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Creditor Rights and Bankruptcy Law

Collect the money you’re owed, reduce debts, and navigate complex bankruptcy cases with cost-effective counsel.

Hawley Troxell’s creditor rights and bankruptcy attorneys have significant experience in complex commercial creditor rights and bankruptcy matters for national and local clients. We represent national, state-chartered, community, and mortgage banks, consumer and commercial lenders, agricultural finance lenders, manufactured home finance lenders, as well as a wide variety of trade and other creditors.

Our services include:

Lender Liability Defense & Regulatory Compliance 

With expertise in Idaho, Washington, and federal regulatory compliance matters, including commercial lending, residential mortgages, manufactured housing, and consumer lending issues, we have successfully defended lender liability actions to support our clients with complex creditor rights and bankruptcy matters. We are well versed in the newly emerging regulatory issues important for all lenders and regularly offer seminars on topics such as the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Privacy Law, the Patriot Act, the Fair Debt Collection Act, the Fair Credit Reporting Act, and Federal and state telemarketing laws.

Secured Transactions

We have experience in the representation of secured transactions, including revised Article 9 of the Uniform Commercial Code. We routinely present to attorneys and industry groups on all aspects of secured lending and the protection of secured creditor rights.

Foreclosures, Collections, and Bankruptcy

We represent creditors in real and personal property foreclosures, claim and delivery actions, loan workouts, forbearance agreements, collection actions, and all aspects of bankruptcy, including complex bankruptcy litigation. Our attorneys are involved in a wide variety of bankruptcy cases, including complex Chapter 11 reorganization cases, and have substantial experience in the defense of fraudulent transfer, preference actions, and non-dischargeability litigation. We represent our clients in bankruptcy courts throughout the United States in a cost-effective manner.

Commercial Litigation

We have significant experience in pursuing claims and defending clients in commercial transaction litigation.

Our creditor rights and bankruptcy group works closely with other practice areas, including banking, litigation, employment, and tax.

Creditor Rights and Bankruptcy Law Insights

Preserving the Liability Shield in Closely Held Corporations and LLCs

Clients often ask me about the best way to protect their personal assets from their business creditors. My answer is always that they should conduct…


In re Spanish Peak Holdings II, LLC: Lessons for Trustees and Lessees in Bankruptcy

On July 13, 2017, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit issued an opinion that is an interesting—yes I really think so—lesson…


Who Paid You? Chapter 7 Trustees are Asking and Creditors Should Know

In Idaho and beyond, Chapter 7 trustees are pursuing fraudulent transfer claims seeking to recover payments made on behalf of debtors by related entities of…


Secured Creditors Receive the Benefit of Their Bargain in Chapter 11

On November 4, 2016, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit determined—in a divided opinion—that a debtor’s chapter 11 plan of reorganization…

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