• SCOTT MICHAEL FORRESTER, DISBARRED BY THE STATE BAR OF ARIZONA.  EFFECTIVE MAY 5, 2021. UPDATE – A SECOND DISBARMENT (AUGUST 12, 2021) AND SUSPENSION (AUGUST 10, 2021) ENTERED BY THE [...]

  • Published On: June 1, 2019

    Ever wonder how our court system works?  It is rather confusing when you talk to me about bankruptcy and how that interacts with your creditor’s lawsuit and potential garnishment of your wages and bank accounts. [...]

  •   The insurance company’s first offer is based on the hope you will take the quick money and run. Lawyers who don’t care about their clients’ best interests can make a lot more money settling [...]

  • UPDATE (2/14/22): Dubuque, Iowa, lawyer Christopher Soppe was reprimanded by the Iowa Supreme Court in a November 2021 order for his work with the bankruptcy firm. In Virginia, lawyer John Carter Morgan Jr. of Warrenton, [...]

  • Published On: February 5, 2017

    The information in this web site is not intended to constitute legal advice or to create an attorney-client relationship. This firm does not practice business bankruptcy so is happy to refer you to some other [...]

  • Why Do Some Law Firms Act Like Salesmen in a Used Car Lot? Do clients really wanted to be treated like cattle or is it that they are not good attorneys? Check out this web [...]

  • Published On: April 26, 2015

    Hiring an attorney, or any professional, can be overwhelming, but it does not have to be. This video has some helpful tips for interviewing a great attorney. Remember to do your research before hiring [...]

  • Richard Sylvester Berry (disbarred lawyer and felon), Why Pay a Lawyer, admits to defrauding clients (again). Richard S. Berry, Why Pay a Lawyer, admits to committing bankruptcy fraud. This is not the first time Mr. [...]

  • As an Arizona attorney with more than 25 years experience in bankruptcy and foreclosure I see people making desperate economic decisions they later regret. I deal with this behavior by mumbling under my breath (and [...]

  • Diane L. Drain receives Lifetime Achievement Award "for a career of overwhelming and extraordinary pro bono services in establishing the Bankruptcy Court Self Help Center and leadership in the bankruptcy pro bono programs. The other [...]

  •  If you find yourself in the situation where you have to go through bankruptcy

    No one wants to go through bankruptcy. But if you do find yourself in that position, it’s not the end of the world. If you need someone to help you get through the bankruptcy process, choose Diane. She won’t let you down.  L. A.  If you find [...]

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    "ou are a caring person, and most understanding!" S & G In our eyes you are all A’s. You helped us so much. We are thankful for you and all your help. You are a caring person, and most understanding. You took time for us at a time [...]

  • Overall grade for help received from Diane and her staff – 110%

    "Overall grade for help received from Diane and her staff – 110%" N. Overall grade for help received from Diane and her staff – 110%. Now I can breath and it is thanks to Diane.