Bankruptcy - We Wrote the Book on It (The Real Story and Concerns People Have Based Upon Thousands of Cases Our Lawyers Have Handled) This book was written by attorney Ronald C. Sykstus and the Bond and Botes team of lawyers, who have over 150 years of collective bankruptcy experience. With offices currently located in Alabama, Mississippi, and Tennessee, the Bond and Botes team of lawyers have filed and successfully completed thousands and thousands of bankruptcy cases for their clients over the past 20-plus years that their offices have been open. Bankruptcy law is a complex and nuanced field of law that covers and overlaps with many other legal areas. This book is an easy-to-read, common-sense approach to bankruptcy, and it attempts to answer the common questions and concerns of everyday people who find themselves struggling and overwhelmed by debt. This book addresses issues relating to credit, divorce, student loans, tax debt, lawsuits, and collection harassment, among other topics. When people are unfortunately facing insurmountable debt, they usually have two or three major areas of concern in regard to their debts and their future. This book will undoubtedly address all of the concerns that people have and it will do so in a way that will make sense and be understandable.
About the author Ronald C. Sykstus is the managing partner of Bond, Botes, Sykstus, Tanner & Ezzell, P.C. in Huntsville, Alabama, and Decatur, Alabama.
Born and raised in Chicago, Illinois, Ron received his education from the University of Arizona and the Northern Illinois University College of Law. Upon graduation from law school, Ron served a four-year tour of active duty with the United States Army Judge Advocates General's Corps. As a JAG, he initially served as a prosecutor for 11th ADA Brigade and 3rd Armored Calvary Division at Fort Bliss, Texas. He was subsequently stationed at Fort McClellan, Alabama, as the senior defense counsel with the U.S. Army's Trial Defense Service. There, he supervised an office of attorneys that handled all of the courts-martial and security clearance defense at both Fort McClellan, Alabama, and Redstone Arsenal, Alabama. He and his office represented soldiers before administrative boards and courts-martial panels. Ron received two Meritorious Service medals for his military service. Upon his honorable discharge from the U.S. Army, Ron joined the Bond and Botes team of lawyers and he is Board Certified in Consumer Bankruptcy Law by the American Board of Certification.