Torrance, California Bankruptcy Lawyers

Nicholas J. Bontrager
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California Bankruptcy Attorney with 11 years experience

Nicholas J. Bontrager (Nicholas) received his J.D. from the University of La Verne College of Law in 2007 and his B.A. in Law and Society with a Minor in Global Peace and Security from the University of California at... Read More »
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Victor J. Yoo
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Skilled Bankruptcy Representation! Consult an Experienced Bankruptcy Attorney!

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. Read More »
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Andre Amin Khansari
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California Bankruptcy Lawyer with 17 years experience

University of Southern California Law SchoolCalifornia
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Sanaz Sarah Bereliani
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California Bankruptcy Lawyer with 11 years experience

Sanaz Sarah Bereliani received her J.D. from Whittier College School of Law, with a focus on reorganization and bankruptcy. During law school, she worked as an invaluable law clerk to a prominent Superior Court of... Read More »
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Victor J. Yoo
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Torrance, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 25 years experience
(310) 788-9820 3424 Carson Street Suite 500
Torrance, CA 90503
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.
Dennis Edward McGoldrick
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Torrance, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 38 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...
Cynthia Grande
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Torrance, CA Bankruptcy Attorney with 9 years experience
(310) 713-2334 3812 Sepulveda Blvd
#220
Torrance, CA 90505
Bankruptcy and Immigration
University of the Pacific
Cynthia Grande grew up in San Pedro, California, in a heavily Spanish-speaking neighborhood. Her parents immigrated to the United States from El Salvador and pushed her to be the most educated woman she could be. She witnessed first-hand the number of friends and neighbors that did not have the legal help they needed due to language barriers, lack of resources, education, or just plain fear. The struggles these people went through and their need for help is what inspired Cynthia to become the attorney she is today.

Cynthia earned her undergraduate degree at the University of Southern California, and later, her...
James Charles Shields
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Torrance, CA Bankruptcy Attorney with 24 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...
Madhu Kalra
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Torrance, CA Bankruptcy Attorney with 31 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
Mr. Edwin Antigua Barnum
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Torrance, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 10 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 13 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
Sunjay Prem Bhatia
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Torrance, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 4 years experience
(424) 452-6221 3620 Pacific Coast Hwy
Ste 200
Torrance, CA 90505
Bankruptcy, Business, Employment and Personal Injury
Robert C. Canning Esq.
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Torrance, CA Bankruptcy Attorney
(323) 304-1961 3655 Torrance Blvd
Third Floor
Torrance, CA 90503
Bankruptcy
Torrance, CA Bankruptcy Attorney with 26 years experience
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3868 Carson Street
Torrance, CA 90503
Bankruptcy
Michael Jay Berger
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California Bankruptcy Lawyer with 37 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 37 years of experience in solving... Read More »
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Devin Sawdayi
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Free Consultation! Aggressive and Trusted California Bankruptcy Law Attorney!

I represent bankruptcy clients with knowledge, experience, and diligence. I am committed to providing the excellent service and the best possible results! Visit my website for reviews. Call for a free consultation. Read More »
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Torrance, CA Bankruptcy Attorney
(310) 922-9330 21250 Hawthorne Boulevard
Suite 500
Torrance, CA 90503
Bankruptcy
George Mason University School of Law
Torrance, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 30 years experience
(310) 542-0111 3424 Carson St
Torrance, CA 90503
Bankruptcy and Business
George Mason Univ School of Law
Torrance, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 30 years experience
(310) 542-0111 3424 W Carson St Ste 350
Torrance, CA 90503
Bankruptcy, Business and Real Estate
Loyola Law School
Torrance, CA Bankruptcy Attorney with 25 years experience
(310) 516-8963 2367 Torrance Blvd
Torrance, CA 90501
Bankruptcy, Criminal, DUI and Divorce
Western State Univ COL
Torrance, CA Bankruptcy Attorney with 29 years experience
(310) 214-1477 3424 W Carson St Ste 500
Torrance, CA 90503
Bankruptcy, Business and IP
Western State Univ COL
Torrance, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 35 years experience
(310) 792-5864 21515 Hawthorne Blvd Ste 1080
Torrance, CA 90503
Bankruptcy and Business
UC Davis School of Law King Hall
Torrance, CA Bankruptcy Attorney with 43 years experience
(310) 316-0500 21257 Hawthorne Blvd Fl 2
Torrance, CA 90503
Bankruptcy, Business, Collections and Personal Injury
Harvard Univ Law School
Torrance, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 23 years experience
(310) 891-3368 23505 Crenshaw Blvd Ste 200
Torrance, CA 90505
Bankruptcy and Real Estate
Whittier Coll School of Law
Torrance, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 27 years experience
(310) 515-2888 18411 Crenshaw Blvd Ste 424
Torrance, CA 90504
Bankruptcy, Divorce, Family and Immigration
Univ of West Los Angeles
Torrance, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 35 years experience
(310) 316-0500 21257 Hawthorne Blvd Fl 2
Torrance, CA 90503
Bankruptcy and Business
Loyola Law School
Matthew David Resnik
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California Bankruptcy Attorney with 23 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 creditors. Dedicated to... Read More »
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G. Thomas Martin III
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California Bankruptcy Lawyer with 17 years experience

