Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Lawyers | Alpharetta, Cumming, Roswell, Johns Creek, Milton, Atlanta-Metro Area

Georgia Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Lawyers

Georgia Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Lawyers

Phone: 770-609-1247

Coleman Legal Group, LLC

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In a personal Chapter 7 Bankruptcy case, you will usually be able to totally discharge (to release from the obligation to pay) the following types of debts:

• Credit Card Debts
• Store Charge Accounts
Consultation_Graphic• Medical and Dental Bills
• Unsecured Personal Loans
• Certain Kinds of Past Due Tax Obligations
• Contract Obligations
• Secured Loans
• Mortgages
• Most Types of Law Suits & Judgments

There are other types of debts that may be able to be discharged.

In Georgia, the bankruptcy property exemptions laws allow the vast majority of people who file a Chapter 7 bankruptcy to to keep all of their personal belongings, including their cars and home. Technically, under Chapter 7 bankruptcy law, a bankruptcy Trustee takes control of all property that is not protected by the Georgia bankruptcy exemptions law. As stated above, most people that file bankruptcy get to keep all of their property because it is protected by the exemptions afforded for the law. Most debtors receive a discharge of their debts with three (3) to four (4) months of the filing of their case. However, in more complex cases it may take longer to get a discharge. The bankruptcy stay will protect the debtor from all collection activity by debtors unless a special order is issued by the bankruptcy court.

Business Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

In a business Chapter 7 bankruptcy case, the business is liquidated (all the assets are sold) for the benefit of creditors. Businesses are “liquidated” in a Chapter 7 bankruptcy case – and do not receive a discharge. For a business to file bankruptcy, the business has to be officially organized as a Corporation, Limited Liability Company, or some other type of recognized form of organized business. Sole proprietors should consider filing a personal bankruptcy case if needed.

When a business files a Chapter 7 bankruptcy, the business should immediately stop all business operations and for all practical purposes, it goes completely out of business. A bankruptcy Trustee is appointed to “liquidate” (sell) the company’s assets and the money is used to pay off business debts. Business debts may include money owed to creditors, investors and even a sole owner. Businesses are not generally allowed to retain any assets in Chapter 7 bankruptcy, but the Trustee may decide to “abandon” certain assets if the liquidation of the asset is more expensive than it is worth. Examples of property that may be abandoned by a bankruptcy Trustee may include, but is not limited to: old computers, office supplies, and old business furniture.

As a court approved debt relief agency, we help people file for bankruptcy relief under the U.S. Bankruptcy Code. United States Bankruptcy Code pursuant to Section 528(a)(4).

Bankruptcy, Personal and Business Cases – Georgia Areas We Serve

Our Georgia bankruptcy lawyers and attorneys handle cases in the following cities and communities: Atlanta, Alpharetta, Roswell, Duluth, Johns Creek, Milton, Cumming, Suwanee, Marietta, Woodstock, Sandy Springs, Kennesaw, Gainesville, Midtown Atlanta, Norcross, Lawrenceville, Kennesaw, Duluth, Buckhead, Dunwoody, Vinings, Smyrna, Buford, Inman Park, Old Fourth Ward, Decatur, Grant Park, East Atlanta and the Virginia Highlands.

Our Georgia bankruptcy lawyers and attorneys frequently handle cases for clients residing in the following counties: Fulton, Gwinnett, Forsyth, Cobb, DeKalb, Henry, Cherokee, Douglas, Carroll, Coweta, Paulding, Bartow, Hall, Barrow, Walton, Newton, Rockdale, Henry, Spalding, Fayette and Clayton.

Coleman Legal Group, LLC has offices conveniently located at:

Alpharetta Georgia
North Point Park
5755 North Point Parkway
Suite 51
Alpharetta, GA 30022
Phone: 770-609-1247 | Map

Atlanta Georgia
Colony Square
1201 Peachtree Street, 400
Colony Square, Suite 200
Atlanta, GA 30361
Phone: 770-609-1247 | Map

Dunwoody / Sandy Springs
GA 400, Atlanta Georgia
1200 Abernathy Road, Bldg 600
Northpark Town Center
Atlanta, GA 30328
Phone: 770-609-1247 | Map

Cumming Georgia
The Avenue Forsyth
410 Peachtree Parkway
Building 400, Suite 4245
Cumming, GA 30041
Phone: 770-609-1247 | Map

Johns Creek / Duluth Georgia
11555 Medlock Bridge Road
Suite 100
Johns Creek, GA 30097
Phone: 770-609-1247 | Map

Duluth Georgia

2180 Satellite Boulevard
Suite 400
Duluth, GA 30097
Phone: 770-609-1247 | Map

Kennesaw Georgia
TownPark Center

125 TownPark Drive
Suite 300

Kennesaw, GA 30144
Phone: 770-609-1247 | Map

1755 North Brown Road
Suite 200
Lawrenceville, GA 30043
Phone: 770-609-1247 | Map

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