Bish, Butler & Thompson Ltd.

1210 W. High St.

Bryan, OH  43506

PH: 419-636-5666
FX: 419-636-3919

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We provide legal services in Ohio, Indiana and Michigan. Our Ohio coverage area includes Defiance County, Ohio, (Ayersville Ohio, Defiance Ohio, Evansport Ohio, Farmer Ohio, Hicksville Ohio, Jewell Ohio, Ney Ohio , Mark Center Ohio, and Sherwood Ohio.); Fulton County, Ohio (Archbold Ohio, Assumption Ohio, Burlington Ohio, Denson Ohio, Eckley Ohio, Elmira Ohio, Fayette Ohio, Lyons Ohio, Metamora Ohio, Oak Shade Ohio, Ottokee Ohio, Pettisville Ohio, Powers Ohio, Seward Ohio, South Delta Ohio, Tedrow Ohio, Thlema Ohio, and Wauseon Ohio); Henry County, Ohio (Napoleon Ohio, Liberty Center Ohio, McClure Ohio, Malinta Ohio, Florida Ohio, Deshler Ohio, Hamler Ohio, New Baveria Ohio, and Ridgeville Corners Ohio.); Paulding County Ohio (Paulding Ohio, Antwerp Ohio, Broughton Ohio, Cecil Ohio, Grover Hill, Haviland Ohio, Latty Ohio, Melrose Ohio, Oakwood Ohio, and Payne Ohio.) and Williams County, Ohio ( Alvordton Ohio, Blakeslee Ohio, Bryan Ohio, Edgerton Ohio, Edon Ohio, Holiday City Ohio, Kunkle Ohio, Lake Seneca Ohio, Melbern Ohio, Nettle Lake, Pioneer Ohio, Stryker Ohio, West Unity, Williams Center Ohio). We go beyond this area for special and significant projects. Our Indiana coverage areas includes Auburn, Indiana, Waterloo, Indiana, Butler, Indiana, Ashley, Indiana, Angola, Indiana, Fort Wayne, Indiana,  Fremont, Indiana. Our MIchigan coverage area includes Albion, Michigan and Hillsdale Michigan, See our coverage areas.

Practice Areas > Creditor Rights & Bankruptcy 

When debtors attempt to conceal or transfer assets to evade enforcement of judgments we stand ready to take the appropriate action. We have experience in securing preliminary relief to secure the status of assets pending judgment.

The firm has attorneys admitted to practice in the federal bankruptcy courts of Ohio, Indiana and Michigan. The firm represents creditors in Chapter 7, 11 and 13 cases. The firm maintains a direct electronic link to virtually every bankruptcy court in the country through the Pacer database for quick access to detailed information on bankruptcy filings.

Commerce moves across state lines faster than ever. Our offices are headquartered in Williams County, Ohio, which is contiguous with both Indiana and Michigan. We understand the intricacies of interstate litigation and can act swiftly to litigate or transfer foreign judgments in the tri-state area.

Our attorneys diligently represent creditors in commercial collection matters.

The firm represents financial institutions and others in actions to recover personal property and secured collateral improperly retained by others. We have attorneys admitted or approved to practice in all bankruptcy courts in Ohio, Indiana and Michigan, in the event "relief from stay" is necessary to enforce the rights of creditors.



Commercial Collections


Interstate Litigation & Foreign Judgments

Fraudulent Conveyances



  • Foreclosures and Garnishments

  • Secured Transactions

  • Adversary Proceedings

  • Motions for Relief from Stay

  • Bankruptcy Redemption Actions

  • Non-Dischargeability Suits

  • Preferential Transfer Litigation

  • Writs of Attachment and Writs of Possession