California Bankruptcy Lawyers

Merrisa L. Coleman-Bishop
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San Jose, CA Bankruptcy Attorney with 26 years experience

Western State College of Law at Argosy UniversityCalifornia and U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit
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Wendy Watrous Smith
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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
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Seth L. Hanson
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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 »
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Christian P. Binder
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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 »
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Leon Bayer
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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.
David S. Shevitz
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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...
Victor J. Yoo
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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.
Adam David Garcia
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(916) 596-1018 4050 Truxel Road # C
Sacramento, CA 95834
Free ConsultationSacramento, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 6 years experience
Bankruptcy
James E. Rogers College of Law, University of Arizona and University of California, Berkeley School of Law
Adam Garcia is the founder and principal bankruptcy attorney at Sacramento Law Group LLP. Through years of practicing bankruptcy law Adam has developed a streamlined and efficient method for processing chapter 7 and chapter 13 bankruptcy cases. When contacting Sacramento Law Group LLP you will deal directly with an attorney and not a bankruptcy paralegal. From the first phone consultation to the final petition signing you will deal 1 on 1 with an attorney. Your case will not be handed off to a non-attorney at any point throughout your case. Adam's philosophy is to deliver...
Gary Ray Fraley
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Sacramento, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 41 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...
William Earl Winfield
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(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...
Eric Morgan Boeing
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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...
Seth L. Hanson
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(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...
Rob Werner
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Santa Clarita, CA Bankruptcy Attorney with 43 years experience
(661) 252-9022 27257 Camp Plenty Rd
Santa Clarita, CA 91351
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Estate Planning, Personal Injury and Probate
Southwestern Law School
L. Rob Werner is the founding attorney of The Werner Law Firm and is ranked as one of the most experienced lawyers in the state of California. He launched the Law Offices of L. Rob Werner in 1975 and since has built the company into an award-winning firm. He has repeatedly been recognized for his quality service to his clients and to the community. Some of the honors he has received include: Readers' Choice Award for Best Attorney from the Los Angeles Daily News; SCV Bar Association Attorney of the Year; Voted "Best Of" Santa Clarita Valley...
Peter Maurice Lively
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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...
Michael Jay Berger
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Los Angeles, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 37 years experience

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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 »
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Richard Rossi
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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 »
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Majid Foroozandeh Shahraki
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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...
Manuel Alzamora Juarez
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Berkeley, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 20 years experience
(510) 206-4492 2143 Cedar St., Suite 200
Berkeley, CA 94709
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Landlord Tenant and Personal Injury
San Francisco Law School
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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...
David S. Greenberg
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San Diego, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 45 years experience
(619) 501-5251 1550 Hotel Cir N
#220
San Diego, CA 92108
Free ConsultationBankruptcy and Tax
University of San Diego School of Law
Lindsay R. Torgerson
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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
Sean D. Allen
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Woodland Hills, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 11 years experience
(866) 839-9400 21650 Oxnard Street
Suite 2000
Woodland Hills, CA 91367
Bankruptcy, Appeals, Business and Real Estate
Pepperdine University
A skilled attorney with litigation, appellate, and transactional experience in areas such as real property, contracts, business and corporate governance, business entity formation, and bankruptcy. Currently counsels Common Interest Developments on a wide range of matters, including operational issues, corporate governance, interpretation of governing documents, corporate matters, dispute resolution, litigation, and general transactional matters. Obtained very favorable outcomes for clients as both plaintiffs and as defendants, and is also one of the few attorneys knowledgeable of the unique issues surrounding homeowner associations as bankruptcy creditors. Obtained Juris Doctor degree from Pepperdine University School of Law. Licensed to practice...
Harlene Miller
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Irvine, CA Bankruptcy Attorney with 29 years experience
(949) 756-1313 9110 Irvine Center Drive
Irvine, CA 92618
Free ConsultationBankruptcy
Western State University College of Law
Bankruptcy representation of debtors and creditors; personal and business; chapter 7, 11 and 13 since 1990. CA Certified Legal Specialist in Bankruptcy Law for 20 years. Provide consulting for how to avoid bankruptcy; budgeting; life after bankruptcy. Assist in creditor settlements in lieu of bankruptcy. Personal care and attention to clients. Half hour no charge consultation.
Aaron Michael Lloyd
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Los Angeles, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 3 years experience
(833) 252-4348 601. S Figueroa Street, #4050
Los Angeles, CA 90017
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...
Parham Patrick Parhami
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Encino, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 19 years experience
(818) 205-2445 6345 Balboa Blvd., Suite 247
Encino, CA 91316
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Business, Estate Planning and Personal Injury
Southwestern University School of Law
The areas of focus are Personal Injury, Contracts, Business Management, Business Formation (Corporation and LLC), Real Estate, Bankruptcy, Debt Settlement, Estate Planning and Banking. In addition to practicing law, the second part of the firm concentrates on Business Management section in which focus is on accounts payable, accounts receivable, paying bills, doing all tax work and anything else the client is interested in. Lastly, the firm concentrates on business consulting for anyone who currently has a business or plan to start a business.
Dennis Edward McGoldrick
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Torrance, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 38 years experience
(310) 328-1001 21250 Hawthorne Blvd
Ste 700
Torrance, CA 90503
Bankruptcy and Arbitration & Mediation
Loyola Law School
• Dennis McGoldrick has limited his practice to bankruptcy and insolvency since 1982. • Dennis McGoldrick was a panel bankruptcy trustee from 1986 to 1991 - administering over 10,000 cases • Dennis McGoldrick has completed Bankruptcy Mediator training and now is on the panel of Bankruptcy Mediators for the Central District of California. • Dennis McGoldrick is a Certified Specialist in Bankruptcy, certified by the Board of Legal Specialization of the State Bar of California. • Dennis McGoldrick is a founder, and was the first president of the Central District Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys Association. • Dennis McGoldrick served on the State Bar Bankruptcy Specialty...
Susan Ann Hemb
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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.
Robert G. Harris
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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
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David Blaise Rao
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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 »
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Julie S Levy
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Santa Rosa, CA Bankruptcy Attorney with 11 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
Gregory Mark Shanfeld
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Sherman Oaks, CA Bankruptcy Attorney with 25 years experience
(818) 839-2487 15233 Ventura Blvd, Suite 1000
Sherman Oaks, CA 91403
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Estate Planning, Foreclosure Defense and Real Estate
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
As a founding partner at the firm Wadhwani & Shanfeld, Southern California lawyer Greg Shanfeld offers counsel to debtors from all walks of life. Mr. Shanfeld began his legal career in the year 1994, and has practiced in both California and Texas. On the website Avvo.com, he has been recognized with a rating of 8.6 Excellent. He is a graduate of UCLA and the USC Law School. To learn more information about his firm, contact the firm today.
Joseph Wilson
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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...
Jon G. Brooks
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San Jose, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 18 years experience
(408) 286-2766 1900 The Alameda
Suite 520
San Jose, CA 95126
Free ConsultationBankruptcy
Santa Clara Univ School of Law
We are a San Jose Bankruptcy Law Firm representing individual consumer debtors and small businesses. We help our clients free themselves from debt while helping to restore their dignity. We represent clients in Chapter 7, Chapter 11, and Chapter 13 bankruptcy throughout the Bay Area.
Karen E. Lockhart
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Murrieta, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 26 years experience
(951) 698-5191 38975 Sky Canyon Dr
#211
Murrieta, CA 92563
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Criminal, Domestic Violence and Juvenile
Western State University College of Law
Because You Deserve The Best: Murrieta criminal defense attorney Karen E. Lockhart has one of the most widely recognized names in the Riverside County criminal justice system. She has devoted her practice to Criminal Law for more than 25 Years and has successfully represented OVER 1000 CRIMINAL CASES. Her practice is dedicated solely to the representation of individuals who have been arrested and charged with committing criminal offenses. Her success rate in defending criminal cases is among the highest, from simple trespass to first degree murder. If you have been arrested and charged with a crime, the prosecutor...
Andrew Scott Mansfield
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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...
Matthew G. Grech
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Redwood City, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 11 years experience
(650) 743-2548 2000 Broadway St.
Suite 231
Redwood City, CA 94063
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Business, Estate Planning and Probate
St. Thomas University School of Law
As an attorney, Matthew Grech began his career as a civil litigator. From there Mr. Grech transitioned into estate planning and probate & estate administration. As an estate planning/administration attorney Mr. Grech has assisted numerous clients manage trust and estate administrations from inception to closing, as well as guiding and facilitating the planning process. It was during this time that Mr. Grech realized that a number of his clients’ family members and friends were facing mounting financial troubles in the wake of The Great Recession. It was this realization that motivated Mr. Grech to begin practicing bankruptcy law, which...
Dolores Contreras
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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.
