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.


Author: Douglas Jacobs, Esq.

11 Dec What is Bankruptcy?

The term “bankruptcy,” according to Webster, means either “: the quality or state of being bankrupt or utter failure or impoverishment.” In today’s modern parlance, to be bankrupt means you don’t have the money to pay your debts. To file bankruptcy then is to accept that...

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