Is Bankruptcy for Me?

Date: Monday, August 24, 2020

Time: 12:00 to 1:00 pm

Location: Online Webinar

Cost: FREE


MCLE: None

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a huge impact on the finances of Americans. Experts predict that due to the pandemic, personal bankruptcies will be on the rise.  If you are have financial trouble and have been considering your options, this webinar will help you decide if bankruptcy is a remedy that makes sense for you. The session will cover:

  • Who Can File, Pros & Cons, Information Needed, Attorneys
  • Chapter 7   – Purpose (Fresh Start), Requirements, Process
  • Chapter 13 – Purpose (Reorganization), Process, Chapter 13 Plan
  • Misc. – Vehicle ReAffirmations, Car Lease/Purchases, and Resources

About the Speakers

Pamela J. Brown-McGill, Esq.

Pamela has 20+ years working in the public sector, over 10 years of which were spent working for the San Diego Superior Court. While continuing to invest her time helping self-represented/pro per litigants navigate the legal system, she has also added bankruptcy to her practice.

Michelle Patterson, Esq.

Michelle’s career in bankruptcy began in 2009, prior to becoming a lawyer, in a large, multi-state, bankruptcy and foreclosure law firm. Michelle earned her J.D. in 2016 and founded Michelle Patterson Law in 2017.  Today, Michelle provides personalized services to debtors, and individual creditors, in bankruptcy cases.

Daniel Wiedecker, Esq.

Daniel is a staff attorney with the Debt Relief Legal Clinic, and has worked in the area of bankruptcy for over 13 years.  He has filed thousands of successful Chapter 7 & Chapter 13 cases and is the “goto” by many attorneys for advice on putting together viable bankruptcy cases.  He is well-respected in the bankruptcy community and his specialties are client education and communication.

This webinar is is one in a series of FREE webinars we have been providing to assist the people of San Diego County. Since the  physical location of the library closed in March due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we want to help our community with free information on topics that are helpful to our community. These courses have been in high demand, and spaces fill up quickly. So, please, sign up now to reserve your spot. You will receive an email with your login information after registering for the event.

This webinar is just one of the many resources that we have made available to help you with your legal issues during the COVID-19 crisis. Check out our ClassesLegal Databases, and COVID-19 Legal Issues pages for more information! If you have any questions about our webinars or accessing our legal databases, please contact us via email or telephone for more information or assistance.