Bankruptcy

Using a Bankruptcy Petition Preparer in the Inland Empire May Be a Mistake

With many Inland Empire residents hitting hard times, bankruptcy petition…


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9 Common Financial Mistakes that Could Lead You to Bankruptcy

Americans enjoy the myth that bankruptcy only happens to other people. We have…


Ninth Circuit Appellate Jurisdiction

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals provides an outline that all attorneys…


Law v. Siegel - Prediction: Supreme Court Will Lay Down the Law

The Supreme Court's decision to grant certiorari in Law v. Siegel to a…


California Mechanic’s Liens and Bankruptcy

What you don’t know can hurt you. California’s Mechanic’s Lien Law (Civil Code…


HOA

HOA Fees are Non-Dischargeable in Bankruptcy

A homeowner that owns property subject to homeowners association ("HOA") dues…


Creditor Twenty-Day Claims and the Bankruptcy Code: "Goods" or "Services"?

That business you sold 50,000 units of the latest and greatest widget to last…


Debt Consolidation

Debt Consolidation v. Bankruptcy: Weighing Your Options

Editor's note: Bankruptcy Lawyer Mark C. Schnitzer was profiled by The San…


Bankruptcy and Tax Law

How Bankruptcy Affects Tax Obligations for Individuals and Sole Proprietors

Our capitalist system encourages individuals to take risks. Some prove…