Louisiana Bankruptcy & Debt Lawyer List


Allen H. Borne Lawyer

Allen H. Borne

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New Orleans Bankruptcy & Debt Lawyer

Attorney for the People. Allen was born & raised in New Orleans and has practiced law since 1984 representing thousands of clients. Allen is an Adjunc... (more)

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800-925-2670

Dennis John Elfert Lawyer

Dennis John Elfert

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Houma Bankruptcy & Debt Lawyer

Dennis Elfert is a practicing lawyer in the state of Louisiana. Mr. Elfert received his J.D. from Loyola University.

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985-655-3333

Dominick J. Latino Lawyer

Dominick J. Latino

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Covington Bankruptcy & Debt Lawyer

Dominick is dedicated to protecting YOU, YOUR family, and YOUR business. Dominick is the founder of Column Law Firm, LLC. What started out as a pa... (more)

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800-790-1461

Kelli Rene Cook Lawyer

Kelli Rene Cook

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Haughton Bankruptcy & Debt Lawyer

Kelli Cook is a practicing lawyer in the state of Louisiana specializing in Bankruptcy. Ms. Cook received her J.D. from the Louisiana State University... (more)

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318-752-3733

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Keren E. Gesund Lawyer

Keren E. Gesund

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Metairie Bankruptcy & Debt Lawyer

Relocating from Las Vegas Nevada, Keren E. Gesund, a graduate of the University of California Davis School of Law, is licensed in Louisiana, Californi... (more)

Lars Laban Levy Lawyer

Lars Laban Levy

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Shreveport Bankruptcy & Debt Lawyer

L. LABAN LEVY is a partner with the law firm of Simon, Fitzgerald, Cooke, Reed & Welch. Mr. Levy graduated from Northwestern State University with a B... (more)

Rodd Christian Richoux Lawyer

Rodd Christian Richoux

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Lafayette Bankruptcy & Debt Lawyer
Close The Book On Debt

At the Richoux Law Firm, I represent clients who are in financial trouble. If you are considering filing for bankruptcy, you need an attorney who can ... (more)

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800-349-9781

Roy M. Bowes Lawyer

Roy M. Bowes

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Gretna Bankruptcy & Debt Lawyer

We are experienced and trained to handle your case without the delays created by the court system. We handle a variety of family law cases (simple and... (more)

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800-898-7421

Samuel John Ford Lawyer

Samuel John Ford

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New Orleans Bankruptcy & Debt Lawyer

Samuel Ford is a dedicated consumer attorney, protecting the rights of consumers in Louisiana, the gulf coast, and throughout the country. Unfair and ... (more)

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504-684-5200

Sean Matthew Stockstill Lawyer

Sean Matthew Stockstill

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Lafayette Bankruptcy & Debt Lawyer

Mr. Stockstill graduated from Louisiana State University (B.A. 2005) and Louisiana State University Law Center (J.D./D.C.L. 2009). Admitted to the Lo... (more)

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LEGAL TERMS

NONPROFIT CORPORATION

A legal structure authorized by state law allowing people to come together to either benefit members of an organization (a club, or mutual benefit society) or f... (more...)
A legal structure authorized by state law allowing people to come together to either benefit members of an organization (a club, or mutual benefit society) or for some public purpose (such as a hospital, environmental organization or literary society). Nonprofit corporations, despite the name, can make a profit, but the business cannot be designed primarily for profit-making purposes, and the profits must be used for the benefit of the organization or purpose the corporation was created to help. When a nonprofit corporation dissolves, any remaining assets must be distributed to another nonprofit, not to board members. As with for-profit corporations, directors of nonprofit corporations are normally shielded from personal liability for the organization's debts. Some nonprofit corporations qualify for a federal tax exemption under _ 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, with the result that contributions to the nonprofit are tax deductible by their donors.

ABUSE

Misuse of the Chapter 7 bankruptcy remedy. This term is typically applied to Chapter 7 bankruptcy filings that should have been filed under Chapter 13, because ... (more...)
Misuse of the Chapter 7 bankruptcy remedy. This term is typically applied to Chapter 7 bankruptcy filings that should have been filed under Chapter 13, because the debtor appears to have enough disposable income to fund a Chapter 13 repayment plan.

BANKRUPTCY

A legal proceeding that relieves you of the responsibility of paying your debts or provides you with protection while attempting to repay your debts. There are ... (more...)
A legal proceeding that relieves you of the responsibility of paying your debts or provides you with protection while attempting to repay your debts. There are two types of bankruptcies -- liquidation, in which your debts are wiped out (discharged) and reorganization, in which you provide the court with a plan for how you intend to repay your debts. For both consumers and business, liquidation bankruptcy is called Chapter 7. For consumers, reorganization bankruptcy is called Chapter 13. Reorganization bankruptcy for consumers with an extraordinary amount of debt and for businesses is called Chapter 11. Reorganization bankruptcy for family farmers is called Chapter 12.

FAIR DEBT COLLECTIONS & PRACTICES ACT (FDCPA)

A federal law that outlaws unfair debt collection practices, including lying, harassing, misleading and otherwise abusing debtors, by debt collectors working fo... (more...)
A federal law that outlaws unfair debt collection practices, including lying, harassing, misleading and otherwise abusing debtors, by debt collectors working for collection agencies. The law does not apply to creditors collecting their own debts. This law has greatly improved conditions for debtors, although more than a few debt collectors ignore the law. If a collection agency violates the law, debtors can contact the Federal Trade Commission for help.

CREDITOR

A person or entity (such as a bank) to whom a debt is owed.

FCBA

See Fair Credit Billing Act.

CCCS

See Consumer Credit Counseling Service.

BULK SALES LAW

A law that regulates the transfer of business assets so that business owners cannot dispose of assets in order to avoid creditors. If a business owner wants to ... (more...)
A law that regulates the transfer of business assets so that business owners cannot dispose of assets in order to avoid creditors. If a business owner wants to conduct a bulk sale of business assets -- that is, get rid of an unusually large amount of inventory, merchandise or equipment -- the business owner must typically publish a notice of the sale and give written notice to creditors. Then, the owner must set up an account to hold the funds from the sale for a brief period of time during which creditors may make claims against the money. The prohibition against bulk sales is spelled out in the Uniform Commercial Code -- and laws modeled on the UCC have been generally adopted throughout the country.

FAIR LABOR STANDARDS ACT (FLSA)

A federal law that guarantees a worker's right to be paid fairly. The FLSA defines the 40-hour workweek, sets out the federal minimum wage, states requirements ... (more...)
A federal law that guarantees a worker's right to be paid fairly. The FLSA defines the 40-hour workweek, sets out the federal minimum wage, states requirements for overtime and places restrictions on child labor.