Bankruptcy Fraud Defense Lawyers in Alexandria, VA
Providing Aggressive & Experienced Legal Counsel to Clients Facing
Filing for bankruptcy is one of the most difficult decisions a person must
make. Since bankruptcy can be a complex legal process, many people experience
difficulties determining which assets must be disclosed or protected.
Such complications can lead to being accused of bankruptcy fraud and serious
If you or a loved one has been accused of deceptive practices during the
bankruptcy process in Virginia or Washington D.C., our legal team at
Bynum & Jenkins Law can guide you through the legal process and help you obtain the best possible
outcome in your case. With 26 years of legal experience, we know what
it takes to protect your rights and best interests in federal court.
(703) 537-5522 today to discuss your case with our Alexandria bankruptcy fraud defense
What is Bankruptcy Fraud?
Bankruptcy fraud is defined as concealment, misrepresentation, or otherwise
any form of deception related to filing for bankruptcy. Although this
type of fraud is a white-collar crime, it is considered a federal offense
in every state.
Common forms of bankruptcy fraud include:
- Concealing assets by transferring them to family or friends
- Intentionally filing forms using false or misleading information
- Filing for bankruptcy multiple times
- Committing trustee fraud by bribing the trustee to gain a more favorable
outcome in bankruptcy court
- Running a debt rescue and foreclosure relief scheme
Penalties for Bankruptcy Fraud
All forms of bankruptcy fraud are punishable by a federal prison sentence
of up to five years and a maximum fine of $250,000. Due to the severity
of the penalties you may face, it is in your best interest to hire an
federal crime attorney to defend you.
Do Not Wait to Let Our Firm Fight for You!
Many people who are accused of bankruptcy fraud simply made a mistake and
did not intent to commit such an offense. Our Alexandria bankruptcy fraud
defense lawyers can thoroughly review the details of your case and help
you prepare a strong defense to help you either get your case dismissed
altogether or your charges/sentence reduced.
Contact us today to learn how Bynum & Jenkins Law can help you.