About

Our firm specializes in both Chapter 13 and Chapter 7 bankruptcy protection, and we have successfully helped thousands of people find the solution to their financial problems. Our main office has been located in Newnan, Georgia since 1983, and our new satellite office is located in Lagrange, Georgia. We understand that coming to our office is often a “last resort”, and therefore we make every effort to provide you with a relaxed, comfortable office environment, a simple yes/no questionnaire, and an immediate one on one consultation with an Attorney to discuss your financial situation.

Our two attorneys, Michael Gorove and Amanda Barrett, will personally handle every aspect of your case. We have over 25 years of knowledge and experience in bankruptcy law. We have filed over 5,000 successful bankruptcy cases, and over 99% of all cases that we handle are confirmed or discharged if the payment plan is abided by. We thoroughly research the issues affecting your case, listen carefully to your needs and concerns, and effectively communicate your predicament to the opposition, Trustee, and Judge.

Our two legal support staff are thoroughly trained in knowledge of bankruptcy law and process. We strive to seek the most efficient and cost-effective resolution that meets your needs. You can rely on us to be accessible, responsive and efficient. We promptly return telephone calls and emails, and we always strive to fulfill your expectations.

Michael Gorove has been practicing law since 1994. His area of expertise is bankruptcy, but he also practices in the areas of family law (uncontested divorces and wills). Michael grew up in Oxford, Mississippi, and received  his undergraduate degree from the University of Florida in 1990. After a year in Washington DC and New York, he moved to Boston and obtained his Juris Doctor from the University of Boston in 1994. He then spent two years in Budapest, Hungary as a staff attorney for the Republic of Hungary in the Gabcikovo-Nagymaros Dam Treaty dispute before the International Court of Justice in The Hague.   In 1996, he moved to Atlanta, and began his legal practice specializing in bankruptcy, and joined with Jimmy D. Harmon to form the law firm of Harmon & Gorove in 1999.

Amanda Barrett has been practicing law since 2008. Amanda grew up in Lafayette, Georgia and Lagrange, Georgia. While her practice is devoted primarily to consumer bankruptcy, she also has experience in municipal law, corporate finance, wills, and family law. After receiving a B.S. in Accountancy, with honors, from LaGrange College in 2005, she received her Juris Doctor, with honors, from the University of Georgia School of Law, where she received the Julian McDonnell Award for Excellence in the Study of Commercial Law, and was selected to the Order of the Coif.