Debtor/Creditor Law
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Barokas, Martin & Tomlinson represents both debtors and creditors both in court and in alternative dispute resolution forums such as arbitration, mediation, and settlement conferences. We are experienced in handling matters for businesses and individuals who need to prosecute promissory note suits, actions on accounts, preferential transfers and call backs, fraudulent transfers, and collateral deficiency cases. We also are proficient at defending individuals and businesses who are facing collections, judgments, foreclosures, and repossessions.

Often, debtor and creditor disputes will find their way to the United States Bankruptcy Court when one party to the dispute files for protection under the Bankruptcy Code. We assist businesses and individuals who may require protection under the Bankruptcy Code and we also represent creditors in Bankruptcy Court as they seek to protect their interest in any assets of the debtor available to them through this process

Some of our debtor/creditor areas include:

  • Preferential Transfers
  • Fraudulent Transfers
  • Lender Liability
  • Promissory Note Suits
  • Actions on Accounts
  • Collateral Deficiency Cases
  • Creditor Representation in Bankruptcy Court
  • Individual/Business Chapter 7
  • Individual Chapter 13
  • Individual/Business Chapter 11
  • Adversary Proceedings in Bankruptcy Court
  • Appeals to Bankruptcy Appellate Panel/9th Circuit Court of Appeals