MEET YOUR TEAM

STUART M. MAPLES

ATTORNEY

Stuart is the founding member and managing partner of Maples Law Firm. Stuart has been practicing law since he graduated from the University of Alabama School of Law in 1986, and is a registered civil mediator with the Alabama Center for Dispute Resolution

DEANNA S. SMITH

ATTORNEY

Deanna received her J.D. from St. Mary’s University School of Law in 2001. After graduating she was appointed as staff attorney for Justice Harold F. See of the Alabama Supreme Court, where she would serve until joining Maples Law Firm in 2008.

MARY ENA HEATH

ATTORNEY

After a fulfilling career as an educator, Mary had the chance to earn her J.D. from the University of Alabama School of Law and jumped at the opportunity. Since joining the firm, Mary has crafted solutions for a variety of different legal issues.

WHY YOU SHOULD WORK WITH US

Choosing an attorney can be hard. Here’s why we make it easy.

OUR PROCESS
IS SIMPLE

We know that legal issues can be complex, but the solution doesn’t have to be. We provide a thorough assessment of our client’s needs to create a clear path toward success.

50+ YEARS
OF EXPERIENCE

At our firm, we have over 50 years of experience between us to ensure that your interests are protected. We know that you understand the value of experience — we do too.

REPRESENTING
DEBTORS & CREDITORS

Our firm proudly represents both creditors and debtors in an effort to help any client that walks through our doors. We’re here to help you, whatever the problem may be.

CHAPTER 11 BASICS

WHAT IT IS

A chapter 11 debtor typically proposes a plan of reorganization in an attempt to keep its business alive and pay creditors over time.

WHO NEEDS TO FILE

Generally wealthy married couples and well-off businesses with high income limits who don’t qualify for Chapter 13 protections.

HOW WE CAN HELP

At our firm we have an intricate understanding of bankruptcy law to go along with years of experience to help you find a solution.

When business issues catch you off guard,

WE’RE HERE TO RESOLVE THEM

OUR MISSION: TO HELP YOU OVERCOME THE OBSTACLES THAT KEEP YOUR BUSINESS FROM REACHING ITS POTENTIAL

At Maples Law Firm, PC, we understand how important your business is to you and your family, and we know that legal issues can bring your business to a screeching halt quickly and without warning. Our firm has over 50 years of combined knowledge and experience to help you navigate any obstacle you’re facing so we can help keep your business on track.

Our clients are typically referred to us by financial consultants, accountants, and other attorneys because of our extensive knowledge in business and bankruptcy law, and our exceptional commercial litigation experience. We aim to combine the two to meet your every need.

Whether that means representing a business, an individual in a lawsuit, a company in financial distress, mediating a civil suit, or just general counseling for business matters — our team is prepared to help you make the best possible decisions so that your business can continue to flourish without further legal setbacks.

As a small boutique firm, we offer every single one of our clients a personalized experience with our attorneys so that they can rest assured that their case is in good hands. Our attorneys are admitted in all Alabama state courts, all districts of the Alabama federal court system, and the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals, which will allow us to explore every single option available as we work toward an optimal resolution for you and your business. In the end, we’re here to help you through any obstacle.