Probate: Avoiding Probate

Probate: Avoiding Probate

If you fail to create an estate plan, you could be subjecting your heirs to using the Probate courts to distribute and transfer your property after your death. Probate is an expensive, annoying, and drawn out process used to determine the legal heirs to your...

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Probate: Avoiding Probate

If you know how you want your property to be distributed after your death you really want to avoid the probate process. Avoiding probate relatively simple: Have a will and trust created that specify who is to receive your property after you die. Even the...

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Where do I file my case?

Where do I file my case?

The San Francisco Bay Area is located in the Northern District of California District. We have three ‘divisional’ courts to choose from when filing: San Francisco, Oakland, and San Jose. These courts cover bankruptcy filings for the United States Bankruptcy...

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The Real Estate Radio Report – With Tony Mendes

The Real Estate Radio Report – With Tony Mendes

On March 23, 2017 I had the opportunity to appear on The Real Estate Radio Report with host Tony Mendes. Tony’s site is here. We discussed Bankruptcy Basics along with the importance of hiring a bankruptcy professional. The Real Estate Radio Report is heard...

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The Real Estate Report with Tony Mendes

On May 11, 2017 I again had the opportunity to appear on The Real Estate Radio Report with Tony Mendes. Tony’s site is here. The Real Estate Radio Report is heard (locally in the SF Bay Area) on AM 1220, Money 2.0 every Thursday from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm. On...

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Pro Spotlight – Thumbtack

Pro Spotlight – Thumbtack

As one of my many attempts to reach out to potential clients, I am enrolled in the website Thumbtack.com. This service allows people seeking a Bankruptcy, Estate Planning, or Probate attorney to post their requirements and have their request sent to numerous...

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Probate Basics – Questions and Answers

Probate Basics – Questions and Answers

“If you choose not to decide, you still have made a choice.” Rush ~ Freewill We will all, inevitably, die. Whether or not you have created a will, the property that you leave behind will be distributed in some manner. If you plan ahead and create a will or...

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Credit Repair: Make your credit score smile

Today’s post is contributed by Phil Bradford It is a well-known fact that bankruptcy pushes your credit score in the danger zone. In spite of this, many people file bankruptcy to get their finances back on track. It’s true that bankruptcy helps you to come...

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Documents To Bring To Your Bankruptcy Appointment

When scheduling a new bankruptcy client for their initial appointment, one of the most common questions is “What do I bring with me?” When I create your bankruptcy filing, I attempt to describe your financial condition and status to your Creditors, the...

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