Yes. All potential bankruptcy clients are offered a free consultation without strict time limitations.
The vast majority of our services are offered on a flat-fee basis, including Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy (non-litigation).
In the rare cases where hourly rates apply, it is currently $325.
Monday through Friday
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Jon Brooks speaks Spanish fluently.
Yes. We offer limited scope representation in business transactions routinely, but not in bankruptcy cases, which really require seeing the entire case through from start to finish if the client's best interests are to be served.
We offer low, flat fees in bankruptcy cases. That means we don't bill by the hour for attorney time. We pride ourselves in making a skilled bankruptcy attorney available to every bankruptcy client to answer even routine questions and allay concerns. Much of this could be accomplished by a paralegal, but for just a flat fee, our clients get a skilled attorney without having to worry about the clock.
We're not litigation attorneys, and these types of alternative dispute resolution are not relevant to bankruptcy, estate planning or transactional business law.
We handle several pro bono bankruptcy cases every year for indigent clients.
Our attorneys have chosen to fight for David not Goliath. We practice consumer bankruptcy law precisely because our aim is to practice law humanely and fight for regular honest people. Sure, we could make far more money working for banks, credit card companies or insurance companies, but that's not who we are.
We practice law in Silicon Valley for some of the smartest, most inquisitive people in the world, and we admire our clients. Our attorneys spend hundreds of hours every year writing and publishing articles online aimed at raising the public's awareness and knowledge of bankruptcy law and estate planning with the aim of providing everyone with the tools to approach our common legal problems.
Certainly. We regularly offer our thoughts and advice to clients with respect to their own documents, particularly client-drafted contracts in the context of our business transactional practice.
By definition, a person representing him - or herself is not represented by an attorney, having declined such representation. Because representing oneself in bankruptcy especially can result in disastrous loss of property, we actively discourage folks from taking self-representation. The risks are simply too great.
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Created On: 08/07/2012
People often turn to debt settlement or debt consolidation agencies in a good faith attempt to pay back their debts.
Created On: 07/12/2012
When considering whether or not to file personal bankruptcy, one of the issues consumer debtors often feel the most fear and trepidation is whether filing bankruptcy might either cause them to be fired from a present job or prevent them from getting another job in the future.