Loyola Law School, Los Angeles9th Circuit and California
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Douglas B. Wroan
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Hawthorne, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 24 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...
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.
Zachary James McCready
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Long Beach, CA Bankruptcy Attorney with 12 years experience
(562) 364-7350 3701 Long Beach Blvd
Suite 324
Long Beach, CA 90807
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Criminal and DUI
Whittier Law School
I was a police officer with the LAPD for 8 years. I did hundreds of DUI arrests, domestic violence arrests, drug possession arrests, fugitive warrant arrests, etc.
I also testified in numerous cases.

I have been practicing law since June of 2017. During that time, I have focused my career on criminal defense and DUI cases. I also do chapter 7 bankruptcy cases, immigration cases, debt settlements, and civil litigation.

I have testified in over a dozen trials as an expert witness on the Standardized Field Sobriety tests which are used in almost all DUI arrests.

I have taken many cases to trial and...
Kevin Kump
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Manhattan Beach, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 31 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...
Marc Aaron Goldbach
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Long Beach, CA Bankruptcy Attorney with 30 years experience
(562) 216-8296 111 West Ocean Boulevard, Ste 400
Long Beach, CA 90802
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Criminal, Employment and Personal Injury
Southwestern University School of Law
For more then 2 decades, Mr. Marc Aaron Goldbach has worked tirelessly to develop a successful bankruptcy and civil law practice for clients located throughout Los Angeles County. Whether his clients are facing insurmountable debt, foreclosure, serious felony charges, immigration or other legal issues such as personal injuries, workplace harassment, family and medical leave act violations, whistle blowing and retaliation, consumer law, criminal defense they can be rest assured that Marc Aaron Goldbach will take all steps necessary to fight for their legal rights to protect their interests. Marc Goldbach has represented many legal cases with 100% success...
Saman Behnam
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Long Beach, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 21 years experience
(562) 436-1500 354 W. Ocean Blvd
Long Beach, CA 90802
Bankruptcy, Business, Collections and Divorce
Thomas Jefferson School of Law
The Law Offices of Saman Behnam, is a full services law firm; providing its clientele with high quality, cost effective, and responsive legal services throughout the State of California. Our office provides affordable, cost effective legal services with the care and attention you require. SAMAN BEHNAM, has a practice emphasis in Civil litigation Real Estate Litigation and related Transaction, Bankruptcy litigation, Family Law, CH/DV-TRO, Family Law, Probate and Trust Litigation, Corporations Shareholder Dispute Resolution and litigation, Estate Planning, Business Succession Planning, Asset Protection, Commercial and Residential Evictions, transactions concerning Limited Partnerships, Limited Liability Company, Corporations. He is a...
Elena Steers
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Sherman Oaks, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 22 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...
Steven Brian Lever
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Long Beach, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 27 years experience
(562) 436-5456 200 Pine Avenue
Suite 620
Long Beach, CA 90802
Bankruptcy and Foreclosure Defense
McGeorge School of Law Univ of the Pacific
Steven Lever is a skilled Long Beach bankruptcy attorney at LeverLaw who brings over 27 years of experience to bear on his cases. He works tirelessly on behalf of his clients because he understands what a burden his clients carry.
Attorney Lever is a member of the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys, the Central District Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys’ Association, the Orange County Bankruptcy Forum. He earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Santa Barbara, before obtaining his Juris Doctor from McGeorge School of Law.
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Dr. Peter J. Daniels J.D., D.C.
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Long Beach, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer
(562) 467-8429 Suite 800
Long Beach, CA 90831
Bankruptcy
Herbert Wiggins
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Long Beach, CA Bankruptcy Attorney
(562) 435-3456 HABERBUSH & ASSOCIATES
444 W. Ocean Bl., #1400
Long Beach, CA 90802
Bankruptcy
Sina Maghsoudi
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Rolling Hills Estates, CA Bankruptcy Attorney
(310) 896-2326 609 Deep Valley Drive
Suite 200
Rolling Hills Estates, CA 90274
Bankruptcy, Appeals and Immigration
Columbia Law School
Aaron Michael Lloyd
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Los Angeles, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 4 years experience
(833) 252-4348 601. S Figueroa Street, #4050
Los Angeles, CA 90017
Free ConsultationBankruptcy
California Western School of Law
Lloyd Legal is a premier Southern California Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Law Firm founded by Attorney Aaron Lloyd. Prior to practicing law, Mr. Lloyd attended the University of Oregon (UO) with a Bachelor of Science. He earned dual degrees in Economics and General Science, and minored in Chemistry.

