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Christopher H. McCormick

Christopher H. McCormick

Steier & McCormick, LLC
  • Bankruptcy, Real Estate Law, Foreclosure Defense
  • Connecticut
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Biography

I have more than 30 years experience as a private practice attorney. Prior to focusing on representation of debtors in bankruptcy I represented creditors for several years providing me with a different perspective that sets me apart from other bankruptcy attorneys. My other main areas of practice are real estate, foreclosure defense, probate and small business law.

Practice Areas
    Bankruptcy
    Chapter 11 Bankruptcy, Chapter 13 Bankruptcy, Chapter 7 Bankruptcy, Debt Relief
    Real Estate Law
    Commercial Real Estate, Condominiums, Easements, Eminent Domain, Homeowners Association, Land Use & Zoning, Mortgages, Neighbor Disputes, Residential Real Estate, Water Law
    Foreclosure Defense
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    Flat Fees and Hourly Rate
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Connecticut
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Professional Experience
Partner
Steier & McCormick, LLC
- Current
Practice focussed on Chapter 7 & 13 Bankruptcy, Forecosure Defense and Workouts, Real Estate Law
Associate Attorney
Mayo Gilligan & Zito
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Practice foccused on Real Estate, Resindential and Commercial Foreclosures and Workouts, Evictions and REO Sales
Associate Attorney
Reiner & Reiner, PC
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Practice initially focussed on real estate, personal injury, general practice which shifted to primarly creditor's rights practice focussed on collections and residential foreclosures.
Associate
Gross Hyde & Williams
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Associate Attorney with mid-sized Hartford law firm rotated through several departments with broad exposure to different pracitce areas.
Education
University of Connecticut School of Law
J.D (1985) | Law
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Duke University
B.A (1982) | Political Science
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Honors: Cum Laude
Activities: Ice Hockey Club Phi Kapp Sigma Fraternity
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Professional Associations
National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys
Member
- Current
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Connecticut State Bar
Member
- Current
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Publications
Articles & Publications
Chapter 7 Consumer Bankruptcy Strategies
Aspatore Publishing
Websites & Blogs
Website
Blog
Connecticut Bankruptcy & Foreclosure Defense Blog
Legal Answers
24 Questions Answered
Q. Connecticut residential lease holdover- Do the terms of the expired lease carry over into a month-to-month tenancy?
A: A standard clause of most written leases provides that the terms of the written lease continue if the tenant holds over as a month to month lease. Check your lease to look for this clause.
Q. Connecticut residential lease- tenant signing and their attorney as trustee
A: The attorney is signing in his capacity as trustee of the trust so he is not personally responsible the trust is. If you had to pursue the trust for payment you would name the attorney as trustee as defendant in a collection suit to obtain a judgment against the trust.
Q. Can I either leave my federal student loans out of chapter 7 bankruptcy or keep paying them so they are not defaulted
A: Unless your eligible for a hardship discharge which is a very difficult to obtain if you are currently employed which you appear to indicate you are as a teacher your student loans will not be discharged so you should continue to pay, As attorney Winterstein indicated you have to list all debts on your schedules not just debts that are eligible for discharge and you also want to list them to present a full picture of your financial situation and list your student loan payments on your expense schedule to reflect the burden of paying them.
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Contact & Map
Steier & McCormick,LLC
970 Farmington Avenue, Suite 205
West Hartford, CT 06107
Telephone: (860) 756-0387
AVON office
139 Simsbury Road
Avon, CT 06001
Telephone: (860) 677-6277
Fax: (860) 677-8831
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