California Bankruptcy Lawyers

Heinz Binder
PREMIUM

Santa Clara, CA Bankruptcy Attorney with 40 years experience

Santa Clara University School of Law9th Circuit, USDC: Central District of California, USDC: Eastern District of California, USDC: Northern District of California, USDC: Southern District of California and California
View Profile
Richard Rossi
PREMIUM

Paso Robles, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 43 years experience

Bankruptcy attorney for over 35 years in Paso Robles and San Luis Obispo. Represents clients in Chapters 7 & 13, and associates with an attorney in Chapter 11 cases. Call for a free in-person, initial consultation to... Read More »
View Profile
Robert G. Harris
PREMIUM

Santa Clara, CA Bankruptcy Attorney

University of California - Hastings College of the Law9th Circuit, California, USDC: Central District of California, USDC: Eastern District of California, USDC: Northern District of California and USDC: Southern District of California
View Profile
David Blaise Rao
PREMIUM

Santa Clara, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 37 years experience

I represent individuals and businesses as debtors and creditors in Chapter 7, 11 and 13 cases. I am able to provide my clients with individual attention, and I take pride in the fact that I respond immediately to all... Read More »
View Profile
Leon Bayer
Claimed Lawyer ProfileQ&A
Long Beach, CA Bankruptcy Attorney with 39 years experience
(800) 477-3111 4326 Atlantic Ave
Long Beach, CA 90807
Free ConsultationBankruptcy and Consumer
University of LaVerne College of Law
Leon Bayer Leon Bayer has successfully represented clients in bankruptcy for over 37 years. He is frequently called upon by the media, the California Bar and other associations to provide insight and help educate attorneys on bankruptcy issues.
William Earl Winfield
Claimed Lawyer ProfileQ&ASocial Media
(805) 604-4106 300 East Esplanade Drive
suite 1170
Oxnard, CA 93036
Oxnard, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 33 years experience
Bankruptcy, Business and Foreclosure Defense
Univ of Utah COL
William E. Winfield practices in the areas of general business law, civil litigation, real property, landlord/tenant, securities, oil and gas, bankruptcy and creditor/debtor rights.

He is board certified in Business Bankruptcy by the American Board of Certification.

Bill has served as an arbitrator for the National Association of Securities Dealers and the Ventura County Superior Court, where he has also served as a visiting judge.

Bill is the author of “Rejection of Non-Residential Leases of Real Property in Bankruptcy: What Happens to the Mortgagees’ Security Interest” published in the April 1990 Pepperdine Law Review. Bill has been admitted...
Reno F.R. Fernandez III
Claimed Lawyer ProfileQ&ASocial Media
San Francisco, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 11 years experience
(415) 362-0449 221 Sansome Street
San Francisco, CA 94104
Bankruptcy and Business
Golden Gate University School of Law
Macdonald Fernandez LLP focuses on business bankruptcy, reorganization and commercial litigation, including receiverships and assignments for the benefit of creditors, throughout California and pro hac vice in Delaware, the Southern District of New York. – Our clients range from enterprises with assets or amounts in controversy exceeding $100 million to small businesses, including technology companies, biotechnology companies, startups, Bitcoin-based companies, mortgage funds, national and regional banks, retail chains, medical clinics, residential care facilities for the elderly, farms, wineries, restaurants, churches, real estate developers and manufacturers. – In one example, we imposed a receivership over an operating almond reprocessing...
Eric Morgan Boeing
Claimed Lawyer ProfileSocial Media
Oakland, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 12 years experience
(510) 761-6230 1300 Clay St, Ste 600
Oakland, CA 94612
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Consumer and Estate Planning
UC Hastings COL
I believe that the Bankruptcy Court is one of the few places in out legal system where ordinary people can go for real relief. I am dedicated to helping people throughout the Bay Area access that relief. I earned my undergraduate degree at the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign, and I earned my law degree at the University of California, Hastings College of the Law in San Francisco. While in law school, I was Articles Editor at the Hastings International and Comparative Law Review, and I graduated in 2006. I spent my first two years practicing antitrust/consumer...
Victor J. Yoo
Claimed Lawyer ProfileQ&ALII GoldBlawgsearchSocial Media
Los Angeles, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 25 years experience
(888) 553-8000 2049 Century Park E
#3850
Los Angeles, CA 90067
Bankruptcy, Business, Estate Planning and Tax
Southwestern University School of Law
Mr. Yoo's practice focuses on tax and bankruptcy litigation. He has represented clients in both criminal and civil cases against the California Franchise Tax Board, State Board of Equalization and Employment Development Department and Internal Revenue Service (IRS). He has handled matters including IRS and sales tax audits, tax fraud investigations, Report of Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts (FBAR) and innocent spouse claims. Mr. Yoo also represents debtors and creditors in Chapter 7, 11 & 13 bankruptcy proceedings, including tax bankruptcy cases.
Aaron Michael Lloyd
Claimed Lawyer ProfileQ&ASocial MediaResponsive Law
Victorville, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 3 years experience
(909) 854-4958 15437 Anacapa Rd.
Victorville, CA 92392
Free ConsultationBankruptcy
California Western School of Law
Lloyd Legal is a premier Southern California Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Law Firm founded by Attorney Aaron Lloyd. Prior to practicing law, Mr. Lloyd attended the University of Oregon (UO) with a Bachelor of Science. He earned dual degrees in Economics and General Science, and minored in Chemistry.

