A Rising Tide Lifts All Yachts

A Rising Tide Lifts All Yachts

I am certain this play on the saying “a rising tide lifts all boats” has been used before, but it is too apt in this case to pass over. When practicing bankruptcy law, you get to place your finger on … Continue reading

Discharging Taxes With Late Filed Returns and Substitute Filed Returns

We discharge income tax debts fairly regularly. While it can be complicated for a variety of reasons, it is formulaic at some level. Assuming no fraud was involved, taxes are dischargeable if these three rules are met: Three year rule: … Continue reading

Can I shut down my business and start a similar business in California?

Posted by on Jan 11, 2016 in San Francisco Attorney | No Comments

Sure you can, but what if your business is in trouble? I talk with a lot of business owners who are struggling. The business is not doing well, but it’s what the owner knows, and wants to continue to do. … Continue reading

The New Problem of Home Equity and Lower Wages

This picture is what happened in 2008. Now I need someone to make a picture with a house crushing the piggybank. As one would expect, my clients’ range of problems is often tied to current economic trends. In 2008-2012, most … Continue reading

Can I Fire My Bankruptcy Attorney?

By Jeff Curl, San Francisco Bankruptcy Attorney Yes, you can fire your bankruptcy attorney. I can only speak to California law since this is where I am licensed. Here, clients can fire attorneys at any time, for any reason. Attorneys … Continue reading