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In our struggling economy, many people are dealing with unmanageable debts. Our bankruptcy attorneys guide you through the legal process, helping you get relief from overwhelming debt and creditor harassment.

Personal Bankruptcy

Collins, Webster & Rouse, P.C. helps individual consumers find relief from debt through bankruptcy services. Whether your mounting debt is caused by a job loss, a prolonged illness or some other unfortunate circumstance, our bankruptcy lawyers can help you through your difficult times.

Business and Farming Bankruptcy

The attorneys at the law firm of Collins, Webster & Rouse, P.C. help businesses, including farmers, find relief from debt through business bankruptcy services. Bankruptcy eliminates debt through tools such as repayment, liquidation of assets, and payment plans. The two key bankruptcy procedures for businesses are Chapter 7 debt elimination and Chapter 11 debt reorganization. Chapter 12 is a special procedure specifically designed for farmers. Regardless of the cause of your mounting debt, our Joplin bankruptcy lawyers can help your company understand and utilize its options.

Criminal Defense

Experienced Criminal Defense Attorneys Provide Skilled Advocacy Knowledgeable lawyers represent accused individuals in the area If you have been charged with a crime in the area or any part of , hiring an experienced criminal defense attorney can ensure that your case is given the time and attention it deserves. The attorneys at provide dedicated...

Municipal Law

Our experienced attorneys represent #GEO_STATE# clients in municipal law cases involving construction, economic development, elections, eminent domain, environment law, financial matters, land use, litigation, utilities and more. We can guide you through the complexities of municipal law.

Traffic Violations

Traffic violations range from reckless driving and speeding to DUI and hit-and-run accidents. If you have been charged with a traffic violation in #GEO_STATE#, contact us today to speak to an experienced criminal defense attorney about your case.


Being charged with drunk driving has serious consequences in #GEO_STATE#, including loss of license or even jail time. If you have been charged with a DUI or DWI, you need to hire an experienced criminal defense attorney to obtain the best possible results for your case.

Debt Settlement

Whether you owe a debt you are unable to pay or are being mistakenly targeted by collection agencies, you do not deserve to abused by a creditor or collection agency. Our attorneys help you through the debt collection process, getting you the compensation you deserve for harassment from a collector.

Estate Planning

Established Estate Planning Attorneys Help You Prepare for the Future Trusted firm advises clients in the area on wills, trusts and conservatorships No one knows what tomorrow may bring, but there are some inevitabilities for which you can prepare. You’ve worked too hard to risk your personal security or the legacy you leave, so it...

Family Law

Experienced Family Lawyers Handle Divorce and Parenting Matters Full-service firm assists individuals and families in the area Whether you are going through a divorce, looking to adopt, or facing another legal issue close to home, the attorneys at will seek solutions to your legal problems that protect your interests and loved ones. Our committed legal...


Divorce is never easy, even when both partners agree that it's the right decision. The dissolution of a marriage involves crucial decisions about how your shared property will be divided and how your children will be cared for. At [ln::firm_name], we aim to help clients in the [ln::geo_metro_area] area and throughout [ln::geo_region] to get through their divorces without added stress or difficulty. Our knowledge of [ln::address->state] laws and practices enables us to provide advice on all aspects of divorce, and to address any questions or concerns you may have.

Probate and Estate Administration

Our experienced attorneys guide estate executors and administrators through the process with assistance in collecting, valuing, protecting and distributing assets of the estate.

Real Estate

Our attorneys are knowledgeable about property issues and real estate disputes. We guide you through the process of negotiating, drafting and revising real estate documents, including contracts, mortgages, deeds and title documents. We also handle business real estate transactions and represent clients before planning and zoning boards.

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