Westgate Law

Westgate Law

Los Angeles Bankruptcy Attorneys, covering LA county, providing Chapter 7 & 13 bankruptcy filing services, as well as bankruptcy alternatives, debt counseling, and protection from collection harassment.

Firm Overview

Westgate law has handled more than 6,000 bankruptcy filings in California and has consulted with more than 20,000 individuals about their debt. Larger firms will take your bankruptcy case (and your money) and then hand it off to a junior associate. Is that really the person you want working to secure your financial future?

We will personally guide you through the complicated bankruptcy process from start to finish. We'll also help you stay on track after your case is finished. We're not going to take your money, file your case and then disappear. We know that debt and bankruptcy can be difficult to deal with and we genuinely have an interest helping ease your burden.

Westgate Law will protect you from creditor harassment until your case is filed. We'll represent you at your hearing and then handle any post-filing issues. Once your case is discharged, we'll give you a program to get your credit back so you can buy a car or finance a home or education. No other Los Angeles bankruptcy attorney goes to the lengths that Westgate Law goes to assure your financial future.

If you're facing financial distress, call us today. You'll speak directly with one of our Los Angeles bankruptcy attorneys, not a receptionist or a junior staff member. We are available seven days a week for FREE consultations. Appointments are available on evenings or weekends.

Keep your home, vehicle and retirement accounts. Stop foreclosure, wage garnishments and creditor harassment. Get your financial life back on track.

Our Three-Step Approach to Bankruptcy Protection and Beyond:
Westgate Law has a three-step approach to financial distress. We start by helping you come up with a plan to deal with your immediate debt crisis, either through bankruptcy, settling your debts or establishing a repayment plan with your creditors.

Then we work with you to execute that plan. After that, we stay with you forever to help you reestablish and maintain your credit, because having excellent credit is a critical component of building a great life for you and your family.

In short, our comprehensive service means we will be the last law firm you ever need to call. And that's not an empty promise, we stick with you, and help you achieve your lifelong financial goals. Just try to find another firm that wants to work with you after your financial crisis is over! You can't.

1 - Determine Best Option:
We will thoroughly assess your financial situation and make a recommendation. Bankruptcy protection may be your best option, but we will first determine if debt negotiation, debt settlement or a debt repayment plan are viable solutions. Whichever option, you can rest easy. Your creditors will become our problem. We will protect you from further harassment.

2 - Execute:
This includes filing your bankruptcy petition, responding to creditor lawsuits, suing creditors for harassment, settling your debts and/or negotiating repayment plans. Whatever option was the best course for you, we'll do the legwork for your bankruptcy protection.

3 - Rebuild Your Credit:
Your credit may be shot when you come to us, but we know that you and your family will need credit again. Credit to buy a car, finance an education, refinance or buy a home. Unlike other bankruptcy attorneys, we will help you on the road to building your credit again after your bankruptcy case has been filed.

Main Office

Main Office
16444 Paramount Boulevard
Suite 205
Paramount CA 90723

Phone

(818) 200-1495

Websites

westgatelaw.com

Fees

Free Initial Consultation?

None

Services Offered For Fixed Fees?

Our fee is $795. The court fee is $335. Credit Counseling and credit report fee is $70. $1200 total individual case. $1235 total married filing.

Office Information

Office Hours

9 am to 5 pm

Office Manager

Cynthia Soria

Emergency After Hours

No

Languages Spoken

English Spanish

Bankruptcy

Los Angeles Bankruptcy Attorney, covering LA county, providing Chapter 7 & 13 bankruptcy filing services, as well as bankruptcy alternatives, debt counseling, and protection from collection harassment.

When you select Westgate Law as your bankruptcy attorney, you'll receive personal and direct service from one of Westgate Law's experienced bankruptcy attorneys.

Westgate law has handled more than 6,000 bankruptcy filings in California and has consulted with more than 20,000 individuals about their debt. Larger firms will take your bankruptcy case (and your money) and then hand it off to a junior associate. Is that really the person you want working to secure your financial future?

