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Dedicated & Experienced Attorneys

Santa Monica Bankruptcy and Estate Planning Law Firm

Attorneys Dedicated to Meeting Your Financial Needs

At the Law Offices of James C. Shields, we understand the importance of being secure with your finances, and can provide you with the legal tools that can help you get there. Whether you are drowning in debt and seeking relief or looking for the peace of mind of knowing what will happen to your loved ones when you can no longer take care of them, our attorneys have the compassion and credentials to meet your legal needs. These matters can be stressful and emotional enough without the added frustration of the confusing legal processes that govern them. We want to help you navigate these processes so that you can get back to focusing on what is most important to you.

What are your options for debt relief?

It is common to feel hopeless and alone when debt has piled up around you, but we want you to know that you do have options. Our attorneys have the comprehensive knowledge of bankruptcy laws to help you understand how you can best resolve your debt.

We will discuss the pros and cons of the following bankruptcy chapters:

  • Chapter 7 – the liquidation of assets to pay off debt
  • Chapter 13 – the restructuring of debt to create payment plans that work for you

The lawyers at the Law Offices of James C. Shields understand that each case is different and that our clients all have unique needs. We are committed to helping you find the path toward debt relief that is right for you. We will evaluate your case and discuss the pros and cons of the aforementioned bankruptcy chapters so that you can confidently form a plan to get back on your feet. The legalities of declaring bankruptcy don't have to be intimidating; we can help you face them with the assurance that your needs are being met.

You Can Determine Your Financial Legacy

Our attorneys know how important it is to have assurance that your loved ones will be financially secure when you are no longer able to care for them. We have the experience with and comprehensive knowledge of the legal process of estate planning to help you ensure that your wishes for your property, money, and family care are carried out.

We can work with you to establish the following:

  • Wills
  • Trusts
  • Powers of attorney
  • Guardianships
  • Healthcare

Your needs and desires for your estate are our top priority; we are committed to ensuring that you get to make the decisions about what happens to your assets when you pass. The power over your estate should remain with you, not fall into the hands of the court system.

Hire an Attorney Who Cares About Your Financial Needs

When you work with the Law Offices of James C. Shields, you are working with a team of legal professionals who have utmost compassion for the financial struggles that you are facing. We have made it our mission to provide legal guidance to individuals fighting debt in order to help them find financial security. If you live in Santa Monica and are seeking options for debt relief or estate planning, contact our lawyers for experienced and reputable assistance. Call today for a free case evaluation!

Reasons to Choose Us

  • Free Consultations
  • In-Office, Phone, and Video Consultations Available
  • $995 Flat-Fee Bankruptcy (restrictions apply)
  • We Can Help You Find Financial Freedom
  • We Diligently Represent Your Interests
  • Over 50 Years of Collective Experience

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