Washington DC Bankruptcy Fraud Defense Lawyer
Unfortunately the increase in bankruptcy filings has led to suspicion about the validity of the bankruptcy filings, the government has increased prosecution of bankruptcy fraud in DC and across the country. At KaiserDillon PLLC we understand why you initially filed for bankruptcy and desire to help all of our Washington DC bankruptcy fraud clients move forward with their lives.
A Washington DC bankruptcy fraud investigation can be the result of a number of concerns including:
- Bribing a bankruptcy trustee – It is illegal to provide any financial incentive to a bankruptcy trustee and doing so can result in bankruptcy fraud charges in Washington DC.
- Credit Cards – You may be investigated for bankruptcy fraud in Washington DC if the courts suspect that you intentionally made purchases and charged debt to your credit cards with the intention of declaring bankruptcy rather than paying the debt.
- Multiple Filings – If you filed for bankruptcy in more than one state or with different names you may be subject to a Washington DC bankruptcy fraud investigation.
- Inappropriate transfer of assets – Once you file for bankruptcy there are specific guidelines that must be followed with respect to how your assets are transferred and accounted for. You may face a bankruptcy fraud charge in Washington DC if you transferred assets to another person without the court’s knowledge or permission.
- Failure to declare assets – In addition to complying with the rules relating to the transfer of assets, you must also disclose all assets during the bankruptcy proceedings, if you failed to do so you may face a Washington DC bankruptcy fraud charge.
- Making false statement – Inaccurate reporting of information or making false statements during a bankruptcy filing or hearing can result in bankruptcy fraud charges in Washington DC.
At KaiserDillon PLLC we have extensive experience with all aspects of Washington DC bankruptcy fraud charges. Whether you are accused of inappropriately using credit cards, bribing a bankruptcy trustee or illegally transferring assets we can provide you with the defense you deserve.
Often an important part of your defense to a Washington DC bankruptcy fraud charge is a close examination of the legal advice you received from your original bankruptcy attorney. If he or she did not provide you with accurate and adequate representation we may be able to assert that a lack of knowledge on your part and the ineffective assistance of your original attorney lead to the activity or statements in question. At KaiserDillon PLLC we will look into your original representation and any other information that may help us explain what happened or mitigate the impact this current investigation has on your life.
At KaiserDillon PLLC we understand how stressful this investigation can be and provide no obligation consultations to our clients facing Washington DC bankruptcy fraud charges.
Call us today at (202) 640-2850 to discuss the specifics of your case and determine what steps you should take next.