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Before You Hire A Bankruptcy Lawyer ... Read This First!

    Did you know that when it comes to hiring a bankruptcy lawyer, hiring the wrong lawyer can cost you time, money, and needless extra worry?  It’s true. Any lawyer can offer bankruptcy services even if they don’t specialize in bankruptcy law.

  Using an inexperienced attorney for bankruptcy may result in your losing assets, or losing the discharge of your debts. 

 We are bankruptcy specialists. In fact, each Pagter and Perry Isaacson, APLC attorney is a Certified Legal Specialist in Bankruptcy Law through the California Board of Legal Specialization of the State Bar of California.  This certification is obtained by passing an additional, and very rigorous examination in bankruptcy law. 

    So what does this mean to you?  Here are just a few reasons why retaining Pagter and Perry Isaacson, APLC to advise and represent you in bankruptcy is the smart decision to make:

  • Bankruptcy law is the primary area of law that we practice.

  • You will work directly with lawyers who are certified legal specialists in bankruptcy law.

  • We provide personal care and attention to our clients.

  • We handle all types of bankruptcy cases, including Chapter 7, 11 and 13.

  • We represent those filing bankruptcy (Debtors), and those impacted by bankruptcy (Creditors), asset buyers, and parties in lawsuits. Thus, we have a unique perspective of bankruptcy law from all sides of an issue.

  • The firm was founded by a retired bankruptcy judge, and has helped clients since 1986. 

Call us today for a free initial phone consultation at
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Our Mission:
"To provide quality legal services to our clients, with personal care and attention."

Pagter and Perry Isaacson, APLC is a well respected bankruptcy firm in Santa Ana, California. Our firm is unique in that we represent both debtors and creditors in business and consumer Chapter 7, 11, and 13 cases. 

At Pagter and Perry Isaacson, APLC we strive to provide high quality legal services with integrity, professionalism and respect for our clients and the legal community. 

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Locations We Serve:

Orange County

Riverside County 

Los Angeles County

San Bernardino County

The Pagter and Perry Isaacson, APLC bankruptcy lawyers serve the following areas Including: Aliso Viejo, Anaheim, Brea, Buena Park, Costa Mesa, Cypress, Dana Point, Fountain Valley, Fullerton, Garden Grove, Huntington Beach, Irvine, La Habra, La Palma, Laguna Beach, Laguna Hills, Laguna Niguel, Laguna Woods, Lake Forest, Los Alamitos, Los Angeles, Mission Viejo, Newport Beach, Orange, Placentia, Rancho Santa Margarita ,Riverside, San Clemente, San Juan Capistrano, Santa Ana, Seal Beach, Stanton, Tustin, Villa Park, Westminster, and Yorba Linda. 

Office Location

Pagter and Perry Isaacson, APLC
525 N. Cabrillo Park Dr. Suite 104
Santa Ana, CA 92701

Consultation Phone Line: (714) 569-2434

Office: (714) 541-6072

Fax: (714) 541-6897

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Bankruptcy Done Correctly

Our primary practice focus is bankrupty law. If you want your case handled correctly the first time, call us to receive personal attention from one of our certified bankruptcy lawyers. 

Services We Offer:

  • Stop Foreclosure, Wage Garnishments, and Collection Calls.
  • Legal advice and counsel for all bankruptcy issues.
  • Individual, Small Business & Corporate Bankruptcy.
  • Means Testing (do you qualify for bankruptcy?).
  • Lien stripping and lien avoidance.
  • Emergency Bankruptcy Filings.
  • Settlements and Financial Workouts.
  • Chapter 7 Bankruptcy.
  • Chapter 11 Bankruptcy.
  • Chapter 12 Bankruptcy.
  • Chapter 13 Bankruptcy.
  • Debtor and Creditor Representation.
  • Bankruptcy Litigation.
  • Acquisition of assets in bankruptcy. 

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