Creditor’s Rights in Bankruptcy

Creditors, including landlords and other lenders, often find themselves dealing with the ramifications of California bankruptcy laws when their tenants or borrowers file for relief under the bankruptcy code. At JCH Law Firm, we can help bankruptcy creditors understand their legal options in and out of the California bankruptcy process.

The Art of Bidding at 363 California Bankruptcy Sales Involving Settlement Offers

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...

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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.

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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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Looking for the Right Bankruptcy Creditor Representation in Los Angeles and Southern California?

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,...

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JCH LAW FIRM = Your Rowland Heights Bankruptcy Attorney

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...

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Can I file a Southern California Bankruptcy to Delay a Residential Eviction? It Depends….

So if you are a tenant renting an apartment, house, condo, or whatever may represent your residence, and you find yourself late on renting or unable to fulfill the lease agreement, be prepared to find yourself facing an eviction, otherwise known as an unlawful detainer action. 11 USC 362(b)(2)) says that the automatic stay doesn’t apply to tenants who file bankruptcy where the landlord...

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No, You Can’t Pay Back/Repay Your Mom (or Dad or Business Partner) Before Filiing Bankruptcy – Bankruptcy Transfers

What’s are problematic bankruptcy transfers?  People considering bankruptcy often have assets in excess of the bankruptcy exemption limits.   If those assets are cash or cars, I am often asked if they can just transfer title or write a check to a family member.  In almost all cases, the answer is no – because that is deemed a fraudulent transfer in bankruptcy.  It...

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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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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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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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