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Best Bankruptcy Attorneys in Massachusetts

Peter R Kaplan
Law Office of Peter R. Kaplan PC
Salem, MA
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Jason Matalas
Law Offices of Jason C. Matalas, P.C.
Peabody, MA
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Alexander M Nesson
Attorney at Law
Taunton, MA
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Gregory D Oberhauser
Oberhauser Law Office, P.C.
Lowell, MA
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Richard C. Hyman
Law Office of Richard C. Hyman
Hyde Park, MA
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Richard S. Ravosa
Chapter 13 Bankruptcy
Boston, MA
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Vesper Barnes
Law Office of Vesper Gibbs Barnes & Associates
Boston, MA
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George C Malonis
George C. Malonis PC
Dracut, MA
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Massachusetts Bankruptcy Legal Resources

Bankruptcy Bar Associations and Legal Organizations

National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys (NACBA) - The NACBA is a national professional organization comprised of attorneys who practice bankruptcy law representing consumer debtors. The organization provides resources and education to lawyers while also advocating for legislative changes to the Bankruptcy Code. The National Association for Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys offers many benefits to its members seeking to improve their practice by filing amicus briefs to assist them.

Specialty Certifications in Bankruptcy

Consumer Bankruptcy Law - The American Board of Certification (ABC) certifies lawyers as specialists in the area of consumer bankruptcy law. To earn certification, the attorney must apply and pass all requirements, including an examination. The attorney must demonstrate substantial involvement in representing individual debtors in Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy proceedings. Board-certified consumer bankruptcy lawyers are considered trusted experts in the field.

Massachusetts Government and Court Resources

Massachusetts Court System

Massachusetts Court System - The Massachusetts Court System is responsible for upholding the law and ensuring justice in the state. Its duties encompass interpreting and applying the law, adjudicating civil and criminal cases, protecting individual rights, ensuring due process, and overseeing family law matters like divorce and child custody. Massachusetts' judiciary also plays a significant role in addressing legal issues specific to the state, including historical and constitutional matters.

Massachusetts Legislature

Massachusetts Legislature - The Massachusetts Legislature operates as a bicameral body, consisting of the Massachusetts Senate and the Massachusetts House of Representatives. The Senate comprises 40 members, serving four-year terms, while the House has 160 members, serving two-year terms. The Legislature is responsible for proposing, debating, and passing laws that govern the state. Its duties include formulating the state budget, levying taxes, and addressing various policy issues, such as education, healthcare, and transportation.

Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court

Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court - The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court serves as the highest appellate court in the state, responsible for interpreting and administering the law. Its primary role involves reviewing appeals from lower courts to ensure the correct interpretation and application of state laws and the constitution. The court's duties encompass hearing a broad range of cases, including civil, criminal, and constitutional matters, and establishing legal precedents that guide lower courts and legal practitioners throughout Massachusetts. Additionally, the Supreme Judicial Court oversees the regulation of attorneys, managing attorney admissions, setting ethical standards, and ensuring the professionalism and ethical conduct of lawyers statewide.

Office of the Attorney General of Massachusetts

Office of the Attorney General of Massachusetts - The Office of the Attorney General of Massachusetts, led by the Attorney General appointed by the Governor, serves as the chief legal advisor and advocate for the state. This office is responsible for providing legal counsel to state agencies, representing Massachusetts in legal matters, and overseeing the enforcement of laws. The Attorney General plays a vital role in prosecuting and defending legal actions on behalf of the state, issuing legal opinions, and addressing a broad spectrum of legal issues, including consumer protection, civil rights, and environmental concerns.

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