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Repairing Your Credit After Bankruptcy

Credit Report Repair Attorney

Milwaukee ● Madison ● Oshkosh ● Green Bay ● Sheboygan ● Racine & Kenosha

While bankruptcy can discharge debt obligations or adjust them so that you can effectively pay them off, elimination of those debts from your credit report isn’t automatic. Assistance with credit repair is another way that Debt Advisors, S.C. provides comprehensive debt relief services to people throughout southeastern Wisconsin from our three offices in Madison, Milwaukee and Oshkosh.

A bankruptcy lawyer at our firm can help you rebuild your credit by ensuring your outstanding debts discharged or paid off through bankruptcy are officially removed from your credit report. Contact us today to find out more about the credit repair and other steps you can take to make a fresh start .

Know Where You Credit Stands After Bankruptcy

When a client walks in our office, their credit rating is typically very low.   After filing bankruptcy, there is likely going to be an improvement in your score, but it may take some time.  A bankruptcy action will stay on your credit report for 10 years, calculated from your bankruptcy filing date, the legal discharge of debt should be noted on the report. If a report fails to note the discharged debt balances as zero, according to federal law, you have the right to challenge the accuracy of the information under the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

During your life after bankruptcy, a negative history with a zero balances on your credit report does not guarantee perpetual rejection when you want to buy a car or apply for a home loan. Credit repair is not hard, but it will take time. There are a number of things you can do to strengthen your finances:

  • Start a savings account
  • Set up automatic contributions from your paycheck to savings or retirement
  • Use one credit card, and pay off the balance every month
  • Take out a new, small loan and make consistent monthly payments on time
  • Monitor credit reports, note inaccuracies and challenge mistakes
  • Ask about our 720 Credit Score Program.

All consumers are entitled to free, annual credit reports from each major credit bureau. Proactive credit repair ensures that you avoid unfair bad credit ratings by a creditor involved in your bankruptcy.

Contact Our Wisconsin Debt Relief Offices: 1-800-222-5615

Remember, there are no shortcuts to building strong, clean credit after bankruptcy. Contact our credit repair lawyers for the sound advice and assistance you need to make your fresh start today.

We are a Debt Relief Agency. We help people file for relief under the Bankruptcy Code.

Reviews by Google Users

  • 5 star review  I highly recommend Debt Advisors if you are considering a bankruptcy. We are nearing the end of our plan and everyone at DA has been extremely helpful and thorough. Angel in particular has been very helpful with the many, many questions we've had over the years. Thanks for all of your efforts!

    thumb Howard Lord
  • 5 star review  Everyone treated me with dignity and respect. Chad explained everything and put me at ease. I would recommend Debt Advisors to anyone looking for professional quality experience.

    thumb Angela McAllister
  • 5 star review  I had nothing but an amazing experience. Very professional, intelligent, hard working, and caring. Attorney Michael S. Georg was nothing short of amazing! He made the process painless and easy. From the first meeting to the last he was nothing but professional and showed that he cared! His staff was excellent and is very helpful!

    thumb Darrel Allen Sr
  • 5 star review  From the second I walked in and talked to the lawyer I felt a sense of relief and a huge weight off my shoulders. Debt Advisors was efficient, timely, and professional. They helped my husband and I to get a fresh start financially.We’re so happy we chose Debt Advisors!!

    thumb Suseela Riley
  • 5 star review  Not a good year, 2016. Chad L. Schomburg at Debt Advisors Law Office made it easier. Very professional and with the knowledge to answer all my questions. Extremely happy with the results and I highly recommend this Law Office.

    thumb Marco Ramirez
  • 5 star review  Mike Georg was extremely helpful during the entirety of my process. He made sure I understood exactly what was going to happen and he was always there to answer any questions I may have had. I really like the fact that I didn’t have to pay all out of pocket at once. Their payment plan made it easy for me to pay what I had to without breaking the bank. I’m completely satisfied with the level of professionalism that everyone in the office has. Even to this day I’m able to get in touch with them which I’m really grateful for. I’d definitely recommend them to my family and friends. If your someone who’s looking to get out of debt but are skeptical, you’ll have no worries here with Debt Advisors. The process is quick and easy.

    thumb Shetara Johnson
  • 5 star review  I still remember the day when I started my bankruptcy back in 2016. I selected Debt Advisors because a good friend of mine had recommended Atty Mike Georg to me. After we met I was glad that I did select Debt Advisors for many reasons. Mainly, it was the professionalism and care that Mike and his staff showed me throughout the entire process. It felt good knowing that my situation would be taken care of efficiently and in a timely manner. Even after my bankruptcy was discharged Attorney Mike Georg and Debt Advisors have been there for me in 2018 and this 2020. Both times I've needed professional help with things like providing me with documents and forms that I've needed from my case. I strongly encourage anyone looking for debt consultation to visit Debt Advisors for help. They're great at what they do!

    thumb Arlandus Morton
  • 5 star review  Bankruptcy is never fun, but this Law Office made it so much easier. If I ever had any questions at all they were answered timely. They even helped me through a rough time when I ended up having to pay taxes and had a big medical exspense too! They were always kind and never made me feel bad for having to do the bankruptcy. They were sympathetic to why and just helped me through it! I recommend them to anyone I know going through this or having to start this process. I know of two of the people I referred who used htem and loved them too! Thank you Debt Advisors Law Offices! Jeremy and Angel thank you personally!

    thumb Tami Miller
  • 5 star review  I can confidently say that Debt Advisors is NOT in the business of taking advantage of you in your current situation. Debt Advisors is in the business of helping you get in a better place than you are now. I was there, constantly worrying about this large amount of debt that I owed. Feeling sick to my stomach and unable to sleep at night. Then I talked to Mike. He is genuine and honest. Having him in my corner took this huge weight off my chest. If you are in this place, I highly recommend giving Debt Advisors a call, it is the first step in the right direction.

    thumb Kurt Cameron
  • 5 star review  I had nothing but and amazing experience with Debt Adviosrs. They made this process for me easy and painless. Still today they are open and willing to help me. These are really great people, and they really care. Thank you Geroge and the rest of your team.

    thumb DENISE MOORE

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