Bankruptcy & Creditor’s Rights

Askew & Mazel, LLC is dedicated to providing cost-efficient solutions to maintain and enforce creditors’ rights in New Mexico, both in and out of bankruptcy.

Creditors’ Rights in Bankruptcy

Our bankruptcy attorneys routinely represent the rights of creditors (both secured and unsecured), in bankruptcy cases, and are experienced in representing creditors’ committees (official and unofficial, creditor and equity) in bankruptcy cases as well. We pride ourselves on providing reasonable, cost-effective advice to suit the needs of each particular bankruptcy case in order to help creditors’ maximize their recovery. If a person or company that owes you money has recently filed for bankruptcy relief, our attorneys can help you determine how best to pursue your rights. In addition to simply monitoring the case and advising you about its progress, the remedies potentially available to you may include:

  • Filing a proof of claim
  • Relief from the bankruptcy stay
  • Adequate protection payments for use of your collateral
  • Dismissal of the bankruptcy case
  • Conversion of chapter 11 and 13 bankruptcy cases to chapter 7 liquidation
  • Appointment of a bankruptcy trustee
  • Appointment of an examiner
  • Discovery into the debtor’s financial affairs
  • Structured dismissal
  • Objections to approval of chapter 11 and chapter 12 disclosure statements
  • Objections to confirmation of chapter 11, chapter 12 and chapter 13 plans
  • Pre-negotiated plan treatment
  • Continuation of a pre-existing receivership
  • And more…

Whether you’re a savvy litigator or encountering your first significant business bankruptcy, our creditors’ rights attorneys can help you develop a strategy that fits your budget and the needs of the case. Call and make an appointment today.

New Mexico Creditors’ Rights

Our attorneys are experienced in representing creditors in Albuquerque and throughout the state of New Mexico, with an eye to maximizing debt recovery. We frequently represent regional banks, businesses, and individuals to whom money is owed.

Outside of bankruptcy, depending on the client’s directive, the nature and size of the debt, debt recovery options can include demand letters, suits for debt and money due, foreclosure of real or personal property, investigation, evaluation of assets available for collection, and negotiated settlements. At Askew & Mazel we tailor our approach to enforcing creditors’ rights to the specific situation in order to pursue the most efficient approach for each client. Our nonbankruptcy creditor’s rights clients include professional firms, corporations, banks, tradesmen and individuals. In addition to commercial collection suits, Askew & Mazel’s collection lawyers have expertise in assisting in the following areas:

  • Debt and money due
  • Breach of lease
  • Suits against guarantors
  • Foreclosure
  • Eviction
  • Replevin
  • Collection of judgments
  • Transcripts of judgment
  • Post-judgment discovery
  • Personal property liens
  • Mechanic’s and materialman’s liens
  • Alter ego and veil piercing
  • Forbearance agreements
  • Promissory Notes
  • Settlements
  • And more…

While creditors’ rights are complex, Askew & Mazel is experienced in enforcing creditors’ rights in Albuquerque and New Mexico as a whole. Whether the debt is secured or unsecured, a few thousand dollars or a few million, Askew & Mazel can help. If someone owes you money and you’d like to collect it, don’t wait, contact us today. We’re more than just your ordinary collection lawyers.

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