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Mr. Michael A. Shurtleff

Mr. Michael A. Shurtleff

During COVID-19 Complete the whole bankruptcy process and never leave your home!
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  • Oregon
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Tomas Butcher
Tomas Butcher May 21, 2020
Rating: 10 Lawyer Rating - 10 out of 10
Attorney Michael Shurtleff is an experienced and effective bankruptcy and foreclosure defense attorney. He connects with clients well and zealously advocates for his clients. I have no hesitation referring clients to Mr. Shurtleff.
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Noel P. July 2, 2020
Amazing service! Salem Law llc did an amazing job helping me with deciding to file & eventually with my bankruptcy. They explained everything in great detail & helped every step of the way. They even checked in after my bankruptcy was finished to make sure I understood what happened & what comes next. I will recommend their business & services to everyone I know.
Ashley H. June 18, 2020
Amazing Simplified Process Michael was amazing to work with. I was able to do everything from the consultation to the final paperwork all via and email which is important for us full-time working mothers. Any questions I had was answered and I received timely responses. The service was very personal and didn't feel like just another client. Every step of the way I received updates, and reminders of the things I needed to do to ensure the process went smoothly.
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Michael Shurtleff is one of the most active bankruptcy attorneys in Oregon. He has helped hundreds of families deal with their debt issues. Michael's driving passion is streamlining and modernizing the bankruptcy process so it is as simple as possible for every client.

Practice Area
    Chapter 11 Bankruptcy, Chapter 13 Bankruptcy, Chapter 7 Bankruptcy, Debt Relief
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    One easy payment plan. $250 down and $100/month to pay the remaining court filing fee and attorney fees.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Oregon State Bar
ID Number: 095070
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Willamette University College of Law
J.D. (2009) | Debtor/Creditor Law
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Brigham Young University
B.A. (1997) | Political Science
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17 Questions Answered
Q. Why would bankruptcy be a benefit for the question related to accelerated loan foreclosure in oregon.
A: Because the likelihood is that if you don't have funds to immediately reinstate the loan you are not going to get anywhere with the lender and you will have to file a chapter 13 to stop the foreclosure and give you 60 months to pay back the amount that you are behind on the mortgage. People often file chapter 13 to stop foreclosure and give time to catch up the arrearage. If I understand correctly then an accelerated foreclosure just means you have less time to work something out. But, I will say, having done foreclosure defense for the 8 years of the last foreclosure crisis, there is no such thing as an accelerated foreclosure to my knowledge. A non-judicial foreclosure takes 5-6 months to get to a sale date from the time they initiate it. ... Read More
Q. Is a accelerated loan foreclosure allowed in oregon, my mortgage company is not assisting with any kind of help,
A: Ultimately a Chapter 13 bankruptcy is the tool to stop the foreclosure. I would suggest contacting Michael O'Brien in Portland. Doesn't really matter what town you are in. He may be able to help short of filing a Chapter 13 as well.
Q. i have a probate that went into foreclosure, what kind of lawyer do i need to go after the mortgage company?
A: Dear Asker,

I would suggest someone in the debtor/creditor world who likes creative cases with a few complexities.

Options might be.

Keith Karnes,

Tim Eblen

Michael Obrien

You can google those names with "attorney" and you'll find them online. They advertise primarily as bankruptcy attorneys, but there is a lot in addition that they may cover related to debtor/creditor issues.
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Salem Law LLC
3040 Commercial St. SE Ste. 115
Salem, OR 97302
Telephone: (503) 798-8708
Cell: (503) 798-8708
Fax: (503) 664-4316
Monday: 8:30 AM - 10 PM
Tuesday: 8:30 AM - 10 PM
Wednesday: 8:30 AM - 10 PM
Thursday: 8:30 AM - 10 PM (Today)
Friday: 8:30 AM - 10 PM
Saturday: 8:30 AM - 10 PM
Sunday: Closed
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