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Eric Vincent Wood
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Richmond, CA Bankruptcy Attorney with 6 years experience
(510) 978-4150 3150 Hilltop Mall Rd.
Richmond, CA 94806
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...
Christian Pedersen
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Richmond, CA Bankruptcy Attorney
(707) 426-5300 3150 Hilltop Mall Road
Richmond, CA 94806
Offers Video ChatBankruptcy and Personal Injury
Arizona State University


Christian Pedersen was born in Seattle and raised in Solano County. He graduated in Brigham Young University majoring in finance, and then was admitted to Arizona State’s law school and MBA program. While in school, Mr. Pedersen earned a certificate in Law, Science, and Technology from the Sandra Day O’Connor school of law, and worked in a legal clinic that provided legal services to startup businesses. Mr. Pedersen focused on entrepreneurship and solar energy technology. Mr. Pedersen worked in the solar industry performing transactional legal work and business analytics. After drafting thousands of documents, Mr. Pedersen decided...
Len Watkins
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Richmond, CA Bankruptcy Attorney with 32 years experience
(510) 237-6916 125 Park Place
Suite 210
Richmond, CA 94801
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Antitrust, Business and Foreclosure Defense
University of San Francisco School of Law
A resident of Oakland, Len spent much of his legal career with prestigious, top-ranked, San Francisco law firms. Mr. Watkins brings the same level of expertise, and standard of excellence, to his practice in the East Bay. Focusing on consumer bankruptcy and business law, Mr. Watkins’ depth of experience and training include: A Masters of Business Administration, concentrating on finance, from the University of California, at Davis A stock brokerage license (inactive) from the National Association of Securities Dealers A California Real Estate Broker’s license Previous Experience Business Attorney Norris & Norris (now...
Len Watkins
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Point Richmond, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer
(510) 237-6916 125 Park Place
Suite 210
Point Richmond, CA 94801
Bankruptcy
University of San Francisco
Karen Alicia Davis
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Richmond, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 27 years experience
(510) 233-1011 P.O. Box 2203
Richmond, CA 94801
Bankruptcy, Divorce and Immigration
Georgetown University Law Center
Richmond, CA Bankruptcy Attorney with 40 years experience
(510) 233-0447 3700 Barrett Ave
Richmond, CA 94805
Bankruptcy and Estate Planning
U of San Francisco School of Law and University of San Francisco School of Law
Richmond, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 24 years experience
(713) 252-1326 12651 San Pablo Ave
PO Box 5296
Richmond, CA 94805
Bankruptcy, Consumer, Estate Planning and Real Estate
South Texas College of Law
Point Richmond, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 48 years experience
(510) 233-2230 36 Nicholl Ave
Point Richmond, CA 94801
Bankruptcy, Business and Real Estate
Loyola Law School, Los Angeles and Loyola Law School
Hermin Adella Dowe
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San Pablo, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 31 years experience
(510) 233-7700 13925 San Pablo Avenue
Suite 203
San Pablo, CA 94806
Bankruptcy and Immigration
Manuel Alzamora Juarez
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Berkeley, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 21 years experience
(510) 206-4492 2143 Cedar St., Suite 200
Berkeley, CA 94709
Free ConsultationOffers Video ChatBankruptcy, Landlord Tenant and Personal Injury
San Francisco Law School
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Manuel Juarez es el Abogado de Derechos de Inquilinos en el area de la Bahia. Defiende a inquilinos contra el abuso de propietarios propotentes. El Abogado Juarez es litigador de problemas de viviendas inhabitables, casas sin calenton, incendios de apartmentos, casas, edificios, apartmentos sin calefaccion y mal mantenidos, viviendas defectuosas y evicciones retaliatorias. Si Ud. tiene problemas con su calenton, ducha, o ha sufrido una caida en el piso de su ducha. O su vivienda esta infestada con ratas, cucarachas o chinches, llame al Abogado Defensor de Renteros, Manuel A. Juarez. El defendera sus derechos de inquilino.en...
