Lathrop, California Bankruptcy Lawyers

Seth L. Hanson
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California 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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Stanley Phong Phan
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San Jose, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 16 years experience
(408) 232-4900 2092 Concourse Drive, Ste 49
San Jose, CA 95131
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Estate Planning, Personal Injury and Real Estate
Lincoln Law Sch of San Jose
John L. Mlnarik
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Santa Clara, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 11 years experience
(408) 919-0088 2930 Bowers Avenue
Santa Clara, CA 95051
Bankruptcy
Lincoln University
Before organizing The Mlnarik Law Group, John, was the valedictorian of his graduating class at the Lincoln Law School of San Jose. While in law school, John received numerous awards and scholarships and was editor-in-chief of the Lincoln Law Review. Prior to attending law school he obtained bachelor degrees in Economics and English from Santa Clara University and worked in the legal field as a paralegal for Walkers Global in the Cayman Islands and Ericksen Arbuthnot in San Jose. John is a member of the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys, the William A. Ingram Inns of Court,...
Eric Vincent Wood
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Antioch, CA Bankruptcy Attorney with 5 years experience
(925) 278-6680 5179 Lone Tree Way
Antioch, CA 94531
Free ConsultationBankruptcy
John F. Kennedy University
Mr. Wood began his legal career with the view of developing a personally rewarding practice by working directly with individuals and families. He draws upon his financial background to apply creative approaches to complex Bankruptcy issues. Mr. Wood currently provides Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 services to his clients. Prior to establishing his firm, Mr. Wood worked at a prominate Bankruptcy Law Firm counseling clients in the areas of Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 Bankruptcy and in Consumer Litigation. Mr. Wood has also worked as a project manager for Morgan Stanley Capital International and in portfolio management at Mellon...
Julie Hope Rome-Banks
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Santa Clara, CA Bankruptcy Attorney with 30 years experience
(408) 295-1700 2775 Park Ave
Santa Clara, CA 95050
Bankruptcy and Business
University of California Hastings College of the Law
Ms. Rome-Banks has over 20 years of bankruptcy and related experience. Ms. Rome-Banks’ practice focuses on representing individual debtors in Chapter 11 cases, representing landlords in all chapters of bankruptcy, and in all types of bankruptcy litigation. Ms. Rome-Banks has considerable experience representing landlords in all aspects of bankruptcy, and has represented landlords in a number of well-known bankruptcies, including Round Table Pizza, Circuit City, Chevy’s, Fresh Choice, Mervyn’s, Crown Books, Hollywood Video, Napster, Levitz, Tower Record, Jennifer Convertibles, and Lionel Trains bankruptcies. Ms. Rome-Banks also has substantial experience handling complex stay relief motions and defending private lenders and bona...
Jon G. Brooks
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San Jose, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 17 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.
Heinz Binder
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Santa Clara, CA Bankruptcy Attorney with 40 years experience
(408) 295-1700 2775 Park Ave
Santa Clara, CA 95050
Bankruptcy, Business, Landlord Tenant and Real Estate
Santa Clara University School of Law
Mr. Binder has over 35 years of experience representing businesses and individuals as debtors or creditors in all types of bankruptcy matters and corporate restructuring. In addition to his considerable bankruptcy experience, Mr. Binder frequently represents businesses and individuals in real estate and business matters, collection and collection defense, and commercial law disputes. Mr. Binder’s practice also includes asset protection planning, creditor negotiations and workouts, debtor-creditor rights, tax disputes, bankruptcy appeals, and representing under-insured defendants in settlement negotiations and mediations.

Mr. Binder is active in the local Silicon Valley community, frequently lecturing on bankruptcy and related topics such as asset protection...
Christian P. Binder
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Santa Clara, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 7 years experience
(408) 295-1700 2775 Park Ave
Santa Clara, CA 95050
Bankruptcy, Business and Real Estate
Santa Clara University School of Law
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. Binder’s practice includes debtor and creditor representation, bankruptcy and financial analysis of individuals and entities.

