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Consumer Bankruptcy Law Office of Walter Metzen and Associates.  Board Certified Attorney Specializing in Consumer Bankruptcy Law in Michigan. 


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Are you overwhelmed with debt because of an illness, divorce, loss of job or loved one, or just plain poor financial planning? If so, filing bankruptcy may be the direction you should take to regain control of your financial situation and get a fresh financial start. At the Detroit Bankruptcy law office of Walter Metzen & Associates, you will meet face to face with an experienced bankruptcy attorney, not a legal assistant. We will explore all bankruptcy alternatives with you and determine whether or not bankruptcy would be beneficial for your unique situation. We will explain the differences between Chapter 7 Liquidation and Chapter 13 Reorganization Bankruptcy and let you decide which would be best for you. My office is located just one block from the United States Bankruptcy Court for the fastest service possible. All Bankruptcy cases filed in Oakland, Wayne, Macomb, Washtenaw, Monroe, St. Clair, Jackson, Lenawee, and Sanilac Counties must be filed and Court hearings will be held in the Detroit Bankruptcy Court. As one of less than 10 Attorneys in the State of Michigan who are Board Certified Specialists in Consumer Bankruptcy and specialize only in representing debtor’s in Consumer Bankruptcy cases, you are assured that I have the experience to make sure your case is successful. I have personally represented over 10,000 people in the Detroit Bankruptcy Court. Contact me, Detroit bankruptcy lawyer Walter Metzen to schedule a free consultation.


For over 15 years, I have been helping Michigan residents through the bankruptcy process. My practice is focused on handling only Consumer bankruptcy cases, rendering me an exceptional resource and ally in these matters. There are many different aspects to a bankruptcy case. Some of the different aspects are listed below, though there are many other facets of these types of cases that can be discussed personally with me.

Chapter 7

Chapter 13

Bankruptcy myths

New bankruptcy laws

Required documents for Bankruptcy Cases

Foreclosure in Michigan

Detroit Bankruptcy Lawyer

Michigan Bankruptcy Lawyer

Michigan Credit Counselors

Credit Counseling & Debt Consolidation

Choosing a Credit Counselor

What makes Walt different

Debt Management Plans

Stopping creditor harassment

Michigan Bankruptcy Court

Michigan Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

Michigan Bankruptcy Education

Bankruptcy Law in Michigan

How to File Bankruptcy in Michigan

Michigan Bankruptcy Federal Exemptions

Michigan Bankruptcy Booklet

I am thoroughly committed to protecting my clients’ rights using the United States Bankruptcy Code. Many families and individuals have entrusted me to handle their bankruptcy cases, allowing me to help them address and dismiss the stress that financial problems may cause. The vast majority of my cases are referrals from past clients who were extremely satisfied. As a Board Certified Specialist in consumer bankruptcy from the American Board of Certification, I pride myself on the high level of expertise I possess. This expertise always results in savings that vastly outweigh the amount of money spent on legal fees and filings in a bankruptcy case.

Contact me, Detroit bankruptcy Lawyer Walter Metzen, today to schedule your free initial consultation. I also offer clients flexible appointment times and same day and evening appointments if necessary. Get in touch with me today to learn how filing bankruptcy may be beneficial for you and your family.

We are a Debt Relief Agency helping people file for bankruptcy relief under the Bankruptcy Code. Let us help you decide if bankruptcy is right for you.

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Michigan Bankruptcy Lawyer Walter Metzen represents clients throughout Southeast Michigan, including the communities of Detroit, Southfield, Warren, Roseville, Farmington Hills, Ann Arbor, Belleville, Canton, Clinton Township, Dearborn, Dearborn Heights, Hamtramck, Highland Park, Holland, Howell, Lincoln Park, Livonia, Macomb, Northville, Plymouth, Port Huron, Redford, Rochester, Saginaw, Southfield, Sterling Heights, Taylor, Trenton, Troy, Westland, Wyandotte, Ypsilanti, Mount Clemens, Howell, Oakland County, Macomb County, Wayne County, Washtenaw County, Livingston County, and all of the surrounding areas. We have helped thousands file bankruptcy in Michigan.