Malcolm Ruthven
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Emeryville, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer
(415) 342-4666 1900 Powell Street - Suite 600
Emeryville, CA 94608
Bankruptcy
University of California, Hastings College of the Law
I guide people in financial difficulty through the technically difficult and emotionally charged arena of bankruptcy which allows them the Fresh Start provided by Congress. I too have had the experience of seeing my field of work (then computer application software development) shrink before my very eyes with the projects I used to get being sent overseas. People in the current economy have similar experiences and I was determined to find a way to use my legal background to help them. I decided that practicing bankruptcy law was the most direct way I could help. I'm a solo practitioner by choice and...
Anthony Remo Luna
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Hercules, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 9 years experience
(510) 592-3152 500 Alfred Nobel Dr, Ste 275A
Hercules, CA 94547-1840
Free ConsultationOffers Video ChatBankruptcy, Personal Injury and Workers' Comp
Mr. Luna holds Bachelor of Science degrees in both Management and Marketing from San Francisco State University and went to the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law, where he graduated with honors and was appointed a member of the Traynor Honor Society. In addition, Mr. Luna received a coveted Witkin Award for studies conducted in International Banking.

After graduating from law school, Mr. Luna worked in a boutique civil litigation and general practice firm in Fresno, CA and then went on to work with a couple of different Workers' Compensation firms in the Bay Area (doing both applicants and...
Gerard D Launay
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Berkeley, CA Bankruptcy Attorney with 42 years experience
(510) 486-1000 2119 Addison Street
Suite A
Berkeley, CA 94704
Bankruptcy
UC Berkeley School of Law Boalt Hall
Daphne DeMorris Yeldell
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Oakland, CA Bankruptcy Attorney with 26 years experience
(510) 655-8013 PO Box 3011
Oakland, CA 94609
Free ConsultationBankruptcy
San Francisco Law Sch
Kim Fineman
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Oakland, CA Bankruptcy Attorney
(510) 506-7152 411 30th Street
Suite 408
Oakland, CA 94609
Bankruptcy and Business
Eric Morgan Boeing
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Oakland, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 13 years experience
(510) 761-6230 1300 Clay St, Ste 600
Oakland, CA 94612
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Consumer and Estate Planning
UC Hastings COL
I believe that the Bankruptcy Court is one of the few places in out legal system where ordinary people can go for real relief. I am dedicated to helping people throughout the Bay Area access that relief. I earned my undergraduate degree at the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign, and I earned my law degree at the University of California, Hastings College of the Law in San Francisco. While in law school, I was Articles Editor at the Hastings International and Comparative Law Review, and I graduated in 2006. I spent my first two years practicing antitrust/consumer...
Victor J. Yoo
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Oakland, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 26 years experience
(888) 553-8000 1300 Clay St #600
Oakland, CA 94612
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.
Reno F.R. Fernandez III
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San Francisco, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 12 years experience
(415) 362-0449 221 Sansome Street
San Francisco, CA 94104
Bankruptcy and Business
Golden Gate University School of Law
Macdonald Fernandez LLP focuses on business bankruptcy, reorganization and commercial litigation, including receiverships and assignments for the benefit of creditors, throughout California and pro hac vice in Delaware, the Southern District of New York. – Our clients range from enterprises with assets or amounts in controversy exceeding $100 million to small businesses, including technology companies, biotechnology companies, startups, Bitcoin-based companies, mortgage funds, national and regional banks, retail chains, medical clinics, residential care facilities for the elderly, farms, wineries, restaurants, churches, real estate developers and manufacturers. – In one example, we imposed a receivership over an operating almond reprocessing...
Robert Chang
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San Leandro, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 9 years experience
(510) 388-4866 1120 E. 14th Street
Ste. F
San Leandro, CA 94577
Free ConsultationBankruptcy and Traffic Tickets
Thomas Jefferson School of Law
I started my practice with the premise I would always attempt to facilitate a collaborative divorce. Before going to law school, I worked for several years at a family law firm, and saw firsthand the potential of increasing acrimony between spouses when the court system is used haphazardly. Growing up with separated parents, I think I understand the stress and frustration of a long drawn out family divorce. The courts should be a place of last resort - who wants a Judge who barely knows you to make decisions for you? That being...
Steven Willock
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(925) 263-9743 1990 N California Blvd.
8th Floor
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Free ConsultationOffers Video ChatWalnut Creek, CA Bankruptcy Attorney with 20 years experience
Bankruptcy, Business and Real Estate
University of California, Davis, School of Law
Steve is a business, real estate, and bankruptcy attorney.

