People in financial trouble often are reluctant to file for bankruptcy because they are afraid they will be considered failures and irresponsible by others. Tens of millions of people before you, including many celebrities, have faced grave financial demons, filed for bankruptcy to restart their lives and then gone on to do great things.
Bankruptcy is not a sign of failure. If individuals with this much talent can get into financial difficulties, it can happen to anyone including you.
Below is a list of some famous names from history that were forced to file for bankruptcy, imprisoned for debt, or at their deaths adjudged insolvent by a probate court. As you can see the list covers successful individuals from many different walks of life. It proves that no one is completely safe from financial disaster.
John James Audubon - author of the Illustrated Birds of America P.T. Barnum - circus owner John Barrymore - actor Frank Baum - author of the Wizard of Oz Melvin Belli - famous lawyer known as 'The King of Torts' Matthew Brady - Civil War photographer Lenny Bruce - comedian Buffalo Bill - Wild West showman Miguel de Cervantes - author of Don Quixote Samuel L. Clemens (Mark Twain) - author John Connally - Texas Governor wounded in the 1963 Kennedy assassination Dorothy Dandridge - actress Daniel Defoe - author of Robinson Crusoe John DeLorean - maker of sportscar featured in the movie Back to the Future Henry Dunant - founder of the Red Cross William C. Durant - founder of General Motors Eddie Fisher - singer William Fox - co-founder of 20th Century Fox R. Buckminster Fuller - architect and futurist who invented the geodesic dome Marvin Gaye - singer Barbara Bel Geddes - actress Andy Gibb - singer Charles Goodyear -19th century American inventor and tire entrepreneur Johannes Gutenberg - inventor of movable type George Frideric Handel -composer of the Messiah Richard Harris - actor Isaac Hayes - musician H.J. Heinz - founder of the Heinz Ketchup food empire Thomas Jefferson - Third President of the United States Al Jolson - singer Buster Keaton - actor Bowie Kuhn - commissioner of baseball Veronica Lake - actress Marvin Mitchelson - famous divorce lawyer Levi P. Morton - 22nd Vice President of the United States Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - composer Mary Nolan - actress Thomas Paine - patriot and author of Common Sense Rembrandt - painter Harry Saltzman - film producer (James Bond movies) Oskar Schindler - humanitarian in World War II Charles M. Schwab - founder of Bethlehem Steel Anna Nicole Smith - model-actress Nikola Tesla - scientist who discovered alternating current Oscar Wilde - playwright James Wilson - U.S. Supreme Court Justice 1789-1798 Tammy Wynette - country music star
Financial trouble can happen to anyone. Those who want to escape the cycle of debt take advantage of their legal right to use bankruptcy to fix their financial problems and get their life back on track. Don't give up your health and sanity slaving to make monthly payments on credit cards that you can never repay. Get help from a certified specialist today.
Wesley H. Avery, Esq. CLS-B
Law Offices of Wesley H. Avery, APC
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