Marietta and Atlanta, Georgia Bankruptcy Attorneys for Consumer and Business Clients
Since 1986, the Atlanta bankruptcy attorneys of The Rothbloom Law Firm have provided personalized care for people and small businesses filing for bankruptcy.
Emphasizing thoughtful counseling, careful planning and creative lawyering, Marietta bankruptcy lawyers Howard Rothbloom and Adam Herring assist clients in a boutique, low volume setting. The firm, located at the Marietta Square, handles challenging cases, particularly for people who want to retain assets and who are struggling to pass the means test in order to qualify for a chapter 7 "straight" bankruptcy, or to arrange affordable chapter 13 repayment plans.
We are bankruptcy court litigators experienced in resolving complex matters that can arise in any case: U.S. Trustee motions to dismiss, objections to discharge and dischargeablility, mortgage balance disputes, income tax liabilities, and preferential and fraudulent transfers. Recent cases include a significant opinion in In re Rudmose against the United States Trustee allowing our clients to receive a chapter 7 dishcarge, and an opinion in Tyree v. Guzman ordering turnover of personal property seized pre-bankruptcy by an aggressive creditor.
Howard Rothbloom has worked to expose lender abuses and advocated for consumer rights reform from the Georgia Capitol to the United States Capitol. He pioneered and won multi-million dollar mortgage lending abuse cases on behalf of thousands of Georgia consumers against some of the wealthiest and most powerful financial institutions. Mr. Rothbloom is a member of the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys and is on the board of advisors of the Atlanta Legal Aid Society. Mr. Rothbloom is named as a 2009 Georgia Legal Elite in Georgia Trend magazine and is an AV® Preeminent ™ Peer Review Rated attorney in 2012 for the very highest ethical standards and legal ability based on the confidential opinions of other lawyers and judges.
Adam Herring has authored scholarly articles on means testing, the foundation of today's consumer bankruptcy practice. "Operator Error in 'Mechanical Means Testing: Judicial Behavior in Chapter 13 Cases", coauthored by Mr. Herring, was published by Norton Bankruptcy Law Adviser in December 2009 and reprinted in the February 2010 edition of The Nebraska. The article explores the methods for determining chapter 13 payments based upon 2005 changes to the Bankruptcy Code.