Following undergrad, Mr. Lloyd went on to work for Thomson Reuters as a Senior Tax Analyst. Mr. Lloyd later attended California Western School of Law where he developed a strong passion for bankruptcy law. During law school, Mr. Lloyd gained valuable bankruptcy experience interning for various bankruptcy law firms. After earning...
Gary Ray Fraley
Claimed Lawyer ProfileSocial Media
Sacramento, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 40 years experience
(800) 675-1005 1401 El Camino Ave
Suite 370
Sacramento, CA 95815
Free ConsultationBankruptcy
UCLA School of Law
I am California State Bar CERTIFIED Bankruptcy Law Specialist with a Perfect 10.0 Avvo Rating. I give a FREE credit rebuilding educational program for all my Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Clients ($1,000 value.) No other attorney does that for free. I have been helping clients just like you solve their debt problems for 37 years. I will give you a Free 1 hour bankruptcy attorney consultation. You will get real, usable information about ALL your options and answers to all your questions, without the high pressure sales pitch. My fees are reasonable and are based on...
David S. Shevitz
Claimed Lawyer ProfileSocial Media
Los Angeles, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 8 years experience
(213) 863-0183 3435 Wilshire Blvd
Ste 2920
Los Angeles, CA 90010
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Collections, Consumer and Foreclosure Defense
Loyola Law School, Los Angeles
Mr. Shevitz is an experienced bankruptcy attorney. He is certified as a Bankruptcy Specialist by the State Bar of California, Board of Legal Specialization. His practice focuses on business reorganizations, individual debtor representation, and creditor representation in bankruptcy proceedings and related business litigation matters. Between 2011 and 2015, David was an attorney at a boutique bankruptcy firm where he represented individuals and businesses in Chapters 7, 11 and 13 as well related business litigation matters. During law school, David served as a legal intern for the Honorable Sheri Bluebond, US Bankruptcy Court for the Central District...
Manuel Alzamora Juarez
Claimed Lawyer ProfileQ&ASocial MediaResponsive Law
Berkeley, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 19 years experience
(510) 206-4492 2143 Cedar St., Suite 200
Berkeley, CA 94709
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Landlord Tenant and Personal Injury
San Francisco Law School
Engish Spoken! - manueljuarez.com

Manuel Juarez es el Abogado de Derechos de Inquilinos en el area de la Bahia. Defiende a inquilinos contra el abuso de propietarios propotentes. El Abogado Juarez es litigador de problemas de viviendas inhabitables, casas sin calenton, incendios de apartmentos, casas, edificios, apartmentos sin calefaccion y mal mantenidos, viviendas defectuosas y evicciones retaliatorias. Si Ud. tiene problemas con su calenton, ducha, o ha sufrido una caida en el piso de su ducha. O su vivienda esta infestada con ratas, cucarachas o chinches, llame al Abogado Defensor de Renteros, Manuel A. Juarez. El defendera sus derechos de inquilino.en...
Julie S Levy
Claimed Lawyer ProfileSocial Media
Santa Rosa, CA Bankruptcy Attorney with 10 years experience
(707) 523-1515 100 Stony Point Road
Suite 265
Santa Rosa, CA 95401
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Estate Planning, Family and Personal Injury
Empire College School of Law
Julie S. Levy and Zachary A. Carroll have practiced law since 2008 in solo practices. In 2009, they began sharing an office and collaborating on certain cases. This duo has turned their collaboration into Levy Carroll Law and as strong litigators, they provide a strong and determined focus for fair outcomes in their client's cases. Choose Levy Carroll Law for their strong, honest, caring representation for bankruptcy, divorce, custody, guardianship, or personal injury. Look no further as you have found a team that has your best interests at heart
Christian P. Binder
PREMIUM

