Sargeant Law Group

Firm Overview

Sargeant Law Group was founded in San Francisco in 1999 and moved to the Peninsula in 2003. We focus on bankruptcy and immigration law exclusively.

Example cases

Successfully handled Chapter 7 cases where other attorneys had told client not possible.

Often assist self-filers when their case becomes too complicated.

Main Office
503 Seaport Court
Suite 105
Redwood City  CA  94063
  • (650) 596-8144


Free Initial Consultation?
Yes, always one half hour.
Services Offered For Fixed Fees?
Hiring a bankruptcy attorney is not expensive. Often, it is pennies compared to what you save. Most cases are a flat fee.
Hourly Rates
Varies, most services are flat fee based.

Office Information

Office Hours
Monday through Friday
9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Emergency After Hours

How did your firm decide on the primary area of practice(s)?

Because the outcome is very quick, I can see the results of my work almost immediately.

What is your firm's point of view regarding clients educating themselves on legal issues?

Knowledge is the key to making the proper decisions. I spend quite a bit of time educating clients about their options.

Is your firm willing to review documents prepared by clients?

Yes, I am willing to assist.

Is your firm willing to coach clients who want to represent themselves?

If the matter can be handled without an attorney, I encourage it.

Melissa Sargeant

Visiting Lecturer - Foothill College, Palo Alto, CA.

As a single mother of two small children, I can relate to the issue affecting many of my clients in this time of economic challenges.

My clients never feel shame for their situation in my office and I assure that they are treated with dignity throughout the process.

Personal interests:

Sailing and horseback riding.

  • Bar Number: State bar liscense
  • Bar Number: 6202
    Hawaii , 1994
  • Golden Gate University School of Law
    J.D. , 1992
    San Francisco, CA
  • St. Lawrence University
    B.S. , 1987
    Canton, NY

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