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Mazyar M. Hedayat Esq.

Mazyar M. Hedayat Esq.

M. Hedayat and Associates, P.C.
  • Bankruptcy, Business Law, Divorce...
  • Illinois
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Summary

Mazyar M. Hedayat is the principal of M. Hedayat & Associates, PC, a law firm that has represented Clients for nearly 20 years in the areas of commercial law and litigation, bankruptcy law and litigation, real property transactions and litigation, construction law and mechanics liens, corporate law, and more. After attending the University of Chicago and University of Michigan, Mr. Hedayat received his MBA from the U.M. Ross School of Business, and his J.D. from DePaul University College of Law. Mr. Hedayat is a title insurance agent and operated a full-service title company for 6 years. He has held Series 7 and 63 securities licenses, as well as Business Broker's certificate His current and former professional memberships include the Chicago Bar Association, the American Bankruptcy Institute, the American Bar Association, the Will County Bar Association, and DuPage County Bar Associations. While at the DCBA Mr. Hedayat chaired the bankruptcy, publication, and practice management committees, was Editor in Chief of the Bar Brief, and earned a Board of Directors Award. He has also earned various honors including Lawyer of the Year, Bankruptcy Lawyer of the Year, client-service awards. Mr. Hedayat has given CLE presentations concerning bankruptcy, electronic filing, business formation and management, construction, bonding, liens, tax deeds, title issues and other subjects. He has also written dozens of articles, and maintains two blogs. He can be reach on Twitter @mhalaw (bankruptcy law) and @practicehacker (practice management). He can also be found on LinkedIn and Facebook.

Practice Areas
  • Bankruptcy
  • Business Law
  • Divorce
  • Estate Planning
  • Foreclosure Defense
  • Probate
  • Real Estate Law
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Illinois
7th Circuit
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
  • Farsi: Spoken
Professional Experience
President
- Current
Principal
Law Office of Mazyar M. Hedayat
- Current
Education
University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
MBA / Finance, Corporate Strategy (2000)
DePaul University
J.D. / Law (1995)
University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
B.A. / Philosophy (1987)
Honors: With Distinction; Gold Key National Honors Society.
Awards
Lawyer of the Year
Legal Match
Bankruptcy Lawyer of the Year
Legal Match
Board of Directors Award
DuPage County Bar Association
Lawyer of the Year
Legal Match
Certificate of Appreciation
Independent Assoc. of Quetioned Document Examiners
Professional Associations
Illinois State Bar
Member
Current
American Bar Association
Member
Current
DuPage County Bar Association
Member
Current
Activities: Chair, Bankruptcy Law Committee; Chair, Business Law and Practice; Chair, Law Practice Management; Editor, DCBA Brief (Bar Journal); Member, Real Estate Committee; Court Advisory Cmtee., E-Filing.
Will County Bar Association
Member
Current
Activities: Member, Real Estaste Committee; Member, Civil Practice Committee.
National Business Institute
Member
Current
American Bankruptcy Institute
Member
Current
Speaking Engagements
Bankruptcy and Real Estate Seminars
Lorman Education Insitute
Legal Technology Show, Chicago, IL
American Bar Association
Technology Task Force Symposium
American Bar Association
Lawyers Serving Society Through Technology
American Bar Association
Bankruptcy And Real Estate
Will County Bar Association
Presenter, 2003 Mega-Seminar
DuPage County Bar Association
Websites & Blogs
Website
Mazyar M. Hedayat Website profile
Website
M. Hedayat & Associates Website
Blog
Illinois Business Litigator Blog
Legal Answers
2 Questions Answered

Q. If a company owes you commission and they file Bankruptcy How do you collect or make a claim?
A: To claim sums due from a Debtor in Bankruptcy: (1) Download a Claim Form from the website of the Bankruptcy Court; (2) Fill in the request information and attach proof of your claim such as a Judgment, Lien, or Invoice; and (3) File the Claim and attachments with the Clerk of the Bankruptcy Court. If you have an Attorney they can file electronically on your behalf. If you file yourself, you must do so in person by presenting your Claim and attachments in triplicate at the Clerk's office. Finally, keep in mind that not all cases allow for the filing of claims. Your safest bet is to contact the Trustee's office to find out if claims are being accepted in the case in question. You may also contact our office if you would like assistance.
Q. How many years do I have to wait until I can file Bankruptcy again?
A: The 2004 amendments to the U.S. Bankruptcy Code - collectively, the BAPCPA - were designed to make it more difficult for consumers to seek relief in bankruptcy. One way the BAPCA achieved its goal was by extending the minimum required period between bankruptcy discharges. It used to be that you had to wait 7 years after receiving a bankruptcy discharge in order to file a new case. Now you must wait 8 years. Keep in mind that we are talking about 8 years in between the receipt of a discharge (i.e. a successful case) and the filing of a new case: not just the time between filings.
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Contact & Map
M. Hedayat and Associates, P.C.
1211 W Lakeview Ct
Romeoville, IL 60446
USA
Telephone: (630) 378-2200
Fax: (630) 447-0067