Grand Rapids Debt Relief Attorneys

A Fresh Financial Start

You may be facing debts you cannot pay, harassing phone calls and letters, and the daily fear of losing your house and your car. If you are considering filing for bankruptcy, you need an experienced bankruptcy lawyer to explain your options and guide you through the process.

Debt Relief ∙ We specialize so you don’t have to worry.

At Andersen, Ellis & Shephard (formerly David Andersen & Associates, P.C.), our bankruptcy lawyers can help you find a fresh financial start in Michigan. Each lawyer at our firm specializes in one area of the law and we have attorneys on our team who have passed extensive testing and peer reviews to attain certification as specialists by the American Board of Certification.

We are attorneys representing clients in the Grand Rapids and West Michigan area, but many clients come from adjacent areas such as the following counties: Kent, Newaygo, Allegan, Montcalm, Kalamazoo, Ottawa, Muskegon, Ionia, Mecosta, Van Buren, Eaton, Ingham, Calhoun, Saint Joseph, Barry, Berrien, Cass, Osceala, Oceana, Clinton, Branch, Wexford & Lake. We help clients stop foreclosure, creditor harassment, repossessions and wage garnishments through Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy.


At the law offices of Andersen, Ellis & Shephard, we have represented thousands of individuals in consumer bankruptcy filings.



We understand that financial problems and bankruptcy cause significant stress, so we do everything we can to make working with us an encouraging source of help.

In addition to providing knowledgeable advice and the most effective advocacy, our commitment to serving you includes:

  • Phones answered promptly
  • Case evaluation
  • Free credit reports
  • Budget analysis
  • Evening appointments available
  • Regular case status updates
  • One-on-one counseling
  • Convenient suburban locations
  • Multilingual staff members
  • Experienced attorney and paralegal staff

Our lawyers, as well as our friendly, and experienced staff will remain available to answer your questions. Here are some testimonials from individuals who have hired us to represent them in their bankruptcy cases.

If you are looking for debt relief in Michigan you can contact one of our offices in Grand Rapids, Lansing, Kalamazoo, Muskegon or Big Rapids to speak with an experienced debt relief attorney. Contact us online to schedule an initial consultation or call us directly at 616-784-1700.

For those with Family Law issues our firm has a Family Law division called MI Family Law Center, please see their website at for more information.