Law Firm: Cope Law Offices, LLC
Address: 6826 Loop Road, Dayton, Ohio, 45459

Phone: (937) 401-5000

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Cope Law Offices, an Ohio bankruptcy firm, offers free consultations to individuals and small business who are looking for information about the financial relief offered by filing for bankruptcy protection under Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 of the US Bankruptcy Code. We offer one-on-one personal attention to every client. We will help you determine if filing for bankruptcy can help you meet your goals. We have offices conveniently located in Dayton, Centerville, Vandalia, Springfield, Mason, and Lebanon.


Licensed to practice in the state courts of Ohio as well as in the Federal Courts for the Southern District of Ohio.


Judicial Doctorate degree from the University of Dayton School of Law, in Dayton, OH. Bachelors or Arts Degrees in Political Science and Psychology from the University of North Texas.


CALI award for academic excellence from the University of Dayton School of Law; President's List at the University of North Texas; Avvo Rated for professional Excellence in the legal community.


Better Business Bureau; National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys; American Bankruptcy Lawyers Forum; American Bar Association; State of Ohio Bar Association; Dayton Bar Association; Clark County Bar Association

Entries by Russ B. Cope

Chapter 7 Bankruptcy in Ohio: What You Need to Know

Last updated June 28, 2017. Ohio, The Buckeye State, is home to America’s first professional baseball team (the Cincinnati Reds), the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, the Pro Football Hall of Fame, and John Glenn, the oldest man to venture into outer space. It’s also ranked among the top 10 states in terms of bankruptcy filings. […]

How to Avoid Filing for Bankruptcy

I’m Deep in Debt, How Can I Avoid Bankruptcy? Let’s face it, no one wants to file for bankruptcy, however, in certain circumstances bankruptcy is the best solution for dealing with debt that has gotten of control.  In this post, we’ll provide some helpful tips for those of you who are dead set on avoiding […]

What Is A Fraudulent Transfer in Bankruptcy?

Fraudulent Transfers Explained A fraudulent transfer can basically be defined as transferring property out of your name to delay or defraud a creditor. If you “sell” a home worth $1,000,000 to your Uncle Joe for $1 because a creditor is breathing down your neck, you’ve likely triggered state and federal fraudulent conveyance statutes. Actual and […]

Will Bankruptcy Cost You Your House?

Your house is your biggest asset, will you lose it in bankruptcy? This is a question many homeowners are anxious to find out. After all, for many families, their home is their biggest investment. In bankruptcy, property is divided into two piles: exempt an non-exempt. You keep exempt property and non-exempt property is subject to sale by […]