The Law Offices of Bryan Yaldou, PLLC | Unpaid Wages - Bankruptcy - Personal Injury

Your Legal Matters Matter to Us

Are you concerned about your financial future? Are you getting your paycheck too late? Are you not getting the overtime pay you earned? If so, you can protect your paycheck. We are here to help ensure that your legal rights are upheld.

Our Areas of Practice

Whether you’re facing financial difficulties, are experiencing problems at work, or have been injured, we are here to help. Our attorneys and legal assistants have extensive experience in bankruptcy, personal injury, and overtime and unpaid wages laws. We start with insightful consultations and then together will fight for your rights.

Bankruptcy Law

Employment Law

Personal Injury Law

Estate Planning

Our Team of Attorneys

Our caring, experienced attorneys have more than 25 years of experience in employment law, personal injury claims, and bankruptcy. Bryan Yaldou opened the practice in March 2012 after his broad range of legal experiences led him to devote his time to helping clients who are experiencing financial difficulties. Our attorney, Carl Papa, as well as our paralegals and legal assistants, are equally passionate about creating opportunities for clients.

When you choose the Law Offices of Bryan Yaldou, you have more than an attorney. You will have a compassionate, knowledgeable team with expertise in employment laws, bankruptcy law, and personal injury claims. Together, we will identify the right path for you and work with you to ensure that your legal rights are protected.

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"Very professional and personable. Would highly recommend to anyone needing legal services."

Carole Ann F.

I was a weepy mess when I first met with Mr. Yaldou, feeling quite overwhelmed, helpless and embarrassed at the thought of having to file for bankruptcy.

"Mr. Yaldou was comforting and reassuring, taking me under his wing much like a "big brother". He, Nick Chambers, Lisa Segur, and his entire legal staff, were never too busy to answer my questions and respond to my emails throughout the entire (successful) bankruptcy process. Everyone was absolutely wonderful!!! If you're looking for a knowledgeable, top-notch legal team, then I highly recommend Yaldou Law."

Rebecca D.

"Did great job on my case was very helpful and knowledgeable he knew what he was doing call back at two maybe three times and still very helpful after the case was finished."

Mark W.

Bryan is an excellent attorney!

"He has an extremely, professional, knowledgable manner and yet is kind and understanding. He puts you immediately at ease and you feel free to talk to him about all the deepest and most embarrassing things without feeling like he is judging you, in fact that he understands and empathizes with you. He is very through and explains every step of the process and what to expect - both good and possible bad which I really liked because I don't like a rosy picture painted for me when a potentially bad situation might arise. I would highly recommend him...in fact - do yourself a favor and just go straight to him and forget shopping around as you won't find a better champion than Bryan! By the way, I had never met Bryan, just saw his sign and decided to stop - the best decision I ever made!"

Julia D.

Bryan is so friendly and always available to answer any questions you may have.

"My case was handled efficiently and with ease. I appreciated always being informed and knowing what the next step would be. Overall, I’d absolutely recommend him to anyone in search of a quality attorney."

Nicole Marie A.

I recently had some legal work with Bryan and could not have been more pleased.

"Bryan is an excellent attorney. He has an extremely, professional, knowledgeable manner and yet is kind and understanding. He puts you immediately at ease and you feel free to talk to him about all the deepest and most embarrassing things without feeling like he is judging you, in fact that he understands and empathizes with you. He is very through and explains every step of the process and what to expect - both good and possible bad which I really liked because I don't like a rosy picture painted for me when a potentially bad situation might arise. I would highly recommend him...in fact - do yourself a favor and just go straight to him and forget shopping around as you won't find a better champion than Bryan! By the way, I had never met Bryan, just saw his sign and decided to stop - the best decision I ever made!"

Julia F.

"Bryan is very down to earth and very personable. I would not hesitate to enlist Bryan's help in the future should I need him."

Karen B.

Best Law Office In Town!!!!

"Bryan helped me with my bankruptcy. He was very nice, very helpful, and extremely professional. I was nervous about filing bankruptcy, as most people would be, but everything he said was true. It's been 4 years since I've filed and I have my own car and I own my own house now. My credit is better now than it was before the bankruptcy. I highly recommend this law office, not only are they great people to work with, they're very affordable too...you won't be disappointed!!!!!!"
Melissa M.

Very prompt and immediate answers! Very professional! Very friendly!

