Louisville Kentucky Bankruptcy Attorney Foreclosure Lawyer

I know you are probably feeling overwhelmed and praying for a miracle.   We are here to give you a new fresh start, save homes, give you back your life, dignity and peace of mind. My initial consultation is free.  I have been doing bankruptcy and foreclosure defense work for nearly 30 years. You will leave my office knowing whether bankruptcy is right for you and exactly what to do.   You won’t meet with a paralegal or young attorney just out of school to prepare your bankruptcy.  I personally meet with every client and prepare every petition.   The problem didn’t happen overnight.  It won’t be cured overnight.  It won’t be fixed without a little work.  But if you will give it about 10-12 hours of your time, we can prepare and file a petition together which will put you on the path to recovery.    

When you come in I say welcome to you and ask you what your goals are.  I mean it.  I know you want to be doing anything else.  But we must work together to get a bankruptcy prepared properly. I have helped thousands of people who found themselves in your exact situation.  Now the ordeal is over for them.  Soon it will be over for you.  They can enjoy a nice credit score, can live on a new budget, and enjoy life all over again. After all that is what bankruptcy was designed to do. It was designed to give you a fresh start.  Many of our clients will take the bankruptcy version of financial peace university with Dave Ramsey for free. 

Louisville Kentucky Bankruptcy Attorney & Foreclosure Lawyer

Nick Thompson is a Louisville Kentucky Bankruptcy Attorney and Foreclosure lawyer.  He is a former Assistant Attorney General and Assistant County Attorney who practices bankruptcy and foreclosure defense.  Nick was one of the first attorneys licensed before the US Tax Court with license #51.  He was a former prosecutor with the tax department.  Nick has written and taught seminars with Morgan King and NBI on how to bankrupt taxes and student loans.  He studied accounting and engineering in college.  He sat for the CPA exam but decided to be a lawyer instead.  Nick is known for getting Chapter 7 cases approved when clients barely pass the means test.  Sooner or later disasters happen.  When disaster happens, you may need to file bankruptcy with Nick Thompson to get a fresh start.  Look over his reviews on Avvo as the attorney other lawyers and bankers go to when they need to file. 

Louisville Bankruptcy Attorney and Foreclosure Lawyer

I have filed over 5,000 bankruptcy cases in Louisville Kentucky since 1991 and practiced bankruptcy and foreclosure defense work since 1988.   I have taught and written on how to sue debt collectors and defend foreclosures.  Our office offers a free consultation and plan to eliminate your debt whether you are filing a Chapter 7, Chapter 13, fighting a foreclosure or have a tax problem. I have taught Lorman and NBI Foreclosure and Bankruptcy courses on how to do it for over four years.  We have a solution whether you need additional time in the home to find a new house or need to catch up the mortgage with a Chapter 13.  We have made financial peace university available for my clients who have filed bankruptcy.   You can read our articles which summarize courses I wrote on repairing your credit after bankruptcy.  

Now we make filing Bankruptcy Quick, Effective & Simple for consumers and Businesses in 4 easy steps!

Gather Your Documents

The below link sends you to the list of the documents you must provide to the Court and explains what Trustees look for.  We scan them into pdf format or you may upload them in your intake. Gathering documents normally takes about 2 hours if you keep records.

Send me to the Docs I need to provide to the Court

Fill Out Your Intake

The below link allows you to easily and accurately complete an intake from home.   It emails you a link to your own personal intake questionnaire.  If you have complete documents you may be able to file your bankruptcy in one trip! 

Email me the Link to fill it out online

Take Your Counseling

You cannot file a bankruptcy without first attending a "credit counseling" course and getting the certificate.  To finish and get a discharge you need the second “debtor education” certificate.   The below link goes to a page describing the 2 best places!

Send me to get required before and after counseling

Schedule Appointment

I personally prepare your petition.  We have appointments at 9, 11, 1, and 3 with evening and weekend appointments under special conditions.   To prepare your petition we need your income information.  You can prepare the petition before you take counseling. 

Call 625-0905 and make an appointment

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I have known and known of attorney Nick Thompson for at least 15 years. In that time I have seen him and his practice of law evolve into that of the most knowledgeable and caring bankruptcy attorney I know. If you have a bankruptcy law question, or are faced with a foreclosure crisis of your own, Nick is your answer. Period. There just isn’t anyone better in the state, in my opinion.
Ronald Burdge Testimonial

Ronald Burdge

Ohio Lemon Auto Attorney

Nick Thompson is one of those rare individuals that will go out of his way to make sure you are getting the very best service and support when you’re using his Firm. I’ve know him for several years now and am also a client. He did a great job for me and solved some big problems. I am very grateful for all his help. I would recommend him, without question, to any of my closest friends and relatives.
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Donald Gaw

D. Gaw Partners, LLC

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