Mission Hills, California Bankruptcy Lawyers

Devin Sawdayi
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California Bankruptcy Lawyer with 21 years experience

Southwestern Univ School of LawCalifornia
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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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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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Victor J. Yoo
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I am a dedicated and thorough bankruptcy law attorney. I will work diligently to advocate for your rights and interests in bankruptcy law issues. Visit my website to see client testimonials or call for a consultation.
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Darrell C. Harriman
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North Hills, CA Bankruptcy Attorney with 39 years experience
(877) 960-1335 8912 Haskell Ave
North Hills, CA 91343
Business, Estate Planning, Probate and Real Estate
University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law and University of the Pacific
Dana M. Douglas
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Granada Hills, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 16 years experience
(818) 360-8295 16235 Devonshire St.
Suite 19
Granada Hills, CA 91344
Bankruptcy
University of La Verne College of Law
Margaret D Wilson Esq.
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Granada Hills, CA Bankruptcy Attorney with 9 years experience
(818) 435-4149 17826 Chatsworth Street
Granada Hills, CA 91344
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Foreclosure Defense
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.
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...
Parham Patrick Parhami
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Encino, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 18 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.
Mrs. Chirnese L Liverpool
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Van Nuys, CA Bankruptcy Attorney with 10 years experience
(818) 714-2200 6277 Van Nuys Blvd. Suite 126
Van Nuys, CA 91401
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Collections, Consumer and Foreclosure Defense
North Carolina Central University School of Law
I am an experienced bankruptcy attorney practicing within Los Angeles county. I understand all of the steps and important matters relating to these proceedings. I have represented hundreds of debtors. Please feel free to call (818) 714-2200 or e-mail us for a FREE consultation or visit our web site http://www.liverpoollegal.com for more information.
James Geoffrey Beirne
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Encino, CA Bankruptcy Attorney with 25 years experience
(818) 224-4500 16633 Ventura Blvd.
Suite 1200
Encino, CA 91436
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Estate Planning and Immigration
Southwestern Law School
Over 20 years experience with consumer Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcies, lien avoidance and income tax discharge.
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...
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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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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Rajesh Wadhwani
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Sherman Oaks, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 21 years experience
(818) 839-2487 15233 Ventura Blvd, Suite 1000
Sherman Oaks, CA 91403
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Estate Planning, Foreclosure Defense and Tax
Southwestern Univ School of Law
Raj Wadhwani is a Southern California bankruptcy lawyer and a founding shareholder at the firm Wadhwani & Shanfeld. Attorney Wadhwani has more than 17 years of experience practicing as an attorney. He has a Bankruptcy Board Certification from the American Board of Certification, and he is also a licensed real estate broker. Mr. Wadhwani received his J.D. from the Southwestern University School of Law. Get in touch with his firm for a no-cost case evaluation.
Neil Bhartia
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West Hills, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 9 years experience
(888) 552-6272 23644 Vanowen Street
West Hills, CA 91307
Free ConsultationBankruptcy and Personal Injury
Chapman University Fowler School of Law
Attorney Bhartia is an award winning bankruptcy and personal injury attorney with a broad range of legal and international business experience. Mr. Bhartia earned his Juris Doctor from Chapman University School of Law. While there, he served as President of the International Law Society, Editor for the Law Journal, Academic Fellow, and Student Ambassador. Prior to Syndicate Legal, Neil has worked in the legal department of the Screen Actors Guild where he was involved with arbitration between studios/producers and the Guild, and has also held positions with the Public Law Center in the area of consumer fraud, and Macey...
Louis Jay Esbin
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Stevenson Ranch, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 32 years experience
(661) 254-5050 25129 The Old Road, Suite 114
Stevenson Ranch, CA 91381
Bankruptcy, Business, Consumer and Real Estate
Golden Gate University School of Law
Louis J. Esbin is a Financial Lawyer with over twenty-four years of experience in Bankruptcy, Commercial Law, Secured and Unsecured Transactions, Buy-Outs, and Litigation, representing individuals, small businesses, corporate start-ups, as well as clients from Wall Street Broker Dealers, Las Vegas Casinos, Banks, and Nonbank Lenders. He is the only Certified Bankruptcy Specialist by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization practicing in the Santa Clarita Valley. He was a founding member and during 2008, he was president of the Central District Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys Association (with 160 members the second largest consumer bankruptcy attorney association in the...
