Pasadena Asset Investigations Lawyers
Some debtors and potential defendants are simply judgment proof — they have no funds or assets to begin with, so why go to the trouble and expense of a lawsuit? Other debtors actually do have assets, but they manage to hide them from their creditors in a variety of devious ways.
At Chora Young LLP, three of our attorneys are also private investigators. We know how to find a debtor’s assets regardless of how well hidden, so you can determine whether to file a lawsuit, or collect on an existing judgment if there are assets to seize.
Determining Assets Before You File a Lawsuit
Litigation is not free of charge, and before you invest the time and money to sue an individual or business, it is in your best interests to first determine if that party has the assets from which to collect a judgment. In our extensive pre-litigation search for existing assets, we look for bank accounts, stocks, bonds, safety deposit boxes, real estate, accounts receivable, intellectual property, and any other possible assets the subject could conceivably have.
Establish a Timeline for Possession of Assets
In many cases, companies or individuals who are being sued will immediately begin transferring assets to hide them or protect them. Pre-litigation asset investigations can serve the additional purpose of helping your attorney expose suspicious pre-judgment transfers of assets.
Identifying Hidden Assets
Debtors fearing civil litigation and judgments often try to hide their assets by transferring ownership to family members, friends, or business entities. Our Pasadena asset investigation attorneys know how to pull the right strings and untangle the web of skillfully disguised control and ownership interest in property and assets.
Why Hire Attorneys Who Are Also Private Investigators for Asset Investigations?
Asset investigations are a specialized type of search and discovery, requiring unique skills and special resources. Our asset investigation attorneys have the additional skills of private investigators and the ability to find the not-so-obvious clues to a judgment debtor’s or potential defendant’s assets and wealth.
Asset Investigations Attorney in Pasadena
At Chora Young LLP, we focus our practice on investigations and judgment enforcement. If you have already won a judgment and would like to collect, we can help you find any existing assets of the judgment debtor; if you are considering filing a lawsuit, we can determine if a potential defendant has the assets to make it worth pursuing.
We have the inside knowledge and experience to enforce judgments and get our clients satisfaction. We are attorneys as well as private investigators, giving you the edge you need.
As private investigators and attorneys Chora Young LLP can assist in asset and fraud investigations, locating assets and determining fraud has occurred. In addition Chora Young can perform transactional due diligence to ensure you know all the facts before you enter into that deal or partnership.
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After over 14 years of not being able to collect on a client’s large medical practice award, the attorneys at Chora Young were able to apply their expertise to collect the judgment in only five months.
Chora Young’s persistent investigative skills helped win a judgment greater than we ever expected.
You can have no better representation than Chora Young. They were honest, forthcoming in their evaluation of our situation and reviewed all of our paperwork and were able to give us a realistic evaluation of our case.
The attorneys at Chora Young knew exactly how to obtain a copy of my debtor’s bankruptcy paperwork from the court and how to proceed to protect my (creditor’s) interests in bankruptcy.