Bankruptcy

At Greenspoon Marder, we take a comprehensive approach to bankruptcy law, drawing on the particular expertise of attorneys practicing in myriad areas of our full-service business law firm. Together, we focus on keeping our clients out of the courtroom, because experience has shown that this approach often leads to beneficial results and considerable cost savings for our clients.

The Bankruptcy Law Practice Group has experience in representing:

  • Buyers of Assets
  • Creditors' Committees (in Court Proceedings) and Unofficial Creditors' Committees (Out-Of-Court Situations)
  • Individuals
  • Institutional Lenders
  • Investors
  • Landlords
  • Private and Publicly Held Corporations (as Debtors and Creditors)
  • Receivers
  • Trustees

When reaching an out-of-court settlement is not possible, Greenspoon Marder’s substantial Litigation Law Practice Group has decades of experience in representing bankruptcy clients. We routinely appear before the United States bankruptcy courts, United States district courts and state courts throughout Florida.

Creditor Representation

Greenspoon Marder’s bankruptcy attorneys have experience protecting and preserving the rights of secured, priority and unsecured creditors. Included among the matters we handle for creditors are:

  • Obtaining Relief from Stay/Adequate Protection
  • Filing Proofs of Claim
  • Contesting Motions to Value Collateral
  • Contesting Use of Cash Collateral
  • Defending Voidable Transfer Lawsuits Under Bankruptcy Code and State Law
  • Prosecuting Dismissal of Bad Faith Bankruptcy Filings
  • Prosecuting Denial of Discharge under §727 of the Bankruptcy Code
  • Prosecuting Non-Dischargeability of Debt under §523 of the Bankruptcy Code
  • Contesting Plan Confirmation in Chapter 11, 12 and 13 Cases

Debtor Representation

We also assist distressed individuals and businesses during these difficult economic times. Included among the matters we handle for debtors:

  • Asset Exemption Consulting
  • Assignments for the Benefit of Creditors
  • Bankruptcy Chapter 7 (Individual & Business)
  • Defending Discharge and Dischargeability of Debt Lawsuits in Bankruptcy
  • Insolvency and Debt Consulting for Individuals and Business
  • Out of Court Debt Restructuring and Negotiation
  • Prosecuting Dischargability of Tax Liabilities in Bankruptcy

Because Greenspoon Marder is a full-service law firm, our Bankruptcy attorneys have the ability to seamlessly draw upon the knowledge and experience of attorneys in our BankingLitigationCollections & Creditor RightsCorporate & Business, and other groups, depending on client needs.