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Bankruptcy Attorney

Bankruptcy Help

Talk with an Elk Grove bankruptcy lawyer and Sacramento area bankruptcy attorney about:

  • Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy 
  • Wipe out debts, like credit cards & medical bills 
  • How to keep homes, cars, and bank accounts
  • Reset and rebuild your credit history.
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IRS and State Back Tax Help

Talk with an Elk Grove Tax Attorney and Sacramento area Back Tax Lawyer about:

  • Tax Settlements
  • Affordable Payment Plans
  • Release of Wage Garnishments
  • Hardship Help

Family Trusts and Living Wills

Talk with an Elk Grove and Sacramento area Estate Planning Attorney about: 

  • Revocable Living Trust
  • Living Will
  • Health Care Directive
  • Financial Power of Attorney
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Free and Private Consultation

Questions?  Don’t be afraid! We’ve heard most everything before.

  • Over 15 years of Legal Experience
  • Affordable Legal Fees
  • Flexible Payment Plans to Fit Your Budget
  • Work Personally with an Attorney 

Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 Bankruptcy
Payment plans starting at just $150

Clean Slate *  No More Harassing Creditors * Rebuild Credit

          Are you tired of living with debt?  If you are living in the Elk Grove and Sacramento area you have seen the cost of living rise for housing, health insurance, car payments, and food!  Job loss, divorce, bad money management, and sickness are just a few reasons why people fall behind.  Bankruptcy can wipe out credit card debt, medical bills, car repossessions, and more. As an Elk Grove bankruptcy lawyer we have helped hundreds of people get a fresh start not just in Elk Grove, Galt, and Lodi, but throughout the Sacramento Valley! Our office is a face to face to Sacramento Bankruptcy Law Office where you work with directly with us.

 Stop the Stress * Live Debt Free * End Collection Calls

         Did you know that many people filing bankruptcy can protect their cars, homes, retirement accounts and more? Also, when someone files bankruptcy the court’s automatic stay can stop wage garnishments, foreclosures, and unwanted creditor phone calls. Sacramento bankruptcy attorney Michael Johnson has helped hundreds of people get a fresh start. Feel free to call us to see how bankruptcy may be able to help.

IRS Back Tax Help

Offer in Compromise, Installment Agreements, & Currently Not Collectible.
Wage Garnishment, Bank Levy, & Tax Lien Assistance.

Resolve Back Taxes * Revenue Officer & Payroll Tax Issues

          Are you buried in back taxes?  If yes, you know that owing back taxes can feel overwhelming! Especially when the IRS can collect back taxes through wage garnishments, bank levies, and the seizure of assets.  Not to mention how a tax lien can destroy your credit.  Living in Elk Grove you can’t afford to owe back taxes and a tax attorney can help you get things straight again.  

Low Settlements * End Worry * Affordable Payments 

         Fortunately, there are a number of different tax solutions to get things back on track.  Tax attorney Michael Johnson works directly with taxpayers to set up affordable payment plans (installment agreements), negotiate tax settlements (offer in compromises), and to place tax accounts on a hardship status (currently not collectible) until their situation improves.  Call us today for a free confidential tax account review.

Wills and Living Trusts 

Simplify the Process * Protect Your Loved Ones * Avoid Probate

           What happens to your house, car, and other assets if you die? Are your wishes clearly defined? Have you made plans for your children? Do you have paperwork in place if you have an accident so that your loved ones can talk to your doctors and take of your finances? Planning for your future and protecting your loved ones should be your highest priority. 

Get Organized *  Avoid Unnecessary Costs * Private

            With a revocable living trust you can avoid the high cost and long delay of probate. Guardianship nominations can help facilitate that your children end up in the right hands if something happens to you.  Health care directives and financial power of attorneys are useful tools to have others help attend to your needs while you are living in the event you become incapacitated or unavailable. To get your family’s estate plan in place call us today. 

