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Harlene Miller

Harlene Miller

CA Certified Legal Specialist in Bankruptcy Law
  • Bankruptcy
  • California
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Bankruptcy representation of debtors and creditors; personal and business; chapter 7, 11 and 13 since 1990. CA Certified Legal Specialist in Bankruptcy Law since 2006. Provide consulting for how to avoid bankruptcy; budgeting; life after bankruptcy. Assist in creditor settlements in lieu of bankruptcy. Personal care and attention to clients. Half hour no charge initial telephone consultation.

Western State University College of Law
J.D. (1989) | LAW
Honors: Graduated with Scholastic Merit; 4 American Jurisprudence awards
Activities: Member of Law Review
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Professional Experience
Harlene Miller Law, APLC
- Current
Shareholder and attorney
Pagter and Miller
Speaking Engagements
Bankruptcy Impact on Family Law Issues, Seminars for Family Law Practitioners & CPA's
Bankruptcy Impact on Personal Injury Litigation
Orange County Trial Lawyers Association
Creditor's Rights in Bankruptcy, Saddleback Community College
Bankruptcy and its Alternatives, Orange Coast College
Certified Legal Specialist in Bankruptcy Law
State Bar of California
Professional Associations
American Bankruptcy Institute
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Orange County Bar Association
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OC Bankruptcy Forum
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State Bar of California  # 146651
- Current
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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  • Free Consultation
    Free initial half hour consultation
Practice Area
    Chapter 11 Bankruptcy, Chapter 13 Bankruptcy, Chapter 7 Bankruptcy, Debt Relief
  • English: Spoken, Written
Legal Answers
Q. Hello, I currently am in Chapter 13 bankruptcy and have been for a year. I would like to stop making payments so the
A: Were the debts you are talking about adding, incurred prior to the filing of your chapter 13 case or were they incurred since the filing? Also, a chapter 13 case can be dismissed voluntarily, by filing a request with the Court. I suggest you talk with a bankruptcy attorney directly to discuss the issues related to your situation in order for you to fully understand the options.
Q. In California, does a Judgement continue to accrue interest after the 10 years time limitation?
A: The responses from my colleagues have covered all the issues. Urge you to contact an attorney for a more detail discussion and analysis of your issues.
Q. Should I file for bankruptcy or settle law suit?
A: Filing bankruptcy requires analysis of more than just one issue. It is important to consult with an experienced bankruptcy attorney to fully understand the issues and options. It incluudes analyzing all debt, income, monthy expenses and assets that you have. Some attorneys offer a no charge initial half hour consultation which may provide good direction for you. Good luck.
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Harlene Miller Law, A Professional Law Corporation
9110 Irvine Center Drive
Irvine, CA 92618
Telephone: (949) 756-1313