Mark J. Markus Bankruptcy Attorney-Board Certified Specialist

bankruptcy attorney Mark J. Markus


Los Angeles California Bankruptcy Lawyer*
Practicing exclusively bankruptcy law since 1991
Free phone consults.  Office in Burbank.
*Board Certified Specialist in Bankruptcy Law

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Donald Trump Was Right About Bankruptcy

Donald Trump's Corporations Filed Bankruptcy Cases Everyone likes to make fun of Donald Trump.  Myself included*. He's an easy target. Especially his hair. One of the "jabs" detractors repeatedly throw at him is that he filed bankruptcy. They intend to imply that since he filed bankruptcy, he's therefore unfit to lead, or run a business, or pretty much do anything. This is wrong for a number of reasons:  Donald Trump never personally filed bankruptcy; and  Even if he did (and [...]

2021-07-26T11:21:48-07:00October 20th, 2015|

You Can Keep Your Home and Other Property in Any Bankruptcy Case

One of the many myths about filing bankruptcy is that you will lose all your home and other  assets if you file. I hear this all the time from potential clients of mine, as well as other professionals with whom I network, people at cocktail parties, and others. It's simply not true. In fact, if you have any assets sold involuntarily by the trustee in a bankruptcy case it's likely because you got bad advice or filed the wrong chapter [...]

2021-08-15T15:57:11-07:00October 30th, 2013|

For How Long Can a Trustee Take My Assets in a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy?

Can a bankruptcy trustee take assets years after you receive a discharge? How long can the Trustee keep the case open to pursue assets?

2022-03-20T13:52:41-07:00January 30th, 2013|

Banks Forgiving Mortgage Loans: What’s the Catch?

If your bank suddenly wipes out your mortgage, is that a good thing, or will you end up with a huge tax liability?

2021-08-12T20:56:28-07:00October 4th, 2012|

Can I File Bankruptcy and Keep Anything I Own?

How and why it is possible to file bankruptcy and keep all your assets. Is this the exception or the rule?

2021-08-11T21:29:28-07:00June 11th, 2012|
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