April 25, 2014

The Firm

Richard M. Mitchell's vast experience in nearly every area of bankruptcy and debtor/creditor law, from personal to commercial and corporate, is recognized… [more]

The Firm The Firm


Sometimes, despite our best efforts and intentions, life takes a turn for the worse:Marriages sometimes end in divorce Businesses that we own are… [more]

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Creditor Work

Because I work with individuals and companies in bankruptcy, I know the ins and outs of dealing with creditors. Collecting from those in bankruptcy I… [more]

Creditor Work Creditor Work

Asset Planning & Protection

Asset planning refers to either placing assets beyond the reach of creditors, or making the process of reaching assets so difficult for creditors that… [more]

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Featured Articles

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Chapter 11 Bankruptcy and Religious Institutions

Chapter 11 bankruptcy may offer a long term solution to the problems churches now face in the wake of The Great Recession.While the recession has been … [Read More...]

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The Means Test Often Decides Whether You File Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 Bankruptcy

In 2005 the Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act (BAPCPA) was signed into law, and continues to be the law applicable to bankruptcies filed … [Read More...]

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The Bankruptcy Means Test: Don’t Make Assumptions

Virtually everyone who is considering bankruptcy goes online to get information regarding the bankruptcy process.  These folks will almost certainly encounter … [Read More...]

When you hire an unexperienced attorney you take legal chances

Bankruptcy and Exempt Property: Common Mistakes

I have been practicing bankruptcy law for over forty years. This year I saw two cases in bankruptcy court illustrating the danger of hiring a so-called … [Read More...]

Financial distress can put you on the couch,. Bankruptcy court might be less stressful.

Re-filing Chapter 7 after the 2005 Bankruptcy Reform Act

Have you previously filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy protection?Are you in a difficult financial situation again? You may be eligible to re-file.On … [Read More...]

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