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Creditors Rights & Bankruptcy

Creditors’ Rights in Bankruptcy

Bankruptcy was not intended as an avenue to avoid debts through improper transfers or discharges. The attorneys at Myers & Myers, PLLC represent the rights and interests of lenders and other creditors in the U.S. Bankruptcy Courts and U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Michigan, as well as in other Districts outside of Michigan.

Our lawyers represent creditors in cases involving all chapters of bankruptcy, including Chapter 7, Chapter 13 and Chapter 11. We are recognized for our experience in highly specialized areas of bankruptcy law, such as mortgage avoidance actions, in which we represent lenders or title companies on behalf of lenders.

The following are examples of legal services we provide to creditors:

  • Filing proof of claim on behalf of creditors
  • Representing creditors in automatic stay matters under 11 U.S.C. § 362
  • Defending against bankruptcy trustees’ avoidance actions under 11 U.S.C. § 544
  • Defending against preferential transfer avoidance actions under 11 U.S.C. § 547
  • Defending against fraudulent transfer avoidance actions under 11 U.S.C. § 548
  • Defending against post-petition transfer avoidance actions under 11 U.S.C. § 549
  • Filing and litigating adversary proceedings for nondischargeability under 11 U.S.C. § 523
  • Filing and litigating objections to discharge and adversary proceedings for discharge revocations under 11 U.S.C. § 727
  • Seeking “critical vendor” status and payment of prepetition claims for creditors in Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases
  • Seeking modifications or denials of Chapter 11 plans and Chapter 13 plans
  • Anticipating and resolving disputes with unsecured creditors’ committees in Chapter 11 bankruptcies
  • Advising creditors with respect to uniform commercial code (UCC) transactions and other secured transactions arising in bankruptcy
  • Obtaining and conducting Bankruptcy Rule 2004 examination of debtors.
  • Appeals of bankruptcy court decisions

Our creditors’ rights lawyers have had a number of published decisions in the federal bankruptcy reporter and one of our attorneys is a former law clerk for a federal bankruptcy court judge, giving the attorneys at our firm a unique insight into the bankruptcy process.

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To speak to an attorney at Myers & Myers, PLLC, concerning creditors’ rights in bankruptcy: fill out the contact form on this site. From our office in Livingston County, centrally located between Lansing and Detroit, we are able to serve clients throughout Michigan.

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