Westminster, California Bankruptcy Lawyers
California Bankruptcy Lawyer with 11 years experience
United States District Court, Central District of California, May 30, 2007
United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, October 26, 2009
United States District Court, Southern District of California, November 16, 2009
United States Tax Court, November 19, 2009
United States Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces, January 10, 2010
United States District Court, Eastern District of California, June 3, 2010
United States Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims, July 13, 2010
United States Court of International Trade, January 2, 2014
United States Court of Appeals For The Federal Circuit, June 30, 2015
United States Navy-Marine Corps Court of Criminal Appeals, May 3, 2017
Santa Fe Springs, CA 90670
Pepperdine University School of Law and Western State College of Law at Argosy University
He has dedicated his career to helping residents and businesses in the High Desert obtain meaningful debt relief solutions. He provides each client with an in-depth examination of their financial situation and helps them make informed decisions regarding their short-term and long-term financial goals.
Working one-on-one with clients he personally handles all bankruptcy-related legal matters on their behalf. He will help you determine whether filing for bankruptcy is in your best interest and can assist you in pursuing...
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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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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