If you are one of the many people in financial trouble, you are not alone. Dunlap Law can help.

How We Can Help

We help people and businesses recover from job loss and business troubles, divorce, the death of a loved one, and everything in between.

We pride ourselves on using plain language to inform and empower our clients as they walk through the bankruptcy system with us by their side every step of the way.

We’ll help you understand the types of different bankruptcy filings and decide which is best for you.


What We Do

Dunlap Law PLC represents individuals and small businesses in bankruptcy cases throughout the Eastern and Western Districts of Virginia and the District of Maryland. 

We understand all sides because we have experience representing both debtors and creditors in consumer and business bankruptcy matters. That experience means we know the best way to help you.


Bankruptcy For Individuals

Chapter 7

  • Best if you do not have significant assets
  • Limit on income

Chapter 13

  • Best if you’re behind on house or car payments and need to catch up
  • No income limit

Chapter 11 

  • Best if you have several assets and/or
  • If you operate a business

Small Business Bankruptcy


  • Wind down and close your business
  • Liquidate assets


  • Continue to operate your business
  • Improve business cash flow by restructuring debts

Creditors' Rights


  • Secure lenders
  • Landlords

Local Counsel

  • We serve as local counsel for attorneys outside of Virginia or Maryland

Why Choose Dunlap Law?

Dunlap Law is a woman-owned, forward-thinking law firm. Our core mission is to educate and empower clients.  Through our Learning Communities, we are expanding access to legal counsel for “unlawyered” micro- and small business and will soon launch value-priced services through a subscription plan model.  

We provide free resources and a streamlined client experience with our client portal, making it easy for clients to securely upload and access documents, book appointments, and pay their bill.  We constantly evolve to meet our client’s needs and innovate delivery of legal counsel.

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