Costa Mesa, California Bankruptcy Lawyers

Robert Joseph Flack
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Newport Beach, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer
(949) 250-9601 PO Box 752
Newport Beach, CA 926250
Bankruptcy, Arbitration & Mediation, Business and Foreclosure Defense
Adam Greely
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Irvine, CA Bankruptcy Attorney with 28 years experience
(949) 752-2444 18101 Von Karman Ave
Irvine, CA 92612
Bankruptcy and Business
Loyola Law School
Matthew B Tozer
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Newport Beach, CA Bankruptcy Attorney with 32 years experience
(949) 863-9445 1000 Quail St
Suite 189
Newport Beach, CA 92660
Bankruptcy, Business and Personal Injury
Krystina Tran
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Newport Beach, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer
(949) 797-9090 4100 Newport Place, Suite 710
Newport Beach, CA 92660
Bankruptcy
Shahnaz Hussain
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Santa Ana, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 21 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...
Michael Jay Berger
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333 City Boulevard West
Orange, CA 92868
Free ConsultationOrange, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 37 years experience
Bankruptcy, Appeals, Collections and Foreclosure Defense
University of California Hastings College of the Law
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 37 years of experience in solving bankruptcy problems. I am a Mensa certified genius with a strong ability to analyze and solve problems. If you are being hounded by creditors, I can legally erase your debts and get you a fresh start. If your business needs reorganization, I can give you protection from your creditors while you reorganize. If you have a claim against an individual or company that has filed...
Zachary James McCready
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Santa Ana, CA Bankruptcy Attorney with 12 years experience
(714) 785-9978 2333 N Broadway
Suite 230
Santa Ana, CA 92706
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Criminal and DUI
Whittier Law School
I was a police officer with the LAPD for 8 years. I did hundreds of DUI arrests, domestic violence arrests, drug possession arrests, fugitive warrant arrests, etc.
I also testified in numerous cases.

I have been practicing law since June of 2017. During that time, I have focused my career on criminal defense and DUI cases. I also do chapter 7 bankruptcy cases, immigration cases, debt settlements, and civil litigation.

I have testified in over a dozen trials as an expert witness on the Standardized Field Sobriety tests which are used in almost all DUI arrests.

I have taken many cases to trial and...
Mr Rex Tran
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Santa Ana, CA Bankruptcy Attorney with 10 years experience
(888) 938-5393 1633 E 4th St #214
Santa Ana, CA 92701
Free ConsultationBankruptcy
California Western School of Law
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Since becoming a member of the California Bar, Rex Tran has focused his practice on representing consumer debtors in bankruptcy. Before starting this law firm, Mr. Tran was a Managing Attorney for Jacoby and Meyers Bankruptcy Law, LLP (formerly Macey Bankruptcy Law, PC) from 2010 through 2012. To date, Mr. Tran has handled over 650 bankruptcy cases. As a Managing Attorney, Mr. Tran not only handled matters personally, but also trained staff and attorneys in all aspects of bankruptcy. Additionally, Mr. Tran also has experience in business civil litigation and personal injury claims...
Mike Singh Sethi
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Orange, CA Bankruptcy Attorney with 12 years experience
(714) 921-5226 625 N Main Street
Orange, CA 92868
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Criminal, Immigration and Personal Injury
American COL
The U.S. Law Center is a nationwide, full-service immigration law firm that provides large corporations, small businesses and individuals with a full range of immigration processing and placement services. Attorney Mike Sethi earned his Bachelor of Business Administration from California State University Dominguez Hills in 1995. He received his law degree from the American College of Law, where he graduated in the top three percent of his class and was awarded seven AM-JUR Bancroft-Whitney Awards. These awards are presented to those students attaining the highest grades in particular subjects. He is a member of the Bar for the state of...
Christine A. Wilton
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Huntington Beach, CA Bankruptcy Attorney with 11 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...
Sanaz Sarah Bereliani
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California 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 »
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Christine A. Kingston
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Huntington Beach, CA Bankruptcy Attorney with 11 years experience
(714) 533-9210 5011 Argosy Avenue
Suite 3
Huntington Beach, CA 92649
Bankruptcy
Pacific Coast University School of Law, Long Beach, CA
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...
