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Michael Jay Berger - Los Angeles, California


Serving Los Angeles, Beverly Hills, San Fernando Valley, Santa Ana, Santa Barbara and Riverside. I am a Certified Specialist in Bankruptcy Law. I am an AV* rated legal professional with 37 years of enjoy in fixing financial disaster troubles. I am a Mensa licensed genius with a sturdy capacity to analyze and remedy problems. If you're being hounded by way of lenders, I can legally erase your debts and get you a fresh start. If your commercial enterprise wishes reorganization, I can give you safety from your lenders whilst you reorganize. If you have a declare against an individual or business enterprise that has filed for financial ruin, I can help you accumulate to the maximum quantity feasible. My fee is continually lots much less than I prevent. My initial consultation is always free. I represent borrowers and lenders in Chapter 7, 11 and 13 bankruptcy court cases throughout Southern California. I recognise the law and I know the courts, the judges and the trustees. I recognize the nearby guidelines. I can manual you through any bankruptcy intending. I use trendy technology to help my customers, which includes Best Case Bankruptcy Software, Lexis Nexis Research Software and the US Bankruptcy Court s Public Access to Court Electronic Records (PACER) system. This machine enables me to review and print out exact statistics on all latest financial ruin instances. I use CIN Legal Data Services to immediately get your credit score facts upon your request to useful resource inside the education of your financial disaster schedules. All of my personnel use ACT! Premium 2019 to manipulate our contacts and calendar. All of our attorneys have Smartphones in order that we are able to acquire and respond to client calls, e-mails and texts even when we're out of the workplace. I handle emergency cases that different attorneys refuse to take. I were one hundred% a success in stopping foreclosures, even when first referred to as one day before the scheduled foreclosures sale.



Legal Issues

    Chapter eleven Bankruptcy, Chapter 13 Bankruptcy, Chapter 7 Bankruptcy, Debt Relief
    Appeals & Appellate
    Civil Appeals, Federal Appeals
    Business Law
    Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
    Construction Law
    Construction Contracts, Construction Defects, Construction Liens, Construction Litigation
    Real Estate Law
    Commercial Real Estate, Condominiums, Easements, Eminent Domain, Homeowners Association, Land Use & Zoning, Mortgages, Neighbor Disputes, Residential Real Estate, Water Law
    Foreclosure Defense


  • Free Consultation
    Initial consultation is usually free!
  • Retaines and Rates
    Firm Fees I handle most Chapter 7 financial ruin instances on a flat fee foundation. My expenses for a Chapter 7 variety from not less than $1,500.00 to a most of $five,000.00, relying at the complexity of the case. My median price for a Chapter 7 is $2,000.00. My flat charge covers many things that paralegals can't do, and other financial ruin attorneys fee greater for. Half of the price is due whilst you lease me, 1/2 is due at once before submitting of the financial ruin petition. All costs are blanketed besides the Bankruptcy Court filing rate, that's $335.00 for a Chapter 7 and $310.00 for a Chapter thirteen. I normally rate $five,000.00 for a Chapter 13 bankruptcy case for borrowers who paintings for a organization, and $6,000.00 for borrowers who're self-hired, although complicated cases may also contain additional charges. I usually ask my customers to pay me $2,000.00 earlier than the filing of the Chapter 13 petition, with the stability of my legal fees being paid via the Chapter thirteen plan. This permits my Chapter thirteen customers to report financial ruin and keep their houses without having to pay me the complete criminal charge earlier than the filing of the bankruptcy petition. Regular wage earners who are capable of make regular plan bills but do not have money for a retainer may additionally qualify for my unique no cash down Chapter thirteen plan. This we could my clients report Chapter thirteen financial ruin by paying only the courtroom submitting rate of $281.00 previous to filing bankruptcy. All prison charges are paid to me through the plan. This is an amazing deal. Adversary Proceedings and Motions are handled either on a flat fee foundation or an hourly foundation, in keeping with the choice of the purchaser. Chapter 11s are handled on an hourly foundation. My hourly fee is $595.00/hour. The hourly price for my Senior Associate Lawyer Sofya Davtyan is $495.00/hour. The hourly price for my mid stage Associate Lawyer Carolyn Afari is $395.00/hour. The hourly price for my Associate Lawyer Samuel Boyamian is $295.00/hour. The hourly price for my regulation clerks and senior paralegals is $225.00/hour. The hourly fee for my paralegals is $200.00/hour. These costs are appreciably much less than those charged by means of different financial disaster lawyers with comparable enjoy. Unlike other attorneys, I in no way enhance my hourly charges inside the center of a financial disaster case. Chapter eleven business reorganizations are billed hourly, with an average retainer of $20,000.00 for an character or small commercial enterprise Chapter eleven. The submitting charge for a Chapter 11 is $1,717.00. For an specific fee quote in writing on your count, call me at 310.271.6223 to speak about the precise records and occasions of your case.


Certified Specialist in Bankruptcy Law
State Bar of California, Legal Board of Specialization


  • Armenian: Spoken, Written
  • English: Spoken, Written
  • Hebrew: Spoken, Written
  • Russian: Spoken, Written
  • Spanish: Spoken, Written

Accepted Jurisdictions

California Jurdictions
Since 1981
9th Circuit Jurdictions
9th Circuit
Since 1981


  • Lawyer
    Law Offices of Michael Jay Berger
  • Lawyer
    Rifkind & Sterling


University of California Hastings College of the Law
Graduation year: 1981
Duke University
B.A. | English
Graduation year: 1978

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