Category: Bankruptcy

Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Exemptions

A consumer filing Chapter 7 bankruptcy is entitled to certain “exemptions” in order to allow them to retain assets required for a fresh start after bankruptcy.  The idea is, a consumer would not be able to live their normal life and rehabilitate their financial situation without certain items, such as a car (to get to […]

Will Bankruptcy Stop Foreclosure? | Does Bankruptcy Stop Foreclosure?

As an Orange County and Los Angeles bankruptcy attorney, many people ask me, “Will bankruptcy stop foreclosure?” or “Does bankruptcy stop foreclosure?” The good news is, bankruptcy will stop foreclosure. There are two common ways a homeowner can file bankruptcy, chapter 7 and chapter 13. Foreclosure is affected differently by each, but will stop once […]

Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Requirements | Can I file Bankruptcy?

As an Orange County, CA bankruptcy attorney, many people ask me about the chapter 7 bankruptcy requirements, and more specifically, can I file bankruptcy? Despite recent changes in the bankruptcy requirements, for most consumers in California, the answer is “YES” you fit the chapter 7 bankruptcy requirements, and can file bankruptcy. Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Requirements […]

Debt Collection Harassment

Falling behind on your payments or having a delinquent account can be a very stressful situation for most people. The majority of people want to pay their bills on time, pay their credit cards off, and maintain a good credit score. However, sometimes things that are out of our control leave us financially unable to […]

Grubb & Ellis Bankruptcy

The Grubb & Ellis Company, one of the nation’s largest commercial real estate services firms, has filed for bankruptcy protection as part of a deal to sell the majority of its assets to commercial real estate services company Newmark Knight Frank’s parent company, who happens to be their rival. Grubb & Ellis has experienced operating […]

Fuller Brush Bankruptcy

The Fuller Brush Company has filed for bankruptcy protection. This filing comes as a bit of a surprise to many, coming just two months after the company had “completely rebooted itself.” The Fuller Brush company salesmen made a name for themselves by popularizing door-to-door selling of personal care, and household cleaning products. In 1906, 21-year-old […]