COVID-19 UPDATE!

With everything going on in the world today we are taking extra steps and offering many new options to help!

ZOOM Video Consultations:

No Same-day appointments. A minimum of 24 Hour notice to schedule a Zoom Video Consultation. Please be prepared and have all of the documentation you need either emailed or faxed.


Remote Document/Form Signing


All Court Hearings are now telephonic and we have the capability of dialing in remotely.


You can still schedule a a face-to-face appointment but you must be wearing gloves and a mask to do so.


There are many options that we have available. Please feel free to reach out to us if you have any further questions.

Has debt taken over your life and robbed you of your peace of mind? Talk to a bankruptcy attorney about filing for Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy.

Are you unable to pay your debts, your employees and yourself? If your business isn't generating a profit, talk to a lawyer to see if Chapter 7 business liquidation is right for you.

Start Again With A Clean Slate

Sit down with a bankruptcy lawyer in Fairfax, VA

It's time to find a real solution to your debt. If your bank accounts are in the red month after month, you could be eligible for bankruptcy. The team at Welles Law P.C. will work with you to determine the best way to get you out of debt.

Schedule a meeting with a bankruptcy lawyer by calling our Fairfax, VA office now.


¿Por qué deber ir a un abogado que habla español?

Es difícil a entender los conceptos de bancarrota en su lengua materna. Pero es más peor si se necesita traducir de inglés a español y el proceso darle más estrés. Nuestra intención es hacer cosas más simple.

Cuando llegar a la oficina de Welles Law, P.C. en Fairfax, Virginia, usted podrá tener una consulta gratis con un abogado que habla español.

Aprender sus opciones en bancarrota en su lengua materna. Llamar ahorita 571-432-0300 para obtener su consulta con un abogado que habla español.

We have the legal background you're looking for

When you're looking for advice on your financial future, talk to an attorney with years of experience. Mr. Welles has over 33 years of experience helping clients make a fresh start.

Trust your situation to a bankruptcy lawyer who:

Has high success rates
Is established in the community
Is respected by other bankruptcy colleagues


Call our office in Fairfax, VA now. Se habla Español.


Thanks to a change in case law recently made by the 4th Circuit, it is now possible to partially strip off a second mortgage lien from your property in a Chapter 13 case. That means that upon completion of your Chapter 13 case, you will be able to achieve a cancellation of a part of your second mortgage balance if your house is underwater.



If you were previously a debtor in a Chapter 7 case in Virginia more than 8 years ago, and you need to file another Chapter 7 petition, beginning July 1, 2020, you will be able to recapture any homestead exemption to protect your belongings that you used up in your old case, and apply it in your new case.