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Lakelaw’s Promises to You

  • You will have one attorney assigned to your case who will be responsible for it from start to finish.
  • Your lawyer has been recognized by his or her peers as among the leaders in the field by Super Lawyers, either as a Super Lawyer or a Rising Star.
  • Your bankruptcy lawyer has been or in the process of becoming certified as a Board Certified Bankruptcy Attorney by the American Board of Certification even though this is not a requirement for practice in Illinois or Wisconsin (note Board Certification is not recognized in Illinois but is specifically mentioned in the Bankruptcy Code).
  • You will have access to the firm’s owner, David Leibowitz, should you require his personal attention.
  • Your lawyer will follow your case from filing to discharge.
  • We will respond to any email within 24 hours.
  • We will provide computers for your use to facilitate case filing.
  • We will give you our undivided attention during appointments set specifically for you, whether by phone or in person.
  • We will help you obtain credit reports to facilitate your filing at no extra charge.
  • We will assist you in finding economical options for mandatory credit counseling and financial management.
  • We will advise you in writing of every date and deadline relevant to your case.
  • We will advise you in writing of every appearance you need to make.
  • We will never charge you a fee or service charge for any cost we advance for you.
  • If you are in any way dissatisfied with our services to you, we will make it right or refund your fee.
  • If you were harassed by creditors either before or after bankruptcy in violation of federal law, we will represent you in a claim against the debt collector with no fees due unless we win.
  • After your bankruptcy case has been concluded, we are available to assist you in the restoration of your credit.
  • We will sue any creditor who tries to collect a debt from you after discharge with no fee due unless we win.
  • We will give you a payment plan for your fees which is agreed upon in advance
  • We will file your case promptly after you pay your fees in full and provide all necessary information and documentation.
  • We will give you the information and legal advice you need to make informed consent about the legal decisions you need to make.
  • We won’t file a bankruptcy case for your when we believe that it is not in your best interest even if we would gain a fee by doing so.
  • We will always treat you with care, kindness, courtesy, respect, professionalism and dedication.
  • Should you have issues with respect to mortgages or debt collection not related to your bankruptcy case, other lawyers on our staff will be available to represent you on such matters for an additional agreed upon fee.