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Earlier this year, I helped a client purchase real property out of a chapter 11 California bankruptcy case. The process can be confusing and stressful, but it is worthwhile for a potential buyer who has found the right real property and is willing to pay above and beyond what the next best offer is in the bankruptcy case. It’s even more confusing for a potential buyer when real estate...Read More
Attorney Jeffrey Hsu to Give Talk on Bankruptcy Fraud to the San Fernando Valley Institute of Internal Auditors 3.12.15
JCH LAW FIRM is pleased to announce that Attorney Jeff Hsu, Certified Bankruptcy Specialist with the State Bar of California, will be presenting along with fellow attorney Dennis Huang this Thursday, March 12, 2015 at the Institute of Internal Auditors. The presentation topic will address issues of bankruptcy fraud.Read More
JCH LAW FIRM Pleased To Announce Attorney Jeff Hsu is Now a California Board Certified Bankruptcy Specialist
JCH LAW FIRM is pleased to announce that attorney Jeffrey Hsu is now a California State Bar Board Certified Legal Specialist in Bankruptcy Law as of August 1, 2014. We look forward to continuing to serve the Southern California community at large, and we hope our current and future clients feel even more confident that JCH LAW FIRM is right for their needs.Read More
At JCH Law Firm, we are able to represent both Debtors and creditors with the same capabilities and we can do so throughout the greater Los Angeles regions including Orange County and Riverside. Attorney Jeff Hsu has experience representing hard money lenders, and other secured and unsecured creditors involved in the bankruptcy process including Chapter 7 , 11, or 13. In Chapter 7 cases,...Read More
On the eve of new year’s, I thought it’d be a good idea to discuss an issue that arises with every new year. 2013 is closing which means tax season is approaching. Now if you are set to receive a tax refund from the IRS or the Franchise Tax Board, make sure you understand the right to that money is an asset in your bankruptcy case. I’ll say it again – that money is an...Read More
What is a Chapter 11 Single Asset Real Estate Bankruptcy Case? Well, first, these are commonly referred to as “SARE” cases. A SARE case is one where there is a single piece of property or project, other than residential real property with fewer than 4 residential units, which generates substantially all of the gross income of the debtor. See 101(51B) of the US Bankruptcy Code. ...Read More
Afraid That Filing Bankruptcy Will Get You Fired From Your Job??? Is There a Bankruptcy Effect on Employment?
So how does bankruptcy effect Employment status? 11 USC Section 525 gives an explanation of that. The bankruptcy effect on employment is thus: Private Employers 525(b) says that no private employer may terminate SOLEY because of a bankruptcy. So that means bankruptcy can actually be a reason but it cannot be the only reason. It also says that no private employer may discriminate with...Read More
CHAPTER 11 BANKRUPTCY ISN’T JUST ABOUT BASEBALL & TWINKIES! ASK A CALIFORNIA CHAPTER 11 BANKRUPTCY ATTORNEY.
People typically think “LA Dodgers Bankruptcy” or “Hostess Bankruptcy” or “General Motors Bankruptcy” when hearing the term Chapter 11 bankruptcy. But let a California Chapter 11 bankruptcy attorney explain, and you will find that Chapter 11 bankruptcy also applies to people, such as individuals who are sole proprietors, business owners, or wage earners with either secured debt...Read More
Need a Rowland Heights Bankruptcy Attorney? Contact me, Attorney Jeffrey C. Hsu, with JCH LAW FIRM. I can assist clients in the Rowland Heights area in its surrounding communities as we service the San Gabriel Valley area and all surrounding Southern California communities. Our office is in the heart of the San Gabriel Valley region in Alhambra, CA. Call us today at 626-999-5959 or...Read More
I just ran across the website of a non-attorney business that said you don’t need a bankruptcy attorney for consumer cases, and that all consumer bankruptcy attorneys were basically overcharging for services that could be performed for a fraction of the price by non-attorneys. This type of blanket statement is just flat out scary because it’s wrong. When I interned for...Read More