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Compassionate Legal Representation in Omaha & Throughout Nebraska

Times are tough. Many families and businesses find themselves in financial distress due to circumstances beyond their control. If you are facing a seemingly insurmountable level of debt, bankruptcy may be exactly what you need. 

At Lentz Law, our bankruptcy lawyers in Lincoln have assisted individuals, businesses, and family farms for over a decade. Our Lincoln bankruptcy lawyer understands your struggle and is committed to helping you secure the relief you need to obtain a fresh start. We know the ins and outs of bankruptcy and will serve as your guides and advocates throughout each step of the process. Our goal is to give you the knowledgeable support you need to reorganize your finances, eliminate debt, and retake control of your life starting today. 

Our Bankruptcy Services in Lincoln & Omaha

At Lentz Law, our qualified Nebraska bankruptcy attorneys can assist businesses and individuals with:

  • Chapter 7 Bankruptcy. Individuals and businesses may qualify to liquidate non-exempt assets in exchange for a discharge of unsecured debts.
  • Chapter 11 Bankruptcy. Partnerships, corporations, and other types of business entities can use this type of bankruptcy to operate normally while they reorganize their debts and obligations.
  • Chapter 12 Bankruptcy. Family farmers can use this type of bankruptcy to reorganize their operation.
  • Chapter 13 Bankruptcy. If you wish to avoid liquidation, this type of bankruptcy allows you to keep your assets and commit to a payment plan designed to repay debts over several years.
  • Foreclosure. Bankruptcy can stop the foreclosure process and save your home if you file before a trustee sale has taken place.
  • Wage Garnishments. Bankruptcy’s automatic stay can put a stop to wage garnishments, and you may be able to recover some of what was taken from your paycheck.

Struggling against serious debt? Request a free consultation with a Lincoln bankruptcy attorney at Lentz Law, PC, LLO. Contact us online or dial (402) 526-5540 – we are happy to answer your questions.

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Expedient and Empathetic Services

The key to our success is how much we care about our clients. No matter your financial situation, we offer no-judgment representation and strive to offer an exceptional level of service.

Our process is built on compassion, respect, and results. When you first meet with our team, our Lincoln bankruptcy lawyers will thoroughly review your circumstances and advise which type of bankruptcy is right for you. We will also explain what the process will involve in simple, understandable terms. Once you are ready to proceed, we will work quickly to prepare all necessary paperwork and start the relief process. We can often file within 48 hours of receiving your information and if you are in immediate danger of losing your home to foreclosure or need to quickly stop any other type of pending collection action, we can get your case filed that same day.

  • Compassionate
  • Determined
  • Straightforward
  • Empathetic

Explore Your Relief Options

Several types of bankruptcy are potentially available to individuals and businesses. You may not qualify for certain forms of relief, while others may not be in your best interest. Our team at Lentz Law will carefully analyze your circumstances and recommend the best available course of action. 

How To File Emergency Bankruptcy

Are you experiencing incoming foreclosure, wage garnishment, or threats from debt collectors? If you qualify, an emergency filing, also known as a “skeleton filing,” may help. An emergency filing is essentially the same as filing for bankruptcy, but without completing all of the filing forms at the time of filing.

Filing an emergency bankruptcy activates the automatic stay immediately just like when an individual files a regular bankruptcy filing. Foreclosure will be stopped or delayed and attempts to collect your debt will cease. What happens next? You have 14 days to complete the rest of your bankruptcy paperwork. Failure to submit the rest of your petition on time will result in the dismissal of your case.

Keep in mind that although emergency bankruptcy sounds convenient, it may not always be the best option, especially if your debts or your financial situation is complicated. To be sure if this option will work best for you, reach out to an emergency bankruptcy attorney at Lentz Law, PC, LLO -- your initial consultation is free!

We offer same-day appointments and take calls 24/7. Contact us online or call (402) 526-5540 and ask about our flexible payment plans.

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