Santa Clara, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer

Christian Binder has been an attorney at Binder & Malter, LLP since 2013. Mr. Binder was admitted to the California Bar in December 2012 after graduating from the Santa Clara School of Law in June 2012. Mr.... Read More »
View Profile
Linda Selig Blonsley
PREMIUM

Arroyo Grande, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 39 years experience

Blonsley Law is led by Linda Selig Blonsley. Since 1979 her law practice has been focused on all facets of Bankruptcy representation. Her new offices in Arroyo Grande anchor her practice from San Luis Obispo through... Read More »
View Profile
Susan Ann Hemb
Claimed Lawyer ProfileSocial Media
Clovis, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 15 years experience
(559) 241-7050 420 Bullard Ave., Suite 105
Clovis, CA 93612
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Divorce, Family and Foreclosure Defense
San Joaquin COL
Since 2004, Susan Hemb has developed a successful bankruptcy and family law practice based on her commitment to providing top-tier legal services to her clients. Whether her clients are facing financial crisis or the difficulties associated with family law matters in California, they can rest assured that she will protect their rights and interests. Whether you need diplomatic negotiation or aggressive trial advocacy, Ms. Hemb is a compassionate attorney who takes the time necessary to tailor her representation to meet the unique needs of each client.
Peter Maurice Lively
Claimed Lawyer ProfileQ&ASocial Media
Culver City, CA Bankruptcy Attorney with 26 years experience
(310) 391-2400 11268 Washington Blvd Ste 203
Culver City, CA 90230
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Business and Real Estate
University of California - Los Angeles
Law office of Peter M lively helps individuals and businesses resolve financial problems particularly settling debts in obtaining debt relief under the United States Bankruptcy Code as debt relief agents 25 years experience in over 5000 satisfied clients. Mr. Lively obtained his JD MBA from UCLA in 1982 and was inducted as a Fellow in the American College of Bankruptcy in 2014. Mr. Lively served as President of the Central District of California Consumer Debtors Attorneys Association (cdcbaa) in 2017 after serving on the Board of Directors for the prior 10 years. Mr. Lively regularly lectures to...
David Van Luu
Claimed Lawyer ProfileSocial Media
Santa Ana, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 12 years experience
(714) 697-8600 930 W. 17th Street
Suite B
Santa Ana, CA 92706
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Business, Personal Injury and Real Estate
Univ of LaVerne COL
Founded under the direction of Attorney David V. Luu, our offices are centrally located in the cities of Santa Ana and Irvine to better serve the residents of Southern California, which includes Orange County, Riverside County, San Bernardino County, and Los Angeles County. We are best known for helping people from all walks of life throughout Southern California to prevent, resolve, and litigate issues relating to their debts, personal injuries, and business or real estate transactions It is our mission to give you clear and understandable advice concerning legal matters. We listen to what you have to say...
Matthew Lee Spiegel
Claimed Lawyer ProfileQ&ABlawgsearchSocial Media
San Diego, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 14 years experience
(619) 338-0022 109 W. C St.
Suite C
San Diego, CA 92101
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, DUI, Domestic Violence and Nursing Home
Thomas Jefferson School of Law
Matthew Spiegel, San Diego's Experienced and Proven Criminal Attorney Spiegel, founder of Spiegel Law Group, is one of San Diego's best and most respected criminal lawyers. With over 750 criminal cases handled, Matthew has turned himself into an aggressive and skilled criminal attorney. Mr. Spiegel has defended clients in all types of criminal cases. He has defended over 750 clients, including defendants facing charges of murder, assault with a deadly weapon, drug possession, robbery, burglary, sex crimes, and much more. Matthew has also defended more than 400 DUI clients. His experience in the courtroom has helped him to become a...
Majid Foroozandeh Shahraki
Claimed Lawyer ProfileSocial Media
Irvine, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 12 years experience
(949) 336-8505 9891 Irvine Center Drive
Ste 130
Irvine, CA 92618
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Business, Immigration and Personal Injury
Western State College of Law at Argosy University
Court Admissions:

United States District Court, Central District of California, May 30, 2007
United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, October 26, 2009
United States District Court, Southern District of California, November 16, 2009
United States Tax Court, November 19, 2009
United States Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces, January 10, 2010
United States District Court, Eastern District of California, June 3, 2010
United States Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims, July 13, 2010
United States Court of International Trade, January 2, 2014
United States Court of Appeals For The Federal Circuit, June 30, 2015
United States Navy-Marine Corps Court of Criminal Appeals, May 3, 2017
United States...
James Geoffrey Beirne
Claimed Lawyer ProfileQ&A
Encino, CA Bankruptcy Attorney with 26 years experience
(818) 224-4500 16633 Ventura Blvd.
Suite 1200
Encino, CA 91436
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Estate Planning and Immigration
Southwestern Law School
Over 20 years experience with consumer Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcies, lien avoidance and income tax discharge.
Robert Chang
Claimed Lawyer ProfileSocial Media
Oakland, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 7 years experience
(510) 388-4866 1300 Clay Street, Ste. 600
Oakland, CA 94612
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Divorce, Family and Traffic Tickets
Thomas Jefferson School of Law
I started my practice with the premise I would always attempt to facilitate a collaborative divorce. Before going to law school, I worked for several years at a family law firm, and saw firsthand the potential of increasing acrimony between spouses when the court system is used haphazardly. Growing up with separated parents, I think I understand the stress and frustration of a long drawn out family divorce. The courts should be a place of last resort - who wants a Judge who barely knows you to make decisions for you? That being...
Joseph Wilson
Claimed Lawyer ProfileQ&ASocial Media
Newport Beach, CA Bankruptcy Attorney with 17 years experience
(949) 397-2292 1401 Dove Street
Suite 630
Newport Beach, CA 92660
Bankruptcy, Criminal, Tax and White Collar Crime
University of San Diego and James E. Rogers College of Law, University of Arizona
Mr. Wilson is a former Federal Prosecutor, IRS Attorney and FTB Attorney. Mr. Wilson is the managing partner at the Wilson Tax Law Group, which is a law firm serving the Newport Beach and Yorba Linda areas that specializes in civil audits and criminal tax matters, involving federal and state tax authorities. The firm represents taxpayers during civil audits, administrative appeals, all phases of collection, judicial proceedings in all trial and appellate courts. The firm handles a wide variety of matters including international compliance and offshore banking matters. The firm is headed by Mr. Wilson, whose impressive background includes...
Neil Bhartia
Claimed Lawyer ProfileSocial Media
West Hills, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 10 years experience
(888) 552-6272 23644 Vanowen Street
West Hills, CA 91307
Free ConsultationBankruptcy and Personal Injury
Chapman University Fowler School of Law
Attorney Bhartia is an award winning bankruptcy and personal injury attorney with a broad range of legal and international business experience. Mr. Bhartia earned his Juris Doctor from Chapman University School of Law. While there, he served as President of the International Law Society, Editor for the Law Journal, Academic Fellow, and Student Ambassador. Prior to Syndicate Legal, Neil has worked in the legal department of the Screen Actors Guild where he was involved with arbitration between studios/producers and the Guild, and has also held positions with the Public Law Center in the area of consumer fraud, and Macey...
Lindsay R. Torgerson
Claimed Lawyer ProfileSocial MediaResponsive Law
Santa Rosa, CA Bankruptcy Attorney with 10 years experience
(707) 669-0841 2800 Cleveland Ave, Ste D
Santa Rosa, CA 95403
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Divorce and Family
William Howard Taft University
Family Law services including divorce, child custody, visitation, and support matters in Sonoma, Marin, Lake, Mendocino, and Napa Counties. Experienced bankruptcy lawyer filing chapter 7 and chapter 13 bankruptcy for individuals and small businesses in Santa Rosa, Ukiah, Napa and the surrounding areas. Check out client testimonials on our website www.winecountryfamilylaw.com
Candace Y. Brooks
PREMIUM

Sacramento, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 23 years experience

Candace opened her own law practice in 1996. Candace’s law practice focuses on helping clients with their bankruptcy and business needs. For the past 23 years, Candace has devoted her law practice to assisting... Read More »
10.0Justia Lawyer Rating for Candace Y. Brooks View Profile
Seth L. Hanson
PREMIUM

Folsom, CA Bankruptcy Attorney with 17 years experience

At my firm, bankruptcy is all we do. By focusing just on bankruptcy, we are able to keep our skills sharp and maintain great relationships with the local bankruptcy trustees and bankruptcy judges. Those relationships... Read More »
10.0Justia Lawyer Rating for Seth L. Hanson View Profile
Dolores Contreras
Claimed Lawyer Profile
San Diego, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 10 years experience
(619) 908-1495 402 West Broadway #1200
San Diego, CA 92101
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Business and Real Estate
California Western School of Law
Dolores Contreras is a decorated San Diego business lawyer with multiple awards and nominations under her belt, including the National Business Woman Association Entrepreneur of the Year Award and finalist for San Diego Magaizine's Woman of the Year. Her accomplishments and dedication to every client has lead to a successful career representing clients in business litigation, business transactions, real estate law and bankruptcy. Ms. Contreras is fluent in both English and Spanish and her expertise in cross-border litigation has made her a strong voice in the Spanish speaking community.
Raymond Jake Bulaon
Claimed Lawyer ProfileSocial Media
Cerritos, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 22 years experience
(562) 467-8975 18000 Studebaker Road
Suite 700
Cerritos, CA 90703
Bankruptcy and Tax
Kensington Univ COL
Pasadena bankruptcy attorney Ray Bulaon is founder of the Ray Bulaon Law Offices, Inc., a firm providing residents of Los Angeles, Ventura, San Bernardino, and Riverside counties with legal services on the matter of bankruptcy. Mr. Bulaon has practiced law for 17 years and he has helped more than 5,000 individuals and small businesses navigate through the bankruptcy process. He has an 8.2 Excellent rating on Avvo.com. Mr. Bulaon is a member of the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys, the Los Angeles Bankruptcy Forum, and the Central District Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys Association. Contact his firm today to request a...
Michelle Cornejo Sullivan
Claimed Lawyer ProfileSocial Media
San Diego, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 35 years experience
(858) 451-9390 11545 W. Bernardo Ct.
Suite 211
San Diego, CA 92127
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Divorce and Family
Santa Clara University School of Law
The mission of the attorneys at The Sullivan Law Firm, APC, is to counsel clients in finding common sense solutions to complex family and bankruptcy legal problems by providing a full spectrum of legal services. Attorney Michelle Sullivan, CLS-F, is a specialist in counseling clients regarding divorce, mediation, collaboration, adoptions, prenuptual agreements, and other legal issues. Located in Rancho Bernardo, a neighborhood of north San Diego, our family law and bankruptcy practice especially caters to residents of San Diego and North County.
Jeffrey Daniel Larkin
Claimed Lawyer Profile
Redlands, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 15 years experience
(877) 256-3946 1255 W. Colton Ave., #520
Redlands, CA 92374
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Collections and Consumer
Thomas Jefferson School of Law
Attorney Larkin is not a newcomer like so many firms that are appearing in the marketplace in response to current economic conditions. For years, Mr. Larkin practiced law with some of San Diego's largest bankruptcy law firms. In fact, attorney Jeffrey D. Larkin was among the top five highest filers in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of California in 2008. Yet he still manages to provide individualized attention to each client as though they were his only client. The Larkin Law Firm: Big-Firm Knowledge -- Small Firm Service. Call now for your free consultation.
Asaph Abrams
Claimed Lawyer ProfileSocial Media
San Diego, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 16 years experience
(858) 240-6751 9340 Carmel Mountain Road
Suite E
San Diego, CA 92129
Free ConsultationBankruptcy and Estate Planning
University of San Diego School of Law
Professional Life: California State Bar member, Asaph Abrams represents individuals, families and businesses in obtaining federal bankruptcy protection. He has filed over 650 successful bankruptcy cases in San Diego and has been co-chair of the San Diego County Bar's Bankruptcy Law Section. He has parted ways with the large law firm sector to focus personally on clients in need. He offers sliding-scale rates to make bankruptcy an affordable solution for all San Diegans. Asaph volunteers and is active in the legal community through the San Diego County Bar Association and the National Association of Consumer...
Reed H Olmstead
Claimed Lawyer ProfileLII BronzeSocial Media
Santa Barbara, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 8 years experience
(805) 963-9111 5266 Hollister Avenue
Suite 224
Santa Barbara, CA 93111
Free ConsultationBankruptcy
Santa Barbara College of Law and University of California - Santa Barbara
My practice is devoted entirely to bankruptcy and debt resolution. I represent consumer and small business debtors and creditors in cases under chapters 7, 11, and 13. A significant portion of my practice is devoted to representing chapter 7 trustees.
Anthony R. Girgis
Claimed Lawyer ProfileSocial Media
Encino, CA Bankruptcy Attorney with 11 years experience
(818) 986-5000 16055 Ventura Blvd.
Suite 1212
Encino, CA 91436
Free ConsultationBankruptcy and Personal Injury
Whittier Law School
After receiving his bachelor’s degree from U.C.L.A., Anthony Girgis went on to obtain his Juris Doctorate degree from Whittier Law School. After passing the California Bar exam, Mr. Girgis has concentrated his practice in automobile accident injuries and Chapter 7 consumer bankruptcies. Mr. Girgis is admitted to practice law in the state of California. The Girgis Law Firm prides itself in offering excellent customer service and meeting the goals of its clients. Mr. Girgis offers a free one-on-one consultation with all potential clients to determine the best course of action based on the...
Seth L. Hanson
Claimed Lawyer ProfileLII GoldBlawgsearchSocial Media
(916) 780-7005 1024 Iron Point Road
Folsom, CA 95630
Free ConsultationFolsom, CA Bankruptcy Attorney with 17 years experience
Bankruptcy
Brigham Young Univ J Reuben Clark LS UT
At my firm, bankruptcy is all we do. By focusing just on bankruptcy, we are able to keep our skills sharp and maintain great relationships with the local bankruptcy trustees and bankruptcy judges. Those relationships are extremely important when choosing a bankruptcy attorney.

I have been practicing law since 2001 and opened my own bankruptcy law firm in 2006. I have filed over 1,400 bankruptcy cases and have counseled with thousands of individuals about Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy. My firm colleagues and I work very hard to ensure that each bankruptcy client is treated with...
Randall Vern Sutter
Claimed Lawyer ProfileSocial Media
VENTURA, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 12 years experience
(805) 650-7100 1727 Mesa Verde Ave, Ste 120 D
VENTURA, CA 93003
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Business, Employment and Estate Planning
Ventura COL
As a founding Partner, Randall Sutter is involved in the daily operations of the law firm with emphasis in the following practice areas: Bankruptcy and Consumer Advocacy: Mr. Sutter helps individuals and small businesses develop asset protection strategies and counsels various options for eliminating or restructuring debt and liabilities. Not only is Mr. Sutter knowledgeable in Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy cases, but he has also successfully confirmed plans for complicated Chapter 11 reorganization cases. General Business Counsel: As a business owner and entrepreneur for 25 years, Mr. Sutter brings a unique perspective to helping small...
Adam David Garcia
Claimed Lawyer ProfileSocial Media
Sacramento, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 6 years experience
(916) 596-1018 4050 Truxel Road # C
Sacramento, CA 95834
Free ConsultationBankruptcy
James E. Rogers College of Law, University of Arizona
Adam Garcia is a bankruptcy attorney at Sacramento Law Group LLP. He represents individuals in Chapter 7 & Chapter 13 bankruptcy in Sacramento, Roseville, Santa Rosa, and Stockton. Adam Garcia helps individuals eliminate debt in chapter 7 bankruptcy & consolidate debt in chapter 13 bankruptcy.
David S. Greenberg
PREMIUM

San Diego, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 45 years experience

University of San Diego School of LawCalifornia and U.S. Federal District Court Southern District of California
View Profile
Wendy Watrous Smith
PREMIUM

Santa Clara, CA Bankruptcy Attorney with 31 years experience

University of Iowa9th Circuit, USDC: Central District of California, USDC: Eastern District of California, USDC: Northern District of California and California
View Profile
Matthew David Resnik
Claimed Lawyer ProfileLII GoldBlawgsearchSocial Media
Encino, CA Bankruptcy Attorney with 22 years experience
(818) 293-0031 17609 Ventura Boulevard,
Suite 314
Encino, CA 91316
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Business, Consumer and Real Estate
Univ of West Los Angeles
Matthew Resnik received his Juris Doctorate in 1996. Matthew Resnik has dedicated his legal career exclusively to Consumer Bankruptcy, representing financially distressed individuals against their creditors. Dedicated to equalizing the playing field between consumers and creditors, Matthew Resnik founded Simon Resnik LLP in 2003.

