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Designated By the United States Congress as an Official Debt Relief Agent to Help People File for Bankruptcy Under the New Bankruptcy Law.
There is no reason to feel guilty or ashamed.
Leading causes for bankruptcy are typically out of your hands:
* Lost Jobs
* Injury or Illness
If you want an experienced, trustworthy bankruptcy attorney with a reputation for results, that's exactly the kind of attorney Patrick Forte is. We provide the quality legal assistance you need and deserve.
I have handled over 5,000 consumer and small business bankruptcy cases.
1 Kaiser Plaza
Oakland CA 94612
Yes, the initial consultation is free.
My fees vary from case to case. A typical Chapter 7 is approximately $1,500.
I do not charge hourly fees.
Monday through Friday
9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Hours are flexible--evenings and weekends available.
In 1979, I was hired by a bankruptcy attorney who fought as hard as he could for each and every client. He was my inspiration.
There is nothing wrong with clients educating themselves, however trying to represent yourself can be a huge mistake, and you may have difficulty finding an attorney to take over if your case becomes a disaster.
Yes, if the client intends to hire me to represent him.
For insurance coverage reasons, I cannot.
I have practiced Bankruptcy Law since 1979. I have specialized in bankruptcy since 1978.
I am a good listener and keep in mind that each person's dilemma is new to him or he, which helps me be a better attorney. No matter how many cases I handle, I'm aware that each is unique to the client and each requires my personal attention.
I make my clients feel comfortable and at ease. I keep in mind that every client is scared, embarrassed, and may be doing this for the first time.
I listen. I care. I want you to know that you are paying me to worry so that you don't have to.
I am interested in having happy clients whose lives are improved to the point where they can recommend me to their friends. I am an Oakland native. My wife and I have two daughters. I'm an avid A's fan. I love music, movies and dining out.
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