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12th Annual Bankruptcy Ethics Symposium

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The Bankruptcy Section of the Federal Bar Association & the Los Angeles Chapter of the Federal Bar Association recently presented the 12th Annual Bankruptcy Ethics Symposium.

Los Angeles Bankruptcy Attorney Natella Royzman spoke on “Bully and the Beast: Tools for Understanding and Managing Uncivil Attorney Behavior.”

The 12th annual Bankruptcy Ethics Symposium speakers included:

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Hon. Scott C. Clarkson, United States Bankruptcy Court

Hon. Deborah Saltzman, United States Bankruptcy Court

Natella Royzman, Esq., Royzman Law Firm;

J. Scott Bovitz, Esq., …

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Dealing with LLC Interests in Bankruptcy: Tricks and Traps

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Los Angeles Bankruptcy and Business Litigation Attorney Natella Royzman will be moderating a panel of bankruptcy experts at this year’s Los Angeles Bankruptcy Forum’s dinner program: “Dealing with LLC Interests in Bankruptcy: Tricks and TrapsLos Angeles Bankruptcy Forum

The discussion will be moderated by Ms. Royzman with the following panelists: Hon. Scott H. Yun, United States Bankruptcy Court for the Central District of California; Eve H. Karasik, Gordon Silver; and David P. Simonds, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP.

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How to Discharge Debt through a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

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If you are a California resident in a financial bind, you may be considering bankruptcy and wondering how to discharge debt.  With a few exceptions, Chapter 7 bankruptcy allows you to discharge your unsecured debt and get a fresh start on your financial life.  When you receive a Chapter 7 bankruptcy discharge of debt, you are no longer legally obligated to pay any of the discharged debt.  In other words, all of the unsecured debt is completely wiped out.

To …

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American Society of Legal Advocates Selects Natella Royzman Again

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Los Angeles Bankruptcy Attorney Natella Royzman is among less than 1.5% of the nation’s licensed attorneys to become members of The American Society of Legal Advocates, an invitation-only professional organization.

Ms. Royzman was named as California’s Top 40 Under 40 Bankruptcy Lawyer in 2014 and again in 2015.

The American Society of Legal Advocates (ASLA) is an invitation-only legal organization comprised of the nation’s most elite lawyers.  ASLA selects actively practicing lawyers who combine “stellar legal credentials with a proven commitment to community engagement, leadership, …

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Navigating a California Fraudulent Transfer Lawsuit

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There are many different scenarios that can lead to a fraudulent transfer lawsuit (also known as a Fraudulent Conveyance action).

Maybe you innocently bought something you thought was a great deal, or you received a gift from a friend or relative who later filed bankruptcy.  Now, months later, you have a fraudulent transfer lawsuit brought on by the trustee of the bankruptcy case

[Read more about the role of the Trustee]

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So What Happened?

Unfortunately, regardless of your innocence or good …

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Defending Preferential Transfer Suits

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During the bankruptcy process, creditors of the debtor may find themselves in the particularly troubling position of being asked by the bankruptcy trustee to return money they had legitimately received from the debtor.

Trustees in bankruptcy are always looking out for what is known as a “preference” or a “preferential transfer.”

[Read more on what the Role of a Trustee is]

Preferential Transfer - Royzman Law Firm - Los Angeles Bankruptcy Litigation Attorney Natella RoyzmanA Preferential Transfer is a payment of money or property to creditors on a pre-existing …

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Defending a Fraudulent Conveyance Lawsuit

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Fraudulent Conveyance lawsuits are brought in many different situations.Fraudulent Conveyance Suit - Royzman Law Firm - Los Angeles Bankruptcy Litigation Attorney Natella Royzman

If you’ve been sued for fraudulent transfer, or fraudulent conveyance, it may be as a result of your receiving real property (a residence or land), money or other property.

Whatever the circumstances, you are now facing a fraudulent conveyance lawsuit, and the stakes are high. Fortunately, there are ways to defending a fraudulent conveyance lawsuit.  With the right bankruptcy attorney, you may have some hope of successfully defending the fraudulent conveyance lawsuit.…

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California Bankruptcy Exemptions

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Can I Keep My Property If I File for Chapter 7 Bankruptcy?

This is a question asked most often by people considering Chapter 7 bankruptcy.

As we mentioned in How to Discharge Debt through a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy, Chapter 7 bankruptcy is the most straightforward chapter in which general unsecured debts that you can’t pay back are discharged, or wiped out, and you get a chance to start over debt free.

California Bankruptcy Exemptions - Royzman Law Firm - Los Angeles Bankruptcy Attorney Natella RoyzmanThis seems too good to be true …

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Understanding Role of Trustee in Bankruptcy

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If you are considering filing for Chapter 7 bankruptcy, you should know and understand all parties involved and their parts in the process.

What is the role of Trustee in bankruptcy?

It’s important to understand a trustee’s role and what he or she may be looking for in order to best present information in your bankruptcy schedules and prevent delay, additional investigation, or even a lawsuit in your case.  Of course, an experienced bankruptcy attorney will guide you, but it’s good to …

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