Practice Areas

Chapter 11

Chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code offers business debtors, and certain individual debtors, the opportunity to restructure their finances, reduce their obligations, and modify terms of payment. For businesses owned by a corporation, limi… Read More

Chapter 7

Chapter 7 bankruptcy allows debtors to receive a financial “fresh start” by discharging (eliminating) most of their unsecured debts. Certain debts, including student loans and domestic support obligations, cannot be discharged in bankruptcy. The… Read More

Business/Commercial Litigation

Crane, Simon, Clar & Goodman represents both individual and business clients in a vast range of business and commercial litigation matters. Because we are well-known for assisting clients in resolving financial and debt issues, we are frequently… Read More

Bankruptcy Litigation

It has been said that it is difficult to be a good bankruptcy attorney without being a good litigator. However, even the most experienced civil litigators may find themselves at a disadvantage in bankruptcy litigation unless they also are experienced… Read More


For some individuals and businesses, bankruptcy is necessary to resolve insurmountable debt and to rebuild financial health. However, for many, there are alternatives to bankruptcy that yield better financial outcomes. Crane, Simon, Clar & Goodma… Read More

Chapter 13

Chapter 13 bankruptcy is often referred to as a wage earner’s reorganization. Many debtors file a Chapter 13 case if they do not qualify for Chapter 7 bankruptcy, or if they are trying to save a home from foreclosure. Chapter 13 allows individu… Read More