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Bankruptcy Assistance For Downtown St. Louis

A Bankruptcy Law Firm, LLC is proud to serve the Gateway City in all bankruptcy law matters. For over a decade, our firm has helped thousands of clients file for bankruptcy relief. While there are several types of bankruptcy filings, our bankruptcy lawyers focus their efforts solely on Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcies.  By exclusively handling consumer bankruptcies, we've been able to spend years perfecting our practice so that you get the best results in the shortest amount of time. We know the emotional stress that comes with financial difficulties and we understand you need a resolution as soon as possible. Through the bankruptcy process, we can help you:

  1. 1) Avoid Home Foreclosure
  2. 2) Stop Vehicle Repossession
  3. 3) End Creditor Harassment
  4. 4) Eliminate Credit Card Debt
  5. 5) Save Your Retirement Savings
  6. 6) Protect Your Possessions

Federal bankruptcy laws and the state of Missouri offers very forgiving bankruptcy laws which allows debtors to discharge most unsecured debts. Under Federal and Missouri law, individuals can be forgiven for medical expenses, credit card debt, civil lawsuit judgements, deficiency debt related to home foreclosures and car repossessions, payday loan debt, and more.

Why Contact A Bankruptcy Law Firm?

An overwhelming amount of debt can create a sense of desperation that drives individuals to make bad financial decisions. Such decisions include:

  1. 1) Writing bad checks
  2. 2) Borrowing money from family and friends
  3. 3) Securing loans from payday loan companies
  4. 4) Liquidating retirement accounts to make bill payments
  5. 5) Taking out cash advances on credit cards
  6. 6) Unknowingly selling assets protected from creditors
  7. 7) Engaging in fraudulent/illegal activity

These reckless financial decisions will have long lasting consequences that could keep you from achieving financial stability for some time. By contacting an experienced St. Louis bankruptcy attorney, St. Louis residents can have their unique case reviewed with feedback on the best possible solution moving forward. The benefit of having A Bankruptcy Law Firm, LLC on your side, is the unparalleled knowledge that comes with our well-rounded legal team. Founding attorney, Michael J. Benson, is one of a handful of bankruptcy lawyers to have earned a CPA and Series 7 license on top of a license to practice law. Michael worked as a public accountant and certified investor for seven years before earning his law degree from the Saint Louis University School of Law. He brings his wealth of knowledge and experience in finance to the world of bankruptcy law. Michael can provide in-depth advice to help you repair and rebuild your finances as you begin to eliminate debt. Contact us today to schedule a free initial consultation.

St. Louis Debt Management Resources

Working your way into good financial shape is no easy task. Luckily, you don’t have to improve your financial situation alone and help may be closer than you’d think. There are a handful of local businesses and financial experts in the St. Louis area available to assist you.  

Bankruptcy Court

US Bankruptcy Court
111 S 10th St
St. Louis, MO 63102
(314) 244-4500

Credit Resources

Annual Credit Report - Free Credit Reports One Time Per Year (Authorized by Federal Law)

myFICO - Information Regarding the FICO Credit Score

Financial Institutions

Jefferson Bank & Trust
2301 Market St
St. Louis, MO 63103
(314) 621-0100

Carrollton Bank
5807 Murdoch Ave
St. Louis, MO 63109
(314) 678-2340

Personal Accountants

STL Tax LLC
8128 Gravois Rd
St. Louis, MO 63123
(314) 645-1614

Anders CPA
800 Market St
St. Louis, MO 63101
(314) 655-5500

Accounting Solutions Group
3390 Tree Court Industrial Blvd
St. Louis, MO 63122
(636) 717-6588

Sharamitaro & Associates
4227 Watson Rd # 2
St. Louis, MO 63109
(314) 647-6655

St. Louis Debt Management Blog

Use our Saint Louis debt management blog to keep up with the latest debt management news, tips, and resources for city residents interested in improving their financial situation.

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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!