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Steven Zaleski Top Lawyer Award 2019

Attorney Steven Zaleski, Madison, Wisconsin has been recognized as a Top Rated Lawyer in Wisconsin for 2019.  According to Avvo, Attorney Steven Zaleski has been recognized by the legal community as having a"superb" attorney rating.  Steven Zaleski has been practicing law since 1993. He has appeared before the Wisconsin Supreme Court on five separate occasions. [...]

By | 2019-06-01T21:29:36+00:00 June 1st, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Another big bankruptcy filing in Wisconsin

As was contemplated in the Wisconsin press, Shopko's parent company and related subsidiaries have filed for bankruptcy protection. This has been big news in Wisconsin as Shopko is a well-known and loved store. Shopko has filed a Chapter 11 bankruptcy.  This is vastly different from a Chapter 7 bankruptcy or Chapter 13 bankruptcy like most [...]

By | 2019-04-13T21:28:53+00:00 April 13th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Wisconsin Bankruptcy filings in December of 2018

It appears that in December of 2018 there were 317 bankruptcy cases filed in the United States Bankruptcy Court For the Western District of Wisconsin, right here in Madison, Wisconsin. As always, if you are contemplating bankruptcy, you should talk with a lawyer experienced in bankruptcy.  Attorney Steven Zaleski

By | 2019-02-21T04:45:52+00:00 February 21st, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Wisconsin papers report Shopko may be filing bankruptcy

According to recent media reports, Shopko may be heading for Chapter 11 bankruptcy.  One Wisconsin paper reports that Shopko is significantly behind on payments to a drug supplier to the tune of 67 million since November 2018.  Apparently, the supplier has  petitioned a Wisconsin circuit court to prevent Shopko to continue selling its drugs to [...]

By | 2019-01-08T03:54:26+00:00 January 8th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Boy Scouts and Bankruptcy

The national media has recently reported that the Boy Scouts of America are considering seeking protection under the United States Bankruptcy Code as a result of claims filed against the organization for alleged sexual abuse.  Stay tuned for more updates.

By | 2018-12-22T04:19:32+00:00 December 22nd, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Make an early resolution to get out of debt.

 We are less than 60 days out from a new year!  Time to start thinking about things we want to change in 2019.  What are you thinking about tackling?  For a lot of Wisconsinites, it will be debts and financial burdens that have gotten out of control.  Let's talk about a fresh start...give me a [...]

By | 2018-11-13T05:06:11+00:00 November 13th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Christmas Season Bankrutpcy filings

Yes, the Christmas season is upon us. Time to load up on food, sweets, and presents. Unfortunately, the season is one where people over extend themselves in many directions including financially. We are talking about credit card debt. It is of course considered fraud to "load up" on credit card debt and then file bankruptcy. [...]

By | 2017-12-30T18:22:40+00:00 December 30th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

New bankruptcy filings for September 2017

Attorney Steven Zaleski here to report the number of new bankruptcy cases filed here in Madison Wisconsin in the bankruptcy court for the Western District of Wisconsin. For the month of September 2017, court documents report that 300 chapter 7 cases were filed and 82 chapter 13 cases were filed.

By | 2017-11-02T02:35:04+00:00 November 2nd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Puerto Rico Bankruptcy

It appears that Puerto Rico has become the first American state or territory in history to seek bankruptcy-type protection. Puerto Rico is proceeding under a federal law enacted last summer, "Promesa," which is similar to Chapter 9 bankruptcy protection for municipalities. Apparently, Puerto Rico has $123 billion dollars of debt and pension obligations. In comparison, [...]

By | 2017-10-19T03:19:32+00:00 October 19th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments