Why Your Bankruptcy Client Doesn’t Understand You (And How to Fix the Problem)

By Cathy Moran, Moran Law Group (Redwood City, CA)

Bankruptcy attorneys and their clients often seem to be a pair, divided by their common language.

Even without legal jargon, we talk past each other.

How do we misunderstand each other? Let me count the ways:

  • Property: I don’t have any property, lost the house to foreclosure last year.
  • Property 2: I don’t own the house, the bank does
  • Here are my debts:

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Head of Moran Law Group

Cathy Moran has headed her own small firm Moran Law Group in Redwood City, California, for nearly 30 years. Family law and tax issues as they play out in bankruptcy are areas of particular interest to Cathy.

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