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Leon Bayer

Leon Bayer

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  • Bankruptcy, Consumer Law
  • California
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Leon Bayer Leon Bayer has successfully represented clients in bankruptcy for over 37 years. He is frequently called upon by the media, the California Bar and other associations to provide insight and help educate attorneys on bankruptcy issues.

Practice Areas
  • Bankruptcy
  • Consumer Law
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    Flat fees for most bankruptcy cases, quoted in advance.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
California
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
President (former)
Los Angeles Bankruptcy Forum
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Served as president of California's leading insolvency professional's organization, 500+ members.
Education
University of LaVerne College of Law
J.D. (1979)
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California State University, Northridge
B.A. (1975)
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Awards
Volunteer Activities
State Bar of California
I have been recognized by the State Bar of California Bureau of Legal Specialization yearly for the past 10 years.
Professional Associations
California State Bar  # 89027
Member
- Current
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Publications
Articles & Publications
Best Bankruptcy Book
Bayer, Wishman & Leotta
Foreclosure Survival Guide
Nolo
The New Bankruptcy and You
Nolo
Speaking Engagements
Marketing Today: What is SEO Optimization? How and When Can You use Social Media to Boost Your Practice? Does the Phone Book Really Still Work? , 2016 Winter Leadership Conference - Consumer Corner , Palos Verdes, California
American Bankruptcy Institute
Other programs include: Los Angeles Lawyer’s Club and the Daily Journal Corporation, from 1999 until the program was discontinued in 2009; Speaker on bankruptcy case law developments at the State Bar of California Annual Meetings, 1984, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989; Various bankruptcy law educational programs presented by the California Bankruptcy Forum, L.A. Bankruptcy Forum, Office of the United States Trustee, Lorman Education, and many others, too numerous to mention.
Marketing Today: What is SEO Optimization? How and When Can You use Social Media to Boost Your Practice? Does the Phone Book Really Still Work? , 2016 Winter Leadership Conference - Consumer Corner , Palos Verdes, California
American Bankruptcy Institute
Other programs include: Los Angeles Lawyer’s Club and the Daily Journal Corporation, from 1999 until the program was discontinued in 2009; Speaker on bankruptcy case law developments at the State Bar of California Annual Meetings, 1984, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989; Various bankruptcy law educational programs presented by the California Bankruptcy Forum, L.A. Bankruptcy Forum, Office of the United States Trustee, Lorman Education, and many others, too numerous to mention.
Certifications
Certified Bankruptcy Law Specialist
California State Bar
Websites & Blogs
Website
Bayer Wishman & Leotta
Website
WE ARE CALIFORNIA STATE BAR CERTIFIED BANKRUPTCY SPECIALISTS
Blog
Blog
Best Bankruptcy Book
Blog
Cheap Los Angeles Bankruptcy Lawyer Fees – by Bayer, Wishman & Leotta
Legal Answers
32 Questions Answered

Q. Does the bankruptcy means test take into consideration that I have three kids?
A: Yes it does. The bigger your household, the more generous are the deductions.
Q. Please advise what is the best way to approach it.
A: Generally speaking, multiple bankruptcy filings to frustrate the legitimate actions of a lender over the same property are difficult, and will usually, but not always, be unsuccessful. The court does not like to be used as a revolving door for anyone to have all the benefits of the automatic stay without paying your way for that benefit, every month, on time. That is the debtors bankruptcy bargain. You must pay for protection. Your automatic stay will likely terminate just as automatically as it started, on or about July 1, 2018 unless you get a court order specifically extending the automatic stay prior to that date. Maybe it is time to walk away from the house? I am sorry about being so blunt. I mean you no offense, and only seek to inject some common sense in a painful situation. Sometimes we bite off more than we can chew. While I hope you have a good outcome, I don't see the seeds of that success in the facts that you have laid out. It may be that there is simply no solution that can allow you to continue owning the property. I'm guessing this is a rental property, that you are dependent on the income, but can not afford the mortgage?
Q. What are the requirements to file for Chapter 7
A: Assuming your case will be what we call a "consumer" bankruptcy, you will have to pass the "means test", have the required credit counseling, and establish that your living expenses are reasonable, necessary and uses up all of your disposable income. But there is an awfully lot more that has to be looked at, and there is no way to dig deeper without a complete analysis of a baker's dozen of other factors that may or may not apply to any particular case. The best way to know what your really need to know, is for you to meet with a bankruptcy specialist. A modern bankruptcy case is no a do-it-yourselfer.
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Bayer Wishman & Leotta
4326 Atlantic Ave
Long Beach, CA 90807
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Telephone: (562) 426-1498
Bayer Wishman & Leotta
16055 Ventura Blvd, Suite 811
Encino, CA 91436
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1055 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 1900
Los Angeles, CA 90017
Toll-Free: (213) 629-8801
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