Tag Archives: Santa Clara Bankruptcy

Santa Clara County Bankruptcy – Your Meeting of Creditors at the San Jose Division Bankruptcy Court

Residents of Santa Clara County filing bankruptcy must do so in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Northern District of California, San Jose Division. Likewise residents of Santa Cruz, Monterrey, and San Benito counties also must file bankruptcy in the San Jose Division of the Court. This post is aimed at informing our Santa Clara bankruptcy clients […]

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Joint Tenancy Title Among Non-Spouses Can Lead to Disaster in Bankruptcy

I’ve written before about the problems joint tenancy title in the estate planning context. Today, I want to focus on the potentially disastrous consequences joint tenancy between unmarried people can cause in bankruptcy. Several years ago I defended a woman in a bankruptcy litigation case in which the Chapter 7 trustee had sued to take […]

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How Do I Place a Value on My Small Business in Bankruptcy?

No doubt it’s because I practice debtor’s bankruptcy in San Jose, which has traditionally had more than its share of entrepreneurs and small business owners, many of my bankruptcy clients are self employed. Because every debtor, whether in Chapter 7 or 13 must list all of his or her assets and provide a value for […]

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