About Us

As bankruptcy attorneys, why do we do what we do?

We excel as bankruptcy attorneys because we believe that everyone deserves the same opportunities for justice and equal rights within our legal and financial systems.  Helping people out of the trap of impossible debt is our mission.

Regardless of your background or your needs, we will treat you with the respect you deserve and the attention you require.

For more information on Michigan bankruptcy, follow the links below:

Michigan Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

Michigan Chapter 13 Bankruptcy

Michigan Bankruptcy Attorney John M. Hilla

John Hilla is a Detroit, Michigan-area consumer bankruptcy attorney who works to protect the rights of the individual within our legal system. A graduate of the Wayne State University Law School in Detroit, John also earned a Master’s degree in International & Comparative Law from the George Washington University Law School in Washington, DC.

It was in Washington, DC that John began his consumer bankruptcy practice before returning to Metro Detroit in 2008 to assist Michigan consumers with their legal needs.

John also played the bass in a number of bands throughout the Midwest from the mid-1980s onward. He is the author of the novel Stay Free, available on Amazon and through independent bookstores near you, and has published poetry in The Cimarron Review, The Bosporous Review of Books, and other journals.


  • The Michigan Bar Association
  • The Law Society of Ontario
  • The Eastern District of Michigan Federal Court
  • The Western District of Michigan Federal Court
  • The National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys
  • The Consumer Bankruptcy Association


  • Hilla, John M., “Am I Responsible for My Fiancé’s Debt after Marriage?,” The Detroit Legal News (Feb. 25, 2009).
  • Hilla, John M., The Literary Effect of Sovereignty in International Law, The Widener Law Review (Vol. XIV, No. 1, 2008) .
  • Hilla, John M., Popular Consent in the Formation of Customary International Law, Michigan International Lawyer (Winter, 2005).