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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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We are 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 know as the local and trusted bankruptcy firm in Massachusetts.

University of Massachusetts School of Law
J.D. (1996) | Law
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Rhode Island College
B.A. (1990)
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Professional Experience
Attorney, Partner
Bucacci And Simonian, PC
- Current
Articles & Publications
Income tax debt and bankruptcy
Robert Simonian
Speaking Engagements
Bankruptcy Lecture, Annual meeting, Fall River MA
Bristol County Bar Association
General lecture on bankruptcy to members of Bristol County Bar Association
Notary Public
Commonwealth of Massachusetts
Client Champion - GOLD
Martindale-Hubbell Lawyer Services
Selected: 2020 - 2022
America's Most Honored Lawyers, Top 5%
The American Registry
Pro Bono Award
United States Bankruptcy Court
Professional Associations
Massachusetts State Bar  # 631817
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National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    Payment plans available.
Practice Areas
    Chapter 11 Bankruptcy, Chapter 13 Bankruptcy, Chapter 7 Bankruptcy, Debt Relief
    Foreclosure Defense
  • English: Spoken, Written
Legal Answers
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.
Q. Error on 7 bankruptcy wrong amount owed 2 yrs ago discharge
A: As long as the creditor was properly listed in your schedules (correct address) and they received proper notice and it was a dischargeable debt you are ok.
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Bucacci And Simonian, P.C.
155 N. Main Street
Fall River, MA 02720
Telephone: (508) 678-4000
Fax: (508) 678-4036
Monday: 7:30 AM - 8 PM
Tuesday: 7:30 AM - 8 PM
Wednesday: 7:30 AM - 8 PM
Thursday: 7:30 AM - 8 PM
Friday: 7:30 AM - 8 PM
Saturday: 10 AM - 7 PM
Sunday: 10 AM - 7 PM (Today)