Welcome to Antonik Law Office

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Antonik named Leading Lawyer

 ANTONIK RECENTLY NAMED TO LEADING LAWYERS NETWORK

Less than 5% of attorneys have received the honor to be named as a Leading Lawyer. Mr. Antonik is proud to be recongized by his fellow Illinois Attorneys for his excellence in Consumer and Business Bankruptcy.

Attorney Douglas A. Antonik has been practicing law since 1985. Known extensively for his bankruptcy work he’s listed by his peers as one of the leading bankruptcy attorneys in Southern Illinois. Besides assisting consumers with their financial needs, Antonik also represents businesses and farmers. The bankruptcy practice consists mainly of representing debtors which include Chapter 11 and Chapter 12 and complicated bankruptcy litigation. Antonik also has developed a solid reputation for helping consumers and businesses with their legal needs. In conjunction with his consumer law practice, Antonik has opened Antonik Title Services which can assist clients with all their land and real estate needs.  

Chapter 12 Farm Reorganizations

 Antonik Law Offices has been filing Chapter 12 cases for over 30 years. With the debt limitations of Chapter 12 increased to more than $4 million, Antonik Law Offices is proud to offer Chapter 12 and other non-bankruptcy alternatives to those in need.  

  • The New Act expands debt limitations and eligibility and Antonik Law Offices can help you save the family farm and the assets you have worked so hard for by reorganizing, restructuring or reducing your debt.   

CHAPTER 11 & BUSINESS REORGANIZATION

 When choosing an attorney to assist in you Chapter 11 Reorganization efforts, you will need an experienced attorney.  Antonik Law Offices has been filing Chapter 11 bankruptcy petitions for over 30 years and has represented numerous clients with diverse needs.  Our experienced attorneys and staff will handle your reorganization with ease and efficiency. 

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BANKRUPTCY AND DEBT RELIEF

CHAPTER 7

 Chapter 7 bankruptcy, sometimes call a straight bankruptcy is a liquidation proceeding. The debtor turns over all non-exempt property to the bankruptcy trustee who then converts it to cash for distribution to the creditors. The debtor usually receives a discharge of all eligible debts within four months. In the vast majority of Chapter 7 cases, the debtor generally has no assets that would be lost.  Chapter 7 can relatively quickly give you a "fresh start". 

CHAPTER 13 & INDIVIDUAL REORGANIZATION

 hapter 13 Bankruptcy, also known as a wage earner plan, is designed for individuals and small, unincorporated businesses to help repay some or all debt between a three and five year period.  Your specific financial circumstances will determine whether a Chapter 13 plan is best suited for your needs.  Antonik Law Offices has been filing Chapter 13 petitions for over 30 years.  

TAX DEBT AND THE IRS

 Mr. Antonik has represented individual and business taxpayers in resolving their IRS indebtedness, including tax liens.  Mr. Antonik has submitted numerous Offers in Compromise on behalf of his clients and will meet with your IRS representative on your behalf. 

FORECLOSURE COMPLAINTS

 If you are served with a foreclosure complaint or threatened with foreclosure by your lender, it is time to act quickly!  There may be options available to you to renegotiate your current mortgage loan, or other available defenses to help prevent your valued property from being sold at a foreclosure sale.  Antonik Law Offices can represent you in foreclosures and pre-foreclosure work outs.  Our staff analyzes your current financial obligations to work toward an appropriate resolution. 

Experience Matters

 

Doug Antonik has been selected by his peers as a Leading Illinois Bankruptcy Attorney.

 

WE ARE A DEBT RELIEF AGENCY. WE HELP PEOPLE FILE FOR
BANKRUPTCY RELIEF UNDER THE BANKRUPTCY CODE.

Frequently asked questions

If I have a judgment against me, is it too late to file bankruptcy?

No, in most cases a bankruptcy will discharge the outstanding judgment

ANTONIK LAW OFFICES

Consumer Bankruptcy

Our office represents consumers in chapter 7 and chapter 13 bankruptcy.

Mr. Antonik, with vast experience in bankruptcy litigation, also represents those clients who need an attorney who represents the client in court. 

Antonik Law Office

3405 Broadway, PO Box 594, Mt Vernon, IL 62864, us

(618) 244-5739

Office Hours

8am to 4pm M-F

Late and Saturday appointments available on request