January 31, 2023

Volume XIII, Number 31

Creditors Rights at Ward and Smith

Our Creditors' Rights Practice Group is comprised of attorneys practicing in all of our offices located across the state.  Our goal is to seek pragmatic solutions to our clients' problems, and we provide each client with customized representation.  We have the experience to assist clients in all stages of the creditor-debtor relationship.  In representing our clients, we can be as aggressive or conciliatory as the situation demands.  Whatever the situation, we provide sound legal judgment and services to satisfy our clients' business objectives.

We have the experience, resources, and geographical reach to provide quality and cost-effective legal services to all types of creditors in all 100 counties of North Carolina.  We are experienced in tailored catering to the specific needs of a variety of creditors.  We routinely represent:

  • National, regional, and local banks;
  • Commercial finance companies;
  • Equipment lessors;
  • Community Associations;
  • Manufacturers;
  • Institutional lenders;
  • Loan servicers;
  • Factors;
  • Insurance companies;
  • Local governmental entities; and,
  • Landlords, trustees, and individuals.

Although we take pride in our results in complex matters, we also are proud of our ability to handle routine matters efficiently and economically.

Our Creditors' Rights attorneys have a deep understanding of the bankruptcy process.  We understand all the rights and remedies available to secured and unsecured creditors.  We handle foreclosures, collection actions, claim-and-delivery hearings, receiverships, reclamation actions, attachment proceedings, fraudulent transfer cases, money-laundering cases, and cases under the Uniform Commercial Code.  We represent clients in every phase of litigation, exercising prejudgment remedies, obtaining judgments, and using the post-judgment execution process to satisfy the judgment.  In fraud or embezzlement cases where defendants face the risk of criminal prosecution, we collaborate with local and state law enforcement officials.  

Articles in the National Law Review database by Creditors Rights at Ward and Smith