Mr. Binder received his Bachelor of Science in Commerce from Santa Clara University in Finance in 2009. Mr. Binder earned his law degree from the Santa Clara University School of Law in 2012. During law school, Mr. Binder was the recipient of a number of awards, including being awarded Witkin...
Arete Rita Kostopoulos
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Oakland, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer
(510) 270-2782 7677 Oakport Street
Suite 110
Oakland, CA 94621
Bankruptcy
Wayne State University Law School
Merrisa L. Coleman-Bishop
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San Jose, CA Bankruptcy Attorney with 26 years experience
(408) 217-8506 1035 Minnesota Ave
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San Jose, CA 95125
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Family
Western State College of Law at Argosy University
Ms. Lucy Zheng
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San Jose, CA Bankruptcy Attorney with 7 years experience
(408) 638-7006 800 N. 1st St., Suite 201
San Jose, CA 95112
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, DUI, Divorce and Family
Loyola Law School, Los Angeles
Lucy Zheng is a California licensed attorney, experienced in individual tax debt relief, DUI law, family law, personal bankruptcy filings, and tenant evictions. Prior to forming her own practice, Lucy worked at a law firm handling multiple client cases all throughout Northern California. She witnessed the strengths and weaknesses of a larger law firm, and thus determined she could best provide her clients with the personalized attention and service that they deserve by starting her own practice. Lucy received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science with an emphasis on Public Law in only 3 years, from the University of...
David Blaise Rao
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Santa Clara, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 37 years experience
(408) 295-1700 2775 Park Ave
Santa Clara, CA 95050
Bankruptcy and Business
Santa Clara University School of Law
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 client inquiries and always keep my clients apprised of the status of their case. I have been a Chairperson of the San Jose Chapter 13 Committee, and have been with Binder & Malter, LLP since 1986.
Wayne Sinnett
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San Jose, CA Bankruptcy Attorney
(408) 673-9433 111 Market Street
Suite 300
San Jose, CA 95113
Bankruptcy, Collections and Consumer
California Western School of Law
Wayne Sinnett, the founder of Sinnet Law. A lawyer passionate about consumer rights, he’s a man of service, to both the country and its citizens.

After 9/11, Wayne enlisted in the Marines and served as an explosives technician. After his military service, Wayne went on to attend California State University San Marcos and earn a dual degree in Criminology and Sociology. After receiving his diplomas, he was offered an academic scholarship to California Western School of Law. There, he developed his strong interest for consumer protection law, which is all about representing and fighting for the rights of everyday people.

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Matthew G. Grech
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San Jose, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 11 years experience
(408) 214-0385 111 North Market St.
Suite 300
San Jose, CA 95113
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...
Cynthia Jean Nelson
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Fremont, CA Bankruptcy Attorney with 12 years experience
(510) 910-1619 39111 Paseo Padre Pkwy Ste. 203
Fremont, CA 94538
Free ConsultationBankruptcy and Consumer
Indiana University - Indiana University-Bloomington
My mission is to help people cope with the financial crisis by advising them about bankruptcy solutions to their credit or foreclosure problems. When people have mortgages that are much larger than the value of their house, or when they are sued for credit card debt, or when their pay checks or bank accounts are garnished, bankruptcy can be a very powerful tool to help people get their lives back under control. At Nelson Wegner LLP we work for individuals and small businesses who have been hit hard by tough circumstances. Our website offers free bankruptcy information. http://www.nelsonwegner.com/bankruptcy-faq.html We also offer free...
Wendy Watrous Smith
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Santa Clara, CA Bankruptcy Attorney with 31 years experience
(408) 295-1700 2775 Park Ave
Santa Clara, CA 95050
Bankruptcy, Arbitration & Mediation, Business and IP
University of Iowa
Christina Deadwiler Esq.
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Newark, CA Bankruptcy Attorney with 25 years experience
(510) 300-4171 39899 Balentine Drive, Suite 200
Newark, CA 94560
Free ConsultationBankruptcy and Traffic Tickets
University of San Francisco School of Law
Christina Deadwiler is committed to assisting consumers through the bankruptcy process and providing legal representation on Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy filings.
