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Chris W. Steffens was born in Shawnee Mission, Kansas. Chris’s family traveled a lot – living in Louisiana, Maryland and California, but he spent his formative years growing up on a 5 acre ranch just off the Ninnescah River outside Belle Plaine, Kansas. Chris enjoyed many summers exploring the river, riding dirt bikes on the gravel roads and being close to nature.

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Overview And Experience

The most important part of Chris’s life is his family. He enjoys going on walks and bike rides around the neighborhood with his young daughter. Chris considers his wife a life companion and best friend.

In Chris’s free time, he enjoys working on projects around the house and has become somewhat of an amateur electrician, carpenter and general handyman. He is also a skilled mechanic, gear head and enjoys working on cars. When he gets a chance – his hobbies include playing guitar and photography.

After graduating high school, Chris went to work at the Walmart photo lab – a job he would hold for nearly 10 years. Chris attended two years at Cowley County Community College before moving to Lawrence in 1998. In 2002 Chris graduated from The University of Kansas with a double major in History and Economics.

Upon graduating from the University of Kansas, Chris attended Washburn University School of Law, where he earned his J.D. in May 2005. Chris served on the Douglas County Criminal Defense Panel for 3 years before focusing exclusively on Bankruptcy Law.

Chris has over 10 years of experience and filed over 1,000 bankruptcy cases. He has a passion for helping others in need. He finds Bankruptcy Law fulfilling because it offers him the ability to positively change someone’s life. Chris is humbled for the opportunity to serve others and honors the trust that clients give him by providing the exceptional service they deserve.

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1998 – 2002
Bachelors of Economics & History

Washburn University School of Law
2002 – 2005
Juris Doctor JD


Kansas Judicial Branch License
United States District Court – District of Kansas License

My Goal

My goal is simple: I will guide you through the bankruptcy process

It takes a lot of guts to ask someone for help. When you reach out to us, we already know you’ve made one of the most difficult decisions in your life. We promise to treat you with the respect you deserve.

While we are a bankruptcy firm, and we see solutions through the eyes of a bankruptcy attorney, we’re not here to pressure you into a bankruptcy. We present you with realistic options based on your unique financial situation. It is always up the the client on which solution they choose. If you choose to hire us, we will help guide you from start to finish.

Choosing an attorney is a personal choice. Here is where we stand out:

  • Free consultation with an experienced bankruptcy attorney – every step of the way we’ll be there to explain your options to help you make the best decision for yourself and your family.

  • We offer remote or in person appointments. Our firm is flexible and nimble.

  • We can get your case filed FAST – when you’re being garnished and every day counts, no one can get your case on file as quick as we can without cutting corners.

  • Weekend and Evening Appointments – we make ourselves available when you are – not the other way around.

  • Sunset Rule – if we miss your call, we’ll try our best to call you back that day.

  • Many cases filed with no money down – most of our Chapter 13 cases are filed with no money down.

  • Free consultation – there is no charge to meet with us. No fees. No hassle. Simple.