Norden, California Bankruptcy Lawyers
I have been practicing law since 2001 and opened my own bankruptcy law firm in 2006. I have filed over 1,400 bankruptcy cases and have counseled with thousands of individuals about Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy. My firm colleagues and I work very hard to ensure that each bankruptcy client is treated with...
Mather, CA 95655
University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law
For the past 23 years, Candace has devoted her law practice to assisting individuals and businesses through the difficult process of re-organization, examination of all options, and filing for protection under the federal bankruptcy law.
Candace has fought for the rights of numerous individuals and businesses facing economic uncertainty which has required representation in the federal Bankruptcy Courts, and advising individuals and businesses on a fresh economic recovery after bankruptcy.
Candace was a "military brat" and moved...
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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.
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