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California Deficiency Judgments

When a lender forecloses on a property, but the sale of the property fails to satisfy the debt, the lender may be entitled to pursue a deficiency judgment to make up the difference.

In California, where a deficiency judgment is permitted, a judgment creditor may be entitled to recover the amount of the debt that exceeds the fair market value of the property foreclosed upon.

If you are a creditor seeking a deficiency judgment in California, The Law Office of Arthur A. Small II can provide you with the skilled commercial collections representation you need.

We can help you make important decisions in regard to foreclosure proceedings and deficiency judgments, including deciding whether to foreclose on a property or pursue other debt collection options.

In every case, protecting our clients’ interests is our guiding concern. Our knowledge of California debt collection laws and our experience in this field help us consistently achieve this goal.

Contact A Commercial Collections Attorney

If you need guidance regarding deficiency judgments or any commercial collections matter in California, our law firm is here to protect your interests. Please contact us online or by telephone at 209-800-8753 to arrange a consultation with an experienced creditor’s rights lawyer in Stockton.

Martindale Hubbell | 2017

Case Results

  • Arthur A. Small successfully obtained a prejudgment Writ of Attachment remedy securing $2.75 million of a $3 million claim brought by client. The case eventually settled without trial recovering more than $3 million of the client’s money.
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  • Arthur A. Small successfully represented a local community bank in Chapter 11 Bankruptcy proceedings concerning a loan made by the bank and secured by a boat marina. Mr. Small’s efforts led to recovery by the bank of the entire $2 million obligation.
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  • Arthur Small and his banking client prevailed at trial involving a secured loan made to a borrower. The borrower defaulted on its loan to the bank; secretly transferred the vehicles ..
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  • Arthur A. Small II represented a food distributor client in a Chapter 11 Bankruptcy proceeding characterizing sums due the client by debtor as priority claims leading to the recovery of $250,000 ..
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