September, 2011

JCH Law Firm Can Help With Business Bankruptcy Cases

At JCH Law Firm, we have experience handling business bankruptcy cases.  Attorney Jeffrey Hsu has successfully filed bankruptcy and advised numerous businesses regarding their options in and out of bankruptcy.  Sample business bankruptcy filings for attorney Jeffrey Hsu include filing bankruptcy for owner/operators of an RV Park, solar panel corporation, commercial feed lot, trucking...

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Understanding the Rejection of Leases in Chapter 13 Cases

In chapter 13 cases, debtors may choose to reject leases to personal property, real property, or commercial property in the approrpiate cases.  These decisions can have a dramatic impact on a debtor’s plan payment provisions depending on the type of lease interest the debtor holds. Personal Property Leases Rejection of personal property is spelled out in 11 U.S.C. Section 365 of the...

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Are You a Southern California Landlord or Lender in Bankruptcy Who Needs Help?

At JCH Law Firm, I, attorney Jeffrey Hsu, have experience helping creditors through the bankruptcy process.  Sometimes, landlords may find that their tenants filed a chapter 7 or chapter 13 bankruptcy to avoid eviction.  In some cases, an unlawful detainer has been filed; in other cases, a “UD” has not been filed.  In other cases, lenders holding deeds of trust or other...

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Alhambra Bankruptcy Firm JCH LAW FIRM Joins Thumbtack!

JCH Law Firm recently joined thumbtack!  JCH Law Firm helps people file Southern California Bankruptcies at its Alhambra, California bankruptcy office location.  Find the thumbtack link here: Alhambra Bankruptcy Attorney Jeffrey Hsu.   You can locate our Alhmabra office conveniently through google maps. At JCH Law Firm, our Southern California bankruptcy lawyer Jeffrey Hsu believes in an...

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Can Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Debtors Who Are Recipients of Child Support Payments Deduct It as an Expense on the Chapter 13 Means Test found in Official Bankruptcy Form B22C?

I have previously discussed the chapter 7 means test here.   Chapter 13 bankruptcy cases have a similar forumalic calculation.   The Chapter 13 bankruptcy calculation is found in official form B22C; it preliminarly determines a chapter 13 bankruptcy debtor’s monthly disposable income based on historical income, similar to the chapter 7 bankruptcy means test.  Accordingly, a...

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Understanding the Duties of a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Trustee

Oftentimes, people file for chapter 7 bankruptcy protection but have an imcomplete understanding of who or what the chapter 7 trustee is.  A chapter 7 trustee is a crticial player in the chapter 7 process.  Oftentimes, the chapter 7 bankruptcy trustee is the only person with whom a debtor directly interacts with during a chapter 7 case; that interaction typically takes place during the...

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With JCH Law Firm & Jeffrey Hsu, You’ve Found the Right San Gabriel Valley Bankruptcy Attorney

If you are looking for the right San Gabriel Valley bankruptcy attorney, consider JCH Law Firm.  Why choose me, attorney Jeff Hsu, to handle your San Gabriel Valley bankruptcy case? Experience I know what I am doing and I have the experience to back it up – take a look at my bio page .   I have filed numerous chapter 7 and chapter 13 cases.   I was an extern to the Honorable Judge...

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San Gabriel Valley Bankruptcy Attorney You Can Trust

If you are looking for the right San Gabriel Valley bankruptcy attorney, consider JCH Law Firm.  Why choose me, attorney Jeff Hsu, to handle your San Gabriel Valley bankruptcy case? Experience I know what I am doing and I have the experience to back it up – take a look at my bio page .   I have successfully filed multiple chapter 7 and chapter 13 cases.   I was an extern to the...

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Cancellation of Debt Income, Form 1099-C, & How it Relates to Bankruptcy

When a creditor gives up collecting on a debt that is in default status, the creditor may decide to charge-off that debt.  A charge-off occurs when a creditor attempts to get a tax break from the IRS.  The creditor must send the debtor an IRS form “1099-C Cancellation of Debt” to the debtor and the IRS.  While the creditor gets a tax break, the debtor must absorb the COD...

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Choosing the Right Chapter 7 California Bankruptcy Attorney Matters Even for Consumer Cases

The truth is that many people who file for chapter 7 consumer bankruptcy relief have what California bankruptcy attorneys classify as straightforward or simple cases. So why does it matter who a person retains as his/her chapter 7 California bankruptcy attorney?  Well, for one, it is difficult for someone to know that his/her bankruptcy case is a simple one and to know that with...

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