Firm Overview

The Law Office of Wesley Garcia focuses on Bankruptcy, Estate Planning and Family Law. The Law Office of Wesley Garcia was established in July 2009.

Example cases

A Chapter 7 client had a judgment against them that allowed the credit card company to levy their bank accounts. The credit card company levied their account, but fortunately the bank snoozed and although they could have had the sheriff turn the funds over to them had they acted in time, they didn't. I immediately sent the sheriff a copy of the bankruptcy petition and thus the "Automatic Stay" now prevented the bank from enforcing their judgment. The end result — client's levied funds are returned.

Main Office

Main
755 Baywood Drive 2nd Floor
Petaluma  CA  94954

Phone
  • (707) 658-4547
Fax
  • (707) 763-1624

Fees

Free Initial Consultation?

Free initial telephone consultation.

Services Offered For Fixed Fees?

Most personal Bankruptcy and Estate Planning fees are usually a flat fee based on the complexity of the case. Bankruptcy reorganizations and Family Law fees are based on an hourly rate.

Hourly Rates

$210

Office Information

Office Hours

Monday through Friday
9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Emergency After Hours

No

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

I focus my practice on Bankruptcy, Estate Planning and Family Law. These areas of the law affect people in profound ways and it is a privilege to help them put their lives in order.

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

For clients to make informed decisions they need to be educated on the legal issues. However, clients must be careful how they do their legal research. Internet legal research, which is where most people do their research, can be dangerous unless you know the source is credible and the information is not out of date.

Is your firm willing to review documents prepared by clients?

I don't usually review documents prepared by "clients" because if they are filling out documents they are acting as their own attorney so they are not really my clients.

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

No, I don't coach; I see that as a recipe for disaster.

Wesley Garcia

I was a self-employed crafts artist and extensively traveled the United States doing high-end craft shows.

As an artist I dealt with the public and this made me very broad minded and compassionate. I've had many life experiences and I've gone through many of my friends' life experiences as well. I know life can be good, very, very good, but I also know life can be very difficult and that it's not necessarily anyone's fault. It is when life is difficult I give my clients someone to lean on. I let them know, it's a rough patch but they will make it through.

I am compassionate, non-judgmental and calm. I recognize that life takes many different twists and turns and no two clients are going to be the same. It is my responsibility to give each client the counsel and respect they need.

Personal interests:

Of course the law, but also I like gardening, exercising, cooking, getting together with friends, and going to the park and throwing the Frisbee for my dog, Pen.

License
  • Bar Number: 264046
    California , 2009
Education
  • Empire College School of Law
    Juris Doctorate , 2008
    Santa Rosa, CA
  • California State University Northridge
    Bachelor's Degree , 1968
    Northridge, CA

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