Cerritos, CA asked in Bankruptcy and Legal Malpractice for California

Q: If a private person without a corporation is coerced into filing Chapter 11 bankruptcy, when it's not even necessary,

My friend was sued, paid $10,000.,got an attorney who then passed the case over to another attorney friend, who told my friend she needed to file Chapter 11 bankruptcy and ask for $35,000. retainer. My friend didn't want bankruptcy, has no corporation, but has assets in real estate. June 11,2019 the Plaintiff filed for a dismissal in full of lawsuit, but the Chapter 11 bankruptcy attorney is still pushing.The Nonprofit Budget and credit counseling, which was to precede the filing, was done afterwards, and by an in house secretary, who stands to profit from the bankruptcy and who probably is not on the credited list any way, which may be illegal. How can we find that list and stop this.

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Michael Jay Berger
Michael Jay Berger
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  • Bankruptcy Lawyer
  • Los Angeles, CA
  • Licensed in California

A: Have your friend call me 310-271-6223.

Harlene Miller
Harlene Miller
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  • Bankruptcy Lawyer
  • Irvine, CA
  • Licensed in California

A: Your friend needs to consult with another bankruptcy attorney immediately. Too many issues to address on this forum. Many of us on this site might be a place for your friend to start seeking assistance.

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
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  • Bankruptcy Lawyer
  • Louisville, KY

A: Your friend needs to consult a competent bankruptcy attorney immediately.

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