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BLF Resources


The following page is provided as a resource to clients and prospective clients of BLF. The information on this page is not legal advice and should be treated as legal advice. Every case is different, there are no ‘cookie-cutter’ cases, therefore this page is intend to provide general information. For a free consultation, it is recommended that you contact the Bouldoukian Law Firm and speak with an attorney about your options.


Bankruptcy court - Central District of California.

The U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Central District of California (Court) is the largest bankruptcy court in the United States. The Central District is comprised of five divisions: Los Angeles, Northern, Riverside, San Fernando Valley, and Santa Ana. The Court serves the residents of Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo, and Ventura Counties.



Different states offer you a choice between state exemptions and the federal bankruptcy exemption system. California is different. In the Golden State, you must use state exemptions to protect your property. The exemptions are listed under Chapter 4 of the California Code of Civil Procedure.


Required Bankruptcy Courses.

As part of your bankruptcy case, you are required to complete a pre-filing as well as a post-filing education course. The pre-filing course is known as the the Credit Counseling Course. Your case cannot be filed without the Credit Counseling Course Certificate. The post-filing course is called the Personal Financial Management Course.


CONSUMER protection agency

City, county, regional, and state consumer offices offer a variety of important services. They might mediate complaints, conduct investigations, prosecute offenders of consumer laws, license and regulate professional service providers, provide educational materials and advocate for consumer rights.