Chicago Office

20 N. Wacker Dr., Ste 1010
Chicago, IL 60606
Phone: 312-897-2010
Fax: 847-637-5140

 

Crystal Lake Office

333 Commerce Dr., Ste 900
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
Phone: 815-455-3000
Fax: 815-455-3049

 

Schaumburg Office

1990 Algonquin Rd., Ste 240
Schaumburg, IL 60173
Phone: 847-637-5140
Fax: 847-637-5140
Corporate Law

Corporate Law

We provide a wide variety of services to our business clients, including transactional services, selection and incorporation of an organizational

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Association Representation

Association Representation

The attorneys at Bruning & Associates advise and counsel condominium and homeowner associations in all aspects of community association law

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Civil Litigation

Civil Litigation

Bruning & Associates represents its clients in the state and federal courts in all aspects of civil and commercial litigation

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Bankruptcy

Bankruptcy

Consultation

  • We listen carefully to the information provided by our clients, empathize and analyze their situation to gain a proper
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Foreclosure

Foreclosure

Our Services

  • Bruning & Associates represents mortgage lenders in mortgage foreclosure actions against delinquent borrowers, and also represents homeowners trying
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Real Estate

Real Estate

Our firm represents both commercial clients and individuals in all proceedings and transactions that deal with real property, including purchase

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Estate Planning

Estate Planning

Our Services

  • Bruning & Associates attorneys create and implement effective plans to preserve your wealth and ensure that your loved
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Medical Malpractice

Medical Malpractice

When a hospital or other medical provider commits an error, the results can be devastating. From an improperly performed surgery,

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Nursing Home Abuse

Nursing Home Abuse

Falls, bed sores, infections, malnutrition, neglect, each of these injuries, and more, can significantly harm those we care about. Fortunately

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Personal Injury

Personal Injury

If you have been involved in an auto accident, a slip and fall, or other event that has caused you

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High Net Worth Divorce

High Net Worth Divorce

  • Complex Property Division : Our team of attorneys work with a variety of professional experts including forensic accountants, actuaries, and property
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Bankruptcy

Consultation

  • We listen carefully to the information provided by our clients, empathize and analyze their situation to gain a proper understanding of their current financial state. Our attorneys will objectively assess your situation, determine your goals, and develop the best possible strategy for resolving your financial issues. We will discuss the bankruptcy process, describe the different types of bankruptcy available to you, and help you determine what the best course is for you and your family or business. We help our clients navigate the tumultuous waters of financial and economic crisis until they reach solid ground.

Types of Bankruptcy

  • Chapter 7 – liquidation for individuals and businesses: The goal of a Chapter 7 bankruptcy is to discharge your debts and to give you a fresh start. In most cases, all secured and unsecured debt such as mortgages, car loans, credit card debt, medical bills and judgments are discharged in a Chapter 7 bankruptcy. You may even be able to keep your home and cars in a Chapter 7 bankruptcy if that is your goal.
  • Chapter 13 – reorganization for individuals: A Chapter 13 bankruptcy is a repayment plan whereby you are permitted 36-60 months to bring your mortgage, car loans and other secured debts current. A large portion of your unsecured debts such as credit cards, medical bills, and installment payments may be discharged to permit the use of your income and other resources for payment of secured debts like mortgages and car loans. At the end of a completed plan, the debtor is given a discharge of the remainder of unsecured debt.
  • Chapter 11: A Chapter 11 bankruptcy is similar to a Chapter 13, but is a reorganization for a business. It is subject to certain caveats for businesses.
  • Chapter 12: A Chapter 12 is bankruptcy for farmers or fishermen.

Our Representation

  • We will prepare and file your bankruptcy petition, plan, schedules, forms, statements and declarations necessary for a complete bankruptcy application. We will thoroughly explain each step of the process to alleviate any fears about the unknown or “what if’s” of your case. We will also represent you at the meeting of the creditors and at confirmation hearings. We will notify you of any changes in your status with the court or creditors that require your attention.

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