El Segundo, California Bankruptcy Lawyers

Victor J. Yoo
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Marina Fineman
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California Bankruptcy Attorney with 21 years experience

University of California, Berkeley School of Law and University of California - Los AngelesCalifornia
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Matthew David Resnik
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California Bankruptcy Attorney with 22 years experience

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... Read More »
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Devin Sawdayi
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California Bankruptcy Lawyer with 21 years experience

Southwestern Univ School of LawCalifornia
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El Segundo, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 15 years experience
(310) 322-3555 100 N Sepulveda Blvd
El Segundo, CA 90245
Bankruptcy
Golden Gate Univ School of Law
Kevin Kump
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Manhattan Beach, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 30 years experience
(844) 317-9251 1230 Rosecrans Ave.
Suite 300
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Business, Collections and Consumer
Western State University College of Law
Kevin Kump has practiced law in California since 1988. His career began by representing banks, financial institutions and landlords. He held executive positions as an in-house lawyer for WFS Financial (now Wells Fargo), BBVA Bancomer USA (a division of one of the world’s largest banks), and Toyota Financial Services (the world's largest captive auto finance company). This experience gave Kevin a unique expertise in financial litigation and consumer compliance for financial institutions and automobile finance companies. The Law Office of Kevin Kump now helps consumers and individuals in their fight against big corporations. If you are being harassed by...
Douglas B. Wroan
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Hawthorne, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 23 years experience
(310) 265-3910 5155 W Rosecrans Ave
Hawthorne, CA 90250
Bankruptcy, Business, Communications and Entertainment & Sports
Western State Univ COL
Mr. Wroan is president of The Wroan Law Firm, Inc. where his practice focuses exclusively on sports and entertainment, technology and new media, business, real estate and related litigation. Mr. Wroan has negotiated, drafted and closed numerous production financing, sponsorship, licensing, talent, endorsement and related agreements on behalf of individual clients, companies and brands both here in the U.S. and internationally for over fifteen years. In addition, Mr. Wroan has consulted for and advised several Fortune 500 companies on their branded entertainment, integration and licensing strategies including: Brunswick, Life Fitness, Volkswagen of America, Zippo Manufacturing, Razor USA LLC, AllSteel and Bebe...
Dennis Edward McGoldrick
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Torrance, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 37 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...
Peter Maurice Lively
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Culver City, CA Bankruptcy Attorney with 25 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...
Kathleen Patricia March
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Los Angeles, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 40 years experience
(866) 259-2889 10524 W. Pico Boulevard
Suite 212
Los Angeles, CA 90064
Bankruptcy
Yale Law School
Attorney Kathleen March was a United States Bankruptcy Judge for the Central District of California, Los Angeles, CA from 1988 to 2002. After completing her 14 years of service as a judge, she retired and decided to return to practicing law and established her law firm. Kathleen March's goal is to provide reliable, honest, and quality legal representation for debtors and creditors filing for bankruptcy.
James R. Selth
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Los Angeles, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 32 years experience
(310) 207-1494 11766 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 1170
Los Angeles, CA 90025
Bankruptcy and Collections
Western State College of Law at Argosy University
Mr. Selth is a graduate of University of California, Riverside where he received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science and served an internship in the United States Senate. In 1985 he received his Juris Doctor Degree, Cum Laude, from Western State University. Prior to becoming an attorney, Mr. Selth was employed for seven years by California Federal Savings & Loan Association, where he last worked as Assistant Vice President and Branch Manager of Cal Fed's Pasadena office. Mr. Selth served as a Deputy District Attorney in Orange County for two years before joining the firm of...
Nicholas J. Bontrager
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Los Angeles, CA Bankruptcy Attorney with 11 years experience
(818) 920-8352 11400 W Olympic Blvd
#200
Los Angeles, CA 90064
Bankruptcy, Consumer and Foreclosure Defense
University of La Verne College of Law and University of California - Santa Barbara
Madhu Kalra
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Torrance, CA Bankruptcy Attorney with 30 years experience
(310) 325-9012 23720 Arlington Avenue Ste 5
Torrance, CA 90501
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Business, Family and Immigration
University of Delhi, Campus Law Center
Admitted 1988, practice focused on Bankruptcy, Chapter 7, 11, 13, Immigration, Employment and Family based , Business Law, incorporation, Probate
G. Thomas Martin III
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Los Angeles, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 16 years experience
(818) 920-8352 11400 W Olympic Blvd
#200
Los Angeles, CA 90064
Bankruptcy, Consumer and Foreclosure Defense
Loyola Law School, Los Angeles
Hamid R. Rafatjoo
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California Bankruptcy Lawyer with 22 years experience

