A Fresh Start
With Bankruptcy

A Fresh Start
With Bankruptcy

Chapter 7 Trustee

As part of his practice, Attorney Stephen Zayler often serves as a trustee for Chapter 7 bankruptcy proceedings. His conduct and performance in that role have earned him the trust and respect of bankruptcy judges and court personnel of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Texas. His depth of experience and knowledge is demonstrated by the fact that he is often the bankruptcy attorney other bankruptcy attorneys call when they have questions.

Thoroughness, Reliability And Trust

As a trustee of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Mr. Zayler plays a key role in the Chapter 7 bankruptcy process. For each case, he carefully builds a file listing all of the assets and debts of the individual, identifies assets that are exempt and nonexempt, and reviews the data for completeness and accuracy. In the Chapter 7 debt liquidation process, the debtor must give up the debtor’s nonexempt property.

Mr. Zayler acts to obtain the maximum possible value for the property through sale or auction. When this has been completed, Mr. Zayler distributes the recovered funds to the creditors and makes a full report to the court.

The keys to success as a trustee are thoroughness, efficiency and integrity. In thousands of cases, Mr. Zayler has demonstrated these qualities, earning high marks from the court for his work.

More Than 30 Years As A Chapter 7 Trustee

Since 1990, Stephen J. Zayler has been a member of the Panel of Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Trustees for the Eastern District of Texas. He is also a member of the National Association of Bankruptcy Trustees.

Schedule A Meeting

The bankruptcy process can be incredibly confusing for some and what may apply to one person, may not apply to another. Understanding your rights, options and potential outcomes are key. To schedule a meeting with Mr. Zayler at his Lufkin office, call 936-634-1050 or send an email.

Law Office of Stephen J. Zayler is a debt relief agency. He helps people file for bankruptcy relief under the bankruptcy code.