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Creditors’ Rights and Ba...

Creditors’ Rights and Bankruptcy Law

Kahn, Dees, Donovan & Kahn attorneys provide thoughtful, experienced representation to clients in all manner of bankruptcy and creditors’ rights law matters in state and federal courts.

With particular attention to the unique circumstances of each case, we have a long history of successfully representing parties affected by financial insolvency issues, including:

  • Creditors, secured and unsecured
  • Creditors’ committees
  • Banks
  • Credit unions
  • Insurers
  • Asset-based lenders
  • Commercial finance lenders
  • Bankruptcy trustees
  • Consumer finance companies
  • Leasing companies
  • Public accounting firms
  • Financial service providers
  • Landlords
  • Borrowers
  • Suppliers
  • Tenants
  • Other parties involved in or affected by bankruptcy matters

As a member of Meritas, an organization of select law firms worldwide, Kahn, Dees, Donovan & Kahn has both the resources and the ability to assist our clients with matters not only in the Tri-State area, but throughout the United States and around the world. KDDK attorneys provide aggressive, cost-effective legal assistance to people and businesses with difficult financial situations.

Creditors’ Rights Law

Disputes involving insolvent or financially distressed debtors are often complex. When dealing with struggling or failing businesses, responsive and effective representation is required. Our attorneys have substantial experience handling transactional and litigation matters with a focus on maximizing our client’s recovery in a timely and cost-effective manner.

KDDK creditors’ rights attorneys have extensive experience in handling complex matters such as:

  • Chapter 11 filings
  • Purchasing or selling assets
  • Consumer collection bankruptcies
  • Negotiating and documenting workouts of troubled secured and unsecured loans
  • Development and review of reorganization plans
  • Foreclosure, replevin, or fraudulent conveyance actions
  • Litigating (prosecution and defense) loan enforcement, commercial collections, lender liability claims, fraudulent business schemes, fraudulent transfers, receiverships, injunctions, repossession of collateral and attachment
  • Personal property liens and collateral, including Article 8 and Revised Article 9 of the UCC
  • Judicial and non-judicial foreclosures
  • Obtaining receivers to enforce rights of secured creditors
  • Defense of preference and fraudulent transfer avoidance actions
  • Structuring settlements to minimize the impact of a subsequent bankruptcy filing
  • Preparing and defending objections to proofs of claim
  • Structuring and documenting all elements of financial transactions

Bankruptcy Law

KDDK attorneys have substantial experience assisting our clients to resolve financial instability issues. We represent the needs of creditors, debtors and investors in matters of varied complexity in the U.S. Bankruptcy Courts.

When you are involuntarily drawn into bankruptcy court, you are already facing a potentially significant financial loss; the last thing you need is a substantial legal bill in addition to that loss. KDDK attorneys provide practical advice and skillful negotiation at a reasonable cost with the goal of guiding you toward decisions that will position you to achieve the best possible results.

We serve clients in a wide variety of commercial and consumer bankruptcy matters which include:

  • Representing secured lenders in Chapter 11 bankruptcies including financing agreements, cash collateral arrangements, debtor-in-possession financing, litigating automatic stay, adequate protection and plan confirmation issues
  • Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 matters, including preparing proofs of claim, motions for relief from stay, reaffirmation agreements, objections to confirmation and dischargeability issues
  • Defending companies and individuals in bankruptcy preference actions
  • Representing creditors’ committees
  • Bankruptcy asset purchases
  • Handling objections to discharge, bankruptcy litigation, and other complex bankruptcy matters