Claeys, McElroy-Magruder & Kitchens

Local Bankruptcy and Family Law Attorneys in Augusta, Dublin & Statesboro GA

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If you are struggling financially and feel like you have no control over the matter, you are not alone. While your mortgage lender and other creditors may be telling you that your only option is to get current on your debts or face legal action, they don’t have the final say. You do. At the law firm of Claeys, McElroy-Magruder & Kitchens, we help people resolve their debt problems and give them the fresh start they need.

We understand how difficult it can be when there isn’t enough money to pay your bills. You owe it to yourself and those who depend on you to explore all available debt relief options. Our bankruptcy lawyers take the time to review your situation, explain the different approaches you can take, and give you our best recommendation regarding a solution.

Claeys, McElroy-Magruder & Kitchens

Our law firm has years of experience helping families through difficult financial and personal legal times and offers a wide selection of legal services to help bring closer and peace of mind, including:

Bankruptcy Law

Helping people resolve difficult debt problems

Divorce Filing & Family Law

Helping families gain a fair settlement


Each of our attorneys has a minimum of 15 years of experience representing clients in Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy filings. Our deep understanding of the bankruptcy laws and the options that are available to help you make a fresh start puts us in a strong position to develop a debt relief solution that fully accommodates your needs.

We know that no one ever intends to fall on hard times.  In most cases, there has been some life-changing event such as job loss, unexpected medical bills, divorce or some other cause that has put an otherwise financially stable person into serious financial distress. You can rely on us to treat you with respect at all times and to find the right solution to help you regain control of your finances.


We also represent clients in a variety of mortgage abuse and foreclosure matters. We have extensive experience with these types of cases, and many of the cases we have won for our clients were used in the formulation of Georgia’s consumer protection laws involving the conduct of mortgage companies.

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512 Telfair Street
Augusta, GA 30901
1205 Bellevue Place, Suite A
Dublin, GA 31021
200 South Main Street
Statesboro, GA 30458

What Our Clients Say


Chapter 13

Ms. Angie was real helpful at helping me with my bankruptcy I would recommend her to any with kind of legal problem. Thank you
- Debra B.

Great Experience!

I was so embarrassed when I found myself needing to file bankruptcy. I had the greatest experience with the whole staff. Everyone was super helpful as I worked through all of the steps. I highly recommend!
- Jeanine

Well Pleased

I have been well pleased with the service I received with Claeys, McElroy-Magruder & Kitchens. Lisa is very kind and professional. She really knows her way around in the process of the bankruptcy. She helped me a lot in my journey and was non judgemental. She has a compassionate spirit and really wants to help me find success in financial freedom. Everyone in the office is kind and friendly. I will recommend them to all my friends and family. Keep up the good work.
- Crystal H.

Exceptional Firm

Thank you Claeys, McElroy-Magruder & Kitchens for assisting me on this journey. The process wasn’t easy but your techniques and strategies helped me to regain a fresh start. I want to especially thank Jennifer Renfroe for her superb work ethics and her caring spirit. Jennifer was extremely helpful during this ordeal. I am truly thankful for her expertise in the law and her ability to communicate well with the public. It was a blessing to have our path crossed. I hope and pray that the firm continues to be able to help hurting people.
- Elaine W.