Benjamin Payne

Practice/Organization Description

Hanson & Payne is a premier full-service bankruptcy firm offering bankruptcy attorney and debt negotiation services for Milwaukee, WI and surrounding areas. We have evolved over the years to become one of Wisconsin's most sophisticated and experienced insolvency firms. Our range of experience in insolvency matters is our strength. At Hanson & Payne, we represent both debtors and creditors in bankruptcy and other insolvency matters, which gives us a 3-dimensional approach to serving your needs - whichever side of the coin you are on. Our expertise as bankruptcy lawyers in Milwaukee is extensive. From filing affordable Chapter 7 and 13 bankruptcies for individuals, to advising business clients through difficult financial times, to defending preference actions for corporate defendants, Hanson & Payne has the experience to achieve your goals.

Beyond our focus on insolvency matters, we also have a broad range of experience in the purchase and sale of businesses, business equipment, and residential and commercial real estate. Our breadth of experience enables us to move confidently between areas of law and offer thoughtful and complete solutions to our clients' most complex problems.

Regardless of the level of complexity, our representation on all matters is economical. Here, you will find big firm services and results at a fraction of the cost of our big firm competitors. Our primary practice areas are listed to the left; however throughout our long history in the legal community we have developed contacts with the best in many fields of practice. If we can not serve your legal needs to the highest standard, we know who can – please feel free to give us a call and we will refer you to an attorney whose abilities suit your needs.

Contact us when you need an experienced bankruptcy attorney in Milwaukee.

Bar Admissions

Wiscconsin, US Dist. and Bankruptcy Courts for Eastern and Western Districts of Wiscosin and the Northern Dist. of Illinois.


BA from UW Milwaukee, JD from Marquette Law School.

Professional Associations & Memberships

Member of the Wisconsin State Bar Bankruptcy Insolvency and Creditors Rights section

Honors and Awards

Named Rising Star by the SuperLawyers organization in 2006, 2007, and 2009.


1841 N. Prospect Ave.
Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53202, United States

Areas of Practice
  • Bankruptcy
  • Business Organizations
  • Debtor/Creditor
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