Following undergrad, Mr. Lloyd went on to work for Thomson Reuters as a Senior Tax Analyst. Mr. Lloyd later attended California Western School of Law where he developed a strong passion for bankruptcy law. During law school, Mr. Lloyd gained valuable bankruptcy experience interning for various bankruptcy law firms. After earning...
Peter Maurice Lively
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Culver City, CA Bankruptcy Attorney with 26 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...
Raymond Jake Bulaon
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Glendale, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 22 years experience
(888) 256-8581 100 N. Brand Blvd.
2nd Floor
Glendale, CA 91203
Free ConsultationBankruptcy 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...
Matthew David Resnik
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Encino, CA Bankruptcy Attorney with 23 years experience
(818) 293-0031 17609 Ventura Boulevard,
Suite 314
Encino, CA 91316
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Business, Consumer and Real Estate
Univ of West Los Angeles
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 creditors. Dedicated to equalizing the playing field between consumers and creditors, Matthew Resnik founded Simon Resnik LLP in 2003.

Matthew Resnik has served as a keynote speaker at numerous seminars relating to the Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2005. Matthew Resnik is a member of Los Angeles County Bar Association, Beverly Hills Bar Association, and actively involved in the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys (“NACBA”) and the local Central District Consumer Bankruptcy...
David S. Shevitz
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Los Angeles, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 8 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...
Michael Jay Berger
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515 South Flower Street, 36th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90071
Free ConsultationLos Angeles, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 37 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 37 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...
Gregory Mark Shanfeld
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Sherman Oaks, CA Bankruptcy Attorney with 25 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.
Nicholas J. Bontrager
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Los Angeles, CA Bankruptcy Attorney with 11 years experience
(323) 940-1700 6464 W. Sunset Blvd., Ste. 960
Los Angeles, CA 90028
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Consumer and Foreclosure Defense
University of La Verne College of Law and University of California - Santa Barbara
Nicholas J. Bontrager (Nicholas) received his J.D. from the University of La Verne College of Law in 2007 and his B.A. in Law and Society with a Minor in Global Peace and Security from the University of California at Santa Barbara in 2004. He was admitted to the State Bar of California in December of 2007, and is admitted to practice in all District Courts in California, the District Court of Colorado, the District Court for Northern Florida, the District Court for Western Wisconsin, the District Courts for Northern and Southern Illinois as well as the Ninth Circuit Court of...
James R. Selth
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Los Angeles, CA Bankruptcy Lawyer with 33 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...
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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.