Alec Brian Wisner
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Tarzana, CA Bankruptcy Attorney with 44 years experience
(818) 776-1813 18375 Ventura Blvd, Suite 275
Tarzana, CA 91356
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Business, Collections and Consumer
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
Since forming Wisner Dispute Resolution Services in 2003, Alec Wisner has been using his unique and diverse background to assist hundreds of clients successfully resolve their disputes. Thoroughly trained in all aspects of mediation, especially in the areas of divorce and family mediation as well as commercial mediation, Alec provides both an understanding of the underlying issues and an ability to facilitate positive communication. Alec brings a rich and diverse background to his mediation practice. While attending U.C.L.A., he won numerous national debate awards, graduating in 1971. Alec matriculated at the University of Southern California Law Center,...
R. Grace Rodriguez
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Chatsworth, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 20 years experience
(818) 734-7223 21000 Devonshire St
Suite 111
Chatsworth, CA 91311
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Estate Planning, Foreclosure Defense and Real Estate
Western State College of Law at Argosy University
My primary focus is to help the average homeowner save their house, get a fresh start on their finances, educate them on how to meaningfully budget and save money, and then help direct future investments for their future financial needs. No one sat down and explained any of this to me. I had to go out and find the information. Now I want to share it with you. Bankruptcy is not the end of the world. We will work with you to come up with a affordable legal strategy that is within your budget. ...
Ilyse Fern Klavir
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Lancaster, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 25 years experience
(661) 339-2969 2032 W Lancaster Blvd
Lancaster, CA 93536
Bankruptcy, Personal Injury and Workers' Comp
Univ of West Los Angeles
Iyse Klavir specializes in the practice of bankruptcy law at her law firm Klavir & Associates based in Lancaster, CA in the Antelope Valley with a satellite office in Woodland Hills, CA serving the San Fernando Valley. Worker's Compensation and Personal Injury cases are also areas of consiberable practice focus and experience. Ilyse Klavir assisted nearly a thousand debtors last year through the bankruptcy process. She was recognized with the William J. Lasarow Award by the Debtor Assistance Project for her work on behalf of debtors. Ilyse Klavir has over 20 years of experience as an executive,...
Ms. Nahal Nikki Hashemi
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Encino, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 13 years experience
(818) 377-7477 16133 Ventura Blvd.
Suite 700
Encino, CA 91436
Free ConsultationBankruptcy
Loyola Law School
Hamid Naraghi
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Woodland Hills, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 21 years experience
(800) 689-0774 6320 Canoga Ave.
Suite 1620
Woodland Hills, CA 91367
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Divorce and Family
University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law
Hamid has practiced law, specifically litigation, mediation and alternative dispute resolution, since 1997. Currently the managing attorney at Nader, Naraghi & Woodcock, APLC,
Nate Bernstein
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Encino, CA Bankruptcy Attorney with 25 years experience
(818) 383-5759 15760 Ventura Boulevard
Encino, CA 91436
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Business, Insurance Defense and Real Estate
Golden Gate University School of Law
A seasoned, veteran real estate litigation and transaction attorney and trial lawyer, Nate Bernstein of the LA Real Estate Law Group, serves sophisticated clients in the areas of real estate litigation, business and commercial litigation, and bankruptcy matters and litigation. Nate Bernstein was formerly in house counsel at Fidelity Title Insurance Company and Denley Investment and Management Company, and has been in private practice for 18 years on Southern California.
Amir A. Nader
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Woodland Hills, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 7 years experience
(800) 689-0774 6320 Canoga Ave.
Suite 1620
Woodland Hills, CA 91367
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Family and Personal Injury
Western State University College of Law
Amir practices all areas of family law, including child custody and support issues, mediation, and litigation.