During the four years immediately prior to joining The Narrows Law Group, Steve served as in-house General Counsel for the principal developer of one of the largest privately funded real estate projects in the Pacific Northwest. Steve also spent approximately 15 years in private practice, in the San Francisco Bay Area, representing and advising a wide variety of business clients, real estate developers, and bankruptcy clients, and also serving as outside counsel to several municipalities, regional businesses, and Fortune 500 companies.

Steve is particularly adept at identifying and assessing...
Robert B. Kaplan
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San Francisco, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer
(415) 984-9673 2 Embarcadero Center
5th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94111
Bankruptcy, Business and Real Estate
Golden Gate University School of Law
Robert B. Kaplan is an accomplished California Bankruptcy, Business, and Real Estate Law attorney with an emphasis on creditors' rights and bankruptcy related cases. Focused on results, Bob has been providing rigorous and uncompromising legal representation for over 40 years.

Bob is a Co-Managing Partner at Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell, a firm listed on American Lawyer's AmLaw 200. A highly skilled and knowledgeable attorney, he is ready to assist you in accomplishing your legal objectives.
Colby LaVelle
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Oakland, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer
(510) 393-2083 505 14th Street
Suite 900
Oakland, CA 94612
Free ConsultationOffers Video ChatBankruptcy
Santa Clara University School of Law
Colby Dean LaVelle II proudly manages LaVelle Law Offices with the personal attention of a boutique law firm but with the resources of larger law firms. An honored graduate of Santa Clara University of Law, Mr. LaVelle has dedicated his career to the pursuit of justice. He began his legal career working for the San Francisco District Attorney's Office. Following his success litigating criminal matters, Mr. LaVelle started the LaVelle Law Offices. Now with eight locations across California, The LaVelle Law Offices is an incarnation of Mr. LaVelle's desire to serve the public, as he...
Greg Hartman
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Oakland, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 12 years experience
(510) 227-5325 1300 Clay St.
Suite 600
Oakland, CA 94612
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Business and Real Estate
Santa Clara University School of Law
Gregory S. Hartman is an attorney, CPA, and Certified Insolvency & Restructuring Advisor (credential pending). Mr. Hartman's practice involves representing both debtors and creditors in bankruptcy proceedings. He has expertise in chapter 11 businesses reorganization. Prior to starting Hartman Bankruptcy Law, Mr. Hartman represented secured creditors and trustees in bankruptcy cases. Mr. Hartman also worked for the United States Trustee's Office where he worked in an oversight role of chapter 11 cases and trustee administration. Mr. Hartman is a long-time resident of the Bay Area, living in the East Bay with his wife...
Sally J. Elkington
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Oakland, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 30 years experience
(510) 465-0404 409 13th street, 10th Floor
The Historic Tribune Tower
Oakland, CA 94612
Free ConsultationBankruptcy
New College School of Law of California
Sally Elkington and James Shepherd are partners at Elkington Shepherd LLP. We file chapters 7, 11, and 13 bankruptcies. We represent Creditors on a case by case basis. We prosecute and defend lawsuits that are filed in Bankruptcy Court. Both of us are "hands on" attorneys. You will deal with us directly on your matter. Between the two of us we have over 40 years of bankruptcy experience. Our office is located in downtown Oakland with ample parking and 1/2 block from BART. Remember, Bankruptcy is not an end, it is a...
