The attorneys at Williams Kastner have an in-depth understanding of the processes, regulations, and methods of protecting and enforcing the rights of secured and unsecured creditors in a wide variety of areas in both state and federal courts. We help businesses, banks, lenders, and financial institutions develop effective strategies to enforce their rights as creditors. Our expertise in commercial, corporate, and real estate law enables us to develop comprehensive legal strategies to meet the changing and diverse needs of our clients.

We assist clients with the following creditors’ rights matters:

  • Judicial and non-judicial real estate foreclosures
  • Real estate lien disputes
  • Replevin actions for recovery of personal property
  • Receiverships
  • Post-judgment collections
  • Commercial collections
  • Contractual and statutory liens and lien priority issues
  • Commercial lease disputes and evictions (both landlord and tenant)

We understand that creditors are concerned about protecting their rights when debtors file for bankruptcy. We safeguard the interests of creditors during the bankruptcy process, regularly appearing in bankruptcy court, hearings, and other proceedings. We assist with:

  • Relief from automatic stay proceedings
  • Non-dischargeability actions
  • Reaffirmation agreements
  • Protection of claims and collateral
  • Proofs of claims
  • Plan confirmations and objections
  • Creditor committees
  • Defense of preference claims