Imagine suffering from a severe disability due to a stroke. You struggle to write, walk and even talk. As a result of the condition, you cannot work and struggle to provide for yourself. In the middle of February, when Chicago is cold, your utilities are shut off. It is a battle to stay alive, living a life of poverty with nobody to help.
Ms. Stovall does not need to imagine because this is her life. She suffered severe stroke leaving her unable to work. Ms. Stovall, a former paralegal herself, came to Geraci Law with no vehicle, no utilities and barely enough money to feed herself. Attorney Nicholas Tepeli called the utility company to turn Ms. Stovall’s gas back on. However, the utility company would not turn Ms. Stovall’s gas on without a significant deposit.
Since 1977, the firm’s mission is to do nice things for nice people. After meeting with Attorney Tepeli, Ms. Stovall went online and wrote terrific reviews on AVVO, BBB, and Google+. Attorney Tepli reviewed the situation with Attorney Peter Francis Geraci and received approval to handle Ms. Stovall’s case pro bono.
Ms. Stovall came into the Peter Francis Geraci Law Bankruptcy and Injury Attorney office in downtown Chicago, IL. Attorney Tepeli greeted Ms. Stovall with a smile. She signed her bankruptcy petition, with an Attorney Fee disclosure of, “$0.00.” While Attorney Tepeli filed the case, Peter Francis Geraci met with Ms. Stovall, discussed various aspects of her case and took a photo with her.
A free bankruptcy case will not solve all of Ms. Stovall’s problems, but Geraci Law helped her at a time she needed it most.