Automatic Stay – Bankruptcy Code Section 362

The Automatic Stay is a fundamental bankruptcy concept. Upon filing of a bankruptcy case, the stay automatically goes into effect. It is a legal concept whereby creditors and bill collectors must cease collection efforts against the debtor’s property under law. Bankruptcy Code Section 362 refers to the automatic stay.

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.      

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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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Bankruptcy Creditors Should Be Weary of Continuing to Deduct Monies Via Automatic Deduction in Bankruptcy

Bankruptcy clients sometimes file for relief under chapter 7, 11, or 13 forgetting that an automatic deduction with the bank or some other creditor was authorized and set up long before the bankruptcy was ever filed.   Typically, creditors are weary of continuing auto-deductions once a case is filed and respect the concept of the automatic stay.  However, that is not always the case. In...

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