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    Foreclosure Process
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    Creditor Harrasment
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    Your Wages
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How We Help in Wisconsin

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UpRight Law is dedicated to helping Wisconsin residents get back on their feet financially.

The attorneys at UpRight law are passionate about helping good people get the fresh start they need to build stronger, more peaceful financial futures. If you’re worn out by juggling bills and straining to make ends meet, why not schedule a free consultation to learn more about how we may be able to help?

We make it easy to get the help you need. Our online platform allows you to consult with a bankruptcy attorney from home, work or anywhere with an Internet connection. You may even be able to file bankruptcy online. If you’re ready to end the struggle, contact us today.

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Credit Card Debt Relief in Wisconsin

If credit card debt is affecting every area of your life, creating stress for your family and impacting your ability to pay ordinary living expenses, it’s time to take action. Many Wisconsin residents are able to discharge (wipe out) credit card debt in Chapter 7 bankruptcy. Those who don’t qualify for Chapter 7 may be eligible for a three to five year repayment plan that will take the pressure off—some debt may even be discharged upon completion of the plan.

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Creditor Harassment in Wisconsin

The federal Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) protects all Americans from abusive or deceptive practices by third party debt collectors. Wisconsin residents receive additional protection from the state’s debt collection statute, which applies not only to third party debt collectors but also to original creditors. If a creditor or debt collector is harassing you, making misleading statements about your obligations, making empty threats or otherwise acting inappropriately, the company may be in violation of one or both of these statutes.

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Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Information

Chapter 7 bankruptcy gives many Wisconsin residents the relief they need to move forward on a more secure financial footing. In fact, more than 14,000 individuals and couples in Wisconsin filed Chapter 7 bankruptcy petitions between July, 2014 and June, 2015. If you’re overwhelmed by debt and don’t know where to turn, it’s time to learn more about Chapter 7 bankruptcy and how it might help you to stop the pressure and take control of your finances.

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Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Explained

In Chapter 13 bankruptcy, an individual or married couple enters into a three to five year repayment plan. If your income was temporary interrupted or has decreased and you’re scrambling to meet your obligations, Chapter 13 may be the solution you’re looking for. The law was written to allow people who have regular income and can make regular payments to catch up on past due bills without worrying about constant collection efforts and mounting late charges. Ready to learn more?

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Can Bankruptcy Stop Foreclosure in Wisconsin?

In most cases, the automatic stay takes effect as soon as a bankruptcy petition is filed. As long as the automatic stay is in effect, creditors are prohibited from taking any further collection action—including mortgage foreclosure. The automatic stay is temporary, but can give you the time required to explore other possible solutions, such as Chapter 13 bankruptcy.

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Eliminate Medical Bills in Wisconsin

Health care costs continue to rise in the United States, and the average American simply can’t afford a serious injury or long illness. Even those with medical insurance coverage often find themselves with large balances and feel like there’s no way out. Help may be available. Medical debt is generally dischargeable in Chapter 7 bankruptcy, or eligible for restructuring into a Chapter 13 repayment plan. If you’re ready to wipe the slate clean with regard to medical debt, learn more about your options today.

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Wisconsin Wage Garnishment Laws

Wisconsin wage garnishment law generally allows for withholding of up to 20% of disposable wages. However, there are a variety of exemptions available to the debtor, based on income, child support obligations and other factors. Personal bankruptcy can stop most wage garnishments. If your wages are being garnished or you’ve received notice that garnishment is about to begin, why not schedule a free consultation today?

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You did an excellent job in resolving my issue with my pesky creditors. He got me a very nice settlement and he did it in a more than timely manner. Thank you all for the work you all did. It is greatly appreciated.

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Our Bankruptcy Attorneys in Wisconsin

The bankruptcy attorneys at UpRight Law work with people in Milwaukee, Madison, La Crosse, Eau Claire, Appleton, Green Bay and across the state of Wisconsin to help them get out of debt and get a fresh financial start. We believe everyone deserves a second chance, and our mission is to help people get back on their feet and claim the freedom to pursue their dreams.


James F. Lisowski, Sr.

Partner

Greenfield, WI
24 Years of Experience

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Joseph Skokan

Partner

New Richmond, WI
23 Years of Experience

Joseph A. Skokan is a 1994 graduate of William Mitchell College of Law in St. Paul, Minnesota. Since 1996, he has focused his practice exclusively on representing individuals and small business […]

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Urosh Piletich

Partner

New Richmond, WI
20 Years of Experience

Attorney Urosh Piletich has been practicing law since 1997. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Urosh earned his Juris Doctor from W […]

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Sharon M. Gisselman

Partner

Wausau, WI
32 Years of Experience

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Brian Keith Murphy

Partner

La Crosse, WI
19 Years of Experience

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Chad Schomburg

Partner

Milwaukee, WI
17 Years of Experience

Chad grew up throughout Wisconsin and currently resides in Waukesha, Wisconsin. He graduated from Marquette University in 1997 (B.A.) and from Marquette University School of Law i […]

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Michael Georg

Partner

Milwaukee, WI
20 Years of Experience

My name is Attorney Michael Georg, and I have successfully represented thousands of people through the bankruptcy process since 1997. I have filed Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankrup […]

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