Robert Daniel Rodriguez
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Pleasanton, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 13 years experience
(209) 596-4263 4695 Chabot Drive Ste. 200
Pleasanton, CA 94588
Bankruptcy, Collections, Foreclosure Defense and Personal Injury
Lincoln Law School
"I am a dedicated professional committed to ensuring that you receive the finest legal services available." Robert D. Rodriguez operates a full service law firm located in Modesto and Walnut Creek, California. The Law Office of Robert D. Rodriguez has been providing a broad range of high quality legal services to a wide range of clients, including both businesses and individuals, throughout the greater San Joaquin Valley Area. The Law Office of Robert D. Rodriguez is currently providing the same level of service to the San Francisco East Bay Area. If you...
Tony E. Carballo
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Hayward, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 35 years experience
(510) 886-2772 777 Southland Dr. #250
Hayward, CA 94545
Free ConsultationBankruptcy and Personal Injury
Santa Clara University School of Law
Linh Thiet Nguyen
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Elk Grove, CA Bankruptcy Attorney with 21 years experience
(916) 686-6600 8841 Williamson Drive, Suite 80
Elk Grove, CA 95624
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Employment and Personal Injury
Southwestern Univ School of Law
Len Randall ReidReynoso
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Galt, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 18 years experience
(209) 745-4411 908 C St #B
Galt, CA 95632
Bankruptcy, Business, Estate Planning and Probate
UC Davis School of Law King Hall
Through my office, I have been able to practice law in a manner that best serves my clients. Being a lawyer is being able to serve people. I am in a service industry. I must be honest with my clients. This means that I will tell clients what I believe is in their best interest, regardless of my financial interest or personal bias. I do believe that people should stay out of court, if possible. Court is expensive, time consuming, and emotionally draining for clients. It is easier to fix problems prior...
Lars Terence Fuller
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San Jose, CA Bankruptcy Attorney with 30 years experience
(408) 295-5595 60 North Keeble Avenue
San Jose, CA 95126
Bankruptcy
Santa Clara University
The Fuller Law Firm, PC was founded in 1990 by Attorney Lars Fuller, Esq. Mr. Fuller received his Bachelor of Sciences degree in Chemistry from Santa Clara University, which was also where he received his Juris Doctorate degree. Attorney Fuller believes it is important to give back to the community, which is why he occasionally teaches bankruptcy law in continuing legal education courses. Attorney Sam Taherian, Esq. earned his Bachelor of Sciences degree in Finance and a Master of Science degree in Computer Engineering from San Jose State University. He then earned his Juris Doctorate degree from California Western School...
Nina C Decker Esq.
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Santa Clara, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 6 years experience
(408) 919-0088 2930 Bowers Ave
Santa Clara, CA 95051
Bankruptcy, Estate Planning and Probate
Santa Clara University School of Law
Nina Decker is a licensed attorney in California. She obtained her law degree from Santa Clara University in 2012. While in law school, Nina was the Editor-in-Chief of the Santa Clara Journal of International Law, and received Witkin and CALI awards for academic achievement. She also interned for Chief Magistrate Judge Maria-Elena James of the US District Court for the Northern District of California. A native of Boise, Idaho, Nina also has a Bachelor's Degree in Sociology from Boise State University. After graduating from Santa Clara University, Nina worked as a Graduate Fellow with the Northern California Innocence Project,...
Joseph B. Angelo
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Concord, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 9 years experience
(925) 217-2247 1320 Willow Pass Rd
Suite 600
Concord, CA 94520
Free ConsultationBankruptcy and Foreclosure Defense
Willamette University College of Law
I am a founding partner of Gale, Angelo, Johnson & Pruett P.C., and practice in the areas of bankruptcy and consumer litigation. In bankruptcy, I represent both consumer debtors and businesses in chapter 7, 11, and 13 matters. In consumer litigation, I represent consumers in litigation under the Fair Credit Reporting Act, the Telephone Consumer Reporting Act, the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, and the Rosenthal Act and has handled cases in those areas before both state and federal courts. I also have experience with appeals, having worked on cases before the Bankruptcy Appellate Panel and the Ninth Circuit Court...
