Church and Korhonen, PC was founded in 2010 to help people who reside in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan file for bankruptcy.

Since we opened our doors, we have helped hundreds of people get a fresh start from their financial woes by filing for chapter 7 or chapter 13 bankruptcy conveniently, efficiently and economically. Our firm serves clients throughout the Upper Peninsula of Michigan from our main office in Marquette.  We carefully analyze your situation and advise if bankruptcy is right for you. We represent you when harassing creditors call. We file bankruptcy petitions to stop garnishment, law suits and judgments. We represent clients in US Bankruptcy Court. Once we finish our work, our clients get a fresh start and a new financial beginning.

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Church and Korhonen, PC offers consumer bankruptcy representation for residents living anywhere in the Upper Peninsula. If you have money troubles and feel as if there is no help in sight, think of Church and Korhonen, PC.

Cathy Church and Cara Korhonen, are both longstanding members of the State Bar of Michigan. They opened their practice in 2010 with the sole intent of helping individuals struggling with financial problems during challenging economic times. They help our clients successfully navigate the complexity of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court where they obtain a fresh financial start in a timely and cost-effective manner.

Together, they bring over 30 years of combined legal experience to the firm and thier case manager Patty, brings an additional 12 years of legal administrative experience to the equation. Our customer service is responsive, respectful and creates a strong feeling of confidence for our clients.

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Cathy C. Church

Ms. Church believes it takes hard work, knowledge and collaboration to successfully address the needs of her community. She works daily to make Marquette County a healthier, happier and better place for everyone, young and old alike.

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Cara Korhonen

Ms. Korhonen focuses her practice on Labor Union representation, representing Unions throughout the Upper Peninsula in both the private and public sectors. She also represents clients in Chapter 7 and 13 bankruptcies and abuse/neglect and personal protection matters.

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Bankruptcy Blog

20. May

If I live in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan where do I file my bankruptcy case?

All residents of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan filing for Chapter 7 or 13 bankruptcy file their case with the US Bankruptcy Court, Western Division located at 202 W. Washington St. Marquette Michigan. Our law firm, Church and Korhonen, PC represents folks living in Alger, Baraga, Chippewa, Delta, Dickinson, Gogebic, Houghton, Iron, Keweenaw, Luce, Mackinac, …
13. May

Is there a minimum or maximum debt needed to file bankruptcy?

Many people wonder if their amount of debt is too little or too much to file bankruptcy. There are no restrictions or limitations about how much debt a person must have to  file bankruptcy. Some people may have less than $10,000 debt living on a limited income. In this instance, filing bankruptcy may be the …