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Robert Simonian

Robert Simonian

The Local & Trusted Name in Bankruptcy for over 25 years. Low Cost Payment Plan
  • Bankruptcy, Foreclosure Defense
  • Massachusetts
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Biography

Bucacci and Simonian, P.C. is a Bankruptcy Law firm giving personal attention to our clients. We offer low fees and payment plans to those who need it. We have dedicated our law practice almost exclusively to bankruptcy law since 1996 and have become known as the local and trusted bankruptcy firm in Massachusetts.

Education
Southern New England School of Law
J.D. (1995) | Law
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Rhode Island College
B.A. (1989) | Labor Studies
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Professional Experience
Attorney, Partner
Bucacci And Simonian, P.C.
- Current
Publications
Articles & Publications
12 Reasons To File Bankruptcy
Avvo Legal Guide
Debt is Threatening Retirement Dreams
Bucacci And Simonian, P.C.
Facing Foreclosure ???
Bucacci And Simonian, P.C.
Income Tax Debt and Bankruptcy
Robert Simonian
Income Taxes in Bankruptcy
Avvo Legal Guide
The Facts About Filing Bankruptcy
Bucacci And Simonian, P.C.
What Bill Collectors Can and Cannot Do
Bucacci And Simonian, P.C.
Student Loans and Bankruptcy
Avvo Legal Guide
Homestead Protection In Bankruptcy Affirmed
Lawyers Weekly
Speaking Engagements
Bankruptcy and Senior Citizens, Senior Centers of Fall River
Bankruptcy, Bristol County Bar Association Annual Meeting, Fall River, MA
Certifications
Notary Public
Commonwealth of Massachusetts
Awards
Client Champion - GOLD
Martindale-Hubbell
2020 - 2023
10.0 Superb Rating
Avvo
Top 10 Attorney Award
National Academy For Bankruptcy Attorneys
2014
Elite Lawyer Award
Elite Lawyer
2020-2023
America's Most Honored Lawyers, Top 5%
The American Registry
2020
Lawyers of Distinction Award
The American Lawyer
First Justice's Award for Pro Bono Publico Excellence
Probate and Family Courts, Bristol County, Plymouth County, Barnstable County
2010-2013
Pro Bono Publico Award
United States Bankruptcy Court District of Massachusetts
2014
Professional Associations
American Bar Association
Member
Current
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Southeastern Legal Assistance Corp.
Volunteer
Current
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Fall River Bar Association
Member
Current
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National Academy of Bankruptcy Attorneys, Inc.
Fellow
Current
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Massachusetts State Bar  # 631817
Member
- Current
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Massachusetts
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United States Bankruptcy Court, District of Massachusetts
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Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    Payment plans available.
Practice Areas
Bankruptcy
Chapter 11 Bankruptcy, Chapter 13 Bankruptcy, Chapter 7 Bankruptcy, Debt Relief
Foreclosure Defense
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Legal Answers
Q. I am currently homeless and i spent money claimed on my wild card exemption before a 341 meeting can i get into trouble?
A: This is a difficult question to answer without asking you more detailed questions. For example, generally speaking, if you spend $500.00 or less on necessities I would say it is not a problem. If you spent a large amount of money and the trustee feels for some reason that the money was not exempt then you could have a problem. Again, this is a difficult question to answer without knowing more details. If you filed your bankruptcy with an attorney you should definitely call him for advice.
Q. My client is 88, her home is under water and she cannot afford to repair the failing electric and plumbing systems.
A: A Chapter 7 bankruptcy sounds like it may be in her best interest at this time however I can not say this absolutely without a full interview. You can call me or another experienced bankruptcy attorney and they should be able to give you a good solid answer and plan to move forward. A chapter 7 discharge would absolve her of her unsecured debts and any deficiency balance after the surrender or foreclosure on the house and allow her to get a fresh start by just paying rent.
Q. Can the uplyft capital loan be forgiven
A: "Forgiven" and "discharged" are two different terms. Yes, the debt can be discharged in bankruptcy. If it is a secured loan then you will have to continue making payments to keep the collateral or you can surrender the collateral but either way the debt is discharged. If it is unsecured it can be discharged. If the loan is forgiven then you could have serious tax consequences. Any cancelled or forgiven debt can be considered income to you and reported as such on your taxes.
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Websites & Blogs
Website
Bucacci And Simonian, P.C. Website
Blog
Massachusetts Bankruptcy Lawyers Blog
Contact & Map
Bucacci And Simonian, P.C.
155 N. Main Street
Fall River, MA 02720
Telephone: (508) 678-4000
Fax: (508) 678-4036
Monday: 8 AM - 8 PM
Tuesday: 8 AM - 8 PM
Wednesday: 8 AM - 8 PM
Thursday: 8 AM - 8 PM
Friday: 8 AM - 8 PM
Saturday: 10 AM - 6:30 PM
Sunday: 10 AM - 6:30 PM (Today)