Alexandria Bankruptcy Fraud Attorneys
Providing Aggressive & Experienced Legal Counsel to Clients Facing Federal Charges
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 criminal penalties.
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.
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.
Types of Bankruptcy Fraud
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
What Are the 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 experienced federal crime attorney to defend you.
Contact us today to learn how Bynum & Jenkins Law can help you.
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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.
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More Than 26 Years of Legal Experience
We Serve Diverse Clientele - From Individuals to Businesses
Licensed to Practice in the District of Columbia & Virginia
We Give Each Client Personalized Attention