Attorney Jeffrey Hsu

Buyer Beware: Bankruptcy Petition Preparers

First, there are law abiding non-attorney bankruptcy preparers out there – they are rare but do exist.   In essence a law abiding non-attorney preparer transcribes information you provide them onto the bankrutpcy documents and schedules.  This realisitically makes any service that a bankruptcy petition preparer can provide very limited in scope.    Bankruptcy Petition Preparers are...

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Individual Chapter 11 Cases and The Absolute Priority Rule

Individual Chapter 11 Cases are unique – these are cases where employed individuals or wage earning spouses file chapter 11 where they do not otherwise qualify for ch7, ch13, or where those chapters of bankruptcy are not in their best interest.  In such cases, the only alternative may be a chapter 11 individual case filing.   These individual chapter 11 cases are more than just...

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Monterey Park Bankruptcy – JCH Law Firm Can Help

Recently, a client located in Monterey Park, CA said that while my bankruptcy office was close by her Monterey Park residence, she didn’t find any good bankruptcy attorneys directly associated with the city of Monterey Park.  However, luckily she expanded her search and came across my Alhambra bankrupty office just a few miles away from most residents and business owners doing business in...

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Divorce and Bankruptcy: When The Ex-Spouse Files For Chapter 7 Bankruptcy, What to Do?

Bankruptcy and Divorce are often suprisingly related.  Oftentimes, when spouses divorce, one spouse will file bankruptcy – this is typically the spouse who either earns no direct income or qualifies for chapter 7 bankruptcy based on his/her separate income. Typically speaking, domestic support obligations such as alimony and child support are not dischargeable under 11 USC 523(a)(8) of the...

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I Did Not File Bankruptcy But I got Sued by The Chapter 7 Trustee?! Now What?

Recently, I assisted a company in the service sector that was sued by the Chapter 7 Trustee  because of its business dealings with a corporate debtor who had filed a chapter 11 case that was later converted to chapter 7.   The trustee was conducting a due diligence search by filing lawsuits against many of the corporate debtor’s vendors, including the company that I assisted. Naturally,...

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Need an Alhambra Bankruptcy Attorney Who is Experienced, Honest, & Affordable?

Alhambra Bankruptcy Attorney Jeffrey Hsu has an office conveniently located in the heart of the San Gabriel Valley for individuals, families, businesses, and creditors looking for Tustin bankruptcy representation or bankruptcy services in the greater Orange County area. Mr. Hsu has represented individuals of all ages and backgrounds, from the permanently unemployed to those earning...

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Are You Eligible to File a Chapter 13 California Bankruptcy Case?

Anyone receiving some source of income can file a chapter 13 California bankruptcy case – at least any individual wage earner or individual generating a form of reliable income.  It is important to understand that chapter 13 is a voluntary process – thus anyone is eligible to file a chapter 13, if they otherwise haven’t filed for bankruptcy recently. It’s become clear...

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The Top Reason To File Bankruptcy

Want to know the top reason to file for bankruptcy: Well, it’s to Get a Fresh Start This fundamental concept of bankruptcy is ever so important to those who actually do file bankruptcy.  People file bankruptcy to move forward with life, and that is really and truly when people should file for bankruptcy protection.   Good people who cannot afford to pay their debts due to medical...

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Explaining a Bankruptcy Fraudulent Transfer by California Bankruptcy Attorney Jeffrey Hsu of JCH Law Firm

What’s a bankruptcy fraudulent transfer?  Well, it happens when a debtor conceals or transfers away property to avoid claims of executing creditors for purposes of bankruptcy.  In bankruptcy, there are 2 types of fraudulent transfer laws: state based under Section 544 and federally based under 548 of the Bankruptcy Code.  The state law version has a longer statute of limitations...

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Southern California Bankruptcy Attorney Jeffrey Hsu Explains the Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Process In Orange County

Chapter 13 bankruptcy cases in Orange County are typically filed at the Ronald Reagan Building located at 411 W 4th St, Santa Ana, CA.  When filing a chapter 13 bankruptcy case, typically orange county bankruptcy filers will have their case assigned to Mr. Amrane Cohen, standing chapter 13 trustee. The judges assigned to a chapter 13 bankruptcy case in Orange County will be judges located...

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