Bankruptcy & Creditor Rights Practice

Malcolm Cisneros provides bankruptcy and creditor rights services to commercial lenders and general creditors on bankruptcy matters including motions for relief from stay, proofs of claim, plan review, objections to claim, notice filings, defense of lien stripping motions, and adversary proceedings. The firm also provides legal services related to cash collateral use, post-petition financing, sale of collateral, executory contract issues, and preference litigation.

Malcolm Cisneros appoints a dedicated group of bankruptcy attorneys who diligently handle bankruptcy and creditor rights matters with precision and skillful advocacy. The firm is particularly proud of its Chapter 11 practice, which is handled by experienced attorneys who have come from prior judicial clerkships and trustees’ offices, and comprehend the intricacies of the process and the method by which to preserve the greatest benefit for the client.

Notice Program

Malcolm Cisneros has been on the cutting edge of the developments of the new bankruptcy rules regarding the creditor’s obligation to file notices during the pendency of a Chapter 13 case and has a dedicated group of specialists who communicates with every bankruptcy court and Chapter 13 trustee’s office in the country to ensure our clients are compliant in form and process.

Our notice program spans every jurisdiction in the United States.

Current Jurisdictions

The firm currently accepts motion work and contested matters in the following jurisdictions:

  • California
  • Nevada
  • Arizona
  • Colorado
  • Washington
  • Oregon
  • Hawaii

Additionally, the firm files proofs of claim and notices in every bankruptcy jurisdiction in the United States.

Bankruptcy Memberships

The firm’s bankruptcy memberships include:

  • American Bankruptcy Institute
  • California Bankruptcy Forum
  • Orange County Bankruptcy Forum
  • Inland Empire Bankruptcy Forum
  • San Diego Bankruptcy Forum