Firm Overview

Charles Daff, Certified Bankruptcy Specialist

Bankruptcy legal services are provided to our clients in Orange County, Los Angeles County, Riverside County, and San Bernardino County, California. The Bankruptcy Attorney, Charles W. Daff, has over thirty nine years experience to assist debtors and creditors, alike. As a Bankruptcy Specialist certified by the State Bar of California, Charles W. Daff represents his clients to provide legal services for their benefit in the Bankruptcy Court. As a Chapter 7 Trustee with over 30 years experience, Charles W. Daff has a broad range of knowledge and counsel to benefit both debtors and creditors alike. This experience ranges from the Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 cases to the complex operation of a business and reorganization in a Chapter 11 case.

All aspects of creditor’s rights and remedies in any bankruptcy case are know by the firm. The relief from the automatic stay for a secured creditor or the filing of a proof of claim or defending an objection to a creditor’s proof of claim or adversary proceeding are examples of some the legal services provided to creditors by the firm.

The initial consultation is free for the client to obtain the necessary information for their particular circumstances. The initial consultation consists of a discussion with the attorney about the client’s assets, the client’s debts and the legal effect and the benefit of a bankruptcy case. The legal fees for the services are reasonable and are stated for the client in a written attorney-client fee agreement. The legal fees may be billed as a flat fee or may be billed as a hourly rate depending upon the type of case and needs of the client. The client is responsible to also pay the costs for the case which are determined on a case by case basis.

The type of case filed for the benefit of the client is determined by the client’s needs. The client may file a Chapter 7 case, a Chapter 13 case or a Chapter 11 case depending upon the circumstances and priority of the client.

Charles W. Daff graduated from Western State University, College of Law in June 1977 with a Juris Doctorate Degree. He graduated from California State University, Fullerton in June 1974 with a B.A. Degree in Political Science. Charles W. Daff has resided in Orange County, California since 1970 where he attended college, attended law school and currently maintains his practice of law.

Charles W. Daff was admitted to the State Bar of California in December 1977. He is admitted to all the state courts in the State of California and all of the United States District Courts in California. In September 1987, he was appointed to the Chapter 7 Trustee Panel by the Office of the United States Trustee, Orange County Office and currently services as a Chapter 7 Panel Trustee in the Riverside Division of the court.  He is a member of the State Bar of California, the Orange County Bar Association, (and its Commercial and Bankruptcy Section), National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys, Orange County Bankruptcy Forum, Inland Empire Bankruptcy Forum and American Bankruptcy Institute and National Association of Bankruptcy Trustees.

Since February 1995, Charles W. Daff has been a Specialist in Personal and Small Business Bankruptcy Law as certified by the California Board of Legal Specialization, State Bar of California. Charles W. Daff has been a member of the Advisory Commission for the Personal and Small Business Bankruptcy Specialist Commission for the State Bar of California and was a member of the Advisory Commission from September 1999 through September 2002 and September 2007 through September 2010.

The mission statement for the law firm is to provide the extraordinary legal service to clients for reasonable legal fees to maintain the client’s confidence and to receive referrals of others to our office. The mission of the law firm is to provide legal services to our clients which will encourage the referral of a new client. A referral of a new client is the greatest compliment the law firm may receive from any source. This mission for the law firm has been demonstrated over the past 39 years of experience in the practice of law by Charles W. Daff.

The Law Offices of Charles W. Daff assists clients with Personal Bankruptcy, Chapter 7, Chapter 11, Chapter 13, Foreclosure, Garnished Wages and Repossessions in Santa Ana as well as Irvine, Costa Mesa, Huntington Beach, Seal Beach, Laguna Beach, Dana Point, San Juan Capistrano, Buena Park, Orange, Garden Grove, Tustin, Anaheim, Fountain Valley, Villa Park, Fullerton, Midway City, Westminster, Fountain Valley, Cypress, Stanton, Placentia, Newport Beach and Yorba Linda in Orange County, Los Angeles County, Riverside County and San Bernardino County.  charlesdaff.com