Banking Bankruptcy Fraud Tough Federal Criminal Defense Since 1970

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Fighting Banking Fraud Accusations in Los Angeles. Free Consultation!

Bankruptcy fraud, or banking fraud, is a federal crime. With the rising number of bankruptcy and bank fraud filings, taxpayers are being affected the most, especially since discharged debts augment the prices of general consumer goods and services. For this reason, federal authorities have established harsh penalties for bankruptcy crimes. If you or someone you know is being accused of bankruptcy fraud, contact our Los Angeles bankruptcy fraud defense lawyer to help defend your case.

For the past five decades, Attorney Joseph Shemaria has provided invaluable expertise to help clients accused of bankruptcy fraud come out on top. Your case could potentially enjoy the same favorable outcome. Call (310) 953-4004 to learn how Shemaria Law Offices can advocate for your rights!

What Is Bankruptcy Fraud?

Falsifying information on a bankruptcy filing is a common form of bankruptcy fraud. Bankruptcy fraud may also be committed when one files for their petition while engaging in any of the following methods:

  • Concealing assets
  • Improperly filling out forms and making false declarations
  • Multiple filings under different names
  • Attempted bribery of officials
  • Charging up cards or other debts prior to filing
  • Transferring assets to others prior to filing

Anyone who attempts to alter the amount of their assets by using another person’s name or by paying someone to hold on to their assets may be found guilty of banking, or bankruptcy, fraud. Furthermore, using misleading information can be construed as perjury, another federal crime.

Serious Defense for Serious Charges

Don’t let the government attempt to punish you without a seasoned Los Angeles bankruptcy fraud defense attorney on your side. Our founding attorney has handled hundreds of jury trials throughout the US at the state and federal levels, therefore we have what it takes to help you regain your peace of mind.

If you or someone you know is facing banking fraud accusations in Los Angeles, you need to contact our Los Angeles bankruptcy crimes defense attorney to provide you with the legal options and bankruptcy defense strategies you need to proceed with this type of case. Call (310) 953-4004 today!

A Defender with 50+ Years of Experience

Learn More About Attorney Joseph Shemaria
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    Joseph Shemaria

    Founding Attorney

    Joseph Shemaria graduated from UCLA Law School in 1969, with the most prestigious academic honors. He was also a Senior Editor of UCLA Law Review and graduated "Order of the Coif," the highest academic award. Mr. Shemaria started specializing in criminal defense in June 1970 and has tried cases in both state and federal courts from coast to coast. He has also handled over 1,000 state and federal appeals and writs, 30 of which were published in the permanent, official law books. Mr. Shemaria has ...
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The Tough Defense You Need

Why Choose Shemaria Law Offices?
  • Over 50 Years of Legal Experience
  • Certified Criminal Law Specialist by the Board of Legal Specialization, California State Bar
  • Handled State & Federal Cases in 24 Individual States
  • Tried Over 275 Cases to a Jury
  • First & Youngest Attorney Ever Appointed to a Death Penalty Case
  • Member of the L.A. County Bar Association