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Becoming a Certified Specialist in Bankruptcy Law

  Effective July 1, 2017, the California Board of Legal Specialization certified me as a specialist in Bankruptcy Law. To become a bankruptcy specialist, you need to pass a specialist examination that is offered every two years in October.  My employer at the time, Stephen R. Wade, encouraged me to take the exam.  I did

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The Primary Risks of Filing Chapter 7 Bankruptcy and How to Avoid them

Currently, the volume of bankruptcy filings in Southern California has significantly decreased.  This gives both the judges, trustees, and trustee’s attorneys additional time to scrutinize every bankruptcy filing.  Moreover, due to the decrease in filings and correlating decrease in cases that pay them money, Chapter 7 Trustee’s and Chapter 7 Trustee’s attorneys always seem to

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