Loyola Law School, Los Angeles and University of California - IrvineDC, New York and California
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Michael Jay Berger
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California Bankruptcy Lawyer with 36 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... Read More »
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Sanaz Sarah Bereliani
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Los Angeles, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 10 years experience
(818) 920-8352 11400 W Olympic Blvd
#200
Los Angeles, CA 90064
Bankruptcy and Foreclosure Defense
Whittier Law School
Mr. Edwin Antigua Barnum
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Torrance, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 9 years experience
(310) 213-9097 2161 W. 182nd Street
Suite 202
Torrance, CA 90504
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Business, Divorce and Foreclosure Defense
University of West Los Angeles
A compassionate attorney with real life-experiences (I had successful careers before becoming an attorney) that prepared me to relate with most of my clients. We are not your typical lawyer who has great lawyering skills but unable to relate to average clients. We try to simplify the process so you won't feel left out. We vigorously fight for your right but excellent in negotiating a WIN-WIN result that won't escalate the case or the cost of prosecuting your case. We strive to be part of the solution to your problem:not become part of your problem. Call us and experience the...
Jason Mark Murai
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Torrance, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 12 years experience
(310) 776-5604 21250 Hawthorne Blvd. #700
Torrance, CA 90503
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Business, Estate Planning and Immigration
Chapman University Fowler School of Law
James Charles Shields
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Torrance, CA Bankruptcy Attorney with 23 years experience
(888) 910-6652 21707 Hawthorne Blvd
Suite 204
Torrance, CA 90503
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...
Victor J. Yoo
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Los Angeles, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 24 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.
Leonora Gorelik
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Los Angeles, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 12 years experience
(310) 481-5098 1355 Westwood Blvd
#201
Los Angeles, CA 90024
Bankruptcy, Consumer, Estate Planning and Family
Loyola Law School
Norman Kreisman
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Los Angeles, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 27 years experience
(888) 553-8000 2049 Century Park E
#3850
Los Angeles, CA 90067
Bankruptcy and Tax
Loyola Law School, Los Angeles
Andre A. Khansari Esq.
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Los Angeles, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 16 years experience
(424) 248-6610 11845 W Olympic Blvd
#1000
Los Angeles, CA 90064
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Business, Foreclosure Defense and Landlord Tenant
University of Southern California Law School
Michael Frank Chekian
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Los Angeles, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 25 years experience
(877) 243-5529 11400 W Olympic Blvd
Suite 200
Los Angeles, CA 90064
Free ConsultationBankruptcy
Western State Univ COL
Skilled, polite and thorough. Free consultations. Certified Bankruptcy Specialist, California State Bar. Practice includes bankruptcy related litigation. Over 23 years experience serving debtors and creditors regarding insolvency issues.
Mr Michael John Fiscus
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Los Angeles, CA Bankruptcy Attorney with 20 years experience
(310) 697-3203 11400 West Olympic Blvd.
Suite 200
Los Angeles, CA 90064
Bankruptcy, Business and Tax
William Howard Taft Univ
Andre A. Khansari Esq.
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California Bankruptcy Lawyer with 16 years experience

University of Southern California Law SchoolCalifornia
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Nicholas J. Bontrager
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California Bankruptcy Attorney with 11 years experience

