Bankruptcy law: Personal attention; knowledgeable representation; reasonable fees. Free initial consultation.
I am a sole practitioner who has been practicing law since 1983 and who has been helping people file for bankruptcy since 1995. My practice currently consists solely of bankruptcy law. All of my clients receive my personal attention -- their cases are not turned over to an assistant to handle. I find that this is the best way to get to know my clients, to answer their questions, and to address their concerns. Also, I find this is the best way to make sure that a client's case is handled to both my and my client's satisfaction. My priority is to always give my clients personal, courteous, thorough, and knowledgeable representation at a reasonable price. An initial consultation is always free. Leslie Kaufman Law Office is a debt relief agency helping people to file for bankruptcy protection under the Bankruptcy Code.
608 W 2nd Ave.
Spokane WA 99201
Chapter 7: $600 attorney fee for most cases; $335 court filing fee. Please note that if your income is low, you may qualify for a waiver of the court filing fee, as well as a reduction in my attorney fee. Post-filing amendments and additional services beyond those routinely necessary in a bankruptcy may require an additional fee.
Monday through Thursday: 9am to 4:00 pm (after 4pm, by appointment); Fridays: 9am to 1pm; Weekends: by appointment.
Chapter 7 and Chapter 13
My practice consists 100% of bankruptcy law.
By the time most people decide to file for bankruptcy, they are worried and stressed. Many have run short of money to pay for the necessities of life. Many have been hounded by collectors. Some have lost their homes or had their vehicles repossessed. Some have had their wages or bank accounts garnished. Financial issues commonly take their toll on family, health, and general well-being. My job is to help lift this stress from your life. I will listen to you and not judge you. I will answer your questions and listen to your concerns. I will keep you informed each step of the way. I will handle your case not only competently, but also compassionately. My philosophy is to provide excellent and caring service at a reasonable cost.
After graduating from the University of Washington in 1975, I worked in the Los Angeles area for three years, first as a paralegal with a local Legal Aid society, and then as a faculty secretary at Loyola Law School. I was inspired to go to law school by some of the remarkable attorneys I worked with during these years.
I graduated from Lewis & Clark Law School in Portland, Oregon in 1982. After graduating, I worked as a legal intern with the Grays Harbor County, Washington prosecutor's office, and then as a deputy prosecutor with the Whitman County, Washington prosecutor's office. Subsequently, I worked in private practice in Spokane for several years, concentrating my practice on criminal defense, employment law, and wills, trusts and probate. In 1995, I opened my own law office as a sole practitioner, working in both bankruptcy and criminal defense. Since then, I have gradually transitioned to a 100% bankruptcy practice.
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