IF YOU LIVE IN SOUTHEAST KANSAS AND ARE CONSIDERING FILING FOR BANKRUPTCY CALL AND REQUEST A FREE COPY OF OUR KANSAS BANKRUPTCY LAW BROCHURE "WHAT ABOUT BANKRUPTCY?" IT IS FULL OF HELPFUL INFORMATION.
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WHY DEPEW LAW FIRM FOR YOUR BANKRUPTCY?
1. 40+ years Kansas bankruptcy law experience helping people obtain a fresh start and move forward with their lives.
2. Your appointment is with attorneys Doug Depew or Philip Depew, not a staff person.
3. Low cost thorough initial consultation averaging just over 2 hours; not a sales pitch. Real counseling, advice and information for your personal situation.
4. We will not push you into an expensive 3-5 year Chapter 13 bankruptcy if a fresh start Chapter 7 bankruptcy will accomplish what you want.
5. No lengthy questionnaire for you to fill out.
6. Policy to return all client phone calls and emails within 24 hours or less.
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Legal services are designated as an essential function by Governor Kelly's "Stay Home" Executive Order 20-16. We continue to work our regular schedule and are available to help in person as well as by email, phone or Zoom conference call. If you call and we do not answer promptly please leave a short message and phone number on our voicemail. We will call you back ASAP.
BANKRUPTCY AT HOME
The Coronavirus (COVID-19) makes it potentially dangerous for people to get out, particularly those with preexisting conditions. If you live in southeast Kansas and need debt relief please call and talk with Doug Depew at (620) 325-2626 about filing for bankruptcy at home options in these extraordinary times.
Depew Law Firm was established on January 2, 1953 in Neodesha, Kansas by Harry L. Depew as a general practice law firm. Douglas Depew joined the firm in 1980 and Dennis Depew joined the firm in 1983. In May, 2015 Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt appointed Dennis Depew as Deputy Attorney General for Civil Litigation and Dennis is no longer associated with Depew Law Firm. Third generation Kansas attorney Philip Depew joined the firm as an associate after being sworn in to the Kansas Bar April 30, 2021.
Doug Depew has over 40 years of experience as a Kansas bankruptcy attorney and is well known throughout Southeast Kansas for his decades of experience helping people obtain a fresh financial start through bankruptcy law. In addition, Doug provides many general practice legal services such as uncontested adoptions, uncontested divorces, contracts, estate planning, wills and trusts, probate matters, most guardian and conservator cases as well as powers of attorney. Doug does not handle contested divorces or contested matters involving children. He has served as Neodesha City Attorney since 1983.
Today, while a majority of the firm's clients are located in Allen County, Labette County, Montgomery County, Neosho County and Wilson County, the firm has represented clients throughout southeast Kansas, including clients living in or near Altamont, Arma, Baxter Springs, Caney, Chanute, Cherryvale, Chetopa, Coffeyville, Columbus, Dearing, Elk City, Edna, Erie, Fall River, Fort Scott, Fredonia, Frontenac, Gas, Girard, Howard, Humboldt, Iola, Independence, Moran, Neodesha, Oswego, Parsons, Pittsburg, Sedan, St. Paul and Yates Center.
Doug Depew has served the legal profession over many years in various capacities. Among other positions, Doug has served as President of the Southeast Kansas Bar Association, President of the Thirty-First Judicial District Bar Association and President of the Wilson County Bar Association. In 2004 he was selected by the bankruptcy judges in Kansas to serve on the first Kansas Bankruptcy Bench-Bar Committee. He is co-author of Chapter 3 Exemptions and Prebankruptcy Estate Planning of the Kansas Bar Association's Kansas Bankruptcy Handbook (Third Edition, 2009). From 2013-2014 Doug served as President of the Kansas Bar Association’s Bankruptcy and Insolvency Section and he continues to serve on the Executive Committee of the KBA Bankruptcy and Insolvency Section. In 2019 Doug was elected by his fellow attorneys in the Thirty-First Judicial District to serve as a lawyer member of the 31st Judicial District Nominating Commission. In 2022 he was re-elected to this position.
Doug has held various leadership positions in civic and charitable organizations in the Neodesha area over many years. Among the organizations he has served are the Neodesha Arts Association, Neodesha Community Foundation, Neodesha Lions Club, Neodesha United Methodist Church and Wilson Medical Center Foundation.
Providing excellence in legal counsel has been a priority since the firm was founded. Part of that commitment means taking the time to fully explain legal procedures, both in person and through written materials. If you are interested in an attorney who will take the time to learn about your personal situation and provide you a thorough consultation in a straightforward manner, then call today and make arrangements for an appointment. Contact Depew Law Firm. If you are considering bankruptcy, please know that Doug spends an average of just over two hours with you at your initial consultation and will never ask you to fill out a 20+ page questionnaire as some attorneys require.
Depew Law Firm, 620 Main St, Neodesha, Kansas 66757 is a federally designated Debt Relief Agency under U.S. Bankruptcy Law. We have helped southeast Kansas residents filing for bankruptcy in Kansas Bankruptcy Court since 1957.
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