About Ahren Tiller

Attorney Ahren Tiller has been extensively practicing in the field of Bankruptcy Law for over 11 years. Ahren Tiller is one of only four Attorneys in California tripled certified as a Bankruptcy Law Specialist, Consumer Bankruptcy Law Specialist, and a Business Bankruptcy Law Specialist. He is certified by the California State Bar Board of Legal Specialization as a Bankruptcy Law Specialist, and also certified by the American Board of Certification as both a Specialist in Business Bankruptcy Law and Consumer Bankruptcy Law. Ahren Tiller is the youngest Attorney in California to have achieved certification in all three specialty areas of Bankruptcy Law.He has been the attorney of record on over 7,000 bankruptcy cases in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern, Northern, Eastern and Central Districts of California, and has been the attorney of record in over 50 adversary proceedings in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of California. Furthermore, he has been appointed by the court as the Debtor’s Counsel on multiple successfully confirmed Chapter 11 reorganization cases. Mr. Tiller has successfully prosecuted many cases to trial, whereby he has obtained verdicts after trial in excess of $1 million. Ahren Tiller has worked on multiple appeals in State and Federal Court, and has orally argued matters before the California's 4th and 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals and the Federal 9th Circuit Court of Appeals.Attorney Ahren Tiller is a member of the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys, American Bar Association, Federal Bar Association, San Diego County Bar Association, and a board member of the California Bankruptcy Forum. He was the 2017 President of the San Diego Bankruptcy Forum, and still serves as a boardmember on the SD BK Forum. Further, he was a committee member on the Southern District Bankruptcy Court's Chapter 13 Rights and Responsibilities Committee, and participated in the Judge's committee to draft the new Southern District form Chapter 13 plan. He has completed over 200 hours of continuing legal education in the field of bankruptcy law, and has attended multiple conventions and seminars covering multiple areas of bankruptcy law.Further, Ahren Tiller focuses a significant portion of his practice on Consumer Protection litigation. He is currently a lead attorney on multiple class action lawsuits filed on behalf of a class of consumers. He has successfully litigated multiple actions in federal district court under the Fair Debt Collections Practices act, Telephone Consumer Protection Act, Fair Credit Reporting Act, and California's Unfair Competition Laws.Thus, if you have a complex Chapter 7, 13, or 11 bankruptcy case, or need other debt related assistance, or are facing a trial in Bankruptcy Court, Federal District Court, or State Court, Ahren Tiller is ready to assist.
28 07, 2015

Filing for Bankruptcy: Don’t Let Fear Stand in Your Way

By | 2015-07-28T19:06:34+00:00 July 28th, 2015|Bankruptcy|Comments Off on Filing for Bankruptcy: Don’t Let Fear Stand in Your Way

Bankruptcy is no picnic in the park, but it's surprising the way people actually shudder when they hear the word. You see, people fear bankruptcy. Sadly, they fear it for outdated, misguided reasons that are just plain wrong. Fear of Humiliation: Wrong! The main reason for fearing bankruptcy? Humiliation. Ironically, this reason for a majority [...]

17 10, 2014

What Happens in a Bankruptcy When You Own Property but it Really Belongs to Someone Else?

By | 2015-05-06T22:36:00+00:00 October 17th, 2014|Bankruptcy|Comments Off on What Happens in a Bankruptcy When You Own Property but it Really Belongs to Someone Else?

Chapter 7 Bankruptcy and Ownership Part of filing your chapter 7 bankruptcy case, will be evaluating your assets. Bankruptcy debtors must supply San Diego bankruptcy judges and trustees with a comprehensive list of all the property they own. Ownership sounds like an obvious concept, but we often do not realize that we can own property [...]

