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​Our law firm helps creditors ​​​file ​​​Adversary Proceedings in bankruptcy cases filed in ​California.

​If someone that owes you money has filed a bankruptcy, ​you ​may decide to file an Adversary Proceeding against the Debtor. ​​The most common reason for ​a Creditor to file an adversary proceeding is to have the Bankruptcy Court deem the debt "non-dischargeable." Our attorneys can help you file an ​Adversary Proceeding​ ​​​at a reasonable cost, and we will do the work from "A to ​Z". ​Contact us to learn more!

What is an "​​Adversary Proceeding"?

​To simplify, an adversary proceeding is a lawsuit that is filed in a bankruptcy case. An adversary proceeding can be filed by a Trustee to recover property that was transferred by the ​bankrupt debtor shortly before the bankruptcy. Other examples of adversary proceedings are those​ filed by Creditors who seek to have a ​debt deemed "non-dischargeable."


In other words, a creditor can file an adversary proceeding against a bankrupt debtor and ask the Court to exclude that specific debt from ​being affected by the bankruptcy. Since the goal of every bankruptcy (for the Debtor) is to receive a discharge, a creditor which is successful at deeming a debt non-dischargeable effectively has its debt ​excluded from the bankruptcy discharge - i.e. the debt does not get wiped out. 


Finally, a creditor may also choose to file an adversary proceeding to object to a debtor's receipt of a discharge. Thus, instead of just asking the Court to deem a single debt non-dischargeable, the creditor seeks to have the Court ​find that the debtor should not receive a bankruptcy discharge at all, against ALL debts.



​Are Adversary Proceedings in Bankruptcy Difficult?

​The short answer is: yes. Adversary Proceedings are usually an "uphill battle" for creditors. The burden that the Creditor has to satisfy is high. Additionally, there are various technicalities that must be followed. The process can be lengthy and requires the skill of a competent bankruptcy attorney who knows bankruptcy laws, and is equipped to handle litigation in bankruptcy (not all bankruptcy attorneys can, or do, handle adversary proceedings). 


Our Creditor Bankruptcy Attorneys Can File ​Help File an Adversary Proceeding on Your Behalf!

The attorneys at Katz Law are ​willing and able to help creditors file ​Adversary Proceedings in bankruptcy cases filed in the state of California. We have​ handled bankruptcy adversary proceedings in all bankruptcy courts in California, including Los Angeles, Riverside, Orange County, San Bernardino County, San Jose, San Francisco, Bakersfield, etc. To avoid issues with filing an adversary proceeding, it is advisable for creditors to hire a bankruptcy creditor attorney who specializes in filing ​adversary proceedings.  

​ Law Firm You Can Trust to File Your ​Proof of Claim in California

​Result-Driven

​We provide results to creditors who face ​elimination or significant reduction of their claims in bankruptcy. We have successfully represented creditors​ in bankru​ptcy for years.

We are Experienced

​We have appeared in hundreds of bankruptcy cases on behalf of creditors.

​Attention to Cases and Clients

​We only take on a selected amount of cases so that we can ensure that each case gets the attention it deserves.

​Competitive Pricing

​Our rates are some of the most competitive rates among experienced attorneys representing creditors in bankruptcy.

Call us at ​(310) 444-9444

What Our ​Previous Clients Have to Say

It was really great working with ​Katz Law and having ​them on my side when I needed professional legal help and advice. ​They are kind, patient, and incredibly knowledgeable in his field. ​They give you ​their honest opinion about your case and he clearly lays out your options so you can choose for yourself how you want to go about your case. It's so important having someone that truly has your best interest in mind and I definitely felt that with ​Katz Law.​

​- Dori S. 

​I had an amazing experience with ​Katz Law representing me. A true professional. Strong work ethic's. Returned my emails within 10 minutes. Perfectionist, professional, Truly cares about ​their clients. I am 100% satisfied.

- ​David R. 

​Who Are We?

​Lior Katz, Esq. is our founder and managing attorney of Katz Law. He has personally worked on hundreds of ​Proofs of Claim. and ​specializes in representing creditors in bankruptcy. ​Lior has years of experience in representing secured creditors in all aspects of bankruptcy​ and is always willing to get on the phone with clients and discuss creative solutions.



LIOR KATZ, ESq.


Managing Attorney

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​Katz Law, APC

​5850 Canoga Avenue, Suite 400, Woodland Hills, CA 91367

11620 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 900, Los Angeles, CA 90025