History of Our Founding Bankruptcy Attorney and CPA

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Currently, A Bankruptcy Law Firm, LLC consists of law offices strategically located in Southern Illinois and St. Louis Missouri to closely help those seeking protection from creditors via bankruptcy laws. Our firm focuses solely on assisting individuals (single or married) in filing bankruptcy to eliminate or modify their existing debts to make life and its financial hardships more manageable…a second chance! While our firm primarily works with individuals, we also assist small business owners as well. In representing our clients, we have adopted the simple, yet comprehensive, Golden Rule to our firm mission and goal: Represent and care for our clients, the way we wish to be cared for and represented!

Early Legal Career

In 2004, Mr. Benson established his own law practice focusing his efforts on divorce law, family mediation and estate planning. Mr. Benson desired to provide legal counseling to the numerous couples suffering from divorce and minimize its impact on their children. Mr. Benson offered mediation as an alternative to so-called divorce wars before Illinois enacted law requiring mediation for those filing for divorce with children.

In 2007, Mr. Benson began continued to specialize his practice,  offering an alternative to ugly and costly litigation for those filing for divorce. Mr. Benson recognized that bankruptcy can not only greatly alleviate the financial stresses on couples filing for divorce and often eliminate costly and protracted divorces, but oftentimes a bankruptcy can alleviate the insurmountable financial burdens that often cause couples to divorce, and therefore hopefully prevent divorce.

The Beginning Of A Bankruptcy Law Firm

Mr. Benson established A Bankruptcy Law Firm, LLC in an effort to provide clients with what he believes so strongly in: a no-nonsense, efficient and cost-effective approach to solving a myriad of financial issues that unnecessarily strain individuals, marriages and businesses… a second chance! Since the birth of A Bankruptcy Law Firm, Mr. Benson has helped thousands of clients in the St. Louis, and Southern Illinois area file for bankruptcy. The firm has slowly expanded from one office in Fairview Heights to four offices throughout Southern Illinois and St. Louis, Missouri. Today, A Bankruptcy Law Firm continues to serve those shackled by debt with the same level of passion and dedication to quality service exhibited in the firm’s inception.

A Better Bankruptcy Service

As, both a certified public accountant and a licensed attorney, Michael Benson is able to offer unparalleled bankruptcy service. When you work with A Bankruptcy Law Firm, LLC you’ll receive the benefits of having both a lawyer and an accountant review your financial situation. Are you feeling shackled by debt? Have you considered filing for bankruptcy? Contact A Bankruptcy Law Firm today to speak with a knowledgeable bankruptcy attorney and assess your options.

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Coronavirus: Our Office And Your Safety

Our Offices In Illinois And Missouri: Our offices will continue to remain open to serve all our current
and future clients as we, as attorneys, have sworn an oath to uphold! A Bankruptcy Law Firm, LLC provides
legal and financial services in which Illinois and Missouri have deemed our law offices essential business
activities. Michael J. Benson is committed to ensuring each and every client is being responded to as
immediate as possible, please read below to help our law firm be more efficient so that we may help
EVERYONE with ALL your questions and concerns, especially during these uncertain times.

Precautions: Until the “Stay at Home” Orders have been lifted our offices are functioning 100%.
However, for the safety of you and our employees we are limiting in-office appointments to only those
appointments absolutely necessary, and we are timing appointments so that there will be only ONE client
in the office at any particular time. Therefore, we need your help, patience and understanding to achieve
this goal. We ask our clients to minimize their movements within our offices upon your arrival and to
refrain from using the restrooms at this time. Further, we are disinfecting the waiting area and the office
where your appointment will be held to the best of our ability in between each and every client.
Current Clients: At this time, we are conducting ALL appointments with current clients via telephone
or email communication. Michael J. Benson prefers to give personal attention to each and every client
and to meet his clients personally as much as possible throughout your entire case. However, safety
comes first during this pandemic, and therefore, we will not hold in-office appointments. Further, we
kindly ask clients to not arrive at the office unannounced as this may cause more than one client in the
office at a given time and jeopardize the safety of others—PLEASE respect the safety of others! In regards
to turning in required documentation for your case, please call the office to coordinate.
New Clients: We are still meeting with new clients who have bankruptcy questions now more than ever.
We will meet with you in person and our goal is that you will be the only client in the office at a given
time. If you believe you may have coronavirus symptoms, tested positive for coronavirus or if you are an
at-risk person, then please let our office know and we can schedule a phone consultation so that you can
still receive answers to your questions and concerns.
Phone Calls And Voicemails: Please understand that our office, like every business, is experiencing
an extraordinarily high volume of calls during this time. Again, our office is 100% committed to responding
to our clients as fast as humanly possible. WE NEED YOUR HELP – if you call the office, please leave a clear
voicemail with your name and best contact number and give a precise reason for your call. If you give us
an idea why you are calling, then you will get a quicker answer and it will enable us to be more efficient
so that we can answer more phone calls in the same amount of time so that we can give our clients the
best possible legal care!