Help for the Foothills - Amador & Calaveras Counties
For the last three years, I have been on the Amador Superior Court Panel for Child Custody Mediation.
We practice all forms of reorganization and liquidation bankruptcy on behalf of debtors. We prosecute tort cases related to predatory credit, collections and consumer rights. We also provide mediation services for business and family law matters including marital and partnership dissolutions.
14204 Old Highway 49
Amador City CA 95601
Yes, but normally not until I have a questionnaire and a lot of paperwork. I have made arrangements for these documents to be sent to me through my web site. While a person never suffers from just a little more knowledge, a lawyer's advice, short on information, is apt to be flawed - and dangerous.
A Chapter 11 or 13 cannot be estimated without a thorough review of the case. Beware any lawyer who will say anything about fees without going over all of the papers and thoroughly interviewing you. Ask him (or her) how long he (or she) has been a lawyer.
Monday through Friday
9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Evening and weekend appointments also available.
The office manager is Amy Turner, and the legal assistant is Ethan Turner.
Amador City, CA
P.O. Box 165
Bankruptcy clients are often happier clients than what other lawyers get to see. I can tell a person what can be done for them, and roughly what it's going to cost, and they almost always feel better about things. If you contrast divorce, for example, people almost always end up feeling far worse. Bankruptcy doesn't involve all the fighting and arguing in court like other types of law.
I'm always going to recommend more education.
I am willing.
I don't think I'm willing to go to that length. Sounds like a good way for a lawyer to get himself disciplined by the Bar
I served in the Navy Submarine Service during the "Viet Nam Era." After discharge, I finished college and law school. I began practice in Riverside in 1977 and remained there until I moved to Marin County in 1983, limiting my practice to Bankruptcy, working mostly in Chapter 11 reorganizations for businesses and corporations.
In 1986, I was spending so much time on the affairs of a single client (a large printing company) that I took over as general manager of the company. For the next nine years, I ran this business, increased the number of personnel to as many as 85 (quite a few for a printing company), confirmed and paid off the chapter 11 plan, concluded the bankruptcy, and sold the company for a considerable profit.
I spent a couple of years actively trading stocks, obtained a single subject teaching credential in English and taught for two years at Henan Province University in Luoyang, China.
I moved to Amador County in 1999 and continued my law practice. I took additional coursework and added mediation and dispute resolution to my practice.
I have been exposed to a wide variety of people and work situations.
I feel it serves me well in my work to have spent a number of years working and in business. Many lawyers are rather sheltered, and would have been better off if they hadn't gone so quickly into being what they probably wished to be since grade school, to gain other helpful experience.
I am anxious to help the client come out of this process, refreshed and without anxiety. So many have been afraid unnecessarily leading up to this.
I enjoy reading and old movies, driving around thinking, and eating.
Bar Number: 71881
University of the Pacific, Mc George School of Law
Juris Doctor, 1976
Bachelor of Arts, 1972
California State Single Subject Teaching Credential in English, 2001
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