Creditors' Rights in Bankruptcy

Creditors know they must cease collection activities upon receipt of a bankruptcy notice. But do you know your rights in bankruptcy proceedings?

Our creditors' rights team understands the need to protect your interests and pursue claims while minimizing legal fees and maximizing recoveries.

We know how to work with debtors, the court, trustees, and other bankruptcy attorneys to safeguard your investments.

Because we have experience representing all major constituents in all types of bankruptcy proceedings, our perspective is broad. We understand the strengths and weaknesses of the other side which facilitates favorable resolution of bankruptcy-related litigation.

Farleigh Wada Witt represents creditors in proceedings under all chapters of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code in jurisdiction nationwide. We have extensive experience representing lending and credit institutions in the following matters:
  • Relief from the automatic stay
  • Dischargeability litigation
  • Chapter 13 litigation
  • Preference litigation
  • Reaffirmation agreements
  • Relief from the automatic stay violations litigation
I loved helping a group of elderly people get their deposits back from an assisted living facility.  It was a large messy bankruptcy with many varied interests, so the result was very fulfilling.
– FWW Attorney Tara Schleicher