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BANKRUPTCY ATTORNEY MARY LOU BURNS

Experience matters.

Akron Bankruptcy Lawyer for 20+ Years

Call now to get your fresh start! Speak Directly to Mary Lou each time you call. You deserve personal, prompt, and professional bankruptcy services.

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BANKRUPTCY ATTORNEY
MARY LOU BURNS

Experience matters.

20+ Years

Call now to get your fresh start! Speak Directly to Mary Lou each time you call. You deserve personal, prompt, and professional bankruptcy services.

(330) 818-9300
Schedule Free Consultation

Why Choose Fresh Start Bankruptcy?

AFFORDABLE PAYMENT PLANS

Fresh Start Bankruptcy is known for our affordable fees and flexible payment plans. Trusted Attorney Mary Lou knows and understands that you're going through a tough time right now and that the last thing you need is another bill. Give us a call to discuss customized payment plan options for your individual situation.

AFFORDABLE PAYMENT PLANS

Fresh Start Bankruptcy is known for our affordable fees and flexible payment plans. Trusted Attorney Mary Lou knows and understands that you’re going through a tough time right now and that the last thing you need is another bill. Give us a call to discuss customized payment plan options for your individual situation.

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HASSLE-FREE, FAST FILING

With over 20 years of experience, bankruptcy Attorney Mary Lou has mastered a hassle-free, quick, and seamless filing process. Mary Lou understands the stress you are experiencing during this difficult period in your life and strives to help you obtain the fresh start that you deserve as quickly as possible.

HASSLE-FREE, FAST FILING

With over 20 years of experience, bankruptcy Attorney Mary Lou has mastered a hassle-free, quick, and seamless filing process. Mary Lou understands the stress you are experiencing during this difficult period in your life and strives to help you obtain the fresh start that you deserve as quickly as possible.

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REMOTE FILING PROCESS

Mary Lou has been filing bankruptcies for families remotely since before the pandemic, which ensures a smooth and stress-free remote filing process for you. We can do your entire bankruptcy by communicating with you through phone, mail, email, text or fax. Just tell us what you prefer and we’ll do it!

REMOTE FILING PROCESS

Mary Lou has been filing bankruptcies for families remotely since before the pandemic, which ensures a smooth and stress-free remote filing process for you. We can do your entire bankruptcy by communicating with you through phone, mail, email, text or fax. Just tell us what you prefer and we’ll do it!

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BANKRUPTCY ATTORNEY MARY LOU BURNS

Here to help you get your Fresh Start!

Helping Clients get their financial fresh start for 20 years.

Serving Greater Akron & Canton – Including Medina, Portage, And Wayne Counties

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Frequently Asked Questions

Prior to the filing of the bankruptcy, the creditor can garnish your wages, garnish your bank accounts and put a lien against your home. The bankruptcy will stop the garnishments. It may be possible to get rid of the lien in bankruptcy by filing a Motion to Avoid the Judgment Lien.
In a Chapter 7 bankruptcy, you receive your discharge approximately 4 to 5 months after your bankruptcy is filed. In a Chapter 13 bankruptcy, you will receive your discharge after your Chapter 13 plan ends–3 to 5 years from the date of the filing of the bankruptcy.
In a Chapter 7 bankruptcy, the bankruptcy stays on the credit report for a period of 10 years. In a Chapter 13 bankruptcy, it stays on the credit report for 7 years. However, realistically speaking, what’s important in the eyes of a creditor is the credit score and this should begin to go back up because there is no more negative credit reporting.
There are a number of exemptions provided by law, which protect you from losing your assets. Most people can keep their homes, cars, furniture, appliances and personal belongings. There are exemptions for the tools one uses to earn a living. There are exemptions for cash value in life insurance policies and annuities, pensions, IRA, 401(k) and other such retirement accounts.

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CHAPTER 7 BANKRUPTCY

Chapter 7 is one of the main bankruptcy solutions. A Chapter 7 bankruptcy is the most common type as it discharges all of your debts and you are not responsible for paying back any creditors except certain non-dischargeable debts.

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CHAPTER 13 BANKRUPTCY

Chapter 13 is a bankruptcy solution that can help provide relief for you when you can not file a Chapter 7 bankruptcy. The amount of the debt that you pay in a Chapter 13 bankruptcy varies, based upon specific factors.

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