Law is a second career for me. I attended UC Santa Barbara and graduated as a music... more
Law is a second career for me. I attended UC Santa Barbara and graduated as a music major in 1977. I then spent the next 18 years working in different parts of the country as a professional chef. I went to law school in 1995 at the age of 42, attending Thomas Jefferson School of law in San Diego. After graduating law school I accepted a judicial clerkship with the Hon. William M. Acker, Jr. of... view profile
A bankruptcy attorney can help you manage personal or business debts you are unable to pay. Bankruptcy laws allow people and businesses to (1) get a “fresh start” by relieving most debts; and (2) repay the money owed to all creditors as fairly as possible. When you file for bankruptcy protection, all other legal actions against you are put on hold. Creditors cannot sue you, garnish your wages, repossess your car or home entertainment system, or start or continue with a foreclosure action against your home. There are different types of bankruptcy filings and each has its own advantages. Since bankruptcy can significantly impact your future purchasing power and credit rating, you should see a bankruptcy attorney to make sure the benefits of filling bankruptcy outweigh the consequences.
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