About chr_dev

I am attorney Christopher P. Walker, and I have been practicing law since 1994. As a native of Southern California, I understand the concerns and challenges of people in the area. For some, bankruptcy is the right solution to overwhelming debt. For others, a secure estate plan is the answer to safeguarding their financial future.

Does Debt Relief Hurt Your Credit in California?

2024-02-15T22:55:34+00:00January 15th, 2024|

It is no secret that most Americans are in debt. While the average amount varies depending on age, location, and other demographics, it’s safe to say that most people who live in this country are in debt. In the state [...]

What Can Commonly Slow Down Probate in California?

2023-08-14T15:07:22+00:00August 14th, 2023|

When a loved one in California passes away, it can be an emotionally difficult time that requires patience and rest to process all that has been lost. Unfortunately, the death of an individual comes with many legal processes that must [...]

How Do You Qualify for Debt Relief?

2023-02-06T16:11:27+00:00January 5th, 2023|

In today’s economy, it can be easy to quickly accumulate debt. Unfortunately, sometimes that debt can pile up to the point where it feels like there is no way out. If you’re dealing with an overwhelming amount of debt in [...]

What Is the Main Purpose of a Living Trust?

2023-08-29T10:46:34+00:00August 5th, 2022|

A living trust is a commonly pursued legal document that can hold your most valuable assets while you are alive and set up a plan to distribute them to your beneficiaries after you die. For many people, this has served [...]

What Are The 4 Main Causes of Bankruptcy?

2022-07-11T16:35:37+00:00June 28th, 2022|

When someone decides to apply for bankruptcy, it is usually because they have been struggling to keep up with their financial obligations for a while. They have finally reached a point where they can no longer see a way out. [...]

What Happens If I Declare Bankruptcy?

2022-07-11T16:29:21+00:00June 27th, 2022|

The act of bankruptcy is a legal process that allows individuals or businesses to have some or all of their debts discharged. This can provide much-needed relief for those struggling to make ends meet. It is often a solution used [...]

What Are the 5 Components of Estate Planning?

2022-06-13T12:42:27+00:00May 15th, 2022|

When some people think about what they want to leave to their loved ones after they are gone, they believe that preparing a will is the only step they must take, and most shy away from the idea of “estate [...]

How Long Does Probate Usually Take in California?

2022-06-13T12:36:27+00:00May 14th, 2022|

In some cases, the probate process in California can take as little as nine months, but that is rare. It typically takes anywhere from half a year to eighteen months, and complicated cases may take as long as two years [...]

What Is the Difference Between Chapter 11 and Chapter 7?

2021-07-21T21:49:51+00:00June 14th, 2021|

What Is the Difference Between Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 Bankruptcy? Filing for bankruptcy is an important decision that can help you avoid your creditors’ collection activities and regain control over your finances. However, it is a serious and complex [...]

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