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James C. Shields

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In two decades of practicing law, Attorney James Shields has made a name for himself. Not only is he admitted to practice in courtrooms throughout California, Oregon, and Arizona, he's helped thousands in protecting their assets through bankruptcy, estate planning, and probate.

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James C. Shields

Learn about Mr. Shields and his almost 20 years of experience.

In two decades of practicing law, Attorney James Shields has made a name for himself. Not only is he admitted to practice in courtrooms throughout California, Oregon and Arizona, he's helped thousands in protecting their assets through the processes of bankruptcy as well as estate planning and probate.

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Looking for competent legal counsel? A qualified attorney can be hard to find these days. At the Law Offices of James C. Shields, our team of experienced trial attorneys is committed to providing top-notch legal support to clients all throughout Southern California. We are adept in handling a wide variety of legal matters including bankruptcy, estate planning and probate.

Our legal team can help you explore your debt relief options if you are bogged down with debt, allowing you to work towards financial freedom. We also assist clients in creating thorough estate plans so that they are prepared for whatever the future brings. We can also assist you in resolving a probate dispute or other probate-related matter, as well as estate administration, trust litigation, or a will contest.

No matter what legal issue you are facing, the Law Offices of James C. Shields can help you obtain the most favorable outcome. Speak with an attorney from our firm today to get started on your case.

Bankruptcy Lawyers in Torrance

Are you overwhelmed with debt? If you are unable to pay your mortgage and make your monthly payments, then now is the time to make informed decisions about your financial future. Your current situation may seem hopeless, but we are here to remind you that you are not alone. In fact, out of all fifty states in the U.S., California had the highest number of bankruptcies in 2011- there were over 240,000 bankruptcy petitions filed by business owners and home owners that year. Our attorneys here at the firm are highly adept in California bankruptcy laws and we have helped countless people, just like you, navigate through the complex process.

Bankruptcy matters we handle include, but are not limited to:

Our firm has extensive experience in helping people experience debt relief through Chapter 7 bankruptcy. We also assist families who are facing foreclosure or repossession by filing for bankruptcy. Our firm deals with bankruptcy every day and we have seen first-hand how it gives people a chance to make a fresh start. We can help you explore your debt relief options so that you find the perfect alternative for your unique situation.

Our firm will be happy to address all of your bankruptcy questions including:

  • Is bankruptcy right for me?
  • Do I qualify for bankruptcy?
  • Which type of bankruptcy should I file?

We can also help you take back control of your life and put an end to creditor harassment by filing for bankruptcy. Let one of our experienced bankruptcy lawyers review your case and go over the bankruptcy basics with you today. We can help you work towards a brighter financial future.

I found Mr. Shields to be professional. He answered my question, he followed up in a caring, sensitive manner after I contacted him and I believe his advice to me is solid. When I contact him with documents and details I have no doubts his advice will be most valuable. Thank you Mr. Shields.

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Qualified Torrance Estate Planning & Probate Attorneys

Have you stopped to think about what will happen to your family and your loved ones after you pass? It may seem grim to think about now, but creating an estate plan could be the greatest gift that you can give to them. Here at the Law Offices of James C. Shields, we want to help you attain peace of mind, knowing that your wishes will be carried out after you are gone.

Our attorneys are highly adept in drafting wills, trusts, powers of attorney and guardianships and we can carefully craft a plan that perfectly reflects your goals and desires. Our firm also assists clients with tax planning, special needs planning and long-term care planning. With the proper tools and legal resources, we can help you secure a financial future for you and your family and ensure that everyone receives the care and provisions that they need.

Don't be fooled into believing that only wealthy families worry about estate planning. No matter how modest your means may be, your family could also benefit from proper estate planning so your final wishes are executed according to your will.

Avoid Probate with a Torrance Estate Planning Attorney

Estate planning can also help you avoid the probate process. The probate process can be costly, time consuming and difficult to navigate. That is why it is so vital to obtain an attorney who is intimately familiar with California probate laws and who understands how the court system works.

If you have recently lost a loved one, then you can understand the overwhelming responsibilities that then fall onto the remaining family members and relatives. Probate deals with the outstanding estate debts and the division of property and inheritance. Distributing the assets to heirs and beneficiaries must be done according to the will of the deceased or the intestate laws of California, which is why you could greatly benefit from the experienced legal counsel of a probate lawyer.

Contact the Law Offices of James C. Shields today!

Our firm is highly qualified to handle the administration of your loved one's estate and we have a history of case victories to show for it. Let our firm assist you during this time of grief. We can provide you with compassionate legal assistance and give you peace of mind during this difficult time. Whether you are seeking information about bankruptcy, estate planning, or probate, our firm can sit down and review your case for free.

Contact our firm for a free consultation with a Torrance estate planning lawyer!

Our firm also proudly serves clients in the communities of Buena Park, Carson, Compton, Culver City, Cypress, Gardena, Hollywood, Long Beach, Los Angeles, Monterey Park, Pico Rivera, and Santa Monica.

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Law Offices of James C. Shields - Torrance Bankruptcy & Estate Planning Attorney
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