Gregory Mark Fitzgerald
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Santa Ana, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 28 years experience
(855) 709-5788 400 N Tustin Ave Ste 375
Santa Ana, CA 92705
Bankruptcy and Consumer
Southern California COL
Gregory Fitzgerald was born and raised in Los Angeles County. He attended high school overseas and returned to the US in 1980 where he attended California Lutheran University in Thousand Oaks, California. He earned his Bachelor of Science in Accounting (1984) and began his post-collegiate career as a tax auditor with the IRS. Dissatisfied with the inherent unfairness of the US Tax Code, he obtained a California contractor’s license, worked as a contractor by day and went to law school at night. He graduated first in his class at Southern California College of Law in 1990, passed the California bar...
Justin M. Betance
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Huntington Beach, CA Bankruptcy Attorney with 4 years experience
(714) 642-1322 7777 Center Ave Ste 450
Huntington Beach, CA 92647
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Business, Estate Planning and Real Estate
Northwestern California University
Kevin Kunde
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Santa Ana, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer
(888) 363-7901 2090 North Tustin Avenue
Suite 240
Santa Ana, CA 92705
Bankruptcy and Foreclosure Defense
Chapman University Fowler School of Law
There are many people who tend to think that filing for bankruptcy is merely a form of submission and an excuse for deep veins of financial heartache. This, however, is completely untrue. Rather, filing for bankruptcy is a proactive form of debt relief. If you have the ability to work your way out of a pit of debt and monetary distress, then you don’t want to wait any longer to begin. With the help of 1st California Law, Inc., you will be able to entrust your situation to the careful understanding of an Orange County bankruptcy attorney. With years of...
Norma Duenas
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Santa Ana, CA Bankruptcy Attorney with 11 years experience
(866) 337-7220 2112 E. 4th St.
#103
Santa Ana, CA 92705
Bankruptcy, Business, Foreclosure Defense and Immigration
University of San Diego School of Law
Consumer bankruptcy attorney representing clients in Southern California.
Brian C. Fenn
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San Juan Capistrano, CA Bankruptcy Attorney with 12 years experience
(800) 994-9079 27134 A Paseo Espada, Suite 321
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675
Free ConsultationBankruptcy and Immigration
Chapman University Fowler School of Law
Donald Walter Sieveke
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Santa Ana, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 41 years experience
(714) 543-8419 1113 N Spurgeon St
Santa Ana, CA 92701
Bankruptcy and Real Estate
Univ of San Diego School of Law
Khushwant Sean Singh
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Santa Ana, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 37 years experience
(714) 285-9960 801 North Bush Street
Santa Ana, CA 92701
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Divorce and Estate Planning
Western State College of Law at Argosy University
Keith Nguyen
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Garden Grove, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer
(888) 836-2396 12966 South Euclid Street
Suite 310
Garden Grove, CA 92840
Bankruptcy
With offices in both Rancho Cucamonga and Riverside, Atlantis Law Firm proudly offers services to individuals and families who are facing financial struggles. The attorneys specialize in providing services in various bankruptcy-related matters including debt settlement, foreclosure defense, loan modifications, wage garnishment/ bank levy, and credit restoration. The firm is led by Attorney Keith Q. Nguyen, Esq. and Attorney Andy Nguyen, Esq. Attorney Keith Q. Nguyen earned his Bachelor’s degree in Economics and History from UCLA, and his Master’s degree in Education from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. He then received his Juris Doctorate from the American University, Washington...