"My husband and I had went to this office after we had visited another office. Bryan is hands down the most helpful Lawyer we had worked with. Bryan will not only answers every question you have he makes sure you fully understand and by the time you leave you have no other questions and everything was answered with full detail. I have had to contact Bryan with other questions after our case and he was always quick at getting me whatever it was we needed. We will go to Bryan with every legal question we may have in the future!"
Michelle K.

The highest quality service that I have ever had.

"Bryan is always available when needed. If I needed to go to the office to speak to him or make a payment on short notice he's willing to take time to see you. Very good at explaining what will happen with your case. I would definitely recommend Bryan to anyone that asked me for an attorney."
Katherine Y.

"Bryan was excellent during my ordeal. He went out of his way to work around my long work hours. I would definitely recommend him."

Jen

Bryan handled my bankruptcy case and did a wonderful job.

"It turned out to be much more complicated than anticipated, however, he quickly managed all of the issues and was able to resolve my case as promised. Bryan kept me informed every step of the process and worked our meetings around my schedule."
Diana

Excellent, highly professional lawyer who truly care for his clients.

"Bryan is an excellent attorney. He has an extremely, professional, knowledgable manner and yet is kind and understanding. He puts you immediately at ease and you feel free to talk to him about all the deepest and most embarrassing things without feeling like he is judging you, in fact that he understands and empathizes with you. He is very through and explains every step of the process and what to expect - both good and possible bad which I really liked because I don't like a rosy picture painted for me when a potentially bad situation might arise. I would highly recommend him...in fact - do yourself a favor and just go straight to him and forget shopping around as you won't find a better champion than Bryan!"
Julia

"Attorney for life. He saved my home, organized all my debts into a manageable payment, eliminated a huge IRS debt, and it was all reasonably priced. He also cares, and that's hard to find. Thank you Bryan."

John B.

I highly recommend Bryan Yaldou and associates to help with your bankruptcy.

"I was out of work and on disability at the time that I filed for my bankruptcy...I filed it myself. I had garnishments that were taking 25% of my weekly paychecks. I couldn't afford to pay my bills, the garnishments, or hire an attorney. The trustee was wanting to garnish my paychecks to pay a large sum of money to a couple of the creditors. The whole reason for filing in the first place, was to stop the garnishments. When you live paycheck to paycheck, you can't afford anything more. Bryan and his associates saved me from losing everything. They lifted a huge weight off of my shoulders...I feel like I can finally breathe again. I'm so thankful and grateful for everything they have done on my behalf."
Michelle W.

Late Payment of Wages

Everyone knows that they are owed their paychecks on their regular payday, but what happens if your employer does not pay you on time?

Frequently Asked Questions

Bankruptcy Law

When should I file for bankruptcy?

Filing a case depends on your situation. Discuss this with your bankruptcy attorney to determine the best time for you. Timing does matter. It can make a big difference in which debts you can discharge and which assets you can protect.

Can I keep my house if I file for bankruptcy?

In most circumstances, the answer is yes! An attorney can determine if there is any particular advantage to the type of bankruptcy you are eligible to file and how it could affect your property.

Can I be prevented from getting a job if I file bankruptcy?

No. The Bankruptcy Code prevents employers from discriminating against you when hiring.

Are credit counseling and debt negotiation and settlement viable options?

Although many people try to negotiate with their creditors, a voluntary agreement with your creditors does not force them to stop collection activities against you. Also, your debt can and often does accrue interest and penalties while in that process. Bankruptcy stops attempts to collect debts and in most cases freezes the amount you owe as of the date of the filing.

Employment Law

Does my employer have to pay me time-and-a-half when I work over 40 hours in a workweek?

It depends. The general rule in the United States is that if you work more than 40 hours in a week you should make one and one-half times your regular rate of pay.

My employer calls me an independent contractor and says they do not have to pay me one and one-half times my regular rate of pay for hours worked over 40 hours in a workweek. Is that legal?

While it’s true that independent contractors do not have to be paid one and one-half times their regular rate of pay, employers often misclassify employees as independent contractors.

My employer requires me to do work off-the-clock. Is that legal?

Probably not. Many situations where employees work off-the-clock are considered “compensable time.” That means employers must pay employees for the time they spend doing that work.

What can I recover under the Fair Labor Standards Act?

Under the Fair Labor Standards Act, you may be entitled to back wages, liquidated damages in an amount equal to your back wages, and attorneys’ fees and costs.

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