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Charles William Daff

Charles William Daff

Practice areas:

Chapter 13 Bankruptcy, Chapter 7 Bankruptcy, Chapter 11 Bankruptcy, Foreclosure, Bankruptcy & Debt

About Me

Charles Daff   is  a State Bar Certified Specialist in Bankruptcy, assisting  consumers and business owners  with  Chapter 7, Chapter 11, and Chapter 13 bankruptcies for more than 30 years.  Charles also serves as a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Trustee in Orange County, since his appointment by the U.S. Department of Justice in 1987. 


 


Designated a "Super Lawyer", an award granted to the top 5% of attorneys in Southern California, Charles is a member of the Orange County Bar Association, the American Bankruptcy Institute, the National Association of Bankruptcy Trustees, the Orange County Bankruptcy Forum, and the National Associaton of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys.  He also serves on the Bankruptcy Advisory Commission for the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization and serves on the Bankruptcy Mediation Program Panel.


 


He speaks on bankruptcy issues for a variety of groups and organizations, including the National Business Institute.


 

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1977

  1. Chapter 7 Bankruptcy: 30%
    37 years
  2. Chapter 13 Bankruptcy: 30%
    37 years
  3. Chapter 11 Bankruptcy: 20%
    37 years
  4. Bankruptcy & Debt: 10%
    37 years
  5. Foreclosure: 10%
    37 years

Payment

Fees:

Fixed (Sometimes), Retainer (Always), Free Consultation (60 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

10 total 

  • James Charles Shields

    I endorse this lawyer. Highly respected in legal community. Responses are clear and complete. Fabulous credentials. Demonstrates a thorough understanding of BK law.

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    James Shields Bankruptcy & Debt Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Nicholas Benjamin Grossman

    I endorse this lawyer.

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    Nicholas Grossman Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

The Law Offices of Charles W. Daff

18881 Von Karman Avenue
Suite 1500
Irvine, CA, 92612

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
CAActive197705/20/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Top LawyerOC Metro Magazine2014
Top LawyerOC Metro Magazine2013
Top LawyerOC Metro Magazine2012
Certified Specialist - Bankruptcy LawState Bar of California2010
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2010

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Chapter 7 Bankruptcy TrusteeDepartment of Justice1987 - Present
AttorneyCharles W. Daff, A Professional Corporation1984 - Present
AttorneyCharles W. Daff, Attorney at Law1977 - 1984

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Bureau of Real Estate, CaliforniaReal Estate Broker2001 - Present
American Bankruptcy InstituteMember2000 - Present
State Bar of California, Bankruptcy Law Advisory CommissionBoard Member1995 - Present
Bankruptcy Mediation Program PanelMember1995 - Present
Orange County Bankruptcy ForumMember1991 - Present
National Association of Bankruptcy TrusteesMember1991 - Present
Orange County Bar AssociationMember1978 - Present
State Bar of CaliforniaAttorney1977 - Present
National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy AttorneysMemberN/A

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Nexus Incdistribution to creditors
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Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Western State UniversityJuris DoctorateLaw1977
California State University, FullertonPolitical ScienceBachelor of Arts1974

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Brown Bag SeminarHomestead Exemptions2014
Inland Empire Bankruptcy ForumChapter 7 Trustee2013
National Business InstituteCreditors' Rights2010