Christopher J. Langley
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Santa Ana, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 10 years experience
(714) 515-5656 1800 N. Broadway Ste 200
Santa Ana, CA 92706
Free ConsultationBankruptcy
Mark Dyer Klein
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Irvine, CA Bankruptcy Attorney with 33 years experience
(949) 453-7979 15615 Alton Pkwy Ste 175
Irvine, CA 92618
Bankruptcy, Business, IP and Real Estate
Pepperdine Univ School of Law
Nicholas James Cochran
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Santa Ana, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 16 years experience
(714) 835-8100 2021 E 4th St
Santa Ana, CA 92705
Bankruptcy, Criminal, Divorce and Employment
Western State Univ COL
Jonathan Cothran
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Orange, CA Bankruptcy Attorney with 10 years experience
(714) 974-5600 2230 W Chapman Ave, Suite 200
Orange, CA 92868
Bankruptcy and Consumer
After growing up in Carmel, Indiana, Jonathan Cothran attended Purdue University in West Lafayette, IN where he received a B.A. in Law & Society. Three years later, Mr. Cothran received his concurrent M.B.A. and J.D. from Argosy University and Western State University College of Law in Orange County, California. Mr. Cothran is licensed to practice in California State courts and the Central District of California Federal courts. During law school, Mr. Cothran worked with a local attorney assisting families with developmentally disabled children gain conservatorships. Mr. Cothran later worked with an employment litigation firm representing employees who have...
Sharona Zahabian
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Santa Ana, CA Bankruptcy Attorney with 19 years experience
(714) 619-9326 1851 E 1st St
Santa Ana, CA 92705
Bankruptcy
Western State Univ COL
VanMai Hoang Nguyen
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Westminster, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer
(714) 839-3991 10495 Bolsa Ave
Westminster, CA 92683
Bankruptcy
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.
Victor J. Yoo
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Long Beach, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 25 years experience
(888) 553-8000 400 Oceangate 8th Floor
Long Beach, CA 90802
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.
Gregory Mark Shanfeld
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Long Beach, CA Bankruptcy Attorney with 25 years experience
(562) 888-5114 3780 Kilroy Airport Way, Suite 200
Long Beach, CA 90806
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.
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...
Nicholas Watts Gebelt
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Whittier, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 18 years experience
(562) 777-9159 15150 Hornell St
Whittier, CA 90604
Bankruptcy
University of Virginia School of Law
As a Board Certified Bankruptcy Specialist, I understand the subtleties of bankruptcy law and can help you avoid unnecessarily losing your assets. Whether you are struggling with personal debt or own a business that is experiencing financial troubles, you can rely on my skill and expertise to guide you through your Chapter 7, 11, or 13 bankruptcy. I am extremely detail-oriented and thorough. I emphasize pre-petition planning as a way of avoiding post-petition problems. I stand up for your rights against debt collectors and hold creditors accountable for their actions when they violate the law. Most importantly, I care about...
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.
Steven John Feldman
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Laguna Hills, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 45 years experience
(714) 914-0977 23151 Moulton Pkwy
Laguna Hills, CA 92653
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Elder, Estate Planning and Tax
Loyola Law School and Georgetown University Law Center
Consumer Bankruptcy- Chapter 7 and 13 Our bankruptcy lawyers serve clients in Orange and Los Angeles counties and throughout Southern California, providing vital information on asset protection,exemptions, debt relief and mortgage modification. Tax Resolution Our bankruptcy and former IRS lawyers provide advice about audits, payment plans, settlement offers, and bankruptcy relief. Estate Administration We represent estate fiduciaries and beneficiaries, assisting in the administration of the estate, as well as the protection of the interests of beneficiaries. Elder Law Elder Law is a specialized area of law that protects some of our most vulnerable citizens. We have the knowledge and experience necessary to protect the rights and financial...
Julie Moradi
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Cerritos, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 10 years experience
(562) 219-2979 10900 183rd St
STE 270
Cerritos, CA 90703
Free ConsultationBankruptcy and Foreclosure Defense
Loyola Law School, Los Angeles
Julie J. Moradi has helped hundreds of clients with foreclosure prevention, bankruptcy debt relief, and asset protection, throughout Southern California. Ms. Moradi specializes in Chapters 7, 11 and 13 bankruptcy cases, as well as home loan modifications, and foreclosure defense.
Raymond Jake Bulaon
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Cerritos, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 22 years experience
(562) 467-8975 18000 Studebaker Road
Suite 700
Cerritos, CA 90703
Free ConsultationBankruptcy 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...