We will personally guide you through the complicated bankruptcy process from start to finish. We'll also help you stay on track after your case is finished. We're not going to take your money, file your case and then disappear. We know that debt and bankruptcy can be difficult to deal with and we genuinely have an interest helping ease your burden.

Westgate Law will protect you from creditor harassment until your case is filed. We'll represent you at your hearing and then handle any post-filing issues. Once your case is discharged, we'll give you a program to get your credit back so you can buy a car or finance a home or education. No other Los Angeles bankruptcy attorney goes to the lengths that Westgate Law goes to assure your financial future.

If you're facing financial distress, call us today. You'll speak directly with one of our Los Angeles bankruptcy attorneys, not a receptionist or a junior staff member. We are available seven days a week for FREE consultations. Appointments are available on evenings or weekends.

Keep your home, vehicle and retirement accounts. Stop foreclosure, wage garnishments and creditor harassment. Get your financial life back on track.

What are your firm's strengths and style?

Westgate Law has a three-step approach to financial distress. We start by helping you come up with a plan to deal with your immediate debt crisis, either through bankruptcy, settling your debts or establishing a repayment plan with your creditors.

Then we work with you to execute that plan. After that, we stay with you forever to help you reestablish and maintain your credit, because having excellent credit is a critical component of building a great life for you and your family.

In short, our comprehensive service means we will be the last law firm you ever need to call. And that's not an empty promise, we stick with you, and help you achieve your lifelong financial goals. Just try to find another firm that wants to work with you after your financial crisis is over! You can't.

Determine Best Option:
We will thoroughly assess your financial situation and make a recommendation. Bankruptcy protection may be your best option, but we will first determine if debt negotiation, debt settlement or a debt repayment plan are viable solutions. Whichever option, you can rest easy. Your creditors will become our problem. We will protect you from further harassment.

Execute:
This includes filing your bankruptcy petition, responding to creditor lawsuits, suing creditors for harassment, settling your debts and/or negotiating repayment plans. Whatever option was the best course for you, we'll do the legwork for your bankruptcy protection.

Rebuild Your Credit:
Your credit may be shot when you come to us, but we know that you and your family will need credit again. Credit to buy a car, finance an education, refinance or buy a home. Unlike other bankruptcy attorneys, we will help you on the road to building your credit again after your bankruptcy case has been filed.

D. Justin Harelik

Westgate Law

Justin Harelik has a singular goal: to get people out of financial distress and move them to financial stability and prosperity. He does this by combining 15 years of in-depth experience in bankruptcy, credit management, debt negotiation and student loan modifications, and he does it with both English and Spanish-speaking clients.

Mr. Harelik shares his insights into bankruptcy and financial recovery through a weekly article he publishes with Bankrate.com, as the Bankruptcy Adviser, which has been picked up and run hundreds of times on Yahoo.com, MSN.com, AOL.com, Foxbusiness.com, Fidelity.com and numerous of other sites. He has been quoted in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal and interviewed by Spanish television powerhouse, TeleMundo. Hundreds of law firms throughout the country have linked Mr. Harelik's columns to their sites and used his information to help their clients.

Mr. Harelik received his J.D. from Loyola Law School in Los Angeles and his B.A. in English and history from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Currently he is a member of both the State Bar of California and Texas and is admitted to practice in the Central, Eastern, Northern and Southern District of California.

Mr. Harelik has spent a year studying in South America, and speaks fluent Spanish. He is also a volunteer Big Brother for the Los Angeles Division of Big Brothers/Big Sisters.

The most important moments for Mr. Harelik are helping people turnaround financial disaster into financial success and spending time with his family as the resident 'tickle monster' to his two young daughters.

License

Bar Number: 236710
California, 2005

Education

Loyola Law School
JD, 2005

University of Wisconsin-Madison
BA, 1996

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