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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C. Valerie Ibe
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Canoga Park, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 18 years experience
(818) 900-5298 7220 Owensmouth Avenue,
Suite 220
Canoga Park, CA 91303
Bankruptcy, Employment, Family and Immigration
Rivers State University
The Law Offices of C. Valerie Ibe, has licenses to practice in the States of California, Maryland and New York and is equipped to help residents of these states to face the complexities of civil litigation whether in the state courts or in federal courts. The lead attorney, in addition to legal qualifications has also an MBA in Business Administration and a CPA
David Russell Hagen
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Woodland Hills, CA Bankruptcy Attorney with 35 years experience
(818) 861-9917 5950 Canoga Ave #400
Woodland Hills, CA 91367
Bankruptcy
Southwestern University
Lauren Rode
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North Hollywood, CA Bankruptcy Attorney with 6 years experience
(310) 922-8621 5232 Satsuma Ave. #301
North Hollywood, CA 91601
Free ConsultationBankruptcy and Consumer
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities
Lauren Rode has been licensed by the California State Bar to practice law since December 2011. Lauren holds the degree of Juris Doctor from University of Minnesota Law School with an emphasis in Business Law, as well as a Bachelor’s degree in Applied Economics and Management and Communications from Cornell University. Lauren currently resides in Los Angeles, CA. While in law school, Lauren focused primarily on bankruptcy law. Lauren competed in the Annual Duberstein Bankruptcy Moot Court Competition at St. John’s University in New York City. Lauren also participated in and then oversaw the bankruptcy clinic in her...
Juanita V. Miller
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Woodland Hills, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 30 years experience
(818) 936-2186 6303 Owensmouth Ave., Suite 1005
Woodland Hills, CA 91367
Free ConsultationBankruptcy and Estate Planning
Georgetown University
Juanita V. Miller, Esq. has been practicing law for 24 years. She focuses in the areas of bankruptcy and probate law and is a "hands-on" attorney. No client is made to feel as though she is going through a law mill. The firm gives prompt, efficient, and courteous service.
David Ian Brownstein
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Woodland Hills, CA Bankruptcy Attorney with 20 years experience
(818) 905-0000 21700 Oxnard Street
Suite 1160
Woodland Hills, CA 91367
Bankruptcy and Business
UC Hastings COL
Karen L. Ware
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Woodland Hills, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 12 years experience
(818) 284-4537 5850 Canoga Avenue
Fourth Floor
Woodland Hills, CA 91367
Free ConsultationBankruptcy and Consumer
University of Texas - Austin
Karen Ware represents consumers in credit and debt matters, including bankruptcy. In addition to offering bankruptcy services, Ms. Ware defends consumers in debt collection and garnishment cases in California state court. Her practice emphasizes the importance of explaining all options to Clients, and the relative advantages and disadvantages of each approach. Ms. Ware is admitted to the the Supreme Court of California, the Maryland Court of Appeals, the District of Columbia Court of Appeals, and the United States District Courts for the Eastern District of California, the Central District of California, and the District of Maryland. She is admitted...
Kevin Todd Simon
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Los Angeles, CA Bankruptcy Attorney with 23 years experience
(213) 699-3055 510 W. Sixth Street
Suite 1220
Los Angeles, CA 90014
Free ConsultationBankruptcy and Business
Univ of San Diego School of Law
I Los Angeles Bankruptcy Attorneys is a full service debt relief firm that provides bankruptcy, foreclosure, debt settlement, and loan modifications in Southern California. We specialize in chapter 7, chapter 11, and Chapter 13 bankruptcies.
Brett F. Bodie
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Encino, CA Bankruptcy Attorney with 9 years experience
(818) 377-7413 16133 Ventura Blvd
Ste 700
Encino, CA 91436
Free ConsultationBankruptcy
University of San Diego School of Law
I have practiced exclusively in the areas of bankruptcy, insolvency, and consumer protection for my entire career. I formerly worked for the largest consumer bankruptcy law firm in San Diego and I have personally handled hundreds of bankruptcy cases. Bankruptcy, though, is not the solution for every problem. I also have a passion for consumer protection, and real estate law.
Shalem Shem-Tov
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Encino, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 12 years experience
(818) 995-4200 16601 Ventura Blvd.
