Why Choose OakTree Law


There comes a time in every law firm’s lifespan where we have to shamelessly promote ourselves and toot our own horn. This would be that time. There are a million reasons why we believe that OakTree Law is at the top of our class, but allow us to outline those reasons here. Life is full […]

Bankruptcy Exemptions

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When you file for Chapter 7 bankruptcy, there is a system that determines the property you get to keep and that which will be sold to pay your debts. You may get to keep your home, car, and other valuable personal assets during and after the bankruptcy process. Nonexempt property will be sold by the […]

What Should I Expect From My Bankruptcy Attorney?


Whether you’re filing Chapter 7, Chapter 13, or other form of bankruptcy, you need a bankruptcy attorney for help navigating the complex process. Bankruptcy can free you of debt or provide a more practical way to improve your financial situation. A bankruptcy case can be challenging; just filling out the right forms can be stressful, […]

Why More and More Seniors Are Filing for Bankruptcy


The number of senior citizens who have filed for bankruptcy has risen dramatically. According to The New York Times, although the number of older Americans has increased about 500%, about 12% of those are now seniors. In 1991, seniors represented just 2.1% of filers, representing a nearly 10-fold increase in less than three decades. Why […]

7 Ways To Help Get Out Of Debt


7 Ways To Help Get Out Of Debt Are you dealing with large amounts of debt and wondering how to get out of debt quickly? Getting out from under the weight of debt can feel like an impossible, completely overwhelming task. However, there is hope! With some creativity and hard work, you can get out […]

The Benefits of an Automatic Stay

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Let Our Bankruptcy Attorneys Serving Los Angeles Protect You Living your life under a looming cloud of debt you cannot repay is never easy, but filing for bankruptcy can be your saving grace. Whether it is chapter 7 or chapter 13 bankruptcy, these legal processes are designed for people who have hit a financial hardship […]

Bankruptcy Myths

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Bankruptcy Myths Bankruptcy is a hard decision to make and many people worry about the long-term effects and negative reputation that may come with a bankruptcy filing. The social stigmas of bankruptcy have diminished as the economy has forced many people into situations they never thought they would be in. While bankruptcy may not be […]