Is Corporate Dissolution Right for Your Business?

Is Corporate Dissolution Right for Your Business?

Learn about corporate dissolution law in Barrington, IL

If you don't think bankruptcy is the right move for your business, consider corporate dissolution. By filing for corporate dissolution, you'll be dissolving your business entity, along with any deals pertaining to it. In most cases, this means that, although your business will be gone, so will your debt.

John H. Redfield has over 40 years of experience practicing corporate dissolution law in Barrington, IL. You can trust attorney Redfield to guide you through the process with the utmost care.

If you're interested in corporate dissolution law, contact John H. Redfield in Barrington, IL today. You can schedule a consultation at your convenience.

What is an assignment for the benefit of creditors?

Another way to avoid bankruptcy is by committing to an assignment for the benefit of creditors. To make use of this kind of assignment, an experienced attorney will help you liquidate your business assets and allow a fiduciary to distribute a portion of the proceeds to your creditors.

An assignment for the benefit of creditors is:

  • Completed outside of court
  • Done at a lower administration expense than bankruptcy
  • Tailored to your business for maximum flexibility


Call now to speak with attorney Redfield about assignments for the benefit of creditors. As a former bankruptcy trustee, attorney Redfield understands the creditor assignment and liquidation process from all sides.

Corporate Dissolution or Assignments for the Benefit of Creditors (ABCs) - Alternatives to Bankruptcy

Corporate Dissolution Assignments for the Benefit of Creditors

An alternative to a company filing for a Chapter 7 bankruptcy may be a corporate dissolution. An Illinois company wishing to dissolve must file a formal corporate dissolution application with the Secretary of State. Upon obtaining a dissolution from the state, a bar notice must be sent to creditors and the corporation is obligated to wind-up its business.

Unlike an individual, a corporation filing a Chapter 7 case does not receive a discharge of debts. There may be many advantages in instituting a corporate dissolution over filing for bankruptcy under Chapter 7.

The process is complicated and requires an experienced lawyer. At John H. Redfield & Associates you will receive legal guidance from an attorney with more than 30 years experience with bankruptcy law. Contact attorney John H. Redfield today.

Assignments for the Benefits of Creditors

As a former bankruptcy trustee, John Redfield represented bankruptcy trustees for over 15 years. Accordingly, he understands the procedures and methods trustees take to collect the money owed the bankruptcy estate after a business files for bankruptcy. This knowledge of the liquidation process greatly benefits company officers when they seek to execute an assignment for the benefit of creditors ("ABC").

Assigning assets for the benefit of creditors allows a company to appoint a selected fiduciary and assign the company's assets to that person. The fiduciary sells and distributes the proceeds from those assets according to priorities set forth in state law. Creditors may receive a repayment of money owed. The advantages of an ABC for a business are:

-More flexible options than a Chapter 7 bankruptcy
-No court supervision
-Lower administrative expenses

If your business faces liquidation, you don't have to face it alone. The process should be handled by an experienced attorney.