15 10, 2014

3 Reasons To File For Bankruptcy That No One Talks About

By | 2015-05-06T22:36:00+00:00 October 15th, 2014|Bankruptcy|Comments Off on 3 Reasons To File For Bankruptcy That No One Talks About

Bankruptcy is a word that’s (usually) met with resistance although there are a many reasons why you would want to file bankruptcy. In 2011, there were 240,151 bankruptcy cases filed in the State of California alone. The numbers vary by year, but 2011 was a huge year for bankruptcy, so we’ll go with that. If [...]

31 07, 2014

Make Your Ventura Chapter 13 Plan Work

By | 2015-05-06T22:36:00+00:00 July 31st, 2014|Debt|Comments Off on Make Your Ventura Chapter 13 Plan Work

If you are considering a Chapter 13, consider in advance the best ways to make your Ventura Chapter 13 plan work. A successful Chapter 13 plan will result in many wonderful benefits and will reshape your financial future. Of course, the best way to start this process is to consult first with an expert bankruptcy [...]

30 07, 2014

How is the Chapter 13 Discharge Different?

By | 2015-06-30T03:05:21+00:00 July 30th, 2014|Debt|Comments Off on How is the Chapter 13 Discharge Different?

A Chapter 13 discharge is different from the discharge you receive in Chapter 7. When Chapter 13 is the best option for your particular debt circumstances, you should review which debts will be discharged with your bankruptcy attorney. The rules are complex, but some of the benefits of a Chapter 13 discharge may be great [...]

30 07, 2014

What Does The Trustee Do In My Ventura Chapter 7 Case?

By | 2015-05-06T22:36:01+00:00 July 30th, 2014|Debt|Comments Off on What Does The Trustee Do In My Ventura Chapter 7 Case?

In most Ventura Chapter 7 bankruptcy cases, debtors have very little interaction with their case trustee and this often prompts our clients to ask, “What does the Chapter 7 trustee do?” We’ll explain their duties, but you should also know that if you hire an expert, expect your case to be well-planned and to go [...]

30 07, 2014

Alternatives to Chapter 7 in San Diego

By | 2015-05-06T22:36:01+00:00 July 30th, 2014|Debt|Comments Off on Alternatives to Chapter 7 in San Diego

Chapter 7 in San Diego may not work for every person with debt and financial challenges. As highly experienced bankruptcy attorneys in San Diego, we will tell you when Chapter 7 isn’t right for you and we’ll explain why. But we’ll also carefully explain your legal alternatives and your options. In some situations, the bankruptcy [...]

30 07, 2014

What Happens After I File My San Diego Bankruptcy Case?

By | 2015-05-06T22:36:44+00:00 July 30th, 2014|Debt|Comments Off on What Happens After I File My San Diego Bankruptcy Case?

People continue to have questions and concerns even after they’ve hired an expert bankruptcy attorney in San Diego. So you’ve taken the right steps to plan your Chapter 7 case with help from your lawyer, and now you’re wondering… what actually happens in my San Diego bankruptcy case? How long will this take? What happens [...]

30 07, 2014

Are All Debts Discharged In My San Diego Bankruptcy Case?

By | 2015-05-06T22:36:44+00:00 July 30th, 2014|Debt|Comments Off on Are All Debts Discharged In My San Diego Bankruptcy Case?

The great majority of people that file bankruptcy in San Diego will discharge virtually all of their debts and will keep and retain all of their property. But it is understandable when people worry about whether their debts will be discharged. We are bankruptcy attorneys in San Diego who have filed literally thousands of cases, [...]

29 07, 2014

How Do I Get a Discharge In My Woodland Hills Bankruptcy Case?

By | 2015-05-06T22:36:44+00:00 July 29th, 2014|Debt|Comments Off on How Do I Get a Discharge In My Woodland Hills Bankruptcy Case?

The primary concern for people that need to file bankruptcy in Woodland Hills, California is how and when do they get a discharge. As any experienced bankruptcy attorney in Woodland Hills will tell you, the discharge is the most important benefit offered under the bankruptcy law. It is the heart of a bankruptcy case since [...]

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