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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. Bankruptcy Question - I have vast amounts of credit card debt that I need to file...but I am also a homeowner.
A: You have many issues that require discussion and analysis in detail to fully cover your issues and come up with solutions. Answers provided by my colleagues include some good points in response. However, Your situation has many parts and for a true understanding and for complete analysis, I suggest you meet with a bankruptcy attorney for an initial consultation, which would cover all of your issues in more detail. In addition to the debt issues, a detailed analysis needs to be completed of all your assets and a budget of your income and necessary living expenses. In addition to your home (value versus secured debt against the house) - all of your assets need to be discussed - particularly if a chapter 7 is being considered - which, if successful, would result in a discharge of your unsecured debt and retention of your assets. ... Read More
Q. What happen to a credit card debt and a auto loan with the same bank on a bankruptcy?
A: The answers already provided fully cover the issue. For further advice, discuss with a bankruptcy attorney for assistance in filing a case if it is in your best interest to do so. Some of us offer a half hour no charge consultation which may provide you further details.
Q. Just wondering i have 10k in credit card debt how do i file for chapter 7
A: I suggest you consult with a bankruptcy attorney in order to completely understand your bankruptcy and possible non-bankruptcy options. Many of us offer a half hour no charge consultation which will likely provide you a good overall discussion of your options. If you decide to proceed with bankruptcy, I urge you to seek assistance from a bankruptcy attorney to ensure that your case is successful. Good luck.
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Harlene Miller Law, A Professional Law Corporation
9110 Irvine Center Drive
Irvine, CA 92618
Telephone: (949) 756-1313