- Chapter 7 (consumer and corporate)
- Chapter 13
- Chapter 11 (creditor representation)
The decision to file a bankruptcy petition for you or your business is often one of the most sensitive and emotionally trying legal decisions one can make. It is important to have in your corner an attorney not only familiar with the law and comfortable with local practices, but also a counselor, sympathetic yet rationale, who will guide you through the process from beginning to end. That’s what you get with Pirogovsky Law, Ltd.
Alex Pirogovsky has been practicing in the field of bankruptcy law in Chicago since 1998 and has experience representing individuals and corporate entities in Chapter 7, 13 and 11 cases as both debtors and creditors. During your initial consultation, Mr. Pirogovsky will listen to the circumstances surrounding your particular situation and your goals, and Mr. Pirogovsky will explain the various options you have, the benefits and risks of each of those options, and recommend a course of action. Once a course of action is chosen, Mr. Pirogovsky will be with you throughout the entire bankruptcy process, from compiling and completing the information necessary to file to the discharge of your debts.
If you qualify for Chapter 7, you will get a “fresh start,” meaning most of your unsecured debts, and the secured debts you no longer want to maintain will be wiped out. In most instances you can keep your house and your car if you continue to make payments.
In a Chapter 13, you will have to pay back a percentage of your unsecured debts over a three or five year period, but you will be allowed to protect equity in certain property. Chapter 13 is useful for those individuals who earn a steady income and either do not qualify for Chapter 7 or have equity in real estate or other property they may lose in a Chapter 7.
Mr. Pirogovsky also represents corporate and individual debtors in Chapter 11 cases and helps individuals and corporate entities protect their rights as creditors of debtors in Chapters 7, 11 and 13.