Douglas Jacobs is a California bankruptcy attorney and partner in the Chico law firm of Jacobs, Anderson, Potter & Chaplin. Since 1988, Mr. Jacobs has taught Constitutional law and Debtor-Creditor/Bankruptcy law at the Cal Northern School of Law. He has served as Dean of Students since 1994. He is a frequent lecturer on the subject of consumer bankruptcy law, and has spoken at both state and national levels.


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11 Jul The Curious Case Of Bankruptcy, The Mortgage Company And Reaffirmation.

Bankruptcy generally discharges or re-organizes a debtor’s obligations. This often includes any mortgage that the debtor owes. In a Chapter 7 bankruptcy, the debts can go away but the liens often remain. The debtor either pays the mortgage or loses the property. In a chapter 13, the...

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