Matthew Resnik has served as a keynote speaker at numerous seminars relating to the Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2005. Matthew Resnik is a member of Los Angeles County Bar Association, Beverly Hills Bar Association, and actively involved in the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys (“NACBA”) and the local Central District Consumer Bankruptcy...
Michael John Harrington
Claimed Lawyer ProfileSocial Media
Palm Springs, CA Bankruptcy Attorney with 27 years experience
(760) 347-4445 125 E. Tahquitz Canyon Way
Suite 203
Palm Springs, CA 92262
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Divorce, Estate Planning and Family
Univ of LaVerne COL
An understanding lawyer with compassion. Listens to his clients concerns and develops a plan to best meet them. Early in my career I practiced criminal, juvenile delinquency and juvenile dependency law. This background still helps today. My practice focuses on typical family needs. Family law, child custody, consumer bankruptcy, and elder care. More recently, I have expanded to offer services to small and family businesses.
Shahnaz Hussain
Claimed Lawyer ProfileQ&ASocial Media
Santa Ana, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 20 years experience
(888) 282-8822 2670 N. Main Street, Suite 270
Santa Ana, CA 92705
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Business, Criminal and Divorce
The American College of Law
Attorney Shahnaz Hussain has been in practice for over 19 years, and she has handled over 5,000 cases. Shahnaz Hussain is a member of the California Supreme Court and the U.S. District Court: Central District of California and Southern District of California.

Ms. Hussain has a general law practice in Santa Ana, California. She is experienced in:

Personal Injury Law
Car Accident Representation
Criminal Defense
DUI Defense
DWI matters
Family Law
Divorce law
Business Law
Bankruptcy
Landlord-Tenant Law
Products Liability Law

She is an experienced and tenacious litigator who has appeared in courts in counties throughout Southern California.
Most importantly she is a trial attorney. She goes to trial and wins...
Robert E Traylor
Claimed Lawyer ProfileSocial Media
Lompoc, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 2 years experience
(805) 364-2778 1010 North H Street
Suite J
Lompoc, CA 93436
Bankruptcy, Business, Estate Planning and Real Estate
Santa Barbara College of Law
The process of choosing an attorney is an important one and can be confusing. You simply want to know if you can trust me to handle your legal issue. You want to know if you’ll make a personal connection and not feel like another face in the crowd; whether I can meet you where you are and truly understand your needs. Some attorneys go directly from high school to college, on to law school, then into practice. There isn’t necessarily anything wrong with that; it’s been a successful route for more than a few. However, that overlooks the value of...
Pauldeep Bains
Claimed Lawyer ProfileSocial Media
Roseville, CA Bankruptcy Attorney with 9 years experience
(916) 800-1406 915 Highland Pointe Dr
Ste 250
Roseville, CA 95678
Free ConsultationBankruptcy
Thomas Jefferson School of Law
Sacramento Bankruptcy Lawyer was formed by local Sacramento bankruptcy attorney Pauldeep Bains with the specific intent of delivering impeccable personal service to all clients while utilizing a streamlined process to promote efficiency and a stress-free atmosphere. When contacting Sacramento Bankruptcy Lawyer, you will deal directly with Mr. Bains from the initial consultation all the way through the completion of your Bankruptcy case. Your case will not be handed off to a paralegal or staff member at any point during your case. Mr. Bains’ philosophy is to provide a personalized, hands-on attorney-client relationship in a detailed, logical, and respectful manner. ...
Andrew Scott Mansfield
Claimed Lawyer ProfileSocial Media
Oxnard, CA Bankruptcy Attorney with 24 years experience
(805) 642-6406 2775 N. Ventura Rd., Suite 201
Oxnard, CA 93036
Free ConsultationBankruptcy
University of California, Berkeley School of Law
Bankruptcy Attorney and Bankruptcy Law Specialist Andrew S. Mansfield has been practicing law since December of 1994. In that year, he was admitted to practice before all courts in the State of California, including the Central and Northern District of the United States District Courts in California. He completed his B.A. at Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas in 1991, and he received his law degree from U.C Berkeley School of Law (Boalt Hall) in 1994. In 2007, he graduated from Harvard Divinity School after conducting his Master’s research on the role of religion in major U.S. Supreme Court...
Michael A. Hackard
Claimed Lawyer ProfileSocial Media
Mather, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 43 years experience
10630 Mather Blvd.
Mather, CA 95655
Bankruptcy, Business, Estate Planning and Probate
University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law
Michael A. Hackard. Michael A. Hackard is the principal attorney of Hackard Law Corporation - a Sacramento, California firm which represents wealthy families with extensive business interests as well as clients impoverished by the wrongdoing of others. Dedicated to clients. Hackard Law Corporation’s work also includes the representation of individuals, partnerships, limited liability companies, trustees and corporations involved in residential and commercial real estate development, homebuilding companies, construction businesses, general commercial real estate, and general commercial enterprises.The lawyers at Hackard Law also focus on civil and bankruptcy litigation, fiduciary litigation, will contests, trust contests, trust decanting, beneficiary rights, probate administration,...
Joseph Pearl
Claimed Lawyer ProfileSocial Media
Bakersfield, CA Bankruptcy Attorney with 12 years experience
(661) 281-0253 1400 Chester Ave., Suite I
Bakersfield, CA 93301
Bankruptcy, Estate Planning and Probate
Golden Gate University School of Law and Golden Gate University School of Law
Hale Andrew Antico
Claimed Lawyer ProfileSocial Media
Palmdale, CA Bankruptcy Attorney with 25 years experience
(888) 542-5529 Suite I
Palmdale, CA 93551
Free ConsultationBankruptcy
Pepperdine University School of Law
I started as a Los Angeles bankruptcy lawyer, driving all over L.A. counseling people over a cup of coffee. Eventually, it became more efficient to open an office in Santa Clarita. Later, we opened a second office in the Antelope Valley in Palmdale. Over fifteen years later, we’re proud to have helped over 2,000 people file bankruptcy and get a fresh start, and invite folks into our AV office and still occasionally meet in the SCV for a casual coffee house chat.

