Michael J. Watton, Esq.

Senior Partner at Watton Law Group, S.C.


Michael J. Watton, Esq. is the senior partner at Watton Law Group, S.C. He is admitted to practice in Wisconsin, Missouri, Colorado, Utah, Florida, Ohio, New York, Virginia, Arkansas, Kansas, and Arizona. Watton Law Group has six (6) offices in the United States and focuses on helping and protecting consumer debtors in bankruptcy.

Mr. Watton received his undergraduate degree in finance from the University of Florida (1987) and his earned his law degree at the Duke University School of Law (1990). He is AV rated by Martindale Hubbell.  He is admitted to practice in federal courts in the Eastern and Western Districts of Wisconsin, Eastern and Western Districts of Missouri, the District of Kansas, the Southern District Illinois, the District of Colorado, the District of Utah, the District of Arizona, the Eastern and Western Districts of Arkansas, the Eastern District of Virginia and the United States 7th, 8th, and 10thCircuit Courts of Appeals.

Mr. Watton has been married for over 30 years and has three driven, successful children.

Articles by Michael J. Watton, Esq.

June 18, 2023
Chapter 13 in the Bankruptcy Code (1978 as amended) marks the first time that virtually all secured debts can be somewhat altered in a bankruptcy without getting the specific agreement of security holders.  Real benefit is provided to the debtors who have personal property with secured loans due.  Concepts including the automatic stay preventing enforcement or perfection of a security...
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