Revocable Living Trust with Certification of Trust 

Assignment of Personal Property

Pour over Will  

Health Care Directive / HIPAA Waiver 

Financial Power of Attorney

Grant Deed to Trust / includes PCOR

Probate and Trust Administration

Complete and file Court paperwork / Transfer property to beneficiaries and heirs

         Dealing with the loss of a loved one is hard enough, let us help take some of the burden away. We can help you settle an estate.  We can help determine who should act as the representative of the estate, review the duties and responsibilities of the representative. If you have a loved one that has passed away and need helping navigating the probate process or have a trust to administer our office can help guide you through the necessary steps.

         Will or no will we can help you get started. Let us help you simplify the probate process, so that you don’t have to deal the dreaded paperwork and forms.  We will explain things to you and address any creditor issues. Also, if your a successor trustee and need to administer a trust we can help you. Contact us today for an appointment.

Estate Representative Responsibilities
Collection of Assets
Identifying Creditors and Priority
Reading the Will
Transferring Assets to Heirs

Personal Injury

Have you or loved one been seriously injured and need help paying for damages?

        Unfortunately, accidents happen.  There are a wide of variety of bad things that can happen to good people including serious bodily harm and monetary damages.  We offer a free and confidential case review.  Call today for yours. 


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Dog Bites
Motorcycle accident
Personal Injury
Slip, Trip, and Fall
Trucking Accidents


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    Serving Clients in Elk Grove, Sacramento, Roseville, and Folsom

    Attorney Michael Johnson is admitted into the Eastern District and Northern District of California and provides bankruptcy lawyer, tax lawyer, wills and trusts lawyer, legal services and solutions to Auburn, Carmichael, Davis, Elk Grove, Folsom, Galt, Gold River, Granite Bay, Lincoln, Lodi, Loomis, Mather, Natomas, Orangevale, Placerville, Rancho Cordova, Rocklin, Roseville, Sacramento, Shingle Springs, Placerville, Vacaville, Fairfield, Redding, Yuba City and Woodland. California’s Eastern District Bankruptcy Court is located in the City of Sacramento and serves the following Counties & or Zip Codes: Alpine, Amador, Butte, Colusa, El Dorado, Glenn, Lassen, Modoc, Nevada, Placer, Plumas, Sacramento, Shasta, Sierra, Siskiyou, Solano, Sutter, Tehama, Trinity, Yolo and Yuba Counties plus the following ZIP Codes and towns in San Joaquin County: 95220 Acampo, 95227 Clements, 95234 Holt, 95237 Lockeford, 95240-95241-95242 Lodi, 95253 Victor, 95258 Woodbridge & 95686 Thornton.

    Happy and Satisfied Clients

    Why work with the Law Office of Michael Johnson?

    • Experience. Hundreds of bankruptcy, tax, and estate planning cases completed!
    • FriendlyDown to earth, open, and warm personal interaction.
    • Communication Information and insight is provided each step of the way.
    • Empathy. Each person is treated with respect and dignity.

    Attorney Michael Johnson

    Elk Grove Bankruptcy and Elk Grove Estate Planning Attorney Michael Johnson has worked with thousands of people from all walks of life and backgrounds.  Its our commitment to provide only the best legal service. Communication and follow through makes the process go smooth and easy. Several past clients have posted reviews about their positive experience.  

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    About Us

    Michael Johnson

    Attorney At Law

    Professional Organizations / Associations / Degrees:

    • Licensed Attorney, Member of the California State Bar since 2000
    • Member, United States Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District
    • Former Member, United States Bankruptcy Court, Northern District
    • Juris Doctorate (JD) Lincoln Law School, Sacramento, California
    • Master Business Administration (MBA) West Texas A&M, Canyon, Texas
    • Bachelors Degree (BA) Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah
    • Member of the Sacramento Valley Bankruptcy Forum 
    • Internal Revenue Service – CAF assigned
    • NESA member 2007, 2008, 2009
    • Licensed ham radio operator, W6MKJ, for volunteer local emergency support

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    We are a debt relief agency.  We assist people in filing for protection under the United States Bankruptcy Code.