University of La Verne College of Law and University of California - Santa BarbaraCalifornia, Colorado, Florida, Illinois and Wisconsin
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Kathleen Ann Kenne
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Santa Monica, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 15 years experience
(424) 204-6194 2720 Neilson Way, #5141
Santa Monica, CA 90409-5141
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Appeals, Estate Planning and Personal Injury
University of West Los Angeles School of Law
Michael Salanick
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Los Angeles, CA Bankruptcy Attorney with 16 years experience
(310) 590-4575 400 Corporate Pointe
Los Angeles, CA 90230
Bankruptcy
Univ of Michigan Law Sch
Dan Weintraub
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Los Angeles, CA Bankruptcy Attorney
(310) 207-1494 12424 Wilshire Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 88973
Bankruptcy
University of Southern California Law Center
Robert C. Canning Esq.
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Santa Monica, CA Bankruptcy Attorney
(323) 304-1961 520 Broadway
Ste. 350
Santa Monica, CA 90401
Bankruptcy
Ms. Karen Abuav
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Los Angeles, CA Bankruptcy Attorney
(424) 245-8475 1180 S. Beverly Drive
Suite 610
Los Angeles, CA 90035
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Consumer, Divorce and Foreclosure Defense
"My goal is to, first and foremost, help my clients. If you walk out of my office feeling relieved, I have done my job. I became a lawyer so that I could help people to not only feel relief, but to have a plan to accomplish their goals - whether the goal is to fix their finances or their personal affairs. I am happy that I have the opportunity to provide this service to my clients through my extensive experience and knowledge of the law. I truly look forward to moving you towards a resolution." - Karen Abuav My legal career...
Steven Kop
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Los Angeles, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer
1333 2nd Street
Suite 610
Los Angeles, CA 90401
Bankruptcy
Linda Meyrowitz Blank
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Los Angeles, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 32 years experience
(310) 203-9393 1925 Century Park E
Los Angeles, CA 90067
Bankruptcy, Arbitration & Mediation, Business and Real Estate
Loyola Univ School of Law
Daniel Joeseph Weintraub
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Los Angeles, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer
11766 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 1170
Los Angeles, CA 90025
Bankruptcy
Paul N McCullum
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Santa Monica, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer
(747) 444-2889 P.O. Box 3011
Santa Monica, CA 90408
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Collections, Consumer and Foreclosure Defense
Paul McCullum is a hands-on consumer bankruptcy and is a tax attorney with a focus on both strategic tax planning and tax controversy. He is a zealous advocate for his clients in resolution of matters against the IRS, FTB, and for debt workouts with various creditors. With an extensive business background, he enjoys helping clients come out of bankruptcy with not only a fresh start, but a clear plan going forward. He has a special focus on tax planning for troubled borrowers in and out of the bankruptcy setting. Paul has specialized in bankruptcy law since he was a...
Corey Carter
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Los Angeles, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer
(323) 825-5529 12100 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 800
Los Angeles, CA 90025
Bankruptcy
G. Thomas Martin III
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California Bankruptcy Lawyer with 16 years experience

Loyola Law School, Los Angeles9th Circuit and California
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Sanaz Sarah Bereliani
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California Bankruptcy Lawyer with 10 years experience

Whittier Law SchoolCalifornia
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Bradley Yourist
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Los Angeles, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer
(310) 575-1175 11111 Santa Monica Blvd., Suite 100
Los Angeles, CA 90025
Bankruptcy
David S. Shevitz
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Los Angeles, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 7 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...
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.
Gregory Mark Shanfeld
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Sherman Oaks, CA Bankruptcy Attorney with 24 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.
Michael Jay Berger
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515 South Flower Street, 36th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90071
Free ConsultationLos Angeles, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 36 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 36 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...
Vernon Charles Tucker
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Simi Valley, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 5 years experience
(805) 259-9951 2655 First Street, Suite 250
Simi Valley, CA 93065
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Collections, Insurance Claims and Insurance Defense
Southern California Institute of Law and Minot State University
Mark J Markus
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Burbank, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 27 years experience
(818) 509-1173 2600 W. OLIVE AVE. 5TH FLOOR
Burbank, CA 91505
Free ConsultationBankruptcy
University of Arizona
I have been practicing exclusively bankruptcy law in California since 1991. I am a Certified Specialist in Bankruptcy Law with the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization, AV-Rated by Martindale.com and A+ rated by the Better Business Bureau. My firm is designed to give personalized service to my clients, doing this right the first time.
Raymond Jake Bulaon
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Cerritos, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 21 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...
Anthony R. Girgis
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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...
Charles Mark Green
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Los Angeles, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 20 years experience
(213) 387-4508 3699 Wilshire Blvd #700
Los Angeles, CA 90010
Bankruptcy, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Family
Southwestern Univ School of Law
Charles M. Green is a State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization Certified Family Law Specialist Attorney. Mr. Green has extensive California State Court family law litigation experience. Prior to becoming an Certified Specialist in Family Law, Charles M. Green, obtained tax and financial expertise as a accountant with a New York and California CPA license for 10 years (now Inactive). Mr. Green has had financial work experience at several of the international accounting and tax firms.
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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.