But who am I? I’m Hale Antico, but people call me Attorney Antico. I graduated from CSUN with a...
Timothy George McFarlin
Claimed Lawyer ProfileSocial Media
Irvine, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 17 years experience
(949) 544-2640 4 Park Plaza
Ste 1025
Irvine, CA 92614
Bankruptcy, Business, Foreclosure Defense and Real Estate
University of California, Davis, School of Law
At McFarlin LLP Our unique practice can offer you:
$0 Down bankruptcy options (just pay filing fee);
Stop Creditor Harassment Today
Help Restoring Your Credit Free
Stop Foreclosure
Eliminate Debt
Discharge Private Student Loans
Sanaz Sarah Bereliani
PREMIUM

Los Angeles, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 11 years experience

Sanaz Sarah Bereliani received her J.D. from Whittier College School of Law, with a focus on reorganization and bankruptcy. During law school, she worked as an invaluable law clerk to a prominent Superior Court of... Read More »
View Profile
Michael Jay Berger
PREMIUM

Los Angeles, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 37 years experience

  • Free Consultation
Serving Los Angeles, Beverly Hills, San Fernando Valley, Santa Ana, Santa Barbara and Riverside. I am a Certified Specialist in Bankruptcy Law. I am an "AV"* rated attorney with 36 years of experience in solving... Read More »
10.0Justia Lawyer Rating for Michael Jay Berger
Lawyer Rating
Years of Experience
Language
Fees
Profile Strength

California Bankruptcy Legal Aid & Pro Bono Services

Legal Services for Seniors
(831) 899-0492
Seaside, CA


AIDS Legal Services
(408) 293-3135
San Jose, CA

Show More

Considering Bankruptcy?

Bankruptcy law allows debtors, who are unable or partially unable to pay outstanding debts, to rid themselves of these debts and obtain a fresh start. Both federal and state laws can affect a debtor seeking to file for bankruptcy, and an attorney can help you understand how state and federal bankruptcy laws apply to you.

If you are struggling with high debt, receiving calls from creditors or collection agencies, or facing foreclosure, garnishment of wages, or repossession of property, filing for bankruptcy may provide you with solutions.

Bankruptcy lawyers offer legal advice and services during a financial crisis. In total, there are six different types of bankruptcy. For persons seeking debt relief, one option is Chapter 7 bankruptcy, which provides for liquidation of the debtor's non-exempt assets. Another popular option for individuals is Chapter 13, which allows for management and reduction of debt through payment plans. Corporations and partnerships filing for bankruptcy often choose to file under Chapter 11, which provides for supervised reorganization of the business.

Experienced bankruptcy counsel can help you evaluate whether you should pursue a bankruptcy as well as the Chapter under which to file. Bankruptcy lawyers can also help end harassing phone calls from debt collectors and evaluate available legal options when facing a home foreclosure.


Automatic stay: An injunction that automatically stops lawsuits, foreclosures, garnishments, and most collection activity against the debtor the moment a bankruptcy petition is filed.

Unsecured claim: A debt for which credit was extended based solely upon the creditor's assessment of the debtor's future ability to pay, rather than on a special assurance of payment.