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Carson Bankruptcy & Estate Planning Attorney

Lawyer for Chapter 7, Chapter 13, Estate Planning and Probate in Carson

Are you in financial trouble and there is no solution in sight? After a divorce, the loss of employment, a medical disaster or other situation, there can be a great deal of anxiety and stress trying to keep your bills paid – and it may be impossible. Filing for bankruptcy allows you to get a fresh start when there is no hope of catching up. It is important that you discuss filing for bankruptcy before you make any big decisions. For example, if you try to manage your bills by cashing out your retirement accounts, you not only will get a huge tax bill, if you file for bankruptcy, your retirement funds are exempt. Discuss your situation with our Carson bankruptcy lawyer at the Law Offices of James C. Shields before you make a decision. We can help you to determine if bankruptcy is right for you, or if there is an alternative that would solve your problems better. We have served the community of Carson for over two decades, and we are prepared to help you immediately.

There are cases in which action must be taken immediately, such as when foreclosure or repossession is imminent. We can act quickly in these cases. Once your property has been foreclosed upon, or your vehicle repossessed, it becomes far more complicated to solve, legally. We urge you to get in touch with us and discuss the options, including filing for bankruptcy, whether Chapter 7 or Chapter 13, based upon your income and assets. We are not a legal mill that just provides the same service for each person – we carefully review the individual situation so that we can determine the best possible way to solve a serious financial problem. You can be confident that we take your situation seriously, that we care about our clients, and that everything possible will be done to get you the relief from financial stress that you need.

Estate Planning and Probate Lawyer in Carson, CA

There are many details that must be attended to after the death of a loved one. Close family members are frequently overwhelmed and unsure about how to manage the situation, with final bills due, funeral expenses, and legal matters regarding the distribution of the estate to attend to. At our firm, we offer legal services in all probate matters. Probate is the legal process of finalizing the estate of a person who has passed away, paying off all final bills and the final distribution of the remaining assets to the beneficiaries. This process can vary widely in complexity, based upon the value of the estate, and whether an estate plans, including a will, was in place at the time of death.

We urge you to get in touch with our legal team to assist you through this difficult time, and to get all of the legal matters addressed fully and correctly. We also assist individuals and couples in Carson to put an estate plan in place to protect the ones they love from unnecessary stress and financial losses due to a failure to arrange the estate correctly. Whether you need a simple estate plan with a living trust, or have a number of business interests and assets, we can help you craft a plan that matches your individual needs and wishes.

Contact us to discuss bankruptcy, estate planning or probate legal matters. You can expect personal legal counsel at reasonable prices.

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