4th Floor
Encino, CA 91436
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Estate Planning, Probate and Real Estate
Case Western Reserve University School of Law
Timothy F Umbreit
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Toluca Lake, CA Bankruptcy Attorney with 37 years experience
(818) 535-7381 4701 Cartwright Ave
Toluca Lake, CA 91602
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Business and Real Estate
University of Baltimore
Originally from Maryland, I came to California in 1995 and I have been practicing law successfully here in the LA area ever since. I left the big firm environment over 3 years ago to open my own solo practice in Toluca Lake.
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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Tawni Lee Takagi
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Canoga Park, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 10 years experience
(310) 954-7248 22148 Sherman Way #105
Canoga Park, CA 91303
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Personal Injury and Workers' Comp
University of West Los Angles
My boutique law firm prides itself in providing exceptional service to and communication with our clients. Your matter is important to us and you will not be ignored or disregarded.
Navid Kohan
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Encino , CA Bankruptcy Attorney with 8 years experience
(818) 428-1234 5535 Balboa Blvd.
Suite 228
Encino , CA 91316
Free ConsultationBankruptcy and Personal Injury
Pedram Amini
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Encino, CA Bankruptcy Attorney
(818) 783-8303 16633 Ventura Blvd. Suite 555
Encino, CA 91436
Bankruptcy and Consumer
WE ARE A DEBT RELIEF AGENCY. WE HELP PEOPLE FILE FOR BANKRPTCY RELIEF UNDER THE BANKRUPTCY CODE.
Andrew Goodman
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Encino, CA Bankruptcy Attorney with 33 years experience
(818) 827-5169 6345 Balboa Boulevard
Suite I-300
Encino, CA 91316
Free ConsultationBankruptcy and Business
Loyola Law School
I was born in New York and moved to Los Angeles in 1970 at the age of 12. My parents settled in Woodland Hills, at the west end of the San Fernando Valley. I graduated from El Camino Real High School in 1977, Pitzer College in 1981 and Loyola Law School in 1984. I have 30 years of experience as a bankruptcy lawyer, representing crditors and debtors. Over these 30 years, I have developed extensive nation-wide relationships with other professionals that I can call upon to help me and my clients with any need that may arise. My...
Stuart Michael Price
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Los Angeles, CA Bankruptcy Attorney with 28 years experience
(818) 205-2411 15760 Ventura Blvd #1100
Los Angeles, CA 91436
Bankruptcy
UCLA School of Law
Geoffrey George Melkonian
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Los Angeles, CA Bankruptcy Attorney with 18 years experience
(818) 784-6084 15260 Ventura Blvd
Suite 1740
Los Angeles, CA 91403
Bankruptcy, Business, Construction and DUI
Pepperdine Univ School of Law
Elena Steers
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Sherman Oaks, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 21 years experience
(800) 824-5416 5900 Sepulveda Blvd., Suite 270
Sherman Oaks, CA 91411
Bankruptcy
Univ of West Los Angeles
Ms. Steers is the founding member of the Law Offices of Steers & Associates, a full-service law firm specializing in debt relief services for individuals and small businesses. With many years of legal experience, Elena particularly helps clients by carefully breaking down the often complicated procedures and challenging language of the legal system into common understandable terms, so clients clearly understand the debt relief options that can be legally pursued. Unique to Elena's legal experience is her extensive background on all sides of debt negotiations and bankruptcy filings. She previously worked as a Bankruptcy Trustee Assistant at the Office of the...
Christopher Sean Reyes
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Sunland, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer
(844) 289-4847 8201 Foothill Blvd
Sunland, CA 91040
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Divorce, Family and Real Estate
Jasmine Motazedi
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Encino, CA Bankruptcy Attorney with 14 years experience
(818) 379-1110 16000 Ventura Blvd., 5th
Encino, CA 91436
Bankruptcy
Univ of San Diego School of Law
CHRISTIAN LEGASPI
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Tarzana, CA Bankruptcy Attorney
(800) 650-4390 6047 Tampa Avenue
208
Tarzana, CA 91356
Free ConsultationBankruptcy
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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.