The Law Offices of John F. Sommerstein specializes in Bankruptcy and Insolvency Law in Boston, MA. Mr. Sommerstein has been a practicing bankruptcy attorney since 1989, representing numerous clients in Chapter 7, Chapter 13 and Chapter 11 proceedings in Boston and surrounding communities.
Mr. Sommerstein has helped many debtors and creditors over the years achieve results that they often believed were unattainable.
Bankruptcy is a federal statute, the primary goal of which is to avail the honest but unfortunate debtor a fresh start.
A fresh start can have different meanings depending on the debtor and his, her or its situation.
In Chapter 7, typically, the Debtor seeks a discharge from unsecured debt resulting from onerous credit card bills, medical bills, and or collection companies who have commenced a state court law suit.
In Chapter 13, typically, a debtor seeks to save his or her home from foreclosure by proposing a plan to cure arrears due the mortgage holder over a period 3 to 5 years.
In Chapter 11, typically, a debtor is a person or corporation with a more complex asset and liability structure needing reorganization of financial affairs.
The Law Offices of John F. Sommerstein has extensive experience and acumen in all aspects of Bankruptcy and Insolvency law, representing debtors and creditors in a specialized field of federal law. If we can be of assistance, feel free to call for a consultation.
Law Offices of John F. Sommerstein
98 N Washington St
Boston, MA 02114
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Monday-Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Some weekend appointments available as well.