The Law Offices of Joe and Jovanna Bearden: Missouri Bankruptcy and Criminal Defense Attorneys. Bearden Law focuses on Chapter 7 Bankruptcy, Chapter 12, Chapter 13, and debt relief, such as debt collection defense, foreclosure, bankruptcies, credit reporting, and consumer protection. We also handle a variety of criminal defense, felonies, and civil matters including wills, trusts, and deeds.
Bankruptcy is a legal process through which people or other entities who cannot repay debts to creditors may seek relief from some or all of their debts.
If the collector or debt buyer can’t prove it owns the debt, you might have a defense to a collection lawsuit.
When the state takes you to court and threatens to imprison you, the stakes are high. Don’t leave your defense to chance!
When you are faced with a traffic charge or other minor violations, a good local attorney can often negotiate a deal which will keep your record clean.