Orange County Bankruptcy Services

Your Orange County Bankruptcy Attorney takes a hands-on roll to ensure that your case is handled effectively. Each case is advised, analyzed, reviewed and represented by a California State Bar admitted Attorney. We understand that filing Bankruptcy is, for some clients, a very emotionally draining experience. We are committed to resolving your current financial crisis and helping you get on with your life by providing exemplary legal services in an understanding environment.

South Orange County Bankruptcy assists debtors in connection with bankruptcy filings, reaffirmations, preference actions, contested matters, repossession, and with other bankruptcy and insolvency issues. These insolvency related litigation matters include fraudulent transfer actions, the appointment of receivers, lender liability cases, use of cash collateral matters, valuation and “cramdown” issues, and the repossession and disposition of assets by secured lenders. We also represent clients in restructurings and out of court workouts.

The seasoned professionals in our different practice areas work together as a team to help our clients when they face challenges that arise from overwhelming debt. Our multidisciplinary approach provides us with strong resources to help our clients achieve the outcome they desire We strive to provide cost-effective service to our clients, so we have invested in state of the art information technology to increase our efficiency and keep our costs low.


Mark Klein, Senior Counsel

Practice Areas: Bankruptcy, Corporate Law, Commercial Transactions, Intellectual Property and Trusts/EstatePlanning.

Profile: Mark D. Klein, Esq. is Senior Counsel at South Orange County Bankruptcy. Mr. Klein has practiced law for 25 years. In addition to working with bankruptcy clients, Mr. Klein operates Klein Law Corporation, which he founded in 1995, to serve the needs of business and estate planning clientele. Mr. Klein previously worked as an associate for the Los Angeles-based firm of Musick, Peeler & Garrett.

Education: Mr. Klein received his Juris Doctorate degree from Pepperdine University School of Law in 1985 and was a member of the Pepperdine Law Review where he authored two articles. He received two Bachelor of Science degrees from the University of Utah, graduating with “Cum Laude” honors.

Member: State Bar of California, Licensed California Real Estate Broker, Alliance of Professional Executives (APEX), Pacific Business Exchange, J. Reuben Clark Law Society.

Admitted: California Superior Courts, California Appellate Courts, California Supreme Court.


Julia Skeens

Profile: Julia brings her many years of experience in handling law firm administration to South Orange County Bankruptcy. Julia specifically handles client billings, accounts receivables and makes sure that everything is in order when you deal with this office on the sensitive financial side of the practice of law.



Chris Belmonte

Profile: Chris serves as a Legal Assistant to the firm’s bankruptcy team. Prior to joining South OC Bankruptcy, she worked for various respected Orange County law firms gaining significant experience in bankruptcy as well as other areas of law.