Bankruptcy Estate Planning


We represent individual and business debtors in situations dealing with bankrupcty estate planning to protect assets from creditors. In the Ohio areas of Columbus, Dayton, Cincinnati, and Portsmouth and Northern Kentucky areas and Ashland, Kentucky call to schedule a no obligation initial consultation and to learn more at (513) 772-7213.


David A. Kruer



Professional history:


1988 to 1997

Founded the law firm of Kruer & Associates, PSC

Primary focus: creditor rights in collection, foreclosure, and bankruptcy

Primary clients: Kentucky National Bank, Star Bank of Northern 

Kentucky, Liberty Savings Bank, FSB, Cardinal State Bank


1995 to 2001

Founder and CEO of 722 Redemption Funding, Inc.

Automobile lending to individuals in chapter 7 bankruptcy in 17 states


2002 to 2011

Member of Dearfield, Kruer & Company, LLC

Primary focus: multi-attorney, multi-office, debtor bankruptcy firm with offices in Cincinnati, Portsmouth, West Chester, and Kettering


2012 to present

Founder of David Kruer & Company, LLC

Primary focus: multi-office, consumer and small business bankruptcy firm with offices in Covington, Kentucky that serves Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky areas and in Portsmouth, Ohio that serves South Eastern Ohio and Eastern Kentucky areas.




Bachelor of Science in Finance, University of Kentucky (1983)

Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry, University of Kentucky (1983)

Masters in Business Administration, Northern Kentucky University (1987)

Juris Doctor, Northern Kentucky University, Salmon P. Chase College of Law (1987)



Bar Admissions:


State of Ohio (1987)

United States District Court, Southern District of Ohio (1988)

State of Kentucky (1988)

United States District Court, Eastern District of Kentucky 



Professional Associations:

  • Ohio Bar Association Member, November 1987 - Present
  • Kentucky Bar Association Member, April 1988 – Present
  • National Assoc. of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys, April 2002 - Present


Office Locations

Covington, Kentucky 

118 West Fifth Street, Ste E.

Covington, KY 41011


Phone (859) 291-7213

Fax 859-291-6513


Portsmouth, Ohio 

800 Gallia Street, Ste 28

Portsmouth, Ohio 45662


Phone (740) 354-4483

Fax 740-354-7780


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