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
Melanie Tavare
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Oakland, CA Bankruptcy Attorney
(510) 255-4648 505 14th St
#904
Oakland, CA 94612
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Estate Planning and Foreclosure Defense
University of San Francisco School of Law
Joanna Lynn Stevenson
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Oakland, CA Bankruptcy Attorney with 13 years experience
(510) 506-5688 1300 Clay Street, Suite 600
Oakland, CA 94612
Free ConsultationBankruptcy
Ventura COL
Pham and Stevenson are experienced attorneys that help clients file for Chapter 7 bankruptcy and Chapter 13 bankruptcy at a low cost. Pham and Stevenson have offices throughout the Bay Area for your convenience. San Francisco Bankruptcy Attorneys 201 Spear Street, Suite 1100 San Francisco, CA 94105 Oakland Bankruptcy Attorneys 1300 Clay Street, Suite 600 Oakland, CA 94612 San Jose Bankruptcy Attorneys 111 N. Market Street, Suite 300 San Jose, CA 95113 Fairfield Bankruptcy Attorneys 1652 West Taxes Fairfield, CA 94533 Sacramento Bankruptcy Attorneys 770 L Street, Suite 950 Sacramento, CA 95814
Jeff David Hoffman
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Oakland, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 17 years experience
(510) 451-0290 825 WASHINGTON STREET, SUITE 330
Oakland, CA 94607
Free ConsultationBankruptcy
New Coll of CA School of Law
I worked as a trucker for 20 years before I attended law school. I was motivated by a strong desire to serve the public. I graduated from a small, public-interest law school in San Francisco, where I had volunteered in the Housing Clinic that defended tenants from evictions. I am one of a very few Bay Area bankruptcy lawyers who does loan modifications through our bankruptcy court's program. I am also one of the very few who takes creditors to court when they violate bankruptcy laws and cause harm to my clients. Before bankruptcy law,...
Michael Rinne
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Pleasant Hill, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 17 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
Joseph B. Angelo
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Concord, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 10 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...
Matthew G. Grech
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Oakland, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 12 years experience
(510) 270-5602 1300 Clay St.
Suite 600
Oakland, CA 94612
Free ConsultationOffers Video ChatBankruptcy, 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...
Scott M. Johnson
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Concord, CA Bankruptcy Attorney with 7 years experience
(925) 217-2247 1320 Willow Pass Road
Suite 600
Concord, CA 94520
Free ConsultationBankruptcy
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...
Tobias McCabe Lester
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San Francisco, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 18 years experience
(415) 230-5365 201 Spear Street
Suite 1100
San Francisco, CA 94105
Free ConsultationBankruptcy and Estate Planning
University of San Francisco School of Law
OUR MISSION Personal bankruptcy is what we do. We help people get their lives back. Even good and hardworking people sometimes experience financial difficulties, often through no fault of their own. We provide protection and support for our clients to help safeguard them and their assets, and enable them to get a fresh start and move on with their lives. NEED A FRESH START? WE ARE HERE TO HELP. Many people believe that due to new bankruptcy laws they are not eligible for debt relief or that they will lose their home if they file for bankruptcy. ...
Ms. Lucy Zheng
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Oakland, CA Bankruptcy Attorney with 8 years experience
(408) 638-7006 1300 Clay Street, Suite 600
Oakland, CA 94612
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...
Basil John Boutris
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Oakland, CA Bankruptcy Attorney with 34 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.
Sydney Elise Fairbairn
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Novato, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 34 years experience
(415) 883-2199 269 Posada del Sol
Novato, CA 94949
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Business, Collections and Real Estate
Golden Gate Univ School of Law
I am a Marin County raised person having attended Terra Linda High School, UC Berkeley and Golden Gate University Law school. I love working with the people of Marin County and am very acquainted with the court system here. Please call for a free consultation. If I cannot help you I will try to find another attorney to help you. Thank you, Sydney.
Tina Phan
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San Francisco, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer
(415) 230-5388 201 Spear St.
Suite 1100
San Francisco, CA 94105
Free ConsultationBankruptcy and Family
University of the Pacific
Carl R. Gustafson
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Pleasant Hill, CA Bankruptcy Attorney with 13 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...
Keith Foster Carr
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San Francisco, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 32 years experience
(415) 935-3744 201 Spear Street
San Francisco, CA 94105
Offers Video ChatBankruptcy, Divorce, Estate Planning and Family
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...
James Andrew Pixton
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Alameda, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 23 years experience
(510) 451-6200 1516 Oak Street
Suite 315
Alameda, CA 94501
Free ConsultationBankruptcy
Boston College Law School
James Pixton has worked tirelessly to wipe out tens of millions of dollars of debt for his Alameda County and Contra Costa County clients. He isn't afraid to litigate to protect his clients' interests. He has taken on federal banks and other creditors and obtained sanctions against those that refuse to observe his clients' bankruptcy protection. He has handled both jury and bench trials. And he's a nice guy!
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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.

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