Stephen B Mashney
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Anaheim, CA Bankruptcy Attorney with 26 years experience
(800) 555-6655 335 N Brookhurst Street
Anaheim, CA 92801
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Personal Injury, Products Liability and Workers' Comp
San Francisco Law School
Born on the 4th of July, Stephen Mashney has independence in his genes! Since childhood, he confronted bullies & fought his way from elementary school till today. Stephen will not look the other way when he sees injustice. He will fight for the underdog & win. Stephen has compassion for & respect to others including animals. As a child, Stephen adopted countless stray cats & dogs & he would not hurt a fly today.
In 1978, Mr. Mashney received his Bachelor of Pharmacy degree from Cairo University, Egypt & worked as a pharmacist in Ramallah. In 1979, he immigrated...
John H. Bauer
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Orange, CA Bankruptcy Attorney with 15 years experience
(714) 319-3446 1047 N. Antonio Circle
Orange, CA 92869
Free ConsultationBankruptcy
Loyola Law School, Los Angeles
My website address is: www.financialrelieflegaladvocates.com *After graduating from Loyola Law School in Los Angeles, California, I became an active real estate investor. In the real estate depression, I learned about the difficulties people can experience with their real estate and businesses and decided to specialize in Chapter 11 Bankruptcy. That is my specialty at this time--it enables me to help people to reorganize and keep their businesses and reduce their real estate loans on their business and rental properties to today's fair market value. I am also able to strip 2nd loans from clients'...
Raymond J Seo
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La Palma, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 17 years experience
(714) 521-8880 1 Centerpointe Dr #314
La Palma, CA 90623
Bankruptcy
Loyola Law School, Los Angeles
After being raised in Torrance, California, I began pursuing my career in law by attending the University of California Irvine for undergraduate studies. I continued my studies at Loyola Law School and completed my education in 2001, and shortly after was admitted to the California State Bar.
James Charles Shields
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Huntington Beach, CA Bankruptcy Attorney with 24 years experience
(888) 910-6652 7755 Center Avenue
11th Floor
Huntington Beach, CA 92647
Bankruptcy, Estate Planning and Probate
Loyola Marymount University
High caliber legal representation can be difficult to find these days. When you work Attorney James C. Shields, you can feel confident knowing that you have an experienced legal advocate on your side. Attorney Shields has nearly three decades of legal experience and he strives to use that experience and knowledge to help his clients make informed decisions about their future. Mr. Shields specializes in bankruptcy law and he has helped countless clients fight for a fresh start. He also defends against foreclosure and repossession if you are behind on your mortgage payments. He deals with bankruptcy everyday and he...
Marc Aaron Goldbach
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Long Beach, CA Bankruptcy Attorney with 30 years experience
(562) 216-8296 111 West Ocean Boulevard, Ste 400
Long Beach, CA 90802
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Criminal, Employment and Personal Injury
Southwestern University School of Law
For more then 2 decades, Mr. Marc Aaron Goldbach has worked tirelessly to develop a successful bankruptcy and civil law practice for clients located throughout Los Angeles County. Whether his clients are facing insurmountable debt, foreclosure, serious felony charges, immigration or other legal issues such as personal injuries, workplace harassment, family and medical leave act violations, whistle blowing and retaliation, consumer law, criminal defense they can be rest assured that Marc Aaron Goldbach will take all steps necessary to fight for their legal rights to protect their interests. Marc Goldbach has represented many legal cases with 100% success...
Filemon Kevin Samson
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Anaheim, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 17 years experience
(714) 529-1234 970 N. Tustin Avenue
2nd Floor
Anaheim, CA 92807
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Business and Real Estate
USC Law School
Filemon Kevin Samson is a graduate of the University of Southern California, Gould School of Law. Mr. Samson received his Bachelors degree from the University of California at Berkeley, double-majoring in Economics and Interdisciplinary Studies with an emphasis on Urban Development. Mr. Samson has a broad range of professional legal practice areas in his role as managing attorney of the Samson Law Office, including Bankruptcy, Trusts, Wills and Estate Planning, Civil Litigation and Business and Corporate law practice. Mr. Samson also enjoys teaching college courses as an Instructor of Law and Business. Mr...
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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.

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