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Helping Clients Stop Lawsuits, Judgments, Garnishments and Liens

If an individual or business has sued you on a debt, you could be facing bank account and wage garnishment and other legal problems. A bankruptcy lawyer will help you stop the threat of these legal consequences by getting your debts wiped out in Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy.

At Gingold & Gingold LLC, we offer clients the assistance of two experienced attorneys: Ira D. Gingold, who has been a bankruptcy lawyer since 1971 and Court-appointed Bankruptcy Trustee from 1971-2013, and Jamie L. Gingold, who has been practicing bankruptcy, real estate and business law since 2001. We are committed to helping our clients stop lawsuits and wipe out their debts.

Understanding How Bankruptcy Puts a Stop to Debt Collection

If you have fallen behind on repaying a debt — such as a credit card balance, medical bill, bank loan or finance company loan — your creditor can sue you and get a judgment against you. This judgment allows the creditor to take a number of different debt collection measures.

Once a bank or other creditor has a judgment against you, it can file garnishments on your paychecks and bank accounts, taking your money until the debt is repaid in full.

A creditor with a judgment can also send the sheriff to your home to levy on (take) your personal property and may even be able to foreclose and sell your home to repay the debt.

The good news is that the moment you file bankruptcy, all lawsuits against you and garnishments of your wages and bank accounts must stop, and if the debt can be discharged (wiped out) in bankruptcy, your attorney will file motions to remove any judgment liens from your property.

Georgia Bankruptcy Attorneys · Lawsuit Judgments · Free Consultation

If you are being sued or a creditor has gotten a judgment against you, contact us today at (404) 685-8800 or by e-mail to schedule a free consultation to discuss how bankruptcy can help you. We have offices in Atlanta, Cumming, Dallas and Douglasville, with evening and weekend appointments available.

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Gingold & Gingold LLC
5.0 / 5.0

Based on 28 reviews

Jack L.

They did an excellent job with my case. Jamie took the time to really listen and understand things. She delved into the details and was extremely knowledgeable and non judgmental. Very professional and they know what they are doing. Would definitely recommend!

All C.

Mr. Gingold was recommended by an attorney I had worked with previously. I met with Ira Gingold to discuss credit issues. He went over each specific issue thoroughly. He advised me of the potential outcomes. He did all this in one meeting for a very reasonable price. When we finished I was confident in moving forward with a resolution. He definitely wants to help people take the appropriate course of action for their circumstance.

Karen B.

Dear Mr Gingold, There are so many reasons to be thankful for all you have done and will do. Anyone who has ever had unfavorable experiences with an attorney or the legal system will feel the trepidation that I experienced once I realized that my situation seemed hopeless. It was by chance and happily good luck that I decided to put my future and sanity into your hands. I was mortified at having to deal with my debts by claiming bankruptcy. I remember in our first meeting how you assured me that I was not alone and should not feel ashamed. And, anyone in this position obviously does not have money to spare and you were clear about all the costs and allowing me to pay according to my own ability to do so. You advised me in all aspects of the law, but also, you were at each meeting incredibly supportive and complementary of my personal and professional plans. Anyone else in this situation should feel blessed to have access to your expertise and support.

Lyla B.

I thought the process of filing bankruptcy was going to be a difficult one. However, Gingold & Gingold treated me with respect and dignity from the moment I walked through their door. I had the pleasure of working with Jamie. She is very responsive, professional, and knowledgeable. She took the time and listened to my every concern and handled each and every one of them to my satisfaction. My experience with filing bankruptcy under Gingold & Gingold's representation exceeded my expectations in a major way. They gave me such a peace of mind. I am very pleased with my decision of going with Gingold & Gingold to represent me when I filed Chapter 13 bankruptcy.

Julie T.

Wow! I am finally out of debt and can say that I am debt free after completing my chapter 7 bankruptcy case with Gingold and Gingold. Mr dangled was very knowledgeable and direct with regard to my debt situation. there were no surprises and the case went as I was advised. The staff was also very helpful whenever I had a question. I will definitely recommend them in the future to my friends.

Sherard W.

I cannot say enough about this law firm. From the initial consultation to our discharge, the entire office kept me updated with every step of the entire process. I came to the Gingold after a bad experience with another law firm. Ira and Jamie immediately began treating me like family through this experience. In the end, they assisted with eliminating many debts including my 2nd mortgage. I cannot say enough about the experience and knowledge that Ira brought to the table from the office visits to the court time. Thank you very much for helping me through this tough time. Thank you.

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