Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Your Trusted Legal Ally


Restructure and Revive Your Seattle Business with Chapter 11

If your LLC, partnership, or corporation is struggling with debt, you may be able to restructure through Chapter 11 bankruptcy. While more expensive and complex than Chapter 7 and 13, Chapter 11 allows both individuals and entities to retain control over their assets and businesses while they reorganize. If you qualify as a small business, you may achieve relief through a simpler version of Chapter 11 called Subchapter V.

When your future financial security is on the line, you need nothing less than exemplary legal support. At Seattle Consumer Justice, we have decades of experience guiding both individuals and businesses through Chapter 11 bankruptcy. We want to put our skills to work for you in achieving debt relief.

Find out if Chapter 11 may be the right option for you. Call our Chapter 11 bankruptcy lawyers in Seattle at (206) 483-0505 today.


Chapter 11 bankruptcy may help you reorganize your debt and rescue your business from financial ruin. At Seattle Consumer Justice, we understand that every business requires a unique approach, and we have spent more than 30 years developing the skills you need. If you want the highest possible chance of keeping your business while reducing its financial obligations, we are here to support you every step of the way.

Benefits of Chapter 11 Bankruptcy for Seattle Businesses

A Chapter 11 reorganization plan allows business debtors to sell or surrender unwanted or unneeded assets to creditors. This means you can refinance and reclassify debt from secured to unsecured based on the value of collateral. This can allow for a limited liquidation on your terms, in which you, rather than a trustee, choose what to sell to pay your creditors.

For instance, if you have a rental property valued at $200,000, but you owe the mortgage creditor $300,000, then $100,000 of that debt can be classified as an unsecured claim and will be paid whatever percentage the class of unsecured claims is receiving.

Additionally, you may be able to sell leases and other contracts. This can become a powerful bargaining tool, allowing you to downsize your business without becoming stuck with the obligation of a lease. It can also make a lease assignable when it would not otherwise be, allowing you to sell an attractive lease as a way to pay other creditors.

If you are filing as a business entity, you can receive a discharge of your unsecured debt upon confirmation of your Chapter 11 business reorganization plan or shortly thereafter. If you are filing as an individual, you generally become eligible for discharge after making payments to your unsecured creditors for 5 years.

Explore Bankruptcy Alternatives with Seattle's Corporate Workout

Bankruptcy isn’t always the best option for a struggling business. At Seattle Consumer Justice, our goal is to help you reduce your financial obligations through whatever method is most appropriate for your unique situation.

We can negotiate a workout agreement with your lenders. A workout is a contractual agreement in which the lender waives existing defaults and restructures the terms of a loan.

Because there is no way to force a lender to accept a workout, the agreement must be mutually beneficial. Our attorneys have an in-depth understanding of what will motivate a lender into accepting a workout. We will use this knowledge to achieve the best possible resolution for your case.

A corporate workout is a complex process. Our team will prioritize your best interests if we decide to move forward with this option.

Continue Reading Read Less

Guiding You Towards a Brighter Tomorrow

With unwavering dedication, we offer expert legal counsel and support to illuminate your path, helping you navigate the challenges ahead with confidence. Our mission is to empower you with the knowledge and resources you need, ensuring that the future you envision becomes a reality.

  • Experienced, Creative & Sophisticated
    With years of experience between our attorneys, our goal is to deliver a higher level of service, only taking cases where we can add value.
  • Personalized Attention
    We understand that no two cases are ever the same. We provide tailored solutions for every client and strategize in order to provide optimal results.
  • Comprehensive Service
    As a law firm that focuses on creative and collaborative solutions, we always seek opportunities that go even beyond the law to help provide the results you deserve.
  • Groundbreaking Results
    Our ability to tackle complex issues has allowed us to win appellate decisions and push the law in our clients' favor. We pursue compensation arrangements that reward success.

Client-Centric Excellence, Every Step of the Way

    “It is my belief that we came out way ahead of the game but we owe the success to Jacob.”
    “Jacob very clearly explained the course of action we should take and held our hand through the very scary process of the bankruptcy nightmare.”
    - Kim & Mike
    “5 stars are not enough.”
    “She knows the ins and outs of all types of bankruptcy, listens to your personal situation, and lays out the options for you.”
    - Joe
    “Jacob successfully took over our Chapter 11 bankruptcy case.”
    “His professional attitude and calm and efficient demeanor guided us through what could have been a much more agonizing process. He and his staff worked out a settlement which was actually better than my most optimistic expectation.”
    - Jerry
    “Jacob was very knowledgeable and very nice to work with on my case.”
    “He always kept me informed of what was going on and what to expect. My case was not anything easy by far and Jacob and his team worked really hard to win my case for me.”
    - Previous Client
    “He really cared about getting me the best outcome given my financial situation.”
    “Jacob treated my case with professionalism and knowledge of the law. He made the process understandable and had the patience to explain the information in terms I could understand.”
    - Previous Client
    “I attribute my survival from this tough time to her ability and her personal involvement on my behalf.”
    “When I, and my company, were struggling financially and about to go under, she showed me options I never knew I had, and then she followed through and protected me so that I ultimately did not have to declare bankruptcy.”
    - Previous Client
    “I would recommend Christine Latta to any of my friends and family.”
    “We were very concerned about resolving this matter in a short period, and she adhered to our needs by expediting this case within our thin margin of time that we had.”
    - Previous Client
    “Jacob was always focused on our needs and desires concerning our real estate.”
    “He is not an income-driven attorney, but an attorney that gives great value and caring as his greatest assets. He works hard to get his clients the best result possible!”
    - Previous Client

Contact Seattle Consumer Justice Today!

A member of our team will be in touch shortly to confirm your contact details or address questions you may have.

  • Please enter your first name.
  • Please enter your last name.
  • Please enter your phone number.
    This isn't a valid phone number.
  • Please enter your email address.
    This isn't a valid email address.
  • Please make a selection.
  • Please enter a message.
  • By submitting, you agree to be contacted about your request & other information using automated technology. Message frequency varies. Msg & data rates may apply. Text STOP to cancel. Acceptable Use Policy