Ryan James Tegnelia
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San Diego, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 13 years experience
(619) 577-0868 2820 Camino Del Rio South
San Diego, CA
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Appeals, Arbitration & Mediation and Consumer
Thomas Jefferson School of Law
A former prosecutor, Mr. Tegnelia has handled a wide variety of criminal cases throughout southern and central California. Upon his return, he was recruited by the largest consumer and criminal law firm in southern California. Mr. Tegnelia has defended hundreds of felony and misdemeanor cases in Los Angeles, Riverside, San Bernardino, Orange, and San Diego counties, as well as Federal court. Mr. Tegnelia brings diverse experience having handled a wide variety of cases including drug posession and sales, violent crimes including assault with a deadly weapon, assault causing great bodily injury, assault with a firearm, attempted murder,murder and sexual assault....
Christine A. Wilton
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Huntington Beach, CA Bankruptcy Attorney with 10 years experience
(877) 631-2220 5011 Argosy Avenue, Suite 3
Huntington Beach, CA 92649
Free ConsultationBankruptcy
Pacific Coast University School of Law and Southwestern Law School
Ms. Kingston has been licensed to practice law since 2008 and is in private practice at her firm Law Office of Christine A. Kingston. She received her Juris Doctor from Pacific Coast University School of Law (2005), and undergraduate degree from California State University, Long Beach (B.A. 1989), where she studied Speech Communication. She is admitted to practice law in California and before the United States District Court, Central District. Recent Results: 2012: Schaffer v. ECMC we won at trial, discharging more than $57,000 in student loans. Case no. 2:11-ap-01878-RN. In 2010, she reached a settlement against Litton...
Heinz Binder
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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
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Michael William Malter
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Santa Clara, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 39 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
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Michelle Cornejo Sullivan
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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.
Nicholas J. Bontrager
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Los Angeles, CA Bankruptcy Attorney with 11 years experience
(323) 940-1700 6464 W. Sunset Blvd., Ste. 960
Los Angeles, CA 90028
Free ConsultationBankruptcy and Consumer
University of La Verne College of Law and University of California - Santa Barbara
Nicholas J. Bontrager (Nicholas) received his J.D. from the University of La Verne College of Law in 2007 and his B.A. in Law and Society with a Minor in Global Peace and Security from the University of California at Santa Barbara in 2004. He was admitted to the State Bar of California in December of 2007, and is admitted to practice in all District Courts in California, the District Court of Colorado, the District Court for Northern Florida, the District Court for Western Wisconsin, the District Courts for Northern and Southern Illinois as well as the Ninth Circuit Court of...
Hale Andrew Antico
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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...
Reno F.R. Fernandez III
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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...
Nikki Farris
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Chico, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 18 years experience
(888) 325-1181 2607 Forest Ave.
Suite 120
Chico, CA 95928
Bankruptcy, Business, Estate Planning and Foreclosure Defense
As a mother of four children, Nikki Farris understands the pressure of being responsible and taking care of family. When you fall into debt, it's not only you but those who depend on your that are in danger of financial ruin. If you cannot handle the debt, Attorney Nikki Farris can help you file for bankruptcy and find debt relief through various means. Nikki is experienced in bankruptcy law, as well as estate planning and business law. As a member of the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys, Nikki is held accountable to high standards of legal service for her...
Michael Avanesian
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glendale, CA Bankruptcy Attorney with 7 years experience
(888) 529-3111 801 N. Brand Blvd Suite #1130
glendale, CA 91203
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Business, Consumer and Foreclosure Defense
Southwestern Law School
If you are in the market for a trustworthy, aggressive and competent attorney, you have found him.
Matthew Lee Spiegel
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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...
Matthew David Resnik
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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...
Scott Jordan
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San Ramon, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 12 years experience
(925) 913-0275 18 Crow Canyon Court
Suite 280
San Ramon, CA 94583
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Collections, Estate Planning and Probate
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
I represent individuals and small to medium sized businesses in bankruptcy, foreclosure defense and debt consolidation matters. For individuals, I represent clients in Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy proceedings, including adversary proceedings, including 2nd home mortgage lien stripping, redemption of vehicles and student loan reductions. For businesses, I provide services related to the winding down of a business, board and management consultations and bankruptcy debt consolidation in Chapter 11. In conjunction with my bankruptcy practice, I also provide estate planning, probate and trust administration representation. The best way to avoid probate is to plan properly by drafting...
Timothy George McFarlin
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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
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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.