Testimonials from Current and Past Clients:
Jeff & Debbie C. say: “Lewis acted as our bankruptcy attorney and was extremely responsive and knowledgeable. Lewis was extremely responsive throughout our case, and did a wonderful job making the best out of a bad situation. He was very knowledgeable and made many recommendations which benefited us in our case. We highly recommend him and his office.”
4/26/2011 – Unclaimed Funds – $4000.00. Client was able to recover almost $4000.00 from the unclaimed funds depository after her chapter 7 was discharged. I submitted a motion to the court to return the funds to the client after a creditor failed to deposit the funds.
4/11/2011 – Discharge Violation – $x,xxx.00. Client surrendered a home in chapter 7. Lender repeatedly contacted client about the debt, in violation of the bankruptcy code. Lender was warned to stop contacting client and did not. I filed a Motion for Sanctions, lender settled with client. Amount of the settlement is confidential.
3/9/2011 – Loan Modification. Client was behind $15,000 on 6.75% mortgage. Through Chapter 13 modification program, client obtained a new 30 year loan at 5.25%, arrears put on the back of the loan, and saving about $150/month.
12/30/2010 – Recovered from Debt Settlement Scam – $4250.00. Client was victim of debt settlement company who took a large amount of fees in violation of Florida Statutes, but didn’t settle all of client’s credit card accounts. Debt settlement company refunded all money paid into the plan, less the small settlements actually paid to creditors.
11/12/2010 – Student Loan Discharged. I was able to discharge a Sallie Mae “student loan” through an adversary complain in a chapter 7 bankruptcy. The loan was not for higher education, so I was able to defeat the normal exception from discharge for student loans.
10/26/2010 – Recovered from Debt Settlement Scam – $4625.00. Client was involved in paying a debt settlement company each month to build enough funds to pay creditors. Company refused to return the money. A demand letter from me resulted in a check in about 15 days.
Dennis Chen, Attorney, says: “On many occasions I have been able to call on Lewis’ expansive knowledge of Bankruptcy law. He is very knowledgeable and personable. I would, and have, referred clients to him for bankruptcy assistance.”
Margery Golant, Attorney, says: “Lewis and my firm have worked together on a number of cases. We find him to be a diligent and knowledgeable attorney, and one to whom we are comfortable referring matters.”
Stan Lockhart, Attorney, says: “One of an elite group of litigating BK attorneys, Lewis has a unique background in Real Estate. Lewis is a graduate of Max Gardner’s Bankruptcy Litigation Model that proactively seeks recourse for violation of clients rights and protections and make the Creditors pay for their transgressions. If you have Creditors violating your rights or the protections offered by Federal or State law….call Lewis.”