Scott M. Johnson
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Concord, CA Bankruptcy Attorney with 6 years experience
(925) 217-2247 1320 Willow Pass Road
Suite 600
Concord, CA 94520
Free ConsultationBankruptcy and Consumer
Santa Clara University School of Law
Hi! I'm Scott M. Johnson and I am founding Partner of Gale, Angelo, Johnson & Pruett PC. I graduated Cum Laude from the University of California, Los Angeles with a major in American Literature, then attended Santa Clara University Law School and graduated Cum Laude. Prior to starting Gale, Angelo, Johnson & Pruett, P.C., I worked for a consumer bankruptcy law firm assisting debtors.

I have represented hundreds of Debtors in Chapter 7, 11 and 13 bankruptcy cases throughout Northern California, successfully helping them to discharge the burdensome debt, keep their homes, and restore their credit. Scott also represents consumers in...
Basil John Boutris
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Oakland, CA Bankruptcy Attorney with 33 years experience
(510) 430-1518 7677 Oakport St., Suite 1140
Oakland, CA 94621
Bankruptcy, Estate Planning, Probate and Tax
University of California, Berkeley School of Law
My law firm specializes in all aspects of tax planning and tax controversy, trust and estate planning and litigation, business formation and bankruptcy (primarily relating to business/tax debts). I have over 30 years of experience as a tax specialist.
Michael Rinne
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Pleasant Hill, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 16 years experience
(800) 303-2964 3478 Buskirk Ave.
Suite 1000
Pleasant Hill, CA 94523
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Energy, Foreclosure Defense and International
Golden Gate University and Eberhard-Karls-University Tuebingen
Keith Foster Carr
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Sunnyvale, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 31 years experience
(408) 673-1428 1250 Oakmead Parkway, Suite 210
Sunnyvale, CA 94085
Free ConsultationBankruptcy and Divorce
UCLA School of Law
Attorney Keith F. Carr has 30 years experience in Bankruptcy and Divorce. The Law Offices of Keith F. Carr has served the Northern California community since 1988. Since the business was established, we have helped clients save their homes and businesses and get their finances back on track through bankruptcy.

The Law Offices of Keith F. Carr has helped spouses get through the emotional pain of divorce and has advised and represented them in all family law and divorce proceedings. Attorney Keith F. Carr will take the time to listen to your concerns and work diligently to champion your rights...
Ryan Dewey Griffin
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San Jose, CA Bankruptcy Attorney with 14 years experience
(408) 998-7211 181 Devine Street
San Jose, CA 95110
Bankruptcy, Business, Foreclosure Defense and Insurance Claims
California Western School of Law
I maintain offices in San Jose and Sacramento where I run a general practice with a focus on bankruptcy. Call for a chapter 7, 13 or 11 bankruptcy consultation, or contact us with your issues related to small business, real estate, or personal injury.
James 'Ike' Shulman
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San Jose, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer
1501 The Alameda
San Jose, CA 95126
Bankruptcy
Santa Clara University School of Law
When a new bankruptcy law went into effect in 2005, Ike quickly immersed himself in the new law, and was selected by NACBA as one of a handful of trainers to educate over 3000 attorneys on how to practice under the new law. "The new law put up a number of roadblocks to keep working people from getting a fresh start," Ike says with passion in his voice. "But we have learned to work with the new law, and are achieving excellent results for our clients." Ike and his wife Margaret, a retired special education teacher, live in...
Thomas Hogan
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Modesto, CA Bankruptcy Attorney
(209) 214-6600 1207 13th St.
Modesto, CA 95354
Bankruptcy, DUI, Divorce and Family
University of California Hastings College of the Law
The Thomas Hogan Law Office has vast experience when it comes to handling bankruptcy, divorce, family law, tax, DUI and Personal Injury cases. The Thomas Hogan Law Office is a family owned and operated business for over 25 years. You are not just a number at our office. We make it a point to meet with our clients personally.
James T. Erickson
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Santa Clara, CA Bankruptcy Attorney
(408) 919-0088 2930 Bowers Avenue
Santa Clara, CA 95051
Bankruptcy, Business and Consumer
Santa Clara University School of Law
Jim Erickson received his Juris Doctor from Santa Clara University School of Law in 2004 (having transferred from Wisconsin Law School in Madison). Jim graduated in the top 10% of his law school class and was on the Dean's List from 2002-2004, while also serving as a research assistant for two professors. He was the Book Review Editor and Ethics Editor for the Santa Clara Law Review, where he published two articles. After graduating he received an unsolicited Fellows Scholarship, and was awarded membership in the prestigious Order of the Coif.
John T. Nguyen
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San Jose, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 7 years experience
(408) 800-5646 1625 The Alameda Ste 800
San Jose, CA 95126
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Family and Personal Injury
John is a trial lawyer and litigator. His practice includes personal injury, family law, debt collection defense, and consumer bankruptcy. In his first trial as lead attorney, he has secured a verdict for his client following a five-day jury trial in a disputed liability auto accident case. Most recently, John has secured a defense verdict on behalf of his client against a major bank following a bench trial in a debt collection case. In 2016, John was selected as a member of The National Advocates Top 100 Lawyers. This is the second year in a row...
Ryan Penhallegon Esq.
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San Jose, CA Bankruptcy Attorney with 15 years experience
(408) 441-7500 1754 Technology Drive
Suite 135
San Jose, CA 95110
Bankruptcy, Business, Construction and Real Estate
Santa Clara University School of Law and University of Washington
Peter Lawrence Cianchetta
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(916) 685-7878 8788 Elk Grove Blvd
Suite 2A
Elk Grove, CA 95624
Elk Grove, CA Bankruptcy Attorney with 17 years experience
Bankruptcy, Collections, Estate Planning and Foreclosure Defense
Lincoln Law School
Matthew Smith
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Fairfield, CA Bankruptcy Attorney with 15 years experience
(707) 425-1415 710 Missouri Street
Fairfield, CA 94533
Bankruptcy, Business, Collections and Family
McGeorge School of Law Univ of the Pacific
David Alexander Yomtov
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San Jose, CA Bankruptcy Attorney with 25 years experience
(408) 993-0808 111 W. St. John St. Suite 700
San Jose, CA 95113
Bankruptcy, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Family
Lincoln Law Sch of San Jose
Carl R. Gustafson
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Pleasant Hill, CA Bankruptcy Attorney with 12 years experience
(925) 230-2644 1525 Contra Costa Blvd
Pleasant Hill, CA 94523
Free ConsultationBankruptcy
University of California, Berkeley School of Law
In 2003, Carl R. Gustafson graduated from UCLA Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelors in History. In 2005, he was a legal intern for Global Justice in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, where he drafted sections of human rights situation reports and submitted them to the United Nations and other international bodies. He also researched issues of international jurisdiction and the enforcement of international treaties. Carl went on to graduate with honors from the University of California, Berkeley School of Law in 2007, where he was also an associate editor for the Ecological Law Quarterly. It was Carl's yearning to right wrongs...
Ronald Wilcox
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San Jose, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 24 years experience
(800) 537-9393 2021 The Alameda
Suite 200
San Jose, CA 95126
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Collections and Consumer
Indiana University
Mr. Harry L. Styron
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Walnut Creek, CA Bankruptcy Attorney
(925) 932-4300 1615 Bonanza Street
Suite 407
Walnut Creek, CA 94596-4532
Bankruptcy, Arbitration & Mediation, Divorce and Elder
University of California - Hastings College of Law
Patrick Bernard Greenwell
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Modesto, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 33 years experience
(209) 588-8233 1301 G Street
First Floor
Modesto, CA 95354
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Estate Planning and Tax
Patrick B. Greenwell (Pat) was born and raised in Ohio. After a six year enlistment in the U.S. Navy, at the end of the Vietnam War, he worked for various computer and high tech companies in Silicon Valley. Being dissatisfied with electronics and electrical engineering, he wanted to work in a field that was more people oriented, he chose law. He attended Western State University, College of Law in San Diego. During law school he clerked for the law firm of McCarty, Patterson, & Ferguson. After graduation, the firm offered him a job as a bankruptcy and real estate...
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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.