the way. We will then set you on the right path to help you rebuild your credit after your case is complete.
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Chapter 13 Bankruptcy is frequently referred to as a 'wage earner' plan, although it actually applies to individuals with income from any source, not just wages. It is used by people employed by others or self-employed individuals in their own business to re-pay their debt over a reasonable period of time, typically 3-5 years. Chapter 13 permits a debtor to pay a percentage of their unsecured debt back based on the debtor's ability.Personal Bankruptcy--A Fresh Start
No one wants to file personal bankruptcy. No one ever even expects to be in the situation to where they have to. However, in today's economy, many people have been placed into a financial hardship to where bankruptcy is the only option for a fresh start. The Law Office of Brian R. Lewis will work with you through this process and stand by you every step of the way. They are here to help you understand the benefits of bankruptcy and the opportunity for a fresh start.Stop Foreclosure in MA
YES, you can stop the foreclosure with a timely Chapter 13 Bankruptcy filing. The "automatic stay" provision will stop your mortgage holder from moving forward and